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Sing in exultation: carol service a joyous end to 450th anniversary year

23.12.2023

450th anniversary | Music

Sing in exultation: carol service a joyous end to 450th anniversary year

Queen Elizabeth’s School drew its 450th anniversary celebrations to a rousing, festive conclusion with its Service of Nine Lessons and Carols in Chipping Barnet parish church. St John the Baptist...

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QE’s helping hand at Christmas

21.12.2023

Charity | Music

QE’s helping hand at Christmas

Amid all the end-of-term busyness, QE pupils and staff still found time to remember people less fortunate themselves, both locally and further afield. The QE Barbershop group gave their first-ever...

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Out now! QE’s special anniversary video, offering a “great memento of a fabulous year”

18.12.2023

450th anniversary | Alumni

Out now! QE’s special anniversary video, offering a “great memento of a fabulous year”

With just a few days left until the end of Queen Elizabeth’s School’s 450th anniversary year, a special film published today provides an exciting whistlestop tour of the highlights of...

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Discovering the Dudleys: academic sheds light on family with huge significance for QE – and for the nation, too

15.12.2023

450th anniversary | History | Lecture Programme

Discovering the Dudleys: academic sheds light on family with huge significance for QE – and for the nation, too

In one of the final special activities for QE’s 450th anniversary year, historian Joanne Paul delivered a talk on the family of Robert Dudley – a figure of enormous importance...

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Speaking truth to power: pupil’s climate change plea displayed on London mural as world leaders meet for COP28

08.12.2023

Academic enrichment | Arts

Speaking truth to power: pupil’s climate change plea displayed on London mural as world leaders meet for COP28

Year 8 pupil’s Aaryan Prabhaker’s entry in a climate art competition run by Imperial College London has been transformed into a mural on display close to the revamped Battersea Power...

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Diverse musical excellence and well-earned awards at Winter Concert

06.12.2023

Music | Service

Diverse musical excellence and well-earned awards at Winter Concert

The Winter Concert brought entertainment across an array of genres with just one common factor – the high degree of musicianship on display. The Shearly Hall was packed to the...

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Consistently at the top: another accolade for QE in national survey of academic performance

03.12.2023

School performance

Consistently at the top: another accolade for QE in national survey of academic performance

Queen Elizabeth’s School has further cemented its reputation for achieving the very highest levels of academic performance, taking second place in the annual Sunday Times Parent Power league table. QE...

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“For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo”: QE actors bring Shakespeare’s tragedy to life

01.12.2023

Academic enrichment | Drama | Trips

“For never was a story of more woe than this of Juliet and her Romeo”: QE actors bring Shakespeare’s tragedy to life

QE’s production at this year’s Shakespeare Schools Festival was uncompromising and unflinching in its depiction of the brutal feud between the Montague and Capulet families that is at the heart...

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Stayin’ alive…and saving lives

30.11.2023

Service | Support & guidance

Stayin’ alive…and saving lives

Year 12 St John Ambulance volunteer Jason Tao and a team of senior pupils demonstrated to other Elizabethans how they could save lives in a special lunchtime event open to...

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Look of success! QE boys’ eyes on national finals following victory in regional round of prestigious Chemistry competition

27.11.2023

Academic enrichment | Chemistry | Lower School Science

Look of success! QE boys’ eyes on national finals following victory in regional round of prestigious Chemistry competition

A QE team will go to the national finals of a Royal Society of Chemistry competition after beating off fierce competition to win their regional heat. Team 38 (pictured top)...

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Record numbers turn out for 450th anniversary Old Elizabethans Annual Reunion Dinner

22.11.2023

450th anniversary | Alumni

Record numbers turn out for 450th anniversary Old Elizabethans Annual Reunion Dinner

Guests at this year’s QE alumni dinner enjoyed a new, more relaxed approach to the occasion, while also making the most of a few additional activities during the evening. Always...

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Hearing from Heseltine: grandee’s insights from the heart of British politics

17.11.2023

Academic enrichment | Lecture Programme | Politics

Hearing from Heseltine: grandee’s insights from the heart of British politics

Former Deputy Prime Minister Lord Michael Heseltine delivered a lunchtime lecture giving an insider’s view of the key characters and issues that have shaped modern British politics. The Conservative politician,...

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