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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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24 Oct 2018

Speech Day Friday 7th December 2018

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You are invited to our Annual Speech Day event on Friday 7th December 2018. Can you please reply to Mrs Harvey’s email if you are going to be attending or not and advise if you are bringing any guests (2 per student only) by Monday 5th November 12.00 noon. Tickets will be emailed to the replying address. You […]

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18 Sep 2018

Wednesday Afternoon for students

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Dear parents Thank you for your cooperation and patience during the planning of alternate Wednesdays for students.  We kindly ask that you do not contact the school this evening or tomorrow (Wednesday 19th September) regarding enquiries about alternate Wednesdays.  The courses that your daughter has received or the decision you have made about where she […]

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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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23 Jul 2018

Year 10 STEM Discovery Day UoB

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On 20th June, nine students from year ten went to visit the University Of Birmingham STEM facilities. The day started off with a talk from a university professor who explained to us how he became interested in the field. Many of us were surprised to see how drastically his interests and fields of work changed […]

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23 Jul 2018

Year 10 Insight Into Industry Day RAF Brize Norton

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It was a great opportunity for all of us who went to this trip as we got a deeper insight into what happens in the RAF every day. We had the a chance to meet some of the RAF personnel including the pilot of the C-17 Globemaster, we even got an opportunity to experience how […]

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