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Newsletter
20 Dec 2017

Careers Advice

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Careers Advice and Guidance is a very important part of all young people’s education. My name is Nuala Connor and I am a Careers Adviser working with students here at King Edwards VI School Handsworth. At the moment my priorities are That all students (Year 7 – 11) will take part in a structured Careers […]

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20 Dec 2017

BBC School Report

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Children in Need is certainly no stranger to the girls at King Edward VI Handsworth school and this year was no exception. It was bake sale galore and teacher based events heaven this year, but then main event, as always, was our annual Miss KE pageant. Each form from Years 7-10 were given the opportunity […]

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20 Dec 2017

Bar Mock Trial

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On Saturday 18th November, 16 girls from year 12 attended the Bar Mock Trial Competition at Birmingham Crown Court. This is a competition surrounding the legal system, where girls act as lawyers and witnesses to present a case to a jury. There were two cases, one on theft and fraud and the other grievous bodily […]

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20 Dec 2017

Art Autumn 2017

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Life Drawing Masterclass A level Art pupils recently participated in a drawing masterclass under the tuition of local artist Kevin Ryan as an enrichment to their A level studies. Drawing from life has been a long standing tradition in Art Schools and was a fantastic challenge for our students to undertake.  Pupils produced quick paced […]

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30 Oct 2017

Autumn Term I Newsletter 2017

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Headteacher’s Introduction Dear Parents and Carers, It is always a pleasure to look back on the wide range of activities and events that have taken place during a half term.  Despite the first half of the term being a busy time for settling in and setting off on new courses, classes and activities, it is […]

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30 Oct 2017

Year 10 English Activity Day

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This year, as Year 10, our activity day was revolved around helping us prepare for our English speaking endorsement exam. It was actually a really great day, starting off with an exceptionally motivational and inspiring speech from professional speaker Michelle Mills-porter a survivor of the 2004 tsunami. We watched in awe as she told us […]

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30 Oct 2017

Year 12 Activity Day

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Year 12 Activity Day The first Activity Day for Year 12 turned out to be really enjoyable as we participated in self-defence sessions, learnt mindfulness from relaxing meditation sessions and finally did many teamwork challenges with the actual British Army! Self-defence allowed us to act out possible situations that could occur in reality and how […]

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30 Oct 2017

Year 11 Stratford Trip

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Shaking the Cobwebs off Shakespeare!                                                                              A Trip to Stratford-upon-Avon with Year Eleven: On Friday the 13th of October, Year Eleven students journeyed into the fascinating past of the great playwright, William Shakespeare. As well as exploring a time of superstitions and the supernatural, students were also able to learn more about Shakespeare’s creations by visiting […]

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30 Oct 2017

Year 9 Activity Day History and Computing Trip

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Y9 ACTIVITY DAY HISTORY AND COMPUTING TRIP TO THE BLACK COUNTRY LIVING MUSEUM On Friday 13th October the History and Computing departments arranged for all of Year 9 to visit the Black Country Museum in Dudley. They were treated to a tour of the underground coal mine, a lesson in the Victorian schoolroom and the […]

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30 Oct 2017

Year 8 Wellbeing Day

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Activity Day on Friday 13th October 2017 This day was very fun as we had various tasks to try and complete. First of all, we had a Dove workshop which really informed us about the way beauty can transform us into another person! After that we decorated cupcakes- it was a lot of fun because […]

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