will now be sharing the secrets of its success after becoming the only independent school in the country to be awarded teaching school status earlier this month.
Twins Aarti and Jyoti Sehdev had three A* and eight As between them and are the last of a family of four girls to attend KEHS
Helping Sally to launch Recipes for Success was Ann Tonks, managing director of Opus restaurant in Birmingham, and KEHS
was named the top performing independent girls' school in the country by The Independent newspaper's recently published table of A Level results.
King Edward's High School for Girls, our sister school, makes a similar investment and has a similar commitment and there are hundreds of independent schools like King Edward's and KEHS
, particularly the major schools of the great cities, that are doing the same.
Sarah Evans has been Principal at KEHS
since 1996 and her dedication and commitment to the school has ensured its reputation for academic excellence is second to none.
She has twice led KEHS
teams to the National finals of the prestigious Schools Maths Challenge, represents the West Midlands at hockey and is a talented pianist.
choir boasts several members of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain and their main soloist Alice Halstead, 16, was the BBC's Young Chorister of the Year in 2008.
And although she is now full-time at KEHS
, she also works with players from King Edward's, Handsworth Girls after school.
41 per cent of all exams (excluding general studies), achieving Grade A*, but it's the holistic approach to education at the heart of KEHS
which sets its girls apart from their contemporaries.
A KES pupil is a member of the National Youth Orchestra and Dancey's proudest moment this year was not produced in the classroom but came when KES and its girls' school neighbour, KEHS
, staged a joint concert to mark the 450th anniversary and the school's symphony orchestra backed pianist Peter Donohoe playing Rachmaninov.
She said: "As part of the KEHS
Creative Living course, lower fourth girls take part in four weeks of fashion design entitled Remake, Remodel.