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Remembrance Day

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This morning, we had our annual Remembrance Day assembly. Students and staff gathered in the hall for a poignant assembly, reminding us what Remembrance Day is all about and why we all wear a poppy. Mrs Britton asked us to remember our own KEHS community; students , staff and Old Edwardians who helped on the […]

Anti-Bullying Week 2017

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This morning, Mrs Shore-Nye led an assembly focused on Anti-Bullying Week 2017 which takes place from 13th – 17th November. Co-ordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, this year’s theme, ‘All Different, All Equal,’ encourages us to celebrate, rather than hide, our individuality and uniqueness. Mrs Shore-Nye read out some rather shocking statistics to highlight how often […]

Choosing a Career That Makes you Happy

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Today’s assembly was led by our Careers Advisor, Mrs Quigley, who discussed the importance of choosing a career that is fulfilling and rewarding. This will ultimately contribute to the girls’ overall wellbeing and happiness. She drew inspiration from comic-book writer and film producer Stan Lee, author Stephen King, and even Old Edwardian and CEO of […]

The Importance of Positivity

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This week, Miss Proops delivered a humorous assembly on the importance of positivity in everyday life. She asserted that, whilst every day we are bombarded with news of natural disasters, social unrest and even terrorist attacks, we should continue to live our lives, make the most of everyday and focus on the bright side of […]

World Mental Health Day

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This morning, Mr Duncombe delivered an assembly on the importance of mental health in honour of World Mental Health Day on Tuesday 10th October. The aim of the assembly was to raise awareness of mental health issues and to break down the stigma surrounding mental illness. With mental health issues affecting 8% of children aged […]

Harvest Festival

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This week, Mr Lea delivered our annual Harvest Festival assembly. He emphasised the importance of donating to local foodbanks in and around Birmingham and highlighted how our contributions are appreciated by local needy people. KEHS’ collection of donations such as tinned soup, tinned meat and fish, tinned vegetables, pasta, rice, tea, coffee, sugar, biscuits and […]

Spoken Word Poetry

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On Tuesday 19th September, Old Edwardian Jasmine Gardosi returned to KEHS to deliver an assembly on Spoken Word Poetry. Jasmine, who is a former BBC Arts Young Creative, Birmingham Poet Laureate finalist 2016/18 and former Midlands Slam Champion, talked about our Spoken Word Poetry club which takes place every Friday lunchtime. Jasmine spoke to girls […]

Extra-Curricular at KEHS

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Today’s assembly was led by Mrs Sangha about extra-curricular activities. Mrs Sangha reminded us of the many benefits participating in extra-curricular activities can bring, focusing on leadership skills. As John Quincy Adams, 6th President of the USA once said, “If you’re actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you […]

General Election 2017

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Today’s assembly was led by Miss Evans and girls in the Lower 6th, focusing on the upcoming General Election which will take place on Thursday 8th June.  There will be a mock election taking place in school on the same day, where girls can vote for candidates in the Lower 6th representing six political parties. […]