Team Tanzania: tearful goodbyes

Earls students and staff who have spent working at the Umonga school have now departed and are on their way to Mikumi for the second phase of their African experience. Goodbyes were said, accompanied by a few tears, as our students leave their new friends and truly life changing experience behind.

A taste of schooling, Tanzania style.

Team Tanzania students take on the role of teachers as they step into the classroom to work with local children. Supporting classes of up to 67, Earls students were involved with teaching English and Maths to their Tanzanian counterparts.

Team Tanzania departs for Africa

After almost 18 months of meticulous planning and preparation, a party of 26, including 23 students and 3 staff, finally departs on their volunteer mission.

The Woman in Black

On Tuesday 12th February, Year 11 Drama students travelled to Covent Garden in London to see Stephen Mallatratt’s ‘The Woman in Black’.

Headteacher’s Stars of the Week

Head’s stars of the week are the Boccia team who won the local round and went on to represent Halesowen in the next round, only to be knocked out. The team…..

Headteacher’s Star of the Week

Headteacher’s star of the week is Marwa, in year 7, who has completed some quite amazing work on her self portraits drawn in pencil.

Headteacher’s Stars of the week

Heads stars this week are a group of students who got together because they wanted to make difference and raise some money for specific charities at Christmas. I listened to stories of students experiences of cancer in their family or wanting to do something for those children who are suffering […]

Christmas Assemblies round off a long, hard term.

Earls’ musicians treated Key Stage 3 students to a feast of festive fun, during our annual Christmas Assemblies. Orchestra, Brass Band, Guitar Group, Samba Band and Choir performed a selection of happy tunes to send everyone on their way with sounds of the season in their ears. Merry Christmas Everybody!

Waking up with the animals at Dudley Zoo

Our Breakfast club visited Dudley Zoo this morning to see the animals as they woke up and started their day. The students had a really informative visit and asked lots of great questions as well as getting up close and personal with the Tapir, feeding the male sealion and spending time with the […]

Children in Need Competition Prizewinners

We did something different for Children in Need this year. Mrs Heath, one of our parents, spent the year crocheting squares and turning them into huge blankets. Year 7 and 8 were given the task of estimating the number of squares in the blanket for a pound-a-go to win either […]

Headteacher’s Stars of the Week

Sometimes it is the little things that make a difference! Headteachers stars of the week are year 7 science students Dylan, Jasmine, Zoe, Jacob and Jack who were given a homework to make a model and give a presentation about atoms. They went over and above as you can see from […]