News

08 Feb
2019

RS Conference

On Tuesday 29th January, Upper Fifth GCSE Religious Studies students travelled to Worcester Cathedral to take part in the annual RS Candle Conference, hosted by Dr Peter Vardy, who was welcomed into school for a day long series of lectures last year. During the conference, Dr Vardy offered students several tips...

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08 Feb
2019

Outreach: Public Speaking and Debating Workshop

On Wednesday 6th February, we welcomed 20 pupils from local primary schools to our first Public Speaking and Debating Workshop, led by Mrs Hargraves and Ms Waites. The workshop featured an informative quiz to test the pupils’ existing knowledge of the UK’s political system, vocal warm up activities and breathing...

Roman Day
08 Feb
2019

Roman Day

On Tuesday 5th February, the Thirds had the chance to gain an insight into the life of a Roman soldier as they were visited by Gaius Flavius Longinus, Optio X Cohort, Legio XXvv, Deva. Gaius spoke to students about the different ranks within the Roman army and the corresponding financial reward for different...

08 Feb
2019

GCSE Science Live!

​On Monday 4th February, Lower Fifth students visited Birmingham’s Symphony Hall for GCSE Science Live! The students were treated to five lectures which covered a range of topics including stem cell and embryo research, the moon, wormholes and time travel. The speakers were all well-known scientists in their fields...

Biology Blog
08 Feb
2019

Biology Blog

Do check out the Biology Department blog which features many interesting posts, including articles on growth hormones and the mystery of “Knickers” the overgrown steer by Kathlyn, shark blood and diffusion by Ritisha and gas exchanges in the respiration process by Trinity.

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.

Gymnastics
08 Feb
2019

Gymnastics Success

​On Friday 1st February, 12 students competed in the Birmingham Schools Gymnastics Competition at Edgbaston High School. The competition required each gymnast to perform two vaults and a minute long floor routine. Despite the large audience, the students were all able to hold their nerves exceptionally well!

04 Feb
2019

Sixth Form Religious Studies Talk

On Wednesday 30th January, Joshua Heyes, a doctoral researcher from the University of Birmingham, gave a stimulating talk to Sixth Formers about the nuanced approaches to sexual ethics within Christianity. He spoke about Husserl’s idea of phenomenology, philosophical theories of the mind and body, desire...

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04 Feb
2019

Netball Regional Finals

On Sunday 27th January, the Under 14 and Under 18 netball teams represented KEHS at the annual Netball Regional Tournament, where they played against other teams from across the West Midlands. The Under 14 team achieved third place out of seven in their group, after some very close games!

Amira
04 Feb
2019

Cross Country Success for Amira

Amira secured a fantastic top 10 finish at the Midlands Cross Country Championships on Saturday 26th January, representing her club Birchfield Harriers. This was an impressive result in a high quality field of athletes from across the East and West Midlands, as well as the South West of England...

04 Feb
2019

Chess Success for Shriya

Last weekend, Shriya played in the Kenilworth Junior Open Under 18 Group B and achieved second place cementing her lead at the top of the Warwickshire Junior Grand Prix in her age group.​

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04 Feb
2019

Senior Production: Suspicion, Mistrust and Mortality

This year’s senior production, The Crucible, is running from Wednesday 30th January to Saturday 2nd February and even featured an added performance due to the popular demand for tickets! The show includes a talented cast of 45 actors evenly split across KEHS and KES; the cast and crew have worked extraordinarily hard..

Aliyah
04 Feb
2019

Aliyah's Poet Laureate Work

Since being appointed as Birmingham’s Young Poet Laureate, Aliyah has been busy! Last weekend she performed at the Council House in Birmingham city centre, showcasing an original piece, entitled Fraying Homes, which she wrote for Holocaust Memorial Day.