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20 Dec 2017

Physical Education News

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GCSE Rock Climbing In September and October for 3 weeks running, the Year 11 GCSE pupils set off to Ackers trust in Birmingham to rock climb, in the hope of gaining a good score for one of their three assessed sports in GCSE PE. Pupils had to learn how to belay, how to tie knots, […]

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20 Dec 2017

Instrumental Music

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On October 19th we were asked to provide some Musical entertainment for an event taking place at the Hockley Day Centre.  Mr Parry took a selection of wind players and Dhol drummers.  All pupils found the event very interesting and their performances were greatly appreciated.  Day Centre members even got up to dance. Pupil Comments […]

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20 Dec 2017

Inspiring the Next Generation of Astronaut

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On 20th November, fourteen Year 9 pupils went to a session at KE Aston run by Dr Suzanne Imber who is the winner of BBC’s ‘Astronauts: Do you have what it takes?’. We had an inspiring talk by Dr Imber, who is an Associate Professor in Space Physics at the University of Leicester. The talk […]

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20 Dec 2017

Democracy Forum

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The panel consisted of Preet Gill, Labour MP for Edgbaston, Anthea McIntyre, Conservative MEP for the West Midlands, Councillor Roger Harmer for the Liberal Democrats, and Jaspreet Singh, President of the Students’ Union at Birmingham City University. The panel was chaired by BBC WM presenter, Pete Morgan. A variety of local schools took part, with […]

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20 Dec 2017

Charity update December 2017

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With the frenzied activity of Children In Need week behind us we can look back and reflect on the amazing activities that the students across the school organised and the time and effort that went into raising money for Children across the country. We had many cake sales with most of them selling out before […]

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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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