News

Thirds First Day
18 Sep
2020

Thirds’ First Week at School

On the 3rd of September, we welcomed our new Thirds to KEHS! Here are two pupils’ experiences of the start of their journey with us...

03 Sep
2020

It's Back to School Time

It’s been a very busy morning here at KEHS. All the girls have been briefed on the safety measures we have taken for their return, they have had their photographs taken and the new Thirds have finally enjoyed a tour around the school! The whole school community gathered in their form rooms to watch...

Duke Of Edinburgh
09 Jul
2020

Duke Of Edinburgh receives its Licensed Organisation’s Volunteer Hour Certificate for 2020

Well done to 20 of our Duke Of Edinburgh participants, who donated 1781 hours of voluntary service to the local community; the social value of these hours being £7,747.

Sustainability
26 Jun
2020

KEHS Goes Green: Sustainability Society

​​This society run in conjunction with our neighbour school KES has been reflecting upon some of the most significant issues we face today.​ Food sustainability is one major issue that has been debated upon by the recently formed group and Meganne has written an insightful piece on this​.

Year 10
22 Jun
2020

Lower Fifth Are Back!

Our Lower Fifth girls are delighted to be back in school this week for some 'face to face support'. Along with taught lessons in English and Maths, they also participated in some physical activity which included rounders, led by the Sports Department.

Kehs Release
17 Jun
2020

Latest KEHS Release Edition focuses on the Black Lives Matter movement

Current Upper Fifth student Priya has been working hard editing the latest edition of KEHS Release, the student led digital newspaper.

15 Jun
2020

KEHS Sikh Langar Assembly

This morning KEHS held an assembly on Sikh Langar. Langar is an important part of Sikh worship and is where there is a common kitchen that serves food to anyone from any background or faith.

Lower School Med Soc
06 Jun
2020

MedSoc publishes its first newsletter

Lower School MedSoc run by Upper Fifth pupils publishes its ​first Summary and Reflection Booklet.

Young Enterprise
05 Jun
2020

KEHS Young Entrepreneurs Gain Business Award

​On 30th April, our Young Enterprise company, Verglace, entered the digital presentation round of the Young Enterprise Greater Birmingham finals to present an overview of their progress since starting up the company.

Andy Street September 2016 1
05 Jun
2020

Andy Street Talk

​With the monotony of daily lockdown routines, whereby every day feels the same, an online talk by Andy Street - the Mayor of West Midlands - was certainly the highlight of the week for the more than 80 pupils who attended from both KEHS and KES

Conservation Volunteer Work
02 May
2020

Social distancing is always advisable when scything!

We are very proud of Señora Atkins​ (Head of Spanish) who has been doing some conservation volunteer work this weekend

Sign Language
02 May
2020

Sixth Formers lead on remote clubs

British Sign Language Club and Crochet Club took place successfully at the end of the week.

Postcards 3
28 Apr
2020

Lockdown Postcards

Cheery postcards should now have arrived on everyone’s doorstep after Mrs Shore-Nye’s mammoth project to write to every girl in school came to completion!

Ppe
27 Apr
2020

PPE Equipment

​Shortly after our school closed, one of our Old Edwardians, Vaishali Senthil, contacted Dr Simpson to see if there was any scope in making face shields for the NHS

27 Apr
2020

What’s your Wobble Room?

Miss Proops delivered an inspirational assembly to the whole school on 27th April about Captain Tom Moore and his incredibly successful fundraising initiative which, to date, has raised over £29 million

27 Apr
2020

Virtual Performance of Somewhere Over the Rainbow

It was wonderful to see so many girls from KEHS collaborating with KES students to perform this beautiful musical tribute of Somewhere Over the Rainbow to NHS workers

Drama Photo Jekyll
24 Apr
2020

Budding make-up artists show off their talent!

Drama students have been busy mastering their special effects make-up following some online tutorials.​

24 Apr
2020

Welcome to Virtual Schooling

We were pleased to welcome back all students and staff to our ’Virtual School’ on Monday 20 April; you can see the online assembly message from Mrs Clark

Chess
24 Apr
2020

Summer Term Remote Extra-Curricular Programme

Over 70 activities on offer! We are incredibly proud that we are still able to provide an innovative Summer Term Extra-Curricular Programme remotely.

Jaya
24 Apr
2020

Jaya volunteers to help local NHS hospitals

During the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent national lockdown, Jaya has been volunteering at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire, acting as part of the Workforce and Redeployment Team.

Creative Writing Outreach 1
13 Mar
2020

Creative Writing Outreach Workshop

On Wednesday 11th March, we hosted over 70 pupils from local primary schools for our annual creative writing workshop. The pupils were able to hear about story writing from established playwright, Mike Carter. They spent time talking about their favourite authors and were very impressed to hear that Mike had even...

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13 Mar
2020

World Book Day

Despite the cold weather it was lovely to see nearly the whole school taking part in World Book Day 2020, dressing up as characters across the spectrum of literature. There were numerous other activities taking place over the course of the day, including a bookmark treasure hunt, bookworm bookmark making...

Anya 2
13 Mar
2020

Anya Returns to KEHS

On Thursday 5th March, we welcomed Anya Duxbury back to School. Anya is currently in her first year studying Anthropology at Queen’s University Belfast. She spoke about the opportunities available at Queen’s, including generous scholarships for GB students, and life in the beautiful city of Belfast. As well as having..

Bath 1
13 Mar
2020

Classics Trip to Bath

On Wednesday 11th March, the Upper Fourth visited the famous spa town of Bath, the Roman 'Aquae Sulis'. Even before the arrival of the Romans, Celts worshipped the goddess Sulis here, believing that their ailments could be cured by immersion in the hot spring waters. During the Roman occupation of Britain...