New & noteworthy

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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Unbeaten in their regular fixtures, U13 cricketers reach final stages of National Cup

08.07.2019

Sport

Unbeaten in their regular fixtures, U13 cricketers reach final stages of National Cup

Year 8’s cricketers topped a highly successful season with a strong run in the Schools’ National Cup – and lost out on a semi-final place by only the narrowest of...

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High-flying drone team wins place in final of international competition

03.07.2019

Academic enrichment | STEM | Technology

High-flying drone team wins place in final of international competition

A QE Sixth Form team competes this week in the finals of a new international STEM education competition after impressing judges with their plans to use technology in the struggle...

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Rainbows and ribbons, PowerPoints and posters: ambassadors embrace special month with Pride

01.07.2019

Support & guidance

Rainbows and ribbons, PowerPoints and posters: ambassadors embrace special month with Pride

From how to support people who are coming out to understanding transgender transitioning, the School’s new Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Ambassadors covered key themes during activities marking Pride month. The...

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Fighting for trans fat-free fast food: team take their case to Whitehall as they hit the campaign trail

28.06.2019

Uncategorized

Fighting for trans fat-free fast food: team take their case to Whitehall as they hit the campaign trail

A group of Year 8 boys are on a mission to get national backing for a campaign to regulate the use of trans fats in takeaway food. They were inspired...

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Among the very best: QE mathematicians perform strongly at national final

26.06.2019

Academic enrichment | Maths

Among the very best: QE mathematicians perform strongly at national final

A QE team came 15th out of 88 national finalists in this year’s Team Maths Challenge, placing them in the top 1% of the many hundreds of schools who originally...

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CSI Barnet! Cutting-edge technology for would-be crime fighters

24.06.2019

Outreach

CSI Barnet! Cutting-edge technology for would-be crime fighters

Budding Sherlocks from seven local primary schools enjoyed the opportunity to use QE’s cutting-edge scientific equipment to unravel a murder mystery set up at the School. More than 30 Year...

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Mathematics mentors play their part in youngest boys’ golden success in national competition

21.06.2019

Academic enrichment | Maths

Mathematics mentors play their part in youngest boys’ golden success in national competition

This year’s Junior Maths Challenge brought both group and individual success, with the number of pupils taking gold breaking the 200 barrier and one boy winning the Best in School...

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