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Good in a crisis: teacher wins national award for work to help NHS during early days of pandemic

23.09.2021

Charity | Technology

Good in a crisis: teacher wins national award for work to help NHS during early days of pandemic

QE’s Head of Technology, Michael Noonan, has won a special award for his work in co-ordinating the production of PPE for the NHS as coronavirus first swept the country. Mr...

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New research underlines QE’s glittering record in winning places at Oxford and Cambridge

20.09.2021

School performance

New research underlines QE’s glittering record in winning places at Oxford and Cambridge

A new analysis of the performance of top schools published by The Spectator magazine further highlights just how successful QE pupils are in securing Oxbridge places. In the magazine’s table,...

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Preventing tragedy: learning the lessons of Romeo and Juliet

13.09.2021

Academic enrichment | Drama | English | Trips

Preventing tragedy: learning the lessons of Romeo and Juliet

Year 11 boys had the chance to see one of their GCSE English Literature texts brought to life when they went to The Globe Theatre to watch an “exceptional production”...

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“Go with your heart”: Ed’s career advice after half a century at the forefront of the battle to protect the environment

09.09.2021

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

“Go with your heart”: Ed’s career advice after half a century at the forefront of the battle to protect the environment

As an academic scientist and a world-renowned first responder to oil spills, Ed Owens has had a more varied life than most – and certainly one with more than its...

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Meet the innovators: QE pupils excel in technology competitions

02.09.2021

Academic enrichment | Technology

Meet the innovators: QE pupils excel in technology competitions

No fewer than nine teams took part in the robotics world finals as the Technology department recorded achievement after achievement in a Summer Term to remember. Building on QE’s strong...

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Cashing in: essay on the future of money wins national journalism prize

30.08.2021

Academic enrichment | Economics

Cashing in: essay on the future of money wins national journalism prize

Mukund Soni (starting Year 12) took first prize in the national Young Financial Journalist Competition with his impressive analysis of the decline of cash. His carefully researched essay beat hundreds...

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More power to their elbows! Year 11 boys win national technology competition with eco-friendly device

23.08.2021

STEM | Technology

More power to their elbows! Year 11 boys win national technology competition with eco-friendly device

A pair of Year 11 pupils’ design for a hi-tech, small-scale solution to the problem of faltering power supplies in developing countries won first prize in a national competition. Anubhav...

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Unwavering determination: QE boys reap the rewards of staying focused in tough times with a superb set of GCSE results

12.08.2021

School performance

Unwavering determination: QE boys reap the rewards of staying focused in tough times with a superb set of GCSE results

Year 11 pupils at Queen Elizabeth’s School today celebrated a very strong set of results, continuing a long pattern of outstanding success at GCSE. In spite of the disruption caused...

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Bright and exciting futures beckon for QE’s pandemic-era A-level students

10.08.2021

School performance

Bright and exciting futures beckon for QE’s pandemic-era A-level students

Queen Elizabeth’s School Year 13 pupils were today basking in the brilliance of outstanding A-level results that will propel them into top degree courses at world-leading universities. In a second...

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Out of the ordinary

05.08.2021

Academic enrichment | Arts | Drama | Music | STEM

Out of the ordinary

Boys from Years 7–10 relished the opportunities offered to them during Enrichment Week 2021, when all four year groups were given a day off from their normal lesson timetables. From...

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Hi-tech help for NHS heroes recognised with award from Lord Mayor

02.08.2021

Service | Technology

Hi-tech help for NHS heroes recognised with award from Lord Mayor

Sixth-former Ukendar Vadivel has won an award from the Lord Mayor of London for his innovative work producing face shields for the NHS during last year’s lockdown. He worked closely...

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A strong season, with plenty of promise for the future

30.07.2021

Sport

A strong season, with plenty of promise for the future

The School’s 2021 return to cricket brought a glittering county cup run for one team and the best performance in decades by an individual batsman. After last year’s Summer Term...

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