Alumni News

Teacher, Governor and Trustee who “leaves a wonderful legacy”: Sid Clark (1933-2021)

24.11.2021

Alumni | In tribute | School performance | Service

Teacher, Governor and Trustee who “leaves a wonderful legacy”: Sid Clark (1933-2021)

Leading figures from the QE community today paid tribute to Sid Clark, an important figure at the School for half a century, who died this week. Appointed as a Chemistry...

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Elizabethans for life! Spanning the generations at annual alumni dinner

23.11.2021

Alumni | Old Elizabethans'

Elizabethans for life! Spanning the generations at annual alumni dinner

Elizabethans from every decade from the 1940s through to the 2020s turned out to the 125th Old Elizabethans Association Annual Dinner. With 76 in attendance, the event in the Main...

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“A massive honour”: Samuel named among Top 150 Future Leaders

08.11.2021

Alumni

“A massive honour”: Samuel named among Top 150 Future Leaders

2018 leaver Samuel Akpan has been named in Future Leaders magazine’s Top 150 list for 2021–2022. Samuel, who graduated in Politics & International Studies from Warwick this year, has already...

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“In proud and loving memory”: centenary ceremony remembers QE’s war dead

08.10.2021

Alumni | Service

“In proud and loving memory”: centenary ceremony remembers QE’s war dead

Today, on the 100th anniversary of the dedication of QE’s World War I memorial, the 2021 School Captain laid a poppy wreath on behalf of current pupils to remember the...

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Showing their true colours

29.09.2021

Alumni | Sport

Showing their true colours

Thirty-five years after leaving QE, a group of rugby-loving Elizabethans returned to the School on a specially arranged visit that included an opportunity to see the current First XV in...

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“Go with your heart”: Ed’s career advice after half a century at the forefront of the battle to protect the environment

09.09.2021

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

“Go with your heart”: Ed’s career advice after half a century at the forefront of the battle to protect the environment

As an academic scientist and a world-renowned first responder to oil spills, Ed Owens has had a more varied life than most – and certainly one with more than its...

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Mind how you go! Boys step out on sponsored charity walk

20.07.2021

Alumni | Charity

Mind how you go! Boys step out on sponsored charity walk

Pupils headed off into the countryside on a 10km walk and raised more than £4,500 for QE’s long-running Indian charity appeal and for the Piano Fund. Torrential downpours forced a...

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Young Enterprise team wins award for their eco product

06.07.2021

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Trips

Young Enterprise team wins award for their eco product

QE’s Young Enterprise team won an Innovation Award after impressing judges at a trade fair with their eco-friendly phone cases. Adjudicators at the Young Enterprise Trade Fair at Old Spitalfields...

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Our rich heritage open to all: proudly presenting QE Collections

17.06.2021

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Library & creative writing | Outreach

Our rich heritage open to all: proudly presenting QE Collections

Eighty-nine people joined a special Zoom event held to present QE Collections – Queen Elizabeth’s School’s new fully digitised online set of archives relating to the School and the Barnet...

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At your service: Andrew’s human-centred approach to technology

04.05.2021

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

At your service: Andrew’s human-centred approach to technology

Andrew Kettenis’ work as a digital experience consultant can be both diverse and sometimes high-profile: recent projects have included working on the UK’s vaccine roll-out and providing support for an...

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Take it from us: last year’s leavers give current sixth-formers the benefit of their university experience

16.04.2021

Alumni | Careers | Support & guidance

Take it from us: last year’s leavers give current sixth-formers the benefit of their university experience

QE’s University Convention may have gone online this year because of Covid-19, but the alumni still turned out in numbers to support current Year 12 boys. Well over 50 Old...

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Entrepreneur Akshay named in Forbes 30 Under 30 list

09.04.2021

Alumni

Entrepreneur Akshay named in Forbes 30 Under 30 list

OId Elizabethan Akshay Ruparelia has been named in one of the influential Forbes 30 Under 30 lists, following the success of his online estate agency. Still only 22, Akshay (OE...

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