Woman in Black

On Thursday 8th February, Year 11 Drama students travelled to Covent Garden in London to see Stephen Mallatratt’s ‘The Woman in Black’. There were a mixture of emotions amongst the students: those who were excited at the prospect of the watching such a fantastic piece of West End theatre, and […]

Headteacher’s stars of the week

Headteacher’s stars of the week: this week go to Poppy and Ben. Poppy demonstrated perseverance and determination in maths and Mr. Berry was particularly pleased with the way she approached tasks. Ben went above and beyond in art and particularly with a homework task. Both have demonstrated the drive for excellence […]

Young Writers ‘Welcome to Wonderland’

Last term saw the biggest contribution made by the talented students of The Earls High School to the latest publication by Young Writers. Over eighty students submitted an original mini-saga for the ‘Welcome to Wonderland’ writing competition resulting in a record seventy-three being published. A hearty congratulations to all our wonderful young writers who participated. Watch […]

GCSE Poetry Live

Year 11 students joined an audience of 2,000 attending the latest Poetry Conference ‘GCSE Poetry Live!’ held at the Symphony Hall in Birmingham on Monday 22nd January 2018. Not only did we enjoy performances from famous poets such as Simon Armitage, Carol Ann Duffy, John Agard, Owen Sheers, Daljit Nagra, Gillian Clarke […]

Orchestral Treat at Symphony Hall

On Tuesday 30th Jan Year 7 students travelled en-masse to Symphony Hall, Birmingham, in order to hear a specially programmed concert by the CBSO. They were introduced to sections of the orchestra one by one and were taken on a journey through the standard history of music. Lots of connections were […]

Headteachers stars of the week

Mr Loveday met with Jude and Caleb to celebrate their nominations as stars of the week. Jude has worked particularly hard in design technology, completing his work to a high standard (excellence) and then worked in partnership with the teacher to help others in his class who were absent to ensure that […]

English Speaking Union public speaking competition

On Saturday 20th January, six of our KS4 students (Olga Groves, George Davis-Prinn, Tom Kendrick, Megan Adams, Ellie Ricci and Amy Rae Harris) braved the snowy conditions to represent The Earls in a national public speaking competition at Solihull School run by the English-Speaking Union. Topics up for debate included: ‘Is the […]

DofE students up-skill on first aid

On Friday 19th Jan, Earls DofE students continued their Expedition training with a First Aid session facilitated by the Red Cross. Different scenarios were given out to students ranging from heavy bleeding to seizures to the unconscious non-responsive casualty. Students were asked to study these scenarios and then teach the […]

Headteacher’s Stars of the Week

Charlie and Matteo met with Mr Loveday this morning to talk through their nominations as star of the week. Nominations centre around the schools values of Excellence, Care and Partnership. Charlie demonstrated real excellence in his drama class, going above and beyond his teachers expectations, demonstrating real calmness and maturity […]

Boys shake hands with Headteacher

Boy meeting Princess Anne

Jack Meets The Princess Royal

Keen fundraiser, rider and fledgling author, Earls student, Jack Lander, is no stranger to publicity following the publication of his book, ‘Jockey Jack’s Jaunt’. When we last heard, Jack had raised over £35000 for the injured jockeys fund through his sponsored walks, personal appearances and sales of his book. During a […]

Year 8 Death Mask Project

Year 8 students have been working hard on their textiles designs while learning about how people from another culture remember their loved ones who have passed away. The Mexican Day of The Dead, Día de Muertos, is an opportunity to pray for those who have died and to celebrate lives that have […]

Death mask design

Band playing, some music Ians in Santa hats.

Autumn term ends with festive musical delights

The end of the Autumn term is always celebrated in festive style here at The Earls and this year was no exception. Following a thoroughly splendid feast of seasonal music at this year’s Carol Service, held last week at St John the Baptist, Halesowen; students were treated to a selection […]