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Nurturing and celebrating success: Senior Awards 2010

26.03.2010

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Nurturing and celebrating success: Senior Awards 2010

More than 120 prizes were awarded during QE’s Senior Awards ceremony, which is a celebration both of individual success and of the meritocratic values of the School. In his welcome,...

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Geography through the window

26.03.2010

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Geography through the window

The quality of entries to this year’s Geography through the window poster competition was outstanding, according to Geography teacher Geraldine Booth. All the Year 7 students took part, producing an...

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From van Gogh to Google

25.03.2010

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From van Gogh to Google

Year 13 pupil Makoto Takahashi has enjoyed a range of artistic opportunities under the Royal Academy Attract Programme. In addition to guided tours of the Premiums and Van Gogh exhibitions...

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Elizabethans receive Gold Awards at St James’s Palace

25.03.2010

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Elizabethans receive Gold Awards at St James’s Palace

Five Elizabethans have received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Awards in two ceremonies at St James’s Palace. Akhil Amlani, Imran Khan, Christopher Brent, Yathushan Sivarajah and Hiten Morar were all...

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Innovative Young Enterprise scheme

18.03.2010

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Innovative Young Enterprise scheme

A Young Enterprise scheme involving Year 10 QE students has found an innovative way to help busy people stay fit. The company, Health4All, has launched a discount card which entitles...

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Harvard bound

15.03.2010

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Harvard bound

Year 13 student Ramsey Kobeissi has accepted the offer of a place at Harvard on its Liberal Arts programme – the first QE boy to win a place at the...

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Gifted children let down by education system – but not at QE

02.03.2010

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Gifted children let down by education system – but not at QE

Queen Elizabeth’s School features prominently in a Financial Times article focusing on gifted children. The feature highlights the fact that 800,000 children nationwide are labelled ‘gifted and talented’. Yet it...

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Double honours for OE music mogul

25.02.2010

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Double honours for OE music mogul

Old Elizabethan Lucian Grange, a leading music industry executive, received his CBE at Buckingham Palace and was then feted at the Brit music awards on the same day. Mr Grainge,...

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Brightest and best – QE boys victorious

27.01.2010

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Brightest and best – QE boys victorious

Three QE pupils have won a national competition which aimed to find the country’s brightest young businesspeople and entrepreneurs. Step into Business is a new competition launched last June by...

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QE pupil among the Mathematics élite

15.01.2010

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QE pupil among the Mathematics élite

Sixth-former Ariel Weiss has been awarded a certificate of distinction in a competition for the country’s top young mathematicians. The certificates are given to the top 25% of entries in...

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Official opening of the Shearly Hall: a ‘wonderful addition’ to QE’s facilities

17.12.2009

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Official opening of the Shearly Hall: a ‘wonderful addition’ to QE’s facilities

Queen Elizabeth’s School’s new Eric Shearly Memorial Hall has been formally opened by Diane Mason, Secretary of the Friends of Queen Elizabeth’s. Mrs Mason, an FQE stalwart and steadfast supporter...

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Art department news

10.12.2009

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Art department news

The end-of-year show featured outstanding work by QE artists – with newly acquired frames to display it. Selected Sixth-Formers have continued with the Royal Academy’s Attract programme. Makoto Takahashi, Benedict...

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