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Mathematically minded

07.07.2008

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Mathematically minded

QE boys have excelled this year in the various UK Mathematics Trust Maths Challenges. In the Junior Challenge, 211 boys from Years 7 and 8 took part, with 71 receiving...

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Hired and Fired – The Apprentices 2008

07.07.2008

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Hired and Fired – The Apprentices 2008

All 180 boys in Year 9 spent a day off time-table near the end of term to take part in an exciting careers advice event based on the BBC’s The...

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The economist

07.07.2008

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The economist

Year 12 student Promit Anwar has been shortlisted for the Royal Economics Society’s Young Economist of the Year essay competition with an essay on the subject of ‘A global banknote’....

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Fete Accomplished: Fun, food and fund-raising success

04.07.2008

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Fete Accomplished: Fun, food and fund-raising success

Founder’s Day is always one of the highlights of Queen Elizabeth’s School’s year – and the 2008 event was no exception, in spite of the inclement weather. The Founder’s Day...

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Making the right moves

04.07.2008

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Making the right moves

Queen Elizabeth’s School has further demonstrated its strength in chess, with boys participating in regional, national and international competitions this term. Two QE boys were this month taking part in the...

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Sharing our musical expertise

04.07.2008

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Sharing our musical expertise

QE, which has Specialist Music College status, is to extend its programme allowing students from partner schools to learn an instrument at no cost. All the spaces for September were...

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Design & Technology news

03.07.2008

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Design & Technology news

Pupil Prasana Uthayakumar is high on the reserve list for an Arkwright Scholarship – a scheme under which successful scholars are sponsored for their Sixth Form studies by a leading...

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Science highlights

03.07.2008

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Science highlights

Out of ten Year 13 QE entrants to the Institute of Biology’s annual Biology Olympiad, two achieved Silver awards, five Bronze, one was Highly Commended and one Commended. Two Year...

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Summer sports

03.07.2008

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Summer sports

Boys in the lower years of the School have been performing strongly on the cricket field this term. At time of writing the U12 and U13 teams have reached the...

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Beyond debate the best

02.07.2008

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Beyond debate the best

Nine boys in Year 13 represented the UK at an International Youth Forum in Istanbul, organised by the European Youth Parliament. They thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to debate with teams...

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QE team are North London’s best

28.06.2008

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QE team are North London’s best

Envisage, one of QE’s 2008 Young Enterprise teams, reached the Pan London Finals of the competition and took the prize for the best presentation. Led by Link teacher Vickash Seeburrun,...

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Student composer of the Year competition

21.06.2008

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Student composer of the Year competition

Sibelius have launched their Student Composer of the Year competition with three varied categories for entries: music for film, contemporary classical and jazz. There are also two age categories: 10...

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