Newsletter
22 May 2019

Senior Prefects

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We are delighted to announce the new team of Senior Prefects in the 6th Form. The two-month recruitment process for these roles is arduous, testing all aspects of the students’ abilities. As such, these students have done especially well to be selected. During the current academic year, we added a Well-Being Prefect role to the […]

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22 May 2019

Science Club

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Between Peta and Georgia sparks fly…literally In the weeks preceding the crazy experiment Science Club was alight with excitement at the prospect of a new and interesting experiment… using two people, some crocodile clips and the Van de Graaff generator to light a Bunsen Burner. Although this may sound simple there were some real trials […]

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22 May 2019

PE Department

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Regional Handball On the 8th May, after winning the Birmingham schools round, we went to represent the school at the West Midlands final. Unfortunately due to clashes with exams we were unable to take our full year 10 team so we asked the ever so talented year 9s to step in. Being relatively new to […]

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22 May 2019

Music Department

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The Spring Term and the start of the Summer Term has been a busy time for the Music Department preparing for concerts and AB Board Instrumental Music examinations. In April, the school held its annual Spring Concert on Tuesday 2nd April. The following ensembles performed to a very high standard Dhol Ensemble Symphony Orchestra Training […]

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22 May 2019

Lessons from Auschwitz Project 2019

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Each year the History department arranges for two Y12 girls to take part in the government-funded Lessons from Auschwitz Project, organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust. Here this year’s participants, Esther Humphries and Isobel Ducille, reflect on their experiences. They will be carrying out follow-up work in school in the coming weeks. It is so […]

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22 May 2019

King Edward VI Joint School Council

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On Thursday 11th April, the year group chairs of each School Council attended the Spring School Council conference, which was held at Five Ways School. The day included a variety of speeches from each school, discussion activities, a tour of the school and some action planning. We had to give a presentation too, which was […]

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22 May 2019

Charity Update April 2019

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The second ‘pupil choice’ charity non-uniform day was held on the last day of the spring half term, when students were challenged to come to school in as much denim as possible. We raised £732 for Genetic Disorders UK as part of their “Jeans for Genes” campaign. Pictured below are some of the students with […]

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10 Apr 2019

Spring Term II Newsletter 2019

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Headteacher’s Introduction Dear Parents It is with great pleasure that I write the introduction to the Spring term newsletter.  This highlights and showcases just a small selection of the extra-curricular activities and achievements that the girls have enjoyed this term. As you will see, Handsworth girls continue to achieve great success in a wide range […]

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10 Apr 2019

Young Wellbeing Leads

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Who are they? The wellbeing team consist of students that have put themselves forward to be a part of making our school environment a safer and happier place to be in. We work together and lead a variety of activities to support people around the school who are in need of help and need a […]

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10 Apr 2019

Young Well Being Leaders

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On Friday the 22nd March the Young Wellbeing Leaders group attended the training session organised by a member of the Birmingham NewStart Programme. NewStart is a project working in partnership with the NHS, Public Health, Local Authority, Forward Thinking Birmingham and other strategic partners in order to shape the future mental health provisions in school. […]

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