New & noteworthy

Vaibhav’s winning way with words

13.09.2019

English | Library & creative writing

Vaibhav’s winning way with words

Year 8 pupil Vaibhav Gaddi is winning plaudits beyond QE with his creative writing: he has won a certificate from national competition judges and has had a short story published...

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Aeroball, Arromanches, animals and ‘animateurs’: a varied programme in Normandy as boys throw themselves into learning French

11.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Languages | Trips

Aeroball, Arromanches, animals and ‘animateurs’: a varied programme in Normandy as boys throw themselves into learning French

Boys from both ends of the School were plunged into intensive language-learning during a week at a château in Normandy. Forty of last year’s Year 7 pupils enjoyed a range...

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Beach boys win architectural modelling competition

09.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Arts

Beach boys win architectural modelling competition

A contemporary take on a beach house took first prize in a Year 10 competition overseen by Cambridge Architecture student Danny Martin. Old Elizabethan Danny, who has completed his second...

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Fair shares: Pearce take main prize while Broughton win poster award in Year 7 Mathematics competition

06.09.2019

Academic enrichment | Maths

Fair shares: Pearce take main prize while Broughton win poster award in Year 7 Mathematics competition

QE’s youngest boys had to combine individual talent and good teamwork to succeed in the inter-House Year 7 Maths Fair at the end of the summer term. Inspired by the...

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Fast-tracked: Karan enjoys working on HS2 as his engineering career flourishes

03.09.2019

Alumni

Fast-tracked: Karan enjoys working on HS2 as his engineering career flourishes

Civil engineer Karan Dewnani is relishing being part of one of Europe’s most high-profile projects, while also making time to contribute to society both through his career and through sport....

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Body blows: Year 7 practise percussion without instruments

30.08.2019

Academic enrichment | Music

Body blows: Year 7 practise percussion without instruments

The whole of Year 7 found out more about the amazing musical potential of the human body in a pair of percussion workshops. During the events, organised by the Music...

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Firing up the dragons at STEM day

28.08.2019

Academic enrichment | STEM

Firing up the dragons at STEM day

Year 8 boys combined Mathematics and Science with some exciting new materials to come up with creative solutions to everyday problems. The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) enrichment day...

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Even better than last year! School record extended as almost four out of every five GCSEs taken at QE are awarded top grade

22.08.2019

School performance

Even better than last year! School record extended as almost four out of every five GCSEs taken at QE are awarded top grade

Pupils at Queen Elizabeth’s School have topped last year’s record results with a GCSE performance that saw the proportion of examinations awarded levels 8 & 9 – the equivalent of...

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Reaping the rewards: Queen Elizabeth’s School celebrates A-level success at the highest level

15.08.2019

School performance

Reaping the rewards: Queen Elizabeth’s School celebrates A-level success at the highest level

Boys at Queen Elizabeth’s School have consolidated last year’s record-breaking A-level achievements with another emphatic performance at the very highest grade. In total, 226 A* grades were awarded out of...

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New country, new career: Hadleigh combines a life in IT with his long-standing devotion to service

13.08.2019

Alumni | Service

New country, new career: Hadleigh combines a life in IT with his long-standing devotion to service

Hadleigh Rush’s career has taken him from local charity fund-raising to a key role with software giant VMware, from working in Watford to a new life in the deserts of...

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Stagecraft and witchcraft as boys get to grips with Macbeth

10.08.2019

Academic enrichment | Arts | Drama

Stagecraft and witchcraft as boys get to grips with Macbeth

Year 9 pupils took a trip back in time to the dark days of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at a special Enrichment Day that offered them the chance to engage dramatically and...

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Starring roles: alumni aim to inspire current pupils with a love for space

08.08.2019

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Lower School Science | STEM

Starring roles: alumni aim to inspire current pupils with a love for space

Five veterans of QE’s past national and international successes in space design competitions returned to Barnet to help stage an inter-school Galactic Challenge. Aadil Kara (OE 2010–2017), who has just...

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