News

04 Jul
2019

Appointment of New Principal from September 2020

The Governing Body of King Edward VI High School for Girls is delighted to announce the appointment of Kirsty von Malaisé as the new Principal from September 2020.

Lesley Batty
04 Jul
2019

Lower Fifth Enrichment Lecture

Our final Lower Fifth Enrichment Lecture was delivered by Dr Lesley Batty, reader in ecological education at the University of Birmingham. She spoke about the vast expanse of the world’s oceans as well as their enormous ecological diversity. There are probably nine million different ocean species, with most of them...

Theatre Studies Trip
04 Jul
2019

Theatre Studies Trip

On Thursday 27th June, a small group of Theatre Studies students visited the Royal Shakespeare Company Theatre in Stratford upon Avon for a performance of Crooked Dances. The students were also able to meet the writer of the play, Old Edwardian, Robin French and quiz him about the show and his successful career...

Physics Fair
04 Jul
2019

Physics Fair

​Lower Sixth Physicists presented the results of their month long practical investigations on Friday 28th June and Tuesday 2nd July. The topics for investigation were chosen by the investigator and varied widely, including the shape of flags (based on how they flapped), the sound of woodwind instruments (varying with..

04 Jul
2019

BBC Bitesize visit the Religious Studies Department

On Wednesday 26th June, Caroline Ashcroft from BBC Bitesize visited our Upper Fourth Religious Studies ambassadors, and a handful of Thirds, in order to gather their thoughts and views on the new content for the Key Stage Three section of their website. The students were able to discuss the kinds of content they...

Bob Bowie Rs
04 Jul
2019

Professor Bob Bowie Visit

On Thursday 27th June, Professor Bob Bowie from Canterbury Christ Church University visited Lower Sixth Religious Studies students and spoke about his work writing the text books used for Religious Studies A Level. The students were also treated to a talk connected to Liberation Theology and the work of Dietrich...

Leavers Party
04 Jul
2019

Leavers’ Party

On Tuesday 25th June, we held a leaving party for the Class of 2019 to celebrate the end of their examinations and to welcome them into the Old Edwardian’s Club. The students spent the morning reminiscing, enjoying the photo booth and eating some tasty nibbles, before departing with their leaving gifts in hand.

Physics Doma
04 Jul
2019

Physics Explorer Dome

On Thursday 27th June, the Physics Explorer Dome came to KEHS. Upper Fourth students experienced a series of captivating images projected onto the inside of the dome, and learned about the Big Bang, stars, our Solar System and how to find different stars in the night sky. An image of the night sky was projected onto...

04 Jul
2019

Vintage Clothes Sale

​During Arts Fest week last week, our Sixth Form Economics students ran a vintage clothes sale during lunchtimes. The clothes, generously donated by Old Edwardian Geraldine Brodie, were being sold with all proceeds going to the Assisted Places Fund, which allows us to offer an exceptional education to the...

04 Jul
2019

Outreach: Summer Challenge

​On Friday 28th June, we hosted out annual Summer Challenge Outreach Workshop with local primary schools. Over the course of the morning, the pupils undertook interactive and engaging workshops in Maths, Science and Spanish. Highlights included tasting Spanish churros, learning some mathematical magic...

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...

Mun
04 Jul
2019

The Model United Nations Conference

On Sunday 30th June, students took part in this year’s Withington Model United Nations conference and won a host of awards. The conference was opened by guest speaker Dr Nirmala Pilay, who has researched the good works that organisations such as the United Nations and other NGOs can do to protect the rights of...