New & noteworthy

Light at the end of the tunnel: Max’s positive message on mental health in the pandemic

05.02.2021

Alumni | Support & guidance

Light at the end of the tunnel: Max’s positive message on mental health in the pandemic

Old Elizabethan Max Hassell gave a virtual talk for senior pupils on his experiences with ADHD, anxiety and depression as the country marked Children’s Mental Health Week. In the lunchtime...

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Home, our refuge from lockdown silence and sadness

03.02.2021

English

Home, our refuge from lockdown silence and sadness

Year 10 boy Arjun Patel has won the plaudits of his teachers for an account of life in lockdown that ends with an unexpectedly positive twist. Arjun was ‘highly commended’...

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Finding le mot juste

02.02.2021

Languages

Finding le mot juste

Linguists from every year took part in a new QE competition named after a well-known literary translator. In the Anthea Bell Translation Competition, the Languages department invited pupils to translate...

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QE’s 39 Oxbridge stars shine in the shutdown

29.01.2021

School performance

QE’s 39 Oxbridge stars shine in the shutdown

As QE focuses on continuing to deliver a first-class education in the midst of a second national lockdown, news that no fewer than 39 pupils have won offers from Oxford...

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Doing what he loves – HOW good is that!

27.01.2021

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

Doing what he loves – HOW good is that!

Frankie Vu (OE) has secured a role as a presenter of the iconic children’s television show, HOW, while also enjoying a new job with Facebook, working in virtual reality. ITV...

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James has perfect formula for success, as sixth-formers shine in Senior Maths Challenge

25.01.2021

Academic enrichment | Maths

James has perfect formula for success, as sixth-formers shine in Senior Maths Challenge

Year 13’s James Tan sealed his long and glittering record of success in Mathematics competitions at QE with a perfect score in this year’s Senior Maths Challenge (SMC). He was...

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Building on Distinction: QE sets out priorities for the next four years in new plan

18.01.2021

School performance

Building on Distinction: QE sets out priorities for the next four years in new plan

Queen Elizabeth’s School today launches Building on Distinction – a detailed plan establishing the School’s priorities for development from 2021 until 2025. The 32-page strategic vision plan redefines the School’s...

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Sounds great! Eeshan and Joel to sing with national choirs following audition success

15.01.2021

Music

Sounds great! Eeshan and Joel to sing with national choirs following audition success

Two QE boys have won prestigious places in national youth choirs after being nominated by the School. Year 9’s Joel Swedensky has been offered a place with the National Youth...

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Success across the board – with youth to the fore in a QE first

13.01.2021

Chess

Success across the board – with youth to the fore in a QE first

Some 76 boys of all ages turned out for QE’s first whole-school chess tournament. The online weekend event brought not only a high turnout, but also some exciting chess played...

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Battling it out in “an immensely worthy cause”

11.01.2021

Charity | Service

Battling it out in “an immensely worthy cause”

Year 7 boys enjoyed the cut and thrust of competition as teams met in a charity quiz, held last term, to raise money for QE’s long-running Sai School Appeal. The...

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Do the Maths! Professor explains the key role of modelling in the fight against Covid-19

08.01.2021

Academic enrichment | Maths

Do the Maths! Professor explains the key role of modelling in the fight against Covid-19

One of the UK’s leading mathematicians explained to QE’s Year 11 how Mathematics is at the forefront of the battle against the coronavirus. In a special lecture delivered via Zoom,...

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New top team for a new year

01.01.2021

House system | Service | Support & guidance

New top team for a new year

Siddhant Kansal takes up the reins from today as QE’s 2021 School Captain, supported by a twelve-strong Senior Prefect Team and more than 100 additional officials and prefects. Siddhant will...

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