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Upper Fourth Visit to Coventry Cathedral

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U4th Students enjoyed an excellent  and visually stimulating visit to Coventry Cathedral. Guides explained how the Cathedral, along with the people of Coventry, had suffered in the blitz on the night of the 14th November 1940. The medieval Cathedral was devastated by fire. The next morning, Provost Howard declared that just as Christ had been crucified and […]

RS Lessons Encourage Girls to be Safe and Knowledgeable about the Dangers of Grooming and Radicalisation

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Dr Aisha Ahmad, Chief Executive of the charity ‘All Sports Women’ and a Muslim herself has led two sessions for L5th girls aimed at raising awareness of the use of social media for grooming and radicalisation. Dr Ahmad focused on so called ‘Jihadi Brides’ from a variety of backgrounds (including a Christian girl) who had […]

RS Department News

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This week L5 girls have been privileged to work with a local Muslim woman to explore perceptions of women in Islam and to explode some of the stereotypes and preconceptions that abound in the media. Dr Aisha Ahmad who is the Chief Executive Officer of the charity ‘All Sports Women’ raised awareness of the assumptions that are […]

STUDENTS MAKE THEIR MARK IN WESTMINSTER!

Number 10 Downing Street is the headquarters and London residence of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

Congratulations to all girls who contributed to the film ‘RS is our right!’ produced by Ronit Prais. Originally compiled to assist Mrs Young in her presentation to an Arts and Humanities Council sponsored event at the University of Birmingham, the film has now been viewed by a wide audience including the likes of Baroness Berridge […]

RS Department Offers Enrichment to Extend Study

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This has been a busy few days for the RS department. Lower Sixth A level students attended a conference in Oxford led by world renowned scholar Dr Peter Vardy, former Vice Principal of Heythrop college of the University of London. The day conference was entitled ‘All you need is Love’ and focused on the Ethics of love, sex and relationships. KEHS […]

Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi

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This week, Lower Sixth A level RS students were privileged to welcome Rabbi Dr Margaret Jacobi of the Birmingham Progressive Synagogue. Rabbi Jacobi initially qualified in Medicine prior to training for the Rabbinate, taking up her position in Birmingham in 1994. The Rabbi answered questions on a range of issues including Progressive views of Israel, the question […]