New & noteworthy

A winner again! Ashwin’s scores success for QE in global technology competition

21.09.2020

Maths | Physics | STEM | Technology

A winner again! Ashwin’s scores success for QE in global technology competition

Year 11 pupil Ashwin Sridhar has crowned a series of wins in competitions he entered during lockdown with outstanding international success in the prestigious Microsoft Imagine Cup Junior. He was...

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Helping our neighbour in need: QE’s “amazingly varied” talent show raises funds for children’s hospice

18.09.2020

Charity

Helping our neighbour in need: QE’s “amazingly varied” talent show raises funds for children’s hospice

Boys from across QE staged an online talent show to raise funds for the nearby Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice – the School’s main chosen charity of the year. Pupils of...

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Laying foundations for a bright musical future at QE

16.09.2020

FQE | Music | School performance

Laying foundations for a bright musical future at QE

A major milestone in the project to build a new, multi-million pound Music School at Queen Elizabeth’s School’s has been reached, with the first ‘concrete pour’ at the site. Selected...

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From the founding fathers of Economics through feudalism to £50 notes, Ayushman’s essay covers a lot of ground

14.09.2020

Academic enrichment | Economics

From the founding fathers of Economics through feudalism to £50 notes, Ayushman’s essay covers a lot of ground

A Year 13 pupil has been named runner–up in a highly regarded international Economics competition, beating off other participants from around the globe.  Ayushman Mukherjee ranged widely in his entry to the Institute of Economic...

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Surya’s pandemic poem wins place in new book

11.09.2020

Academic enrichment | English | Library & creative writing

Surya’s pandemic poem wins place in new book

A poem by QE pupil Surya Senthilkumar is being published this month in a special anthology created to raise spirits during the coronavirus crisis. Year 8 boy Surya’s poem, The...

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Multi-disciplinary magic helps QE to a top place in international competition

09.09.2020

Academic enrichment | Chemistry | Maths | STEM | Technology

Multi-disciplinary magic helps QE to a top place in international competition

A Year 10 team’s hi-tech lockdown project was placed third in an international competition aimed at stemming the global tide of plastic pollution. The Prata Neptunia team combined their skills...

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Welcome back! A smooth start to the new academic year

04.09.2020

School performance | Support & guidance

Welcome back! A smooth start to the new academic year

Pupils and staff at Queen Elizabeth’s School have made a successful start to the term, taking in their stride extensive measures introduced to keep them safe from the coronavirus. All...

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Ready, steady and good to go!

28.08.2020

School performance

Ready, steady and good to go!

Queen Elizabeth’s School today begins the final countdown to the start of the new academic year next week, when all 1,250 boys will be welcomed on site. The School, which...

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Terrific at the top! Highest grades surge as Queen Elizabeth’s School records a great GCSE performance

20.08.2020

School performance

Terrific at the top! Highest grades surge as Queen Elizabeth’s School records a great GCSE performance

Boys at Queen Elizabeth’s School put in an exceptional performance at GCSE this year, as the results announced today reveal. The proportion of pupils achieving levels 8 and 9 –...

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A glittering end to their schooldays for QE’s golden generation

13.08.2020

School performance

A glittering end to their schooldays for QE’s golden generation

One of the finest year groups ever to study at Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet, today received their A-level results, setting the seal on their glittering record of achievements as senior...

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Eight get gold! QE shines in national Biology contest

07.08.2020

Academic enrichment | Biology

Eight get gold! QE shines in national Biology contest

Eight QE boys have been picked in the top 5% nationally among the thousands who participated in this year’s Intermediate Biology Olympiad. In fact, 51 of the 56 QE boys...

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Keeping poetry in its rightful place at the heart of education

05.08.2020

Academic enrichment | English | Languages | Library & creative writing

Keeping poetry in its rightful place at the heart of education

Old boy and QE poet-in-residence Anthony Anaxagorou has spoken out against this week’s Government announcement that poetry will become optional in next year’s GCSE English examinations. Anthony was quoted by...

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