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From ‘maids-a-milking’ to Mandelbrot, Mathematics lectures interest and inspire

31.12.2018

Academic enrichment | Maths

From ‘maids-a-milking’ to Mandelbrot, Mathematics lectures interest and inspire

Speakers at the Maths in Action lectures introduced Sixth Form mathematicians to aspects of the subjects not necessarily covered in the A-level syllabus – and even enlisted the seasonal help...

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The ‘blast of war’ blows again: QE draws national attention in Shakespeare Schools Festival

28.12.2018

Drama

The ‘blast of war’ blows again: QE draws national attention in Shakespeare Schools Festival

While the School’s actors impressed their local audience as they took on Henry V for a second consecutive year, at a national level the Shakespeare Schools Festival also turned the...

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Confident, capable and with buckets of enthusiasm! A QE first as sixth-formers head to New York for top legal competition

27.12.2018

Academic enrichment | Careers | Trips

Confident, capable and with buckets of enthusiasm! A QE first as sixth-formers head to New York for top legal competition

For the first time ever, a QE team qualified for the prestigious Empire Mock Trial competition in New York, where they pitted their legal knowledge and courtroom acumen against some...

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Mixing business and pleasure: Young Enterprise team’s market research at the Christmas fair

26.12.2018

Academic enrichment

Mixing business and pleasure: Young Enterprise team’s market research at the Christmas fair

QE’s Young Enterprise group combined fun competitions and festive sales with some serious market research when they took part in Barnet Christmas Fayre. The Year 10 boys participated in the...

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Christmas festivities and the season of goodwill at Queen Elizabeth’s School

24.12.2018

Alumni Events | Charity | Music

Christmas festivities and the season of goodwill at Queen Elizabeth’s School

Festive traditions taking in church, charity and Christmas lunch helped bring the Autumn Term to a suitably seasonal end. The Service of Nine Lessons & Carols at Chipping Barnet Parish...

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Potential high-flier wins sought-after scholarship

21.12.2018

Academic enrichment | Careers | Technology

Potential high-flier wins sought-after scholarship

Sixth-former Dylan Vekaria has been awarded a prestigious engineering scholarship with the RAF after successfully negotiating a rigorous selection progress. Year 12’s Dylan received his Arkwright Engineering Scholarship, which is...

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A place at the top table: young chemists’ training is catalyst for success as they qualify for national final

20.12.2018

Academic enrichment | Chemistry | Lower School Science

A place at the top table: young chemists’ training is catalyst for success as they qualify for national final

A QE team has reached the national final of the prestigious Top of the Bench chemistry competition after winning their regional round. Amogh Bhartia and Heemy Kalam, of Year 9,...

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Music and mince pies make for a Merry Christmas

19.12.2018

Music

Music and mince pies make for a Merry Christmas

It is beginning to look and sound a lot like Christmas at QE…with the School community gathering for the annual Christmas Concert. The event featured a broad range of festive...

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Career choice and diversity: record number of volunteers at convention

18.12.2018

Alumni | Alumni Events | Careers

Career choice and diversity: record number of volunteers at convention

The 2018 Careers Convention set new records, with more than 50 volunteers visiting QE to help Year 11 boys plan their futures. Several visiting experts gave structured presentations, while on...

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Younger boys show their musical mettle

17.12.2018

Music

Younger boys show their musical mettle

Many of QE’s younger musicians performed in a concert entitled The Show Must Go On – the first of the academic year. The Music Department event in the Shearly Hall...

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More boys from QE apply for top graduate-entry jobs than from any other state boys’ school, research reveals

14.12.2018

Careers | School performance

More boys from QE apply for top graduate-entry jobs than from any other state boys’ school, research reveals

QE boys submit more applications to leading law, finance and management firms than pupils at any other state boys’ school, according to new research. Specialist recruitment consultancy Rare examined the...

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Friends’ first Christmas Fayre draws the crowds

13.12.2018

FQE

Friends’ first Christmas Fayre draws the crowds

The inaugural Christmas Gift Fayre run by The Friends of Queen Elizabeth’s successfully got QE’s 2018 festive season off to an early start. With almost 30 stalls selling an immensely...

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