Friends of The Earls to host Tombola at Halesowen Carnival

Friends of The Earls will be holding a tombola at The Halesowen Carnival and Music Festival, which is to be held in Highfield Park, B63 4SQ on July 7th from Noon. The event consists of 3 live music stages, Market stalls, fair, Food & Drink festival, Free to enter dog show, […]

Poignant poem strikes a chord!

Mrs Clifford brought me a poem written by  year 9 student Julia because she was so impressed with it. The poem is entitled Thorns and Roses and is about gender stereotyping … hugely powerful and thought provoking … so this morning I went into 9R form time and read the […]

Headteacher’s Stars of the week

This week we have a host of fabulous young people as stars of the week. Teagan and Karanveer demonstrated real care and excellent in how hard they have worked in class and worked with others to help them be their best. Then there are five year 8 young men who […]

Motionhouse Dance Company

The Year 10 GCSE Dance students experienced a professional dance workshop on Tuesday 1st May, 2018, with a dancer from the Motionhouse Dance Company. This workshop was to help develop the students choreographic ideas for their GCSE Group Performance coursework, this included complex lifts and contact work.

Congratulations to Alex, winner of the Peter Vernon Vocal Prize

On Sunday 13th May, Alex won the Peter Vernon Vocal Prize at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, which is presented annually a young Conservatoire singer aged up to 19. Alex is an enthusiastic singer, who has been an active member of The Earls High Music Department for the last five years and […]

Year 9 Poetry Workshops

On Wednesday 2nd May, year 9 students were given the opportunity to take part in an action packed poetry workshop led by Birmingham’s current poet laureate Matt Windle and Alan ‘Kurly’ McGeachie. The activities were all linked to the unit of work students are currently studying in English focused on the theme of ‘Identity’ and […]

Earls star student aims high in UK Maths Challenge

Ben Is the first Earls student in over seven years to get through to the next stage of the Maths Challenge, called the Kangaroo … to progress in the maths challenge demonstrates the ability to problem solve and think outside the box. Well done Ben. He receives a certificate and […]

Head’s Stars of the Week

Congratulations to Cameron and Alice for being awarded the headteacher star of the week award. Cameron demonstrates real excellence, care and partnership by contributing his time and energy to develop his sports leadership skills and in his extra curricular drama with many instances of helping others and working his very […]

Samba Band at Emerge Festival

The Samba band were incredibly fortunate to have been invited to perform at the Emerge Festival in Haden Hill Park on Saturday, alongside some fantastic Drama work. Please click the link for pictures and videos of our second performance. Our first performance was in front of the house, however the coming […]

Student Friends of The Earls celebrate top award

On Wednesday, Student Friends of The Earls were joined by parents, senior staff and governors of the school for a celebration of their achievements over the preceding year. Following speeches by Mrs Dimmock and Governor Tracy Price, Certificates and Awards were presented following the group’s recent triumph at the Dudley […]

Students raise money to replant memorial garden

Students from year 8 and 9 were raising money today by selling home crafted Easter Egg Warmers, each containing a chocolate egg. The young ladies have given up their time to make the Egg Warmers among other seasonal craft items and will also be selling them on the last day […]

The Scottish Play at The RSC

On 14th March, the English Faculty took a group of fifty KS4 students to The Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford upon Avon to see the current RSC production of ‘Macbeth’. The play is a set text for GCSE English Literature so seeing it live is invaluable in supporting students’ understanding. […]