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Whodunnit? Solving a staff room murder most foul

06.08.2019

Academic enrichment

Whodunnit? Solving a staff room murder most foul

Year 8 boys battled it out in their Houses to solve the mock murder of one of their teachers. After the gruesome discovery of Extra-curricular Enrichment Tutor Keith Bugler’s lifeless...

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Spoken like a champion: sixth-formers win oral presentation prize in international technology competition

02.08.2019

Academic enrichment | STEM | Technology

Spoken like a champion: sixth-formers win oral presentation prize in international technology competition

A QE team impressed the judges with their presentation skills as they explained how their glider drone design could help save black rhinoceroses from extinction. Judges at the live finals...

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Laying down the law

31.07.2019

Academic enrichment

Laying down the law

After a session spent getting to grips with the intricacies of the legislative process, Year 9 boys worked together to devise campaigns aimed at amending fictional Parliamentary bills. As part...

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Birmingham bound! Trio dazzle judges to win place in national finals of Technology competition

29.07.2019

STEM | Technology

Birmingham bound! Trio dazzle judges to win place in national finals of Technology competition

Three Year 9 boys are through to the national finals of the Big Bang competition after their idea for a hi-tech device to replace the white sticks used by the...

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Champions! Broughton are leading House for 2018–19

26.07.2019

Academic enrichment | Charity | Drama | House system | Languages | Music | Service | Sport

Champions! Broughton are leading House for 2018–19

Broughton have been crowned this year’s top House at Queen Elizabeth’s School, following intense competition in fields as diverse as architecture and dodgeball. A strong performance at Sports Day helped...

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Broughton triumph at successful Sports Day

24.07.2019

House system | Sport

Broughton triumph at successful Sports Day

Sports Day 2019 saw boys competing and having fun together, while producing impressive performances in disciplines ranging from hurdles and javelin to rowing and Eton fives. More than 730 boys...

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Small steps and giant leaps: musicians demonstrate their prowess at space-themed concert

20.07.2019

Music

Small steps and giant leaps: musicians demonstrate their prowess at space-themed concert

QE’s younger musicians turned out en masse for the School’s summer concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In a very varied programme that ranged across...

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Thriving in a fast-changing world: Junior Awards 2019

19.07.2019

Alumni | School performance | Support & guidance

Thriving in a fast-changing world: Junior Awards 2019

With more than 100 prizes presented, the Junior Awards Ceremony in the final week of the academic year gave public recognition to the high achievement and outstanding commitment of QE’s...

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Learning more from a master

17.07.2019

Academic enrichment | Arts | Trips

Learning more from a master

Year 8 boys had the chance to see another side of the work of modernist artist Henry Moore on a trip to his former studio and gardens. Not only did...

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Waxing lyrical: debaters impress at European Youth Parliament national finals

15.07.2019

Academic enrichment | Debating

Waxing lyrical: debaters impress at European Youth Parliament national finals

From starting a speech in Shakespearean-style verse to drawing in an audience with intense emotion, QE’s debaters expertly rang the rhetorical changes when they competed at the European Youth Parliament’s...

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Not just about the money: QE boys’ ethical approach and ‘out-of-the-box thinking’ wins trio of prizes in top accountancy competition

12.07.2019

Academic enrichment | Economics

Not just about the money: QE boys’ ethical approach and ‘out-of-the-box thinking’ wins trio of prizes in top accountancy competition

At this year’s final of a prestigious national business and accountancy competition, a QE Sixth Form team picked up prizes for teamwork, integrity and commercial acumen. Karanvir Singh Kumar, Yash...

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Busy as bees! Visiting primary pupils enjoy words and numbers challenge

10.07.2019

English | Maths | Outreach

Busy as bees! Visiting primary pupils enjoy words and numbers challenge

From spelling and writing poetry to solving number and logic puzzles, more than 50 visiting Year 5 pupils faced a busy schedule when they took part in QE’s Primary Challenge...

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