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Breadth of Economics highlighted by Year 11 trip

11.12.2008

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Breadth of Economics highlighted by Year 11 trip

Two Year 11 groups learned more about two contrasting parts of their GCSE Economics course on a visit to London. In the first part of the trip, boys visited the...

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Getting the inside story on Obama

11.12.2008

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Getting the inside story on Obama

QE A Level Politics students have been getting behind the headlines surrounding the election of Barack Obama as the next US President. Boys in Year 13 study American politics and...

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Promit is Young Economist of the Year

10.12.2008

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Promit is Young Economist of the Year

Year 13 Economist Promit Anwar is the joint winner of The Royal Economic Society’s Young Economist of the Year Competition 2008. Promit (pictured meeting the Mayor of Barnet, Councillor John Marshall)...

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Expectations high for Sixth Form as students rise to the challenge of a busy term

09.12.2008

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Expectations high for Sixth Form as students rise to the challenge of a busy term

Current Sixth-Formers at QE are well placed to emulate the exceptional academic success of last year’s leavers. The School’s A Level results announced in August 2008 were outstanding, with 84%...

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Around the houses

08.12.2008

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Around the houses

After another year of competitions that saw Underne again come out on top to win the house cup, QE’s thriving house system has this term played a key role in...

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Musical term demonstrates depth and breadth

08.12.2008

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Musical term demonstrates depth and breadth

The strength in depth of music at Queen Elizabeth’s School was amply demonstrated by the House Instrumental Competition this term. A total of 123 performances were adjudicated for the intermediate and senior...

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Education determining their future lives

08.12.2008

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Education determining their future lives

“As a captain is a director of a whole boat, so reason joined with knowledge, is the guide of life.” Plato This term saw the first meeting of the Williams...

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The right moves at Millfield

05.12.2008

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The right moves at Millfield

The School chess team, captained by Year 12 pupil Akshaya Ahuja, produced their best-ever performance to finish as runners-up at the Millfield International Chess Tournament. There were some outstanding individual...

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Year 11 students make their mark

02.12.2008

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Year 11 students make their mark

Year 11 Business Studies students Stefan Chiu, Yau Pui Tsang, Jack Jacobs and Adrian Marioghae secured a place in the regional final of the ‘Make Your Mark Challenge’. The Make...

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Where Elizabethans Dare

02.12.2008

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Where Elizabethans Dare

Four members of staff and 47 Year 12 geographers enjoyed a very successful trip to Eagle’s Nest in the Cevennes National Park in South Central France. The boys carried out...

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QE boys gain 59 certificates in Mathematics competition

02.12.2008

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QE boys gain 59 certificates in Mathematics competition

All Year 12 Mathematics students, as well as nine from Year 13, sat this year’s Senior Maths Challenge run by the UK Mathematics Trust. Of these, nine boys received gold,...

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Engineering news

02.12.2008

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Engineering news

Twenty pupils competed for the four places available in the Engineering Education Scheme. Under the scheme a team of four Sixth-Formers interested in engineering as a potential career will work...

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