African Dance Workshops

Another amazing day of African Dance Workshops delivered by African cultural specialist and Master Drummer, Steve Blagrove. Students from all years were treated to Steve’s monster African moves and grooves.

Blood Brothers at Cardiff New Theatre

On September 27th Earls’ drama students travelled to Cardiff to enjoy Bill Kenwright’s production of Willy Russell’s acclaimed musical Blood Brothers. The show tells the captivating and moving tale of twins who, separated at birth, grow up on opposite sides of the tracks, only to meet again with fateful consequences. […]

Fresher’s Fair 2017

Year 7 students and their parents had a great opportunity to see what The Earls and some of its many partner organisations had to offer this afternoon, at the 2017 Earls Fresher’s Fair. From rugby to Shakespeare and from chess to journalism, the range of opportunities for our newest students […]

Results are in!

Today, along with 16 year olds across the country, the young people of The Earls High School have been receiving their GCSE results. Amidst lots of excitement along with every other parent and student receiving results today, there has been some trepidation surrounding the new exam grading in English and […]

Head Boy and Head Girl Election Results

After receiving written applications, conducting interviews, shortlisting twelve candidates and listening to each of them present their ideas to an audience of forty members of staff in Hall A, students and staff were given the opportunity to vote for their choice for next year’s Head Boy and Head Girl. For […]

Art, Design and Technology Exhibition 2017

Visitors to Tech Block will be wowed by the display of stunning work that is on show until the end of the school year. Examples, a few included below, of work from all areas of the Faculty are on display and show skills from painting and drawing to cabinet making, […]

House Drama Competition 2017

Lower school teams from each of the four houses battled it out in true Thespian style on Thursday 13th June, in order to impress a panel of judges, in the hope of winning this year’s House Drama Competition. All four teams had to devise a piece around the theme of […]

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 […]