New & noteworthy

Who ate all the tarts? QE boys know the answer

02.03.2020

Academic enrichment | Maths

Who ate all the tarts? QE boys know the answer

The number of QE pupils receiving top awards in the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge has increased again this year, with one boy achieving a perfect score. The IMC competition, run...

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“Life is messy”: autistic speaker draws some universally applicable lessons from her perspective

28.02.2020

Lecture Programme | Support & guidance

“Life is messy”: autistic speaker draws some universally applicable lessons from her perspective

Award-winning speaker Robyn Steward told Year 10 and 11 boys of how she emerged from years of bullying to become a successful speaker, author, academic researcher and musician. Delivering the...

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Debating the pros and cons of censorship – the noes have it!

26.02.2020

Academic enrichment | Debating | House system

Debating the pros and cons of censorship – the noes have it!

The Year 8 Inter-House Debating Final was won by the finest of margins, following an evenly matched contest between Stapylton and Leicester. After fluent and compelling debate from both sides,...

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“For me, drawing is a reflective process…ambiguous, fragmented and surreal”

20.02.2020

Alumni | Arts

“For me, drawing is a reflective process…ambiguous, fragmented and surreal”

King’s College undergraduate Danny Martin has had his art exhibited in Cambridge for the first time – and now some of his drawings are on display at the Japanese embassy...

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Powerful professional performance helps boys prepare for QE’s own production

18.02.2020

Drama | Trips

Powerful professional performance helps boys prepare for QE’s own production

Members of the cast for QE’s forthcoming 2020 School Play enjoyed the opportunity to see a critically acclaimed London production and to meet both an actor and a stage director....

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Rising to the challenge: imagining a better future against the clock

14.02.2020

Academic enrichment

Rising to the challenge: imagining a better future against the clock

From Harry Potter and major religions to global technology companies, QE pupil Yash Makwana covered them all in a speech – and in less than three minutes, too! Selected from...

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Hot-seating and sword-fighting as a troupe calls

12.02.2020

Academic enrichment | Drama | English

Hot-seating and sword-fighting as a troupe calls

Boys gained an invaluable fresh insight into their GCSE set English texts when a visiting theatre company staged two plays, along with innovative interactive workshops. The Say Two Productions company...

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Leading lights of the charging brigade

10.02.2020

Academic enrichment | Geography | STEM | Technology

Leading lights of the charging brigade

Two QE boys are among the prizewinners in a national competition aimed at finding better designs for electric vehicle charging points. Year 8’s Tharsan Nimalan won a prize in the...

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Skills, thrills and spills as QE hosts its first-ever senior robotics tournament

07.02.2020

Academic enrichment | STEM | Technology

Skills, thrills and spills as QE hosts its first-ever senior robotics tournament

QE attracted a high-class field of some of the best and brightest robotics enthusiasts from London schools when it hosted its VEX EDR senior tournament. Eight awards were on offer...

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One to watch! Magazine shines its spotlight on Abbas as a future leader

03.02.2020

Alumni

One to watch! Magazine shines its spotlight on Abbas as a future leader

Abbas Adejonwo is in the spotlight after being named one of the UK’s most outstanding African and African-Caribbean students. Abbas (OE 2011-2018), who is at Warwick, was named among the...

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Simply epic! Troy exhibition visit brings the legends to life

31.01.2020

Languages | Trips

Simply epic! Troy exhibition visit brings the legends to life

A visit to a critically acclaimed exhibition on Troy at the British Museum helped bring the city’s ancient legends to life for GCSE Latin students. The 33 Year 11 boys...

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Living the dream: Dhruv reflects on winning award in New Year’s Honours

29.01.2020

Alumni

Living the dream: Dhruv reflects on winning award in New Year’s Honours

Old Elizabethan and City lawyer Dhruv Chhatralia has been giving his reaction after receiving a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours. An international mergers and acquisitions lawyer...

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