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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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Roy Giles (OE 1943-51)

17.09.2021

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Roy Giles (OE 1943-51)

The Association is sad to announce the passing of Roy Giles on July 11th in Axminster, Devon at the age of 88. Roy attended the school from 1943 to 1951...

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John Hobson (OE 1943-51)

17.09.2021

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John Hobson (OE 1943-51)

The Association is sad to announce the passing of John Hobson on May 20th in Worthing, Sussex at the age of 88.  John was a pupil at the school from...

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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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Allan Cheason (OE 1966-73)

30.03.2021

Old Elizabethans'

Allan Cheason (OE 1966-73)

The Association is sad to announce the passing of Old Elizabethan Allan Cheason at the age of just 66.  Allan attended Queen Elizabeth’s from 1966 to 1973.

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