New & noteworthy

Quiz questions and Queen, ribbons and rainbow bracelets: QE’s colourful LGBT History Month

29.02.2024

Partnership | Support & guidance

Quiz questions and Queen, ribbons and rainbow bracelets: QE’s colourful LGBT History Month

QE marked February as LGBT History Month with a series of special assemblies and other events designed to raise awareness of the issues. 2023’s School Captain, Darren Lee, led the...

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Thrills – and not too many spills – on an alpine adventure

26.02.2024

Sport | Trips

Thrills – and not too many spills – on an alpine adventure

With beginners making up at least half the 80-strong party that headed for the French alps, this year’s QE skiing trip was a time to enjoy thrilling new experiences alongside...

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Launching QE’s new pupil-run Science magazine

21.02.2024

Academic enrichment | Economics | History | Politics

Launching QE’s new pupil-run Science magazine

Bioquest, QE’s new, richly illustrated Science journal, features articles covering topics that range from a look at plant communication to an exploration of the eye’s importance in predicting human health....

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Global warming to a theme

05.02.2024

Academic enrichment | Debating & public speaking

Global warming to a theme

Twenty of QE’s youngest boys teamed up with pupils from a leading independent girls’ school to explore the environmental crisis and learn how to persuade others to take action. The...

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World-beating QE team celebrate competition success

01.02.2024

Academic enrichment | Maths

World-beating QE team celebrate competition success

A Year 12 team have been presented with their trophy after seeing off competition from 1,200 teams from Slovenia to Singapore to triumph in the international Ritangle Mathematics competition. The...

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Smashed it! QE shatters previous record, with 62 Oxbridge offers

26.01.2024

Alumni | School performance

Smashed it! QE shatters previous record, with 62 Oxbridge offers

Queen Elizabeth’s School has set a new all-time record for the number of places offered by Oxford and Cambridge universities, with the 2024 figure of 62 offers easily surpassing the...

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Seeing things in the round: geopolitics charity quiz explores global affairs

23.01.2024

Academic enrichment | Charity | Geography

Seeing things in the round: geopolitics charity quiz explores global affairs

The two Year 8 boys behind QE’s Geopolitics Club staged a successful quiz to share their passion with their peers. Ibrahim Syed and Azaan Haque promoted the lunchtime quiz to...

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Multi-tasking Mohith’s public speaking with a twist

19.01.2024

Academic enrichment | Debating & public speaking

Multi-tasking Mohith’s public speaking with a twist

Year 10’s Mohith Sigirisetti was picked as QE’s representative at a regional public-speaking challenge. Mohith won his place in the Barnet final of the Jack Petchey Speak Out Challenge by...

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Science department trialling new education app developed by QE alumni that harnesses the power of AI

11.01.2024

Alumni | Biology | Chemistry | Physics

Science department trialling new education app developed by QE alumni that harnesses the power of AI

Two Old Elizabethan medics are working with the School to trial an innovative education app that uses AI to support both pupils and their teachers. QE contemporaries Kavi Samra and...

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Aiming higher than the summit

06.01.2024

Academic enrichment | Economics | Politics

Aiming higher than the summit

Writers for the latest issue of QE’s Econobethan magazine aim to make sense of complex environmental and economic issues as they look back at the COP28 summit. The pupil-run magazine,...

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Collaboration on location: QE Together support local school

04.01.2024

Academic enrichment | Partnership | Service | Trips

Collaboration on location: QE Together support local school

Members of the QE Together partnership have now begun editing after spending two days filming in a Barnet primary school as part of a community outreach project. A team from...

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QE’s ‘New Year’s honours’: 2024 top team take up their places

02.01.2024

House system | Service

QE’s ‘New Year’s honours’: 2024 top team take up their places

Chanakya Seetharam this week begins his year as the 2024 School Captain, supported by Senior Vice-Captains Saim Khan and Rohan Kumar. The three, who were appointed by Headmaster Neil Enright,...

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