News

Emily Tran Frisbee
04 Jul
2019

Emily’s Ultimate Success

Emily, in the Lower Fifth, has been selected to represent Great Britain for the Under 17 Women’s Ultimate (Frisbee) team at the European Junior Ultimate Championships in Poland in August. The sport is best described as a cross between American football and netball, but with a disc. It is not for the fainthearted...

Fry Cup
04 Jul
2019

Fry Cup

On Tuesday 2nd July, our Tennis team travelled to King Edward’s Fiveways to participate in the annual Fry Cup, involving the schools of the King Edward Foundation. The competition involved some tough matches, however, our team did extremely well, winning every single match, which resulted in them being...

Lifesaving Comp 1
28 Jun
2019

Splash Lifesaving Competition Winners

On Saturday 22nd June, eight students competed at the Splash Lifesaving Competition. Before the event, the students paraded around the pool to show off their superhero themed costumes; one team dressed as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and the other as the Men in Black. Well done to The Ninja Turtles team: Katie,...

Alia Fallou
21 Jun
2019

Alia’s Archery Success

​On Sunday 16th June, Alia in the Thirds competed in the Warwickshire Outdoor Under 14 Archery Championships at King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls. Despite the terrible rain and winds, Alia scored very highly across the 1440 metre distance and achieved first place! Alia is one of the highest scorers from...

Cheerleading
07 Jun
2019

Cheerleading Success

On Sunday 19th May, a team of students competed in the Cheer City UK Cheerleading and Dance Summer Showdown competition in Leicester and won first place in the Prep Level 1 Junior Division category. Well done to Katie, Melanie, Emma, Siena, Simran, Khadijah, Anna, Ellie and Amy on a superb performance!​

10 May
2019

Imogen's Swimming Success

​Imogen, in the Upper Fourth, had success at the West Midlands Swimming Championships held in Coventry last weekend, winning a Silver medal in the 50 metres freestyle race. She also became the West Midlands Champion for the 200 metres freestyle race.

Badminton National Champions
10 May
2019

National School Badminton Champions

On Sunday 5th May, following their success at the county and regional rounds, our Key Stage 3 badminton team competed in the National Schools Championships and achieved first place. The first round of the competition saw the team win all of their matches. This confirmed the team’s hopes of winning a...

Warwickshire Cricket Workshop
03 May
2019

Warwickshire Cricket Workshop

​On Tuesday 30th April, the Women and Girls' Cricket Development Officer at Warwickshire Cricket Board, Nadia Bacciochi, delivered an introductory cricket workshop to students in the Lower School. Many students were playing cricket for the very first time, and within half an hour the group had learned to field with...

Linden Netball
05 Apr
2019

Linden’s First Netball Tournament

On Wednesday 27th March, the Under 16 and Under 14 netball teams competed in Linden Netball Club’s first ever Schools Tournament. The Under 14 team played extremely well and were undefeated in every match, achieving first place overall! The Under 16 team also played well, playing several close games.

Regional Badminton
05 Apr
2019

Regional Badminton Success!

On Wednesday 3rd April, our Key Stage 3 badminton team won the regional round of the National Badminton Championship. Well done to Aditi, Aditi, Sana, Gracia and Namrata who will go on to compete in the National finals in May.​

Aanika Gupte Badminton
05 Apr
2019

Aanika's Badminton Victory

On Sunday 31st March, Aanika, competed in a county badminton tournament, representing Warwickshire. As a result of a player absence, Warwickshire was subject to penalties, meaning their rival teams were at an advantage. Nevertheless, Aanika and her team played well and achieved first place in the tournament!​

Amira Hamilton
29 Mar
2019

Cross Country Success!

Amira, in the Thirds, recently achieved 27th place in the National Cross Country championships. In a race of nearly 200 of the very best young athletes in England in her age group, this position represents a significant success. Amira represented the West Midlands and achieved first place amongst her team...

Squash
29 Mar
2019

National Squash Finals

​On Thursday 21st March, five of our students competed in the National Schools Squash Finals in Nottingham and had enormous success achieving first place in the competition. Congratulations to Natalie, Amelia, Harriet, Anya and Meha.

Molly Lifesaving
25 Mar
2019

Molly's Commitment to Lifesaving

As a result of her continued commitment to Lifesaving Club and her experience as club captain. Molly was recently awarded the RLSS West Midlands Region Youth Trophy. Our lifesaving club was also awarded the Millennium Trophy for Lifesaving.​

Indoor Rowing
25 Mar
2019

National Indoor Rowing Competition

On Friday 15th March, 11 students took part in the world’s biggest National Indoor Rowing Competition in London. Over 2500 young people competed in the event, which is the finale of the indoor rowing season. Competing against 66 other teams, the Under 14 team achieved 8th place in their Sprint Race relay...

Badminton
15 Mar
2019

Key Stage 3 Badminton Success

On Thursday 14th March, our Key Stage 3 Badminton team competed in the Birmingham School Games Badminton Finals and achieved first place. The team are now looking forward to competing in the National Finals next month. Well done to Sana, Aditi, Namrata and Madhini.​

Squash
15 Mar
2019

Squash Success

Last weekend, Trinity and sisters Anya and Meha, qualified to play in the English Junior Squash Championships in Hull. 32 of the top girls across the country played in each age category with matches commencing on Friday morning and finishing on Sunday afternoon. Trinity competed in the Under 15 group and...

Swimming Gala
08 Mar
2019

Swimming Gala

On Monday 4th March, four of our swimmers, Abigail, Audrey, Elizabeth and Neave represented KEHS at the Bromsgrove Invitational Relays Swimming Gala at Perdiswell Leisure Centre. The event included a Freestyle Relay as well as a Medley Relay. In the Medley relay our students achieved 5th place and in the...

08 Mar
2019

Fencing Success

On Sunday 3rd March, several KEHS fencers took part in a competition held at KES. It is an unusual competition as boys and girls actually fence together. In the Under 14 category, Noor, Hannah, Siya and Vybhavi all won their first round poules. In the Over 14 category Melissa achieved first place amongst...

Netball 1
08 Mar
2019

U12 Netball County Tournament

On Tuesday 5th March, the Under 12 A and B Netball teams took part in the annual County Tournament. The Under 12 A team got off to a flying start by winning all the matches in their pool. They went on to win their semi-final match and played an intense game in the final...

Netball Tournament
04 Mar
2019

County Netball Tournament

On Tuesday 5th February, the Under 13 A and B netball teams took part in the annual Netball County Tournament. The Under 13 A team played against talented opposition teams, achieving second place in their group, and third place overall. The Under 13 B team are also to be commended for the effort they put into their...

Swimming Gala
04 Mar
2019

Swimming Gala Success

On Thursday 7th February, ten of our swimmers travelled to Warwick School to take part in the Warwick 50s Junior Individual Championships Swimming Gala. This has always been a tough competition and, after her success last year, Abigail once again chose to compete in the individual medley.

Rowing
08 Feb
2019

Gold Medal Success in Rowing

On Tuesday 5th February, three teams competed in the finals of the Birmingham School Games Rowing Competition. The Upper Fourth team, consisting of Aditi, Alice, Dhaksha and Emma, stormed ahead of the competition in the relay race, winning the Gold medal and a well deserved trophy.

Badminton
08 Feb
2019

Badminton Players Aim High

On Monday 4th February, two teams of KEHS students competed in the county round of the National Badminton Championships. The Key Stage Three team, consisting of Aditi, Sana, Gracia, Aditi and Namrata, were unbeaten in all of their singles and doubles matches.