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Visitng Actor
30 Sep
2019

Visit from actress Joanna Vanderham

On Thursday 19th September, a group of students worked with successful actress Joanna Vanderham in a monologue masterclass. Joanna shared her experiences of Drama School, agent showcases, auditions and the realities of working in film, television and on stage. Joanna's extensive acting credits include...

Geography Picture
30 Sep
2019

Geography Trip to The Peak District

On Thursday 26th September, the Upper Fourth travelled to Castleton in the Peak District, Derbyshire for their Geography fieldtrip. Students spent their time in Castleton collecting information which will help them to assess the impact of tourism on Castleton. They had time to explore some of the tourist shops and...

30 Sep
2019

Upper Fifth Careers Talk

n Tuesday 24th September, the Upper Fifth attended a set of careers talks. They were offered the chance to hear from three women, all eminent in their fields. Hannah Whitehouse (OE 1997) is a Detective Inspector in West Midlands Police, specialising in leading homicide investigations in Birmingham. She spoke about...

30 Sep
2019

GSA Girls Go Gold Conference

​On 12th September, fourteen Lower Fifth pupils attended the GSA ‘Girls Go Gold’ Conference at the University of Bath. Ex-England Netball Captain, Pamela Cookey, started the day with an inspiring speech about her sporting career. This was followed by an interesting sports psychology lecture, practical masterclasses...

30 Sep
2019

Miss Margaret Davis Lunchtime Recital

Congratulations to Renee and Lauren for their performances at the Margaret Davis Memorial Recital which took place in the Ruddock Hall on Thursday 26th September. Renee began with the second movement of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto in D major, which she played beautifully. She followed with a charming...

30 Sep
2019

Music Successes

​Last weekend, Samantha competed in Solihull Rotary’s Music Festival and won the String Solo (Age 14-17), String Solo (Open) and the Young Instrumentalist classes.

23 Sep
2019

Gold, Silver and Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions

During the summer, three teams from the Sixth Form headed up to Yorkshire twice to complete their training, practice and qualifying expeditions for the Gold Award. They can all be very proud of having completed the gruelling expeditions in challenging conditions and will be looking forward to a trip to a royal palace..

U15 A And U15 B Condover Hall Best Photo
23 Sep
2019

Condover Hall Winners

In September, two U15 netball teams took part in a netball tournament at Condover Hall. Our U15B team played against some highly competitive schools and finished 7th overall. However, our U15A team were undefeated and claimed first place! Well done to all the girls who took part.

23 Sep
2019

Sixth Form Seminar Lunch

The first seminar lunch of the new academic year took place on Thursday 19th September, with three students in the Upper Sixth presenting papers on a range of topics. Tabassum opened the event, speaking with great clarity about the complex physics of Antimatter. Two Classics papers followed: Tara provided an...

23 Sep
2019

Careers Talks

Last week, was the second session of Upper Fifth careers talks. Girls were offered the opportunity to attend talks in Engineering, Medicine and Investment Banking. Mike Walmsley, of Metaswitch Networks, spoke about the various fields and sub-specialities of Engineering. Dr Iftikhar Ahmad, a Consultant Psychiatrist...

Resilience Workshop
23 Sep
2019

Resilience Workshop

On Thursday 12th September, positive psychologist coach, Kim Carr, from the company Worth-it, had the pleasure of meeting Lower Fifth girls and their parents. During the day the girls participated in a workshop. Here they looked at how they could make a good start to their GCSE years through building ‘Psychological...

Visiting Speaker Programme
23 Sep
2019

Visiting Speaker Programme

At KEHS, we are keen to develop a love of learning beyond the confines of GCSE and A Level courses and, as a result, we encourage girls to take every opportunity to broaden their learning experience. This year we have put together another exciting enrichment programme consisting of distinguished academics...

Black Death History
23 Sep
2019

Young Historian Project Success

In the Summer Term, many of the Thirds conducted work on the Black Death and its impact on the West Midlands. The best work was submitted to the national Young Historian Project Local History competition and the following girls' work was highly commended: Rebecca, Radha, Roha, Nandhika and Sareena...

Photo Two For Upper Fifth Careers Talk
16 Sep
2019

Upper 5th Careers Talks

​On Monday 9th September, the Upper Fifth attended their first careers talks of the Autumn term. Each girl chose to listen to one of three visiting speakers. Dan Hackett, from the Army Careers Centre Birmingham, provided students with information about joining the Armed Forces as an officer. Pav Shergill...

Muntatha
16 Sep
2019

Muntaha appointed a Medic Mentor

​Congratulations to Muntaha who has been appointed a Medic Mentor School Ambassador. This will provide her with an excellent opportunity to network with other aspiring medics, vets and dentists as well as attending two council meetings a year...

Natalie Shah
16 Sep
2019

KEHS Poet Laureate 2019-20

Congratulations to Natalie in the Lower Sixth who has been chosen as KEHS Poet Laureate, 2019-2020. Poems were entered on the theme of “Nature” and the standard was absolutely superb! Well done Natalie for a terrific poem.​

16 Sep
2019

Lower Sixth interpret signs and signals

On Friday 6th September, filmmaker and body language coach Mike Carter delivered a fascinating workshop to the Lower Sixth focusing on reading body language, interpreting signs and signals, and refining personal body language. As well as being informative and eye opening, the session was entertaining and...

16 Sep
2019

Travel Award Scholarship takes students to Canada

fter A-level exams in June, Sasha, Kirsten and Sarah travelled to Vancouver in Canada on a week-long trip, which was subsidised by the Haywood Travel Award. They spent the majority of the time on Salt Spring Island off the coast of the mainland with Kirsten’s family friend. They had the opportunity to immerse...

Pa Lecture Lewis Dartnell
16 Sep
2019

Parents’ Association Lecture 2019: Professor Lewis Dartnell

Lewis Dartnell will be delivering the 2019 Parents’ Association Lecture on Thursday 17th October 2019, speaking about the origins and future of our planet. He will consider how much longer we can continue to exploit the world’s resources and the impact of such exploitation on humanity’s future...