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Mix of work and play makes for memorable German exchanges

15.07.2008

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Mix of work and play makes for memorable German exchanges

QE boys mixed work and pleasure on two German exchanges, where they had the opportunity to develop friendships and improve their language skills. Twenty students from Years 9 and 10...

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Junior Awards: Celebrating individual excellence

15.07.2008

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Junior Awards: Celebrating individual excellence

Headmaster John Marincowitz gave the audience an insight into the secret of QE prizewinners’ success at the School’s Junior Awards Day. “We recognise that achievement at this level is not...

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It all adds up to success in the Olympiad

15.07.2008

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It all adds up to success in the Olympiad

QE boys have achieved considerable success in the prestigious national Junior Mathematical Olympiad, winning a string of certificates and medals. The Olympiad is the follow-on round to the United Kingdom...

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Football tournament helps charity achieve its goals

15.07.2008

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Football tournament helps charity achieve its goals

Two Year 7 boys organised a five-a-side football inter-house tournament for charity. Kiran Modi, of 7B, and Rushil Sajip, of 7H, raised £457.26 for Save the Children, which was presented to...

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Making their mark in direct marketing

07.07.2008

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Making their mark in direct marketing

Four Year 10 Business Studies teams have won awards in the 2008 Young Direct Marketing Awards after beating off tough competition from more than 170 school teams from across the...

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Posting a win

07.07.2008

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Posting a win

Year 7 pupil Dhruv Nanavati won first prize in an art competition run by The Spires shopping centre and the Barnet and Potters Bar Times. Dhruv had to design a...

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OE news: Joe on the Road

07.07.2008

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OE news: Joe on the Road

The School welcomes news of Old Elizabethans, including those taking “gap years”. One such is Joe Sheffer whose year includes a motorbike journey through Europe and the Middle East towards...

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Learning through looking

07.07.2008

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Learning through looking

Two history trips this term brought to life very different aspects of the past two centuries. An overnight trip took 45 Year 9 boys to the First World War battlefields...

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Boiler team radiate success

07.07.2008

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Boiler team radiate success

Four QE pupils have successfully completed this year’s Engineering Education Scheme. Jonathan Daniels, Patrick McHugh, Theepan Saravanpavan and Kelvin Chan worked with the housebuilder and regeneration specialist, Lovell, to design...

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Hindu Temple visit

07.07.2008

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Hindu Temple visit

All Year 7 boys visited Bhaktivedanta Manor in Aldenham, the largest Hindu temple outside India, to experience the culture of Hinduism. The boys enjoyed bullock cart rides aound the grounds,...

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Competition win funds new eco garden

07.07.2008

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Competition win funds new eco garden

Year 13 pupil Akhil Amlani has chosen to create an Environmental Awareness Garden at the School with £1,000 awarded to him as part of his prize for winning the London...

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Valete

07.07.2008

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Valete

Thanks and best wishes go to all staff leaving QE at the end of this academic year, but the retirement of Malcolm Lee merits a special mention. Mr Lee has...

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