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18 Dec 2018

Youth Speaks Competition

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Students’ Success at Speaking Competition! In early December, twelve students from KS3,4 and 5 represented King Edward VI Handsworth in  the Rotary Club’s annual Youth Speaks competition. During the evening, Rotarians were treated to a fascinating range of topics, everything from caring for the environment and the power of positive thinking to democracy and the […]

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18 Dec 2018

YEAR 12 Early Tudors Lectures

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On Thursday 22nd of November, the two Year 12 History A-level classes took a trip to Carrs Lane, Birmingham to hear some extremely interesting lectures about the Tudors. We arrived at the venue at around 10:45 with the lectures starting at 11 o’clock. Travelling there was quick, easy and simple as it was pretty close, […]

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18 Dec 2018

Year 10 Spoken Language Endorsement

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The Power of Human Magnificence! On Wednesday 12th December, students in Year 10 were privileged to have the opportunity to listen to an award-winning professional speaker in preparation for their GCSE English Spoken Language Endorsement. Michelle Mills-Porter is a speaker, author, multi award-winning business owner and one of the “Top Recommended People” on LinkedIn, worldwide. […]

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18 Dec 2018

Year 9 Black Country Museum Visit

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Y9 HISTORY AND COMPUTING TRIP TO THE BLACK COUNTRY LIVING MUSEUM On Thursday 15th November 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 opportunity to […]

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18 Dec 2018

Under 14s County Chess Champion

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On Sunday 25th November, I was awarded the title of Staffordshire County Chess champion for Under 14’s. I went to Newcastle (under Lyme) to play this and I competed in six arduous games in total. After a very long day of chess I had won the most matches. As a result, I was awarded the […]

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18 Dec 2018

Supporting Parents

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Wednesday 6th February supporting your daughter to manage her stress and anxiety 5.00-6.00pm in the Centenary Room You will have read the latest headlines about young people: Nearly one in four young women has a mental illness, with emotional problems such as depression and anxiety the most common, figures for England show. About one in twelve […]

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18 Dec 2018

Senior Debating Society

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Whilst the pen may be mightier than the sword, the voice might be stronger than all of these… Senior Debating Society has returned to the extra-curricular programme this term, revitalised and ready to take on topics, both big and small. From experimenting on prisoners rather than animals to holding a second referendum on Brexit, debate […]

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18 Dec 2018

Safeguarding Update December 2018

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18 Dec 2018

Practice University Interviews

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Over the course of late November and early December, over 70 students from Year 13 have had the opportunity to practise for their upcoming university interviews. A panel of over thirty volunteers, mainly parents but also other friends of the school, has come into school to quiz the girls on their motivation for their chosen […]

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18 Dec 2018

Politics Democracy Forum

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On 23rd November the Year 12 and 13 Politics groups were given the opportunity to attend the 17th annual Democracy Forum. The event was hosted by the Birmingham Rotary Club at the City Council House where we were able to question politicians and debate topical issues. The panel consisted of Baroness Burt of Solihull, Liberal […]

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