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31 May 2017

Summer I Newsletter

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Headteacher’s Introduction Dear Parents and Carers It is an absolute pleasure to write the introduction to this newsletter after my first half term as Headmistress at the school.  It has been a very busy but enjoyable half term where I have had the privilege of getting to know the staff, girls and parents better.  I […]

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31 May 2017

Sixth Form Stars

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Over in the Sixth Form block, we like to celebrate our What a helpful and inspiring Sixth Form we have! Just look at the array of achievements, experiences and contributions to the school that are below… Mariyam Bi for representing the West Midlands region at the Big Bang Fair national final Envision semi final on […]

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31 May 2017

School Nurse Ambassador Event

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On the Tuesday 9th May, Christina Lee, Tiggy Newbould and I had the opportunity to attend the school nurse ambassador day at Tally Ho Conference Centre, Edgbaston. Being a school nurse ambassador involves activities and responsibilities such as attempting to tackle important issues to do with wellbeing and then educating the rest of the school […]

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31 May 2017

Portuguese Club

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Portuguese Club has been a great new venture for me. From the beginning, it was all about sharing my passion for the language with others in many different ways. It was as much of a learning curve for me as it was for those that attended because I had to make sure before each session […]

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31 May 2017

Year 13 Politics EU Event

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As a fitting conclusion to our time together, we thought it would be nice to have an EU-themed afternoon tea. The photos give you a flavour of some of the foods we came up with, complete with member state flags. The selection was really quite diverse, ranging from scones and jam for the UK to […]

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31 May 2017

Envision

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Students evidence they have character to succeed Our students have taken part in the semi-finals of Birmingham’s Community-Apprentice this year.  30 teams from schools across the city have taken part in the competition. Loosely based on The Apprentice on television, young people are required to develop, and crucially demonstrate, skills and personal qualities whilst managing […]

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12 Apr 2017

Spring II Newsletter

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Headteacher’s Introduction Dear parents/carers In my last newsletter as Acting Head, I’m delighted to present one packed with articles about activities and competitions that girls have been involved in. Most of the articles are written by students and convey their passion for subjects and extra-curricular activities.  For the first time, members of the Senior Leadership […]

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12 Apr 2017

We’ll Mace Again!

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This year was the first time that students had the opportunity to enter the English Speaking Union MACE debating competition. This fiercely contended competition runs nationally. KEHS’ debating duo, Ava Verdi Ashton and Louise Robinson (Year 11) gave spectacular performances against Edgbaston School for Girls and successfully gained a place in the second round. Motions […]

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12 Apr 2017

Senior Youth Speaks Team Reach District Final!

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On the 4th March, Isha Sahonta, Anjali Goyal and I performed in the Youth Speaks District competition. Youth speaks is a national public speaking competition run by the Rotary Club. A group of 3 students put together and present a speech on a subject they are passionate about. Our team chose abortion, as we feel […]

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12 Apr 2017

Year 8 Pirates! Day 2017

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Handsworth continued to celebrate World Book Day by inviting Celia Rees, the extremely popular children’s author, to celebrate reading at Handsworth with a piratey twist.  Celia is the author of Pirates!, a powerful novel exploring how two girls shake of the shackles of their day to day lives by embracing the pirate life.  To pay […]

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