New & noteworthy

QE’s Faith Ambassadors and the ‘importance of being religiously literate in our ever-changing world’

23.09.2019

Outreach | Religion & Society

QE’s Faith Ambassadors and the ‘importance of being religiously literate in our ever-changing world’

QE pupils drew praise from faith experts and educationalists alike when they spoke at the launch of Barnet’s new Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education and in presentations to local primary...

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Robotics morning, noon and night!

20.09.2019

Academic enrichment | STEM | Technology

Robotics morning, noon and night!

QE’s new robotics suite is already proving a major hit with the boys, after being opened at the start of term. The dedicated facility in the Technology corridor has been...

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QE Connect launched: strengthening the ‘QE experience’

18.09.2019

Alumni

QE Connect launched: strengthening the ‘QE experience’

QE Connect, a new interactive online platform for alumni and other supporters of the School, has now been launched. A bespoke social and professional network, it helps old boys stay...

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More by judgment than luck: boys try their hand at making money on the markets

16.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Economics

More by judgment than luck: boys try their hand at making money on the markets

Budding traders had the chance to try their hand at playing the markets in a special challenge run by the Economics department. Around 155 boys studying Economics in Year 11...

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Vaibhav’s winning way with words

13.09.2019

English | Library & creative writing

Vaibhav’s winning way with words

Year 8 pupil Vaibhav Gaddi is winning plaudits beyond QE with his creative writing: he has won a certificate from national competition judges and has had a short story published...

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Aeroball, Arromanches, animals and ‘animateurs’: a varied programme in Normandy as boys throw themselves into learning French

11.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Languages | Trips

Aeroball, Arromanches, animals and ‘animateurs’: a varied programme in Normandy as boys throw themselves into learning French

Boys from both ends of the School were plunged into intensive language-learning during a week at a château in Normandy. Forty of last year’s Year 7 pupils enjoyed a range...

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Beach boys win architectural modelling competition

09.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Arts

Beach boys win architectural modelling competition

A contemporary take on a beach house took first prize in a Year 10 competition overseen by Cambridge Architecture student Danny Martin. Old Elizabethan Danny, who has completed his second...

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Fair shares: Pearce take main prize while Broughton win poster award in Year 7 Mathematics competition

06.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Maths

Fair shares: Pearce take main prize while Broughton win poster award in Year 7 Mathematics competition

QE’s youngest boys had to combine individual talent and good teamwork to succeed in the inter-House Year 7 Maths Fair at the end of the summer term. Inspired by the...

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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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