Shakespeare Masterclass

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 […]

Weekend writing workshops in Limerick

On Friday 16th November, five of our year 11 students travelled to Limerick, Ireland to take part in ‘Telling the Other Story: Narratives without borders’, a four-day cultural programme in Limerick co-facilitated by the global not-for-profit Narrative 4 and the University of Birmingham. Students spent four days working with renowned British and […]

UK Parliament Week

Earls students engaged with democracy, during UK Parliament Week. Activities involved the development of in-school political parties, live political debates, filming of PartyPolitical Broadcasts, which culminated in students voting for candidates in a mock election. There was also a chance for students to ask questions of politicians from both National […]

Headteacher’s Star of the Week

Cameron is my star this week. He has been selected to play cricket for Worcester for the second year running. We had a well informed discussion about batting and bowling as he has real skills in both areas. I look forward to hearing more about his progress with the county […]

Presentation Evening 2018

Students staff and parents gathered on Wednesday evening to celebrate another year of achievement, effort and resilience at this year’s Presentation evening. In addition to awards for subject achievement, subject effort, house activity and community contribution; a number of awards are given each year to acknowledge students who have made […]

Determined Learners celebrate with a hearty breakfast.

Mr Benham organised a celebration breakfast for all those year 8 students who were determined learners throughout year 7. These young people are already well along the road to being successful because they are demonstrating the work ethic and behaviour for learning that allows you to face anything new or […]

Headteacher’s Stars of the Week

Joumana, Luke and Isabelle are my stars of the week. Joumana and Isabelle demonstrated a growth mindset and worked in partnership with others during drama classes last week. Mrs Grainger tells me that they were great role models, diligently leading the learning in a variety of different settings, living into […]

Aliens Attack S Block

Year 10 Film Studies students have been designing aliens inspired by the film Attack the Block.  Designs included fire breathing robo-blobs, glow in the dark lizards and morphing wolf-dragon hybrids. The students had to justify the look, movements and sounds made by the aliens to prove they would fit into […]

Celebrating a Year of Community Service

Student Friends of The Earls members celebrated a year of service to the community with a special breakfast in the company of Senior Leaders and School Governors, along with a presentation of certificates and flashes in recognition of their commitment to the school. Student Friends of The Earls support the […]

Senior Master Chef Competition

House events at The Earls are many and varied and the latest event was House Master Chef. It was a wonderful evening of feverish creative activity as the four teams did their very best to provide the judges with food to tickle their fancy. Mr Loveday and Mr Brook (standing in […]

Headteacher’s Stars of the Week

Headteacher’s stars this week are year 7 students Bethany and Lilia who demonstrated excellence in History. They went above and beyond in their timeline homework, showing attention to detail and artistic flair. They received their certificates today and their passes to get them to the front of the lunch queue for a […]

Macmillan Coffee Afternoon Raises over £375

Students and staff joined in a huge ‘Macmillan Bake-Off’ on Friday 28th September, to raise money for this excellent cause. Huge numbers of cakes and gallons of tea and coffee were consumed in Hall A, by an appreciative crowd. Staff ands students were joined by parents for what has now […]