Goodbye to Year 11

Year 11 students said goodbye to The Earls High School in style recently when they attended their last assembly and prom. The morning kicked off with students collecting their hoodies, prom tickets and catching up with their friends over cookies and squash. Staff and students then went into Hall A […]

Samba Band Music for Youth National festival

‘The Earls High School Samba Band have had an exceptional year, with both the success of performing abroad and at home. They also recently qualified for the Music For Youth National Festival, competing against other world music ensembles from across the United Kingdom. Students arrived at CBSO Centre in Birmingham in full […]

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Expeditions

The last week in June saw all the Bronze and Silver students out for their Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions. The week kicked off with 34 year 10 Bronze students walking from Chaddesley Corbett to Blackwell court for day 1 and then another circular route on their second day in the […]

Business and Enterprise Day

Monday saw all of Year 9 involved in an Enterprise Day. Students participated in various team building activities and learnt about apprenticeships and the world of work during workshop sessions with specialists from local companies including Lloyds Bank. In the Hall, students worked in teams of 8 and had to create […]

Masterclass with Concert Pianist Richard Meyrick.

We were thrilled to invite Concert Pianist, Richard Meyrick to the school today, to run a performance workshop with our instrumental and vocal learners. Five students braved an audience to face musical critic of their examination pieces. The progress already made by these students in the session was excellent. Students […]

Harry Potter Studios Tour

Students from various years, including Year 10s studying Creative Digital Media Production, were treated to a behind the scenes look at a major film production when they visited Warner Brothers’ Harry Potter Studios on June 22nd. Gigantic models of Hogwarts and huge animatronic spiders featured among the thousands of exhibits, all of […]

Summer Music Festival 2017

This year’s Summer Music Festival saw more than 160 students, playing instruments ranging from Guitars to Guiros and Surdos to Saxes, performing in what can only be described as a truly stunning musical feast. Demand for tickets so far exceeded supply, that in response, the event was streamed live via […]

Year 8 students get creative with English texts.

8B created fantasy-inspired creatures and sets as part of their summer scheme of work. Next they’ll be making set designs for A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Students produced some fantastic characters and designs.

A Wonderful treat for GCSE Film Studies students

Could you get anything more wondrous? I ‘Diana’ think so! Thirty four Year 10 Film Studies students were lucky enough to go on a trip to The Electric Cinema in Birmingham on Thursday June 8th. Once there we had a really interesting talk from Manager Sam, who explained how the […]

A Spotlight on Careers

On Thursday 18th May, one hundred Year 9 students boarded coaches to go and spend the day at Sandwell College to have a taster experience of vocational courses offered at key stage 5. Students participated in a variety of sessions such as Motor Vehicle studies, Health and Social Care, Travel and […]

A Celebration of Drama

May 12th saw Earls’ students taking to the stage, once again, in a scintillating evening of exciting and often thought provoking entertainment. Young thespians from across the school performed familiar pieces, which ranged from an extract from Willy Russell’s tragic tale of separation and class struggle, Blood Brothers, to Roald Dahl’s […]

Students and Staff perform in charity fundraiser

On May 4th, students and staff from Earls joined together to raise much needed funds for the Unicef children’s charity. Performances were created especially for the show, which featured all ages and many talents from our school community. Students and staff were also joined by friends of the school in […]