Humanities Day

Partner: Thorns Community College, Brierley Hill
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Academic

A day dedicated to the Humanities with the aim of demonstrating the range of academic disciplines and careers available to young women interested in pursuing Humanities subjects. The event took the form of a series of workshops and talks and included a keynote speech by the explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.


Aims of the project

Edgbasbton High School offered a series of workshops to EHS pupil and state school pupils on or around the subjec fo humanities.

Background and goals

EHS approached a number of state schoosl to see if they would like to join the day.


EHS provided all the facilites and speakers.


This annual subject area day changes focus each year and we will continue to invite neighbouring state schools.

Pupil involvement

This event involved our Year 9 and Year 10 pupils. Pupils from the partner school were from Year 10.

Frequency and duration

Annual subject themed day.