King Edward VI High School For Girls - Challenge Workshops

Partner: KEHS Primary School Network (2)
Partner type: Community Group
Project category: Academic

KEHS Teaching School has been working with primary schools in and around Birmingham since 2011. Each year we work with over 500 local children providing regular challenge workshops where pupils are able to experience interactive, hands-on activities working in small groups. All of our gifted and talented enrichment sessions are delivered by an experienced team of KEHS staff. Our Challenge Workshops often focus on the core subjects and are aimed at stretching and challenging the most able pupils in Years 4, 5 and 6. Complementing this programme are enrichment classes in music and drama, as well as modern and classical languages. This year we are running two 'Challenge Workshops.' Our Autumn Challenge Workshop takes place on Tuesday 14th November 2017 (10:00am - 12:00pm) and our Summer Challenge Workshop takes place on Friday 29th June 2018 (10:00am - 12:00pm). 

Aims of the project

KIng Edward VI High School for Girls works with 45 state primary schools each year delivering a variety of classes and workshops for Gifted and Talented pupils in maintained primary schools. All of our sessions are delivered by our KEHS teaching staff with support from our Sixth Form students. KEHS is also one of only 3 independent schools to be designated as a Teaching School and as a result we have a comprehensive programme of School to School support; our Challenge Workshops are therefore a key element of our Teaching School work.  


All of our Challenge Workshops take place on our campus in Edgbaston. The workshops are highly interactive and last for approximately two hours.