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Fast-tracked: Karan enjoys working on HS2 as his engineering career flourishes

03.09.2019

Alumni

Fast-tracked: Karan enjoys working on HS2 as his engineering career flourishes

Civil engineer Karan Dewnani is relishing being part of one of Europe’s most high-profile projects, while also making time to contribute to society both through his career and through sport....

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Body blows: Year 7 practise percussion without instruments

30.08.2019

Academic enrichment | Music

Body blows: Year 7 practise percussion without instruments

The whole of Year 7 found out more about the amazing musical potential of the human body in a pair of percussion workshops. During the events, organised by the Music...

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Firing up the dragons at STEM day

28.08.2019

Academic enrichment | STEM

Firing up the dragons at STEM day

Year 8 boys combined Mathematics and Science with some exciting new materials to come up with creative solutions to everyday problems. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) enrichment day...

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Even better than last year! School record extended as almost four out of every five GCSEs taken at QE are awarded top grade

22.08.2019

School performance

Even better than last year! School record extended as almost four out of every five GCSEs taken at QE are awarded top grade

Pupils at Queen Elizabeth’s School have topped last year’s record results with a GCSE performance that saw the proportion of examinations awarded levels 8 & 9 – the equivalent of...

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Reaping the rewards: Queen Elizabeth’s School celebrates A-level success at the highest level

15.08.2019

School performance

Reaping the rewards: Queen Elizabeth’s School celebrates A-level success at the highest level

Boys at Queen Elizabeth’s School have consolidated last year’s record-breaking A-level achievements with another emphatic performance at the very highest grade. In total, 229 A* grades were awarded out of...

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New country, new career: Hadleigh combines a life in IT with his long-standing devotion to service

13.08.2019

Alumni | Service

New country, new career: Hadleigh combines a life in IT with his long-standing devotion to service

Hadleigh Rush’s career has taken him from local charity fund-raising to a key role with software giant VMware, from working in Watford to a new life in the deserts of...

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Stagecraft and witchcraft as boys get to grips with Macbeth

10.08.2019

Academic enrichment | Arts | Drama

Stagecraft and witchcraft as boys get to grips with Macbeth

Year 9 pupils took a trip back in time to the dark days of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at a special Enrichment Day that offered them the chance to engage dramatically and...

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Starring roles: alumni aim to inspire current pupils with a love for space

08.08.2019

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Lower School Science | STEM

Starring roles: alumni aim to inspire current pupils with a love for space

Five veterans of QE’s past national and international successes in space design competitions returned to Barnet to help stage an inter-school Galactic Challenge. Aadil Kara (OE 2010–2017), who has just...

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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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