New & noteworthy

Celebrating the revival of clubs at QE

11.12.2020

Academic enrichment

Celebrating the revival of clubs at QE

It took a little time to get to grips with the complications of year-group bubbles, staggered lunchtimes and other coronavirus-related restrictions, but QE’s clubs have been firmly back in action...

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Equipping pupils for an uncertain post-Covid careers market

09.12.2020

Careers

Equipping pupils for an uncertain post-Covid careers market

While coronavirus restrictions have forced the cancellation of the School’s normal Year 11 Careers Convention, QE has ensured boys do not miss out in this challenging time by giving them...

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Hamlet in the house: boys treasure opportunity to enjoy live drama during lockdown

07.12.2020

Academic enrichment | Drama

Hamlet in the house: boys treasure opportunity to enjoy live drama during lockdown

With theatres across the land closed because of Covid-19, QE boys revelled in a rare chance to see live drama as part of this year’s Shakespeare Schools Festival. Year 9...

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To the curriculum and beyond!

03.12.2020

Academic enrichment | Biology | Chemistry | Geography | Technology

To the curriculum and beyond!

Experts have been helping QE A-level students see the exciting topical applications of their subjects in the real world in a series of lectures streamed into the School. Sixth-formers have...

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QE’s “remarkable consistency” saluted as it is crowned Parent Power’s leading state school

30.11.2020

School performance

QE’s “remarkable consistency” saluted as it is crowned Parent Power’s leading state school

Queen Elizabeth’s School once again heads the influential Sunday Times Parent Power survey as the country’s top state school. As Alastair McCall, editor of Parent Power, points out, QE has...

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Safeguarding planet earth: QE signs up for eco network, as boys join youth summit and appeal to international leaders’ group on climate change

26.11.2020

Academic enrichment

Safeguarding planet earth: QE signs up for eco network, as boys join youth summit and appeal to international leaders’ group on climate change

Queen Elizabeth’s School has joined the London Schools Eco Network – and a sixth-former has already played a leading role in supporting its work with his contributions to this month’s...

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Pushing the conversation: alumni speak on LGBTQ+ issues and their experiences on International Men’s Day

23.11.2020

Alumni | Support & guidance

Pushing the conversation: alumni speak on LGBTQ+ issues and their experiences on International Men’s Day

Two Old Elizabethans visited the School in person for a Covid-compliant celebration of International Men’s Day. Jamie Sherman and Arjun Goswami talked about their experiences as members of the LGBTQ+...

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“We knew it was going to happen, but we never did anything about it”: Year 8’s apocalyptic warnings from the future on climate change

20.11.2020

Geography | Library & creative writing

“We knew it was going to happen, but we never did anything about it”: Year 8’s apocalyptic warnings from the future on climate change

Year 8 geographers have been getting creative as they grapple with the possible future effects of unchecked climate change. The boys spent the first half of this term studying the...

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Taking the floor: workshop helps boys learn the basics of public speaking

18.11.2020

Academic enrichment | Debating & public speaking

Taking the floor: workshop helps boys learn the basics of public speaking

Twenty-four boys from Year 10 had the opportunity to learn how to compose a speech from scratch and then deliver it with confidence in front of classmates in a day-long...

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Maintaining the bond between School and home, even during a pandemic

16.11.2020

Support & guidance

Maintaining the bond between School and home, even during a pandemic

With physical meetings ruled out by Covid-19 restrictions, QE turned to technology for its first parental consultation evening of the year. Teachers and the parents of Year 13 pupils were...

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For the fallen: Remembrance Day 2020 at Queen Elizabeth’s School

11.11.2020

CCF | In tribute

For the fallen: Remembrance Day 2020 at Queen Elizabeth’s School

The School observed today’s Armistice Day two-minute silence with a ceremony that was adapted this year because of Covid-19 restrictions. When boys fell silent at 11am on 11th November it...

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“One of the most inspiring learning environments we’ve ever come across”: The Good Schools Guide verdict on QE

09.11.2020

School performance

“One of the most inspiring learning environments we’ve ever come across”: The Good Schools Guide verdict on QE

Queen Elizabeth’s School shines brightly in the latest report by the influential Good Schools Guide, with reviewers praising everything from public examination results – “right in the top branches of...

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