Year 8 Lead Learners Project
The Year 8 Lead Learners project gives our pupils the opportunity to work with students from local primary schools to help them develop their learning. During the autumn term, the first sessions took place at Olive Hill and Newfield Park primary schools for the afternoon. In order to prepare for this, our students had additional Maths […]
DO YOU WANT TO BE A TEACHER?
Come to our Train to Teach Information Evening at The Earls High School on Tuesday 17th January 2017. Time: 4.30pm - 6.30pm You can train to be a teacher at any one of over 30 outstanding schools in Birmingham, Dudley, Sandwell, Walsall or Wolverhampton. Register for our information evening and meet trainees, school providers and […]
Dance Department’s trip to Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker.
On Thursday 8th December, 2016, the Dance Department took 44 students from Year 7 to Year 10 to see the Birmingham Royal Ballet’s Christmas ballet The Nutcracker. Students enjoyed the whole experience as they were enthralled by all aspects of the production from the set design and special effects, to the fantastic costumes and beautiful […]
Students enjoy VR expeditions with Google
Students from across the school are taken on a series of incredible journeys ranging from the Moon to the inside of a human heart aa they were introduced to Google Expeditions. The virtual reality system, built around a phone/tablet app and a simple cardboard viewing device (Google Cardboard) was used to show students around the […]
Shenstone collect donations for Nightstop
In the run up to Christmas, students from Shenstone house have been collecting donations for the ‘Nightstop’ scheme run by local charity St Basils who provide emergency accommodation for young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Some of our lovely house captains took on the role of 'mini-Santas' today and delivered 12 huge sacks full […]
Interhouse Engineering Competition
Budding engineers from each house, working with only basic materials, were set a task to raise a flag in their house colours as high from the floor as possible. Results were as follows: 1st Shenstone, 3.02m (Oliver Taylor) 2nd Abbey, 3.00m (Ben Wareham and Matt Nobbs) 3rd Hingley, 2.35m (Zain Abdulla, Oliver Harron and Jack […]
Shenstone win Earls Inter-House Quiz
Key stage three students from the four Earls houses pitted their wits today in the annual Inter-House Quiz. Shenstone were victorious after winning the tie-breaker, beating Cobham into a close second place. Scores were as follows: 1st = Shenstone (58 then won the tie breaker) 2nd = Cobham (58) 3rd = Abbey (56) 4th = […]
Whodunnit? Year Eight students are challenged by the English faculty to play detectives for the day.
On Friday 2nd December, the whole cohort of year eight students were challenged to solve a fictitious murder mystery puzzle using real life work skills of information handling, managing themselves and others while performing under pressure, meeting deadlines and using creative thinking to develop solutions together as a team. Throughout the day, teams embraced the […]
Year 7 Challenge Day
Students from year 7 took part in a number of activities, both inside and Outside of school, aimed at helping to develop their sense of independence and resilience. Challenges included a 'Great Egg Race', where students had to design and make a vessel, using limited resources, that would keep an uncooked egg intact during it's […]