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Doing us proud! QE’s musicians shine in national competition

14.04.2022

Music

Doing us proud! QE’s musicians shine in national competition

After QE hosted the qualifying round of a national chamber music festival – the first competitive event to be held in the new Friends’ Recital Hall – ensembles from the...

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Encouraging the economists: alumni trio return to speak to sixth-formers

13.04.2022

Alumni | Economics

Encouraging the economists: alumni trio return to speak to sixth-formers

A trio of Old Elizabethan Economics graduates gave senior pupils interested in following in their footsteps valuable career and life insights in a series of talks. Zainul Jafferji (2000-2007), Zain...

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Sixth-formers crowned German national debating champions at first attempt

09.04.2022

Languages

Sixth-formers crowned German national debating champions at first attempt

A Year 12 team has taken first prize in a prestigious German-language national debating competition. It is the first time QE has entered this well-established annual event run by the...

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In search of glory! Record ten robotics teams qualify for World Championships

05.04.2022

Academic enrichment | Technology

In search of glory! Record ten robotics teams qualify for World Championships

Ten VEX robotics teams from QE – a School record – have won places at next month’s World Championships in the USA. Their qualification follows a string of mid-season successes,...

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History in the making: sixth-formers hear politicians debate Ukraine on visit to Houses of Parliament

01.04.2022

Politics | Trips

History in the making: sixth-formers hear politicians debate Ukraine on visit to Houses of Parliament

Sixth-formers studying Politics had a ringside seat as the House of Commons debated the war in Ukraine. The 28 A-level students on a visit to Westminster watched as Foreign Secretary...

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Going, going, gone: geographers see for themselves the effects of rapid coastal erosion

30.03.2022

Geography

Going, going, gone: geographers see for themselves the effects of rapid coastal erosion

Sixth-formers observed striking evidence of coastal erosion during a three-day residential trip to Essex. The 20 Year 12 geographers were able to inspect two World War II pillboxes that had...

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QE wins prestigious engineering competition

28.03.2022

STEM | Technology

QE wins prestigious engineering competition

A QE team’s design for a new London railway station with a strong renewable energy focus has won them first prize in a competition run by the Institution of Civil...

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So you want to be an entrepreneur…

25.03.2022

Academic enrichment | Careers

So you want to be an entrepreneur…

Thirty Year 10 pupils learned about both the highs and the lows of entrepreneurship in a “phenomenal” interactive workshop. Their challenge was ostensibly to beat their classmates by building the...

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The beginning of their grand stories? Senior Awards guest speaker urges prize-winners to be “micro-ambitious”, expect the unexpected and take some risks

22.03.2022

Academic enrichment | School performance

The beginning of their grand stories? Senior Awards guest speaker urges prize-winners to be “micro-ambitious”, expect the unexpected and take some risks

The President and Principal of King’s College London had some inspiring and very ‘relatable’ advice for the prize-winners at Senior Awards – one of the highlights of the Queen Elizabeth’s...

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Back in action! After a two-year break, the QE Rugby Sevens make a welcome ‘post-Covid’ return

18.03.2022

Alumni | Alumni Events | Sport

Back in action! After a two-year break, the QE Rugby Sevens make a welcome ‘post-Covid’ return

Teams from across the south of England battled it out in the 46th Queen Elizabeth’s School Sevens Tournament – the first running of the event since 2019. The day brought...

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Break the bias! Marking International Women’s Day at an all-boys school

17.03.2022

Lecture Programme | Support & guidance

Break the bias! Marking International Women’s Day at an all-boys school

Businesswoman, author and coach Gifty Enright explained to sixth-formers how ‘gender bias traps’ blight the world of work – and set out ways in which men can act as allies...

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So without further ado…here are QE’s film awards

15.03.2022

Service | Support & guidance

So without further ado…here are QE’s film awards

With the BAFTAs fresh in everyone’s mind, QE’s stars of the small screen have been picking up their own awards for their work to help fellow pupils. In a first...

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