New & noteworthy

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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Founder’s Day: a fitting celebration for the whole Elizabethan community

18.06.2019

Alumni | FQE

Founder’s Day: a fitting celebration for the whole Elizabethan community

Formality and fun came together on Founder’s Day to create a fitting 446th anniversary for Queen Elizabeth’s School. Pupils, old boys, parents, staff and many other supporters of the School...

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Getting off to the right start: transition days help incoming pupils find their feet

13.06.2019

Support & guidance

Getting off to the right start: transition days help incoming pupils find their feet

Existing pupils and staff gave the incoming cohort of boys for September 2019 the warmest of welcomes as part of QE’s programme to facilitate the transition to senior school. The...

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Tourists’ triple triumphs in Dutch rugby festival

11.06.2019

Sport | tours

Tourists’ triple triumphs in Dutch rugby festival

Year 9 boys enjoyed a successful trip to Amsterdam for one of Europe’s largest youth rugby tournaments, where they took on club sides from the UK and the Netherlands alike....

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New QE Music School to go ahead after Government approves funding

07.06.2019

Music

New QE Music School to go ahead after Government approves funding

Work on a state-of-the-art new Music School will begin this summer, following Department for Education approval of QE’s funding application. The multi-million pound project can now be brought forward, enabling...

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Sixth-former’s video wins runner-up prize in national Economics competition

05.06.2019

Academic enrichment | Economics

Sixth-former’s video wins runner-up prize in national Economics competition

Year 12’s Karanvir Singh Kumar has been named as one of three runners-up in a national schools competition run by economists seeking to challenge conventional thinking in the discipline. His...

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