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Newsletter
25 Oct 2018

Wellbeing Ambassador

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The role of the School Wellbeing Ambassador and Wednesday enrichment afternoon sessions In my role as the Student Wellbeing Ambassador, I promote positive mental health and improve pastoral care within school. This is an issue that is extremely important to me, as my own experiences with mental health motivate me to encourage both staff and […]

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25 Oct 2018

UK Youth Parliament

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The UK Youth Parliament is an organisation that gives young people the opportunity to channel their energy and passion to change the world for the better and, over the summer through to now, I’ve been doing just that; campaigning for Make Your Mark 2018. Make Your Mark is the UK’s largest youth consultation, and this […]

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25 Oct 2018

PsychTed Talks

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In July 2018, there were a series of eight PsychTed Talks on a variety of Psychology related topics, ranging from Conspiracy theories to ‘How to Find the One’. All of the Psychology A Level students, now in the Upper Sixth, performed and presented their areas of research to the rest of the school and almost […]

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25 Oct 2018

PSHCE Induction days

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Dragon’s Den On the first Friday back in September, we took part in a Dragon’s Den style activity. We were split into groups of four within our forms and were told that we had to create a product following this success criterion: the product must be unique; it must be helpful; and it must solve […]

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25 Oct 2018

Politics Lord Rooker Visit

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VISIT BY LORD ROOKER On Friday 19th October we were very pleased to welcome Lord Rooker to speak to both our A Level Politics groups, as part of the Peers in Schools Programme. Lord Rooker served as a Labour Member of Parliament for Birmingham Perry Barr from 1974 until 2001. He was later appointed to […]

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25 Oct 2018

MeeTwo App – Parental Advice

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Information for parents and carers The wellbeing and mental health of your children is something King Edward VI Handsworth School for Girls takes very seriously. As part of the school day we offer pastoral care, 1:1 sessions with our student support worker and PSHE lessons to teach the students how to protect their wellbeing, but […]

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25 Oct 2018

Earnest Review

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‘Exciting, farcical and incredibly enjoyable’ On 9th October, I and other fellow A-Level English students watched Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’, broadcast live from the Vaudeville Theatre. Although we watched via a cinema screen, we were able to experience all the excitement of live theatre. Many of us were going in blind, having […]

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25 Oct 2018

Charity Update October 2018

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Charitable work continued to be a key feature of 2018. Each form selects a charity representative at the start of the year and they are supported by the Senior Prefects for Charity. At the end of the last academic year we held our annual “Race for Life” and “Pink Day” in aid of Cancer Research […]

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25 Oct 2018

Careers Update October 2018

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Healthcare Science Day at QE Birmingham On Monday 15th October 4 students from Year 10 attended a Healthcare Science Day at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. This event was not aimed solely at those with career aspirations in the field of medicine but was open to anyone interested in the Sciences. The day ran from 9am-4pm and […]

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23 Jul 2018

Summer Term II Newsletter 2018

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Charity Update July 2018 At the end of the first spring half term we had a non-uniform day for “Cure Leukaemia” a charity founded by Prof C Craddock the parent of one of our pupils. Click Here to read more Dan Huges A guide for raising your troubled or sensitive child Click Here to read […]

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