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Everyone’s a winner: alumni helping QE boys hit the heights

22.07.2022

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Careers | Lower School Science | STEM

Everyone’s a winner: alumni helping QE boys hit the heights

Old Elizabethans helped 50 boys battle it out in a Galactic Challenge at the School that saw all three teams secure multi-billion pound contracts for an imagined settlement in space....

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Bidding farewell to the Class of 2022: QE’s first Valediction ceremony

09.07.2022

Alumni | School performance

Bidding farewell to the Class of 2022: QE’s first Valediction ceremony

This year’s leavers may have missed out on a few things because of the pandemic, but they enjoyed one opportunity not open to their predecessors: their own Valediction ceremony. With...

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Live and in-person! Founder’s Day surpasses all expectations

21.06.2022

Alumni | Charity | House system | Outreach

Live and in-person! Founder’s Day surpasses all expectations

Founder’s Day 2022 has been acclaimed as a resounding success, with large numbers of old boys among the crowds and the entire QE community giving generously, easily outstripping the fundraising...

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Fun, festivity and fund-raising: Founder’s Day 2022

16.06.2022

Alumni | Charity | House system | Outreach

Fun, festivity and fund-raising: Founder’s Day 2022

Opportunity beckons for the QE community to come together to celebrate and to raise funds for future facilities on one of the most important occasions in the School year –...

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Old boy Biyi gets his England call-up, as School announces its rugby stars of the year

09.06.2022

Alumni | Sport

Old boy Biyi gets his England call-up, as School announces its rugby stars of the year

Old Elizabethan rugby professional Biyi Alo has received his call-up to England’s 35-man squad, ahead of this month’s international against the Barbarians and the summer tour to Australia. Biyi (OE...

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Colin Gibbens (OE 1947-53)

09.05.2022

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Colin Gibbens (OE 1947-53)

The Association regrets to announce the passing of Colin Gibbens on April 29th.  Colin was a pupil at Queen Elizabeth’s from 1947 to 1953.

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Robert Thorogood FRICS, FIMgt (OE 1949-54)

09.05.2022

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Robert Thorogood FRICS, FIMgt (OE 1949-54)

The Association is sad to announce the passing, on April 28th of Robert Thorogood.  A pupil of the School from 1949 to 1954 and a strong supporter of the Old...

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Great to have you back!

25.04.2022

Alumni | Careers | Support & guidance

Great to have you back!

Last year’s leavers turned out in force to pass on the benefit of their recent experience to current sixth-formers at QE’s annual University Convention. With the 2021 event moved online...

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MasterChef was “a dream come true”

22.04.2022

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

MasterChef was “a dream come true”

Taking part in the BBC’s MasterChef had long been a dream, yet Old Elizabethan Rishi Nanavati assumed the programme would not be interested in his vegetarian and vegan food. But...

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Putting their foot down: sixth-formers vote to bar non-electric transport in dinner debate

19.04.2022

Alumni | Debating & public speaking

Putting their foot down: sixth-formers vote to bar non-electric transport in dinner debate

Year 13 debaters Ciaran Price and Christan Emmanuel successfully convinced their classmates to keep petrol and diesel-engined vehicles off the roads in the 55th Elizabethan Union Annual Dinner Debate. The...

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Encouraging the economists: alumni trio return to speak to sixth-formers

13.04.2022

Alumni | Economics

Encouraging the economists: alumni trio return to speak to sixth-formers

A trio of Old Elizabethan Economics graduates gave senior pupils interested in following in their footsteps valuable career and life insights in a series of talks. Zainul Jafferji (2000-2007), Zain...

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Andrew Tarry (OE 1955-62)

12.04.2022

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Andrew Tarry (OE 1955-62)

The Association has just recently been advised of the sad passing of Andrew Tarry OE. Andrew was a pupil at the school from 1955 to 1962.

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