BBC Gardeners Worlds Live – Meal in a Barrow Competition
BBC Gardeners Worlds Live – Meal in a Barrow Competition For the Meal in a Barrow competition, students from Years 7, 8 and 9, along with some keen staff gardeners, came together to design a recipe, the ingredients of which could all be grown in a wheelbarrow. Thanks to the kind donations of plants from […]view post
Governors Charity Update October 2017
At the end of the academic year we held what has now become the annual “Race for Life” event in aid of Cancer Research UK. All pupils and staff are asked to come dressed in as much pink as possible. We then all do the Handsworth mile. Pupils are sponsored by family and friends. It […]View post
London Museums Trip
On Activity Day, Year 13 had the opportunity to go to London and visit a museum from either the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum or the V&A Museum. I chose to visit the Natural History Museum as I had never been before and it was a great experience. Whether it was seeing a simulation […]View post
Help the Homeless Update
Last year, my group and I were fortunate to win the Next Generation Awards and receive £1500 to spend towards our homeless care packages project. So far we have already created and distributed 200 care packages and this year, with your help, we would love to increase this number and continue to help combat homelessness […]View post
KS4/5 History Film Club
To start the year off, we watched A Knight’s Tale, a lesser known film starring the late Heath Ledger. It follows the peasant-born William Thatcher on a quest to change his stars, win the heart of an exceedingly fair maiden and rock his medieval world. The film, taking its title from Geoffrey Chaucer’s ‘The Knight’s […]View post
Congratulations to our Chess champ!
Recently one of our pupils Amrissa was invited to play Chess in a tournament with 10 adult players. Apart from having a great time, Amrissa was lucky enough to play the Chess Grand-master Jana Bellin during this tournament and in all Amrissa came 2nd place out of the 10 players with the Chess Grandmaster achieving 1st […]View post
Duke of Edinburgh Update 16th & 17th September
Dear Parents/ Guardians please note that Browfarm Campsite has very poor phone signal. Your daughter will have access to the campsite wifi at approximately 5pm. Campsite landline : 01588650641 Email : email@example.comView post
British Council International School Award
British Council International School Award success for King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls has been awarded the British Council’s prestigious International School Award in recognition of its work to bring the world into the classroom. The International School Award celebrates the achievements of schools that do exceptional […]View post
Well done Year 11!
Our congratulations go out to Year 11 as this year saw pupils at King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls achieve another fantastic set of GCSE examination results, with 71% of all grades being awarded an A*/A or equivalent 7-9 grades. A third of all grades this year were awarded an A*, grade 8 or […]View post
Congratulations to A Level pupils at King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls!
King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls is very pleased to congratulate its pupils on a set of excellent examination results at A Level, with 70.9% being awarded A*-B and 40% being awarded top grades of A*-A. There are, of course, many fantastic performances with 30 of our pupils in Year 13 being awarded A*-A […]View post
Summer II Newsletter
Headteacher’s Introduction Dear Parents and Carers, I am delighted to introduce our summer term newsletter. You will see from this the wide range of opportunities, activities, extra curricular provision and superb achievements that the girls have been involved with this term.At the end of this term, we say goodbye to the following members of staff; […]View post