Boy meeting Princess Anne

Jack Meets The Princess Royal

Keen fundraiser, rider and fledgling author, Earls student, Jack Lander, is no stranger to publicity following the publication of his book, ‘Jockey Jack’s Jaunt’. When we last heard, Jack had raised over £35000 for the injured jockeys fund through his sponsored walks, personal appearances and sales of his book. During a […]

Death mask design

Year 8 Death Mask Project

Year 8 students have been working hard on their textiles designs while learning about how people from another culture remember their loved ones who have passed away. The Mexican Day of The Dead, Día de Muertos, is an opportunity to pray for those who have died and to celebrate lives that have […]

Band playing, some music Ians in Santa hats.

Autumn term ends with festive musical delights

The end of the Autumn term is always celebrated in festive style here at The Earls and this year was no exception. Following a thoroughly splendid feast of seasonal music at this year’s Carol Service, held last week at St John the Baptist, Halesowen; students were treated to a selection […]

Screenwriting workshop with Ryan Davis

Year 11 Film Studies students took part in a screenwriting workshop on the last day of term. Screenwriter Ryan Davis talked to them about characterisation, genre and how to get started…by writing lots! Students created some very unusual and imaginative concepts including an animated cartoon about a giraffe and a […]

Christmas card for Prime Minister

On Friday, MP James Morris came into school to present an award to Abigail Palmer for winning his Christmas Card competition. Abi signed the card that James will hand deliver to Teresa May next week. He also presented her with a fabulous copy of her card mounted in a frame […]

Winter Wonderland

As site staff struggle to clear carparks and pathways, following snowfall on site in excess of 20cm, this is what Earls looked like mid afternoon today, Monday 11th December.  

Halesowen’s Christmas Officially Begins

Students from Halesowen Schools gathered together in a festive extravaganza to welcome in the season of good will today, as they were joined by the Mayor and other dignitaries, to officially dedicate the town centre Christmas Tree. All were in good cheer as, following the Mayor’s address, they sang carols […]

Christmas Fair raises £570 for Friends of The Earls

Thanks to the huge generosity of parents and the hard work of many students and staff, last Friday’s Friends of The Earls Christmas Fair raised £570 to support the group’s work. Friends of The Earls holds activities throughout the year in order to raise funds that are used to support […]

Arts Award News

This Friday, we continued looking at Clay Animation and all students had the opportunity to design and create their own clay model so they could get used to working with the clay. Their designs were really creative and unique. We can’t wait to have a ago at animating them into small […]

Year 10 DofE Students Take to The Hills

Year 10 students, who have undertaken to work towards their Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award, applied their newly acquired map reading and compass skills during a visit to The Clent Hills last recently. The award, which involves learning a wide range of skills, including navigation, is invaluable in developing independence, […]

Former Earls Student to Climb Kilimanjaro for Meningitis Research.

In 2018 former earls student Emma Fogarty will be joining with fellow University of Southampton undergraduates to climb 5895m Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak, in the hope of raising much needed funds for Meningitis research. Emma hopes to raise £3400 personally. Anyone wishing to support Emma with a donation can […]

The Great languages Bake Off

Today saw the finals of The Earls’ Languages Faculty Great Languages Bake Off. Students have spent recent weeks developing recipes for cakes, biscuits and cookies, which they thought best represented a chosen language from either French, German or Spanish. Students then had to translate their recipe and cooking method into […]