New & noteworthy

‘Meditate and do something productive’: sounding out career plans

07.10.2019

Alumni | Careers | Music

‘Meditate and do something productive’: sounding out career plans

Countless hours spent jamming with friends in the Music block at QE sowed the seeds of Sergio Ronchetti’s career as a composer and sound designer for video games and films....

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White-collar crime, marathons and meeting old classmates

04.10.2019

Alumni

White-collar crime, marathons and meeting old classmates

Right from the start, Joshua Domb’s professional life had its fair share of excitement! Just a few months after leaving QE, Josh found himself working at an investment bank and...

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From worrier to warrior: fashion entrepreneur speaks to sixth-formers on his mental health battle

02.10.2019

Lecture Programme | Support & guidance

From worrier to warrior: fashion entrepreneur speaks to sixth-formers on his mental health battle

A campaigner addressed sixth-formers about his own mental health journey and told how it inspired him to start a socially conscious fashion business. George Hodgson, founder of the successful Maison...

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“You need a strong mind to get over the steep hills”

30.09.2019

Charity

“You need a strong mind to get over the steep hills”

Sixth-former Mahdi Dhirani successfully undertook the longest bike ride of his life to raise money for an international charity. Together with 35 other cyclists from his local community centre, Mahdi...

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QE’s Faith Ambassadors and the ‘importance of being religiously literate in our ever-changing world’

23.09.2019

Outreach | Religion & Society

QE’s Faith Ambassadors and the ‘importance of being religiously literate in our ever-changing world’

QE pupils drew praise from faith experts and educationalists alike when they spoke at the launch of Barnet’s new Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education and in presentations to local primary...

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Robotics morning, noon and night!

20.09.2019

Academic enrichment | STEM | Technology

Robotics morning, noon and night!

QE’s new robotics suite is already proving a major hit with the boys, after being opened at the start of term. The dedicated facility in the Technology corridor has been...

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QE Connect launched: strengthening the ‘QE experience’

18.09.2019

Alumni

QE Connect launched: strengthening the ‘QE experience’

QE Connect, a new interactive online platform for alumni and other supporters of the School, has now been launched. A bespoke social and professional network, it helps old boys stay...

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More by judgment than luck: boys try their hand at making money on the markets

16.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Economics

More by judgment than luck: boys try their hand at making money on the markets

Budding traders had the chance to try their hand at playing the markets in a special challenge run by the Economics department. Around 155 boys studying Economics in Year 11...

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Vaibhav’s winning way with words

13.09.2019

English | Library & creative writing

Vaibhav’s winning way with words

Year 8 pupil Vaibhav Gaddi is winning plaudits beyond QE with his creative writing: he has won a certificate from national competition judges and has had a short story published...

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Aeroball, Arromanches, animals and ‘animateurs’: a varied programme in Normandy as boys throw themselves into learning French

11.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Languages | Trips

Aeroball, Arromanches, animals and ‘animateurs’: a varied programme in Normandy as boys throw themselves into learning French

Boys from both ends of the School were plunged into intensive language-learning during a week at a château in Normandy. Forty of last year’s Year 7 pupils enjoyed a range...

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Beach boys win architectural modelling competition

09.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Arts

Beach boys win architectural modelling competition

A contemporary take on a beach house took first prize in a Year 10 competition overseen by Cambridge Architecture student Danny Martin. Old Elizabethan Danny, who has completed his second...

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Fair shares: Pearce take main prize while Broughton win poster award in Year 7 Mathematics competition

06.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Maths

Fair shares: Pearce take main prize while Broughton win poster award in Year 7 Mathematics competition

QE’s youngest boys had to combine individual talent and good teamwork to succeed in the inter-House Year 7 Maths Fair at the end of the summer term. Inspired by the...

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