Yesterday saw our third annual Careers Fair, where students from years 9, 10 and 11 were able to talk with representatives from further and higher education, businesses, public services and the armed forces, about possible career paths.
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!
Earls students were treated to a special effects make up tutorial with professional artist Laura, from Phantom Father Studios this week. Laura explained how she trained to become a special effects make up artist, before sharing a gallery of her creations. Her repertoire includes work for film, TV, theatre and […]
Last Thursday, Earls students spent all morning preparing for another spectacular display of talent at The Earls’ annual Carol Service, which was held at St John The Baptist Church, Halesowen, the same evening. Parents and other members of the public were treated to a cavalcade of Christmas entertainment including performances […]
On the evening of Friday 7th December, six of our KS4 students (Oliver, Mu’adh, Thomas, Rebekah, Gabriela and Toby) competed in the regional round of the ESU-Churchill national public speaking competition for schools at Whitley Academy in Coventry. They debated a number of topical issues and all represented the school […]
Students have a close encounter with a classic sci-fi movie: Forty three Year 10 Film Studies GCSE students visited Odeon, Merry Hill, on Friday morning for a special screening of the Spielberg sci fi classic E.T. After buying a selection of tasty snacks and beverages, we were whisked off to a private screening, […]
Students gathered in Somers Square to celebrate the start of the festive season on Monday, in what has become a much loved annual event. Choirs from local primary and secondary schools sang to the accompaniment of brass players from Earls, Windsor and Leasowes, delivering seasonal favourites to the assembled crowd […]
Author and illustrator Candy Gourlay has been into school to lead a writing workshop with Yr 9 and Yr 7 students. She showed them how to use story-boarding to help develop ideas. Candy encouraged students to develop their characters by using comic strip panels and following a three act structure. Students then worked together to […]
The second Great Languages Bake Off, held on Friday November 30th, saw a truly awesome array of baking skills, coupled with a clear understanding of the language and culinary heritage of students’ target nations. Representing France, Germany and Spain, the display of sweet treats showed what our students are capable […]
On Wednesday 14th November, a group of our year 11 students attended a Shakespeare ‘masterclass’ at the University of Birmingham where they enjoyed the opportunity to experience a university style lecture covering aspects of their GCSE English Literature set texts ‘Romeo and Juliet’ and ‘Macbeth’. They were a credit to […]