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More boys from QE apply for top graduate-entry jobs than from any other state boys’ school, research reveals

14.12.2018

Careers | School performance

More boys from QE apply for top graduate-entry jobs than from any other state boys’ school, research reveals

QE boys submit more applications to leading law, finance and management firms than pupils at any other state boys’ school, according to new research. Specialist recruitment consultancy Rare examined the...

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Friends’ first Christmas Fayre draws the crowds

13.12.2018

FQE

Friends’ first Christmas Fayre draws the crowds

The inaugural Christmas Gift Fayre run by The Friends of Queen Elizabeth’s successfully got QE’s 2018 festive season off to an early start. With almost 30 stalls selling an immensely...

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A career that delivers

12.12.2018

Alumni

A career that delivers

Phil Peters is Managing Director of a fast-growing e-commerce business aiming to revolutionise the Chinese food delivery market. Phil (OE 1997–2004) leads a team working to ensure London-based Zing Zing...

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Unscrambling an egg and why nothing is better than the “worst system of government”

07.12.2018

Lecture Programme | Politics

Unscrambling an egg and why nothing is better than the “worst system of government”

It was standing room only in the Conference Centre when Mark D’Arcy, the BBC’s Parliamentary Correspondent, gave a talk to the Politics Society. With boys eager to hear an inside...

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Stand up and stand out: advice to QE’s budding lawyers from old boy

05.12.2018

Alumni | Careers | Lecture Programme

Stand up and stand out: advice to QE’s budding lawyers from old boy

A litigator working at the heart of the UK’s financial regulatory system urged on QE’s aspiring lawyers the importance of a genuine passion for the Law. Those who possess such...

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Under pressure, but now they are the champions: Broughton triumphant in quiz competition

30.11.2018

House system

Under pressure, but now they are the champions: Broughton triumphant in quiz competition

Broughton successfully took on last year’s champions, Stapylton, in the grand final of QIQE to claim the crown in this year’s inter-House quiz. The fiercely fought battle in front of...

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Queen Elizabeth’s School named UK’s top state school in 2018 Sunday Times Parent Power survey

26.11.2018

School performance

Queen Elizabeth’s School named UK’s top state school in 2018 Sunday Times Parent Power survey

Queen Elizabeth’s School has been named the country’s top state school in the influential Sunday Times Parent Power survey. QE overtook the 2017 winners, The Henrietta Barnett School, to head...

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Niam’s cosmic adventure: sixth-former’s medal-winning performance in China as part of UK team in international Olympiad

23.11.2018

Academic enrichment | Physics

Niam’s cosmic adventure: sixth-former’s medal-winning performance in China as part of UK team in international Olympiad

Year 13 pupil Niam Vaishnav won one of the UK’s two silver medals at the International Astronomy and Astrophysics Olympiad in Beijing. His performance during the fiercely fought competition put...

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Wicket-keeper and Scrum Master: Charlie Scutt does what he enjoys

21.11.2018

Alumni | Careers | Geography

Wicket-keeper and Scrum Master: Charlie Scutt does what he enjoys

After graduating from Cambridge in 2013, Charlie Scutt has gone on to build a successful career with a company dedicated to meeting the needs of economic migrants worldwide. Charlie (OE...

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From literature to Theresa May’s Dancing Queen, FQE Quiz tests participants’ knowledge whilst providing fun and food

20.11.2018

FQE

From literature to Theresa May’s Dancing Queen, FQE Quiz tests participants’ knowledge whilst providing fun and food

With questions ranging from “Which part of the body completely renews itself every four days?” * to “George Orwell wrote ‘The Road to Wigan Pier’; on which waterway is the...

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Man of influence – recent graduate’s early experience at the cutting edge of politics

16.11.2018

Alumni | Careers | Economics | Lecture Programme

Man of influence – recent graduate’s early experience at the cutting edge of politics

Only a few short months after starting his job as a Civil Service economist, Old Elizabethan Andrei Sandu was already advising a Government Minister at a European summit, he told...

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Borscht for the boys: pupils sample Russian culture on trip to Moscow and St Petersburg

14.11.2018

History | Politics | Trips

Borscht for the boys: pupils sample Russian culture on trip to Moscow and St Petersburg

Sixth-formers enjoyed some traditional food – as well as plentiful helpings of History and Politics – on their trip to Russia. The party of 30 boys from Years 12 and...

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