News

14 Jun
2020

Show us your renegade!

The Sports Department are really missing the girls, their humour and energy. The girls are also missing their PE teachers!

Cycling
05 Jun
2020

Cycling Around the World!

In line with the community spirit of both the KEHS and KES school's student body, Charlie, Ella and Hanna from Lower Sixth have been undertaking a cycling fundraising challenge to raise money for NHS charities.

28 Apr
2020

KEHS - Let's Get Active!

KEHS girls have been staying active throughout the lockdown period by participating in a variety of challenges set up by the Sports Department.

U12 Hockey Team Photo
20 Mar
2020

Netball and Hockey Successes

​As the netball and hockey season comes to an end, we are proud of the sporting achievements of all the girls who have participated in both sports. Overall, we have played 88 fixtures and entered our teams for 17 tournaments. Our netballers finished the season winning 72% of their fixtures and scoring 1159 goals!...

Sr
20 Mar
2020

Sport Relief Success

​Last week, our Sixth Form Sports Committee set up the PE Department’s gym bikes in the Entrance Hall to undertake a static charity cycle ride to raise money for Langa Hockey Club in South Africa. The aim was to cycle 1917 km from the northern most part of South Africa, Messina, down to Cape Agulhas in Cape Town...

Fencing Competition
20 Mar
2020

Fantastic Fencing

​It has been a good term for fencing at KEHS. In February, Ella, Hannah and Melissa all qualified for the British Youth Championships, one of the UK’s largest fencing competitions. At the qualifying competition, in the Under 16 girls’ foil, Hannah was placed 3rd whilst Melissa achieved 2nd place. In the Under 18...

U13 Hockey Fiveways
13 Mar
2020

Society of Heads of Hockey Tournament

On Saturday 7th March, we hosted the annual Society of Heads hockey tournament, involving six schools. Our Under 13A team got off to a great start by winning their group and making it through to the cup competition. The Under 13B team also did well and made it through to compete in the plate competition...

13 Mar
2020

Lifesaving Competition

On Saturday 7th March, Erin, Annalisa, Sumayyah, Lily, Evelyn, Nidhi, Ava and Jessie competed in the Rookie Lifesaving competition at Droitwich Leisure Centre. They faced some really strong and challenging teams, excelling in the ‘torpedo buoy relay’ where they achieved first place. Overall, our team came a...

06 Mar
2020

U13 Hockey Tournament Winners

On Tuesday 3rd March, KEHS hosted a mini Under 13 hockey tournament involving Edgbaston High School, Sutton Girls’ School and KE Fiveways. In the first match against Sutton Girls, our team conceded an early goal and ultimately lost the match 1-0. However, in the second game of the tournament, Skye fantastic...

06 Mar
2020

Minchin Cup Winners

On Thursday 27th February, the KEHS swimming team, comprising of Imogen, Ruby, Abigail, Audrey, Neave, Skye, Emily and Maisie, competed against KE Five Ways, KE Camp Hill and KE Handsworth in the annual Minchin Cup swimming competition. There were many individual successes during the event...

06 Mar
2020

U12 Netball County Tournament

On Monday 2nd March, the Under 12A and Under 12B netball teams competed in the annual county tournament. Despite the weather and some tough competition, both teams played really well but missed out on qualification for the Semi-Finals.

Netball 3
28 Feb
2020

Under 15 Netball Team Make it Through to the National Semi Finals Plate

​On Thursday 27th February, our Under 15 netball team competed in the ‘Sisters n Sport’ National Plate Quarter Finals at Loughborough High School. We knew it would be a difficult competition from the start. However, the team were outstanding and won the competition; they will now face Bolton High School in the Semi...

Skye Winning In Swmming
28 Feb
2020

Skye Selected to Represent KEHS at the English Schools’ Swimming Association National Championships

Following her impressive performance at the Warwick 50s in January, Skye has been selected to represent KEHS at the English Schools' Swimming Association National Championships. Good luck to Skye who will be competing in the Championships this weekend!​

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28 Feb
2020

South Africa Sports Tour

During February half term, 19 upper school students visited Cape Town in South Africa for a sports tour. The tour consisted of various tourist attractions as well as hockey and netball games. We won both hockey games against Langa and Pineland, as well as one netball match against St Cyprians. As well as playing...

Ks3 And Ks4 National Badminton Round 1
28 Feb
2020

National Badminton Championship Results

On 14th February, our Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 badminton teams competed against Camp Hill Girls and King Edward’s Handsworth. Both teams got off to a great start winning all their games against Handsworth. Camp Hill provided much tougher opposition and our Key Stage 4 team just missed out on qualification

14 Feb
2020

Gymnastics

Our gymnasts have been very busy with competitions over the past couple of weeks and have executed some fantastic performances on both the floor and vault. In the Birmingham Schools Competition on Wednesday 5th February, both of our teams performed extremely well, with Maya, Shalu, Lily, Rosie and...

14 Feb
2020

Swimming

On Thursday 6th February, our Under 12 and Under 13 swimming teams headed to Warwick School to compete in the Warwick 50s. Overall, we were placed 10th out of 16 schools, which is a great result from our girls given that, for a number of them, it was the first time they had taken part in a competitive event...

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10 Feb
2020

Birmingham Schools Novice Gymnastics Competition

On Friday 31st January, five girls from the Lower School competed in the Birmingham Schools Novice Gymnastics Competition at Edgbaston High School. Despite it being most of the girls' first competition, they held their nerves well and performed brilliantly on both the floor and the vault, managing to come away...

U13A At County Runners Up
10 Feb
2020

Under 13 County Netball Tournament

On Tuesday 4th February, we took two Under 13 netball teams to the annual county tournament at Sutton Girls’ High School. Our Under 13 B team showed great skill and determination, and just missed out on a place in the semi-finals by one point! Our Under 13 A team managed to win all their games in the group...

U18 Team Photo
10 Feb
2020

Regional Netball Tournaments

On Sunday 26th January, our Under 19, Under 16 and Under 14 netball teams represented Birmingham in the annual regional tournament. All three teams knew they would have to play some of their best ever netball in order to qualify for the national tournament. Our Under 14 team played really well throughout the day...

Cross Country
10 Feb
2020

Fantastic Cross Country Success for Amira

​It has been a very busy and successful start to 2020 for Amira, our super talented cross country athlete. On 4th January, she achieved second place in the Warwickshire County Championships, qualifying for the County Team for the Inter-county National Championships. She was also placed second in the West Midlands...

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10 Jan
2020

Karate Success

On 30th November, Lina travelled to London to complete a three hour karate exam, consisting of basic moves and fighting. Lina showed some excellent skill and successfully achieved her Dan Black Belt. Well done Lina!​

Christmas Cracker
16 Dec
2019

Christmas Swimming Gala

On 9th December, 12 girls from our swimming squad and lifesaving club took part in a fun Christmas swimming gala, racing against a team from KES. Particular congratulations to our Middle School team of Abigail, Audrey, Neave and Skye, who won four out of their seven races. Many thanks to Mrs Thomas and KES...

Black Belt
16 Dec
2019

Shivani’s Black Belt Success

Last weekend, Shivani successfully achieved her second Dan Black Belt in Karate. Shivani, who has been participating in Karate since the age of five, has been training for her second Black Belt for the past two years. Karate has given her excellent training in self-defence, improving self-confidence, awareness...