Head’s Star of the Week

Heads Star of the Week: In late July Joseph went to Sweden to compete in the KSI (Kimura Shukokai International) Karate World Championships where he achieved Gold in the Boys Junior Team Kata, making him a Karate World Champion. He is a humble, quietly spoken young man with a huge […]

The Earls 3 lions experience

A group of students, staff and parents went to Wembley to see England take on Spain in the first match post-world cup. The atmosphere was electric, particularly when England scored early on, with nearly 82,000 inside the National stadium. Harry Kane was awarded the golden boot from the world cup […]

Head’s Stars of the Week

Two amazing students to bring you this week as heads stars of the week, Kieron and Jude. They recently competed in the judo world championships in different weight classes for 15-17 year olds. Kieron came third in the world and Jude came fourth in his category. Phenomenal achievements that have […]

Headteacher’s Stars

The year 9/10 girls rounders team have had a fantastic season, winning their league and then competing in the Champions final against the other two leagues. The finals were close with all teams ending up on the same points, The Earls losing out by half a rounder to the Champions. […]

Primary Cricket Festival

We are all immensely proud of a group of Earls’ students, who led a Cricket festival on Thursday afternoon, which involved Newfield Park year 5 students. All of the students who took part are to be congratulated for doing a truly great job and representing The Earls so well on their […]

Shakespeare bridges Key Stages

Ten Year 8 students spent two afternoons working with Year 5 students from Newfield Primary School. During the first session, the Year 8s demonstrated their knowledge of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, which they are currently studying in English lessons. They role-modelled their own writing and then set Newfield pupils a […]

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 […]