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Inspiration and insights at Careers Convention as boys develop the skills they need to reach their goals

06.12.2019

Alumni | Careers

Inspiration and insights at Careers Convention as boys develop the skills they need to reach their goals

There was standing room only in several of the expert talks delivered as part of the 2019 Year 11 Careers Convention. The convention – a major event in the QE...

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Helping the world’s largest online-only grocer sell to other supermarkets

04.12.2019

Alumni

Helping the world’s largest online-only grocer sell to other supermarkets

Ramesh Paripooranananthan’s rather dramatic career change following his solo trip to the Indian sub-continent is, he says, proof of the importance of networking widely and staying flexible in your attitudes....

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Sixth Form symposium: stimulating scholarship through debate

02.12.2019

Academic enrichment | Debating | Symposia

Sixth Form symposium: stimulating scholarship through debate

Tackling topics as diverse as privacy laws, genome-editing and social equality, 50 sixth-formers from QE and North London Collegiate School enjoyed ample opportunity to air and develop their views in...

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Whether it’s Schumann or Metallica, making music makes a difference!

29.11.2019

Music

Whether it’s Schumann or Metallica, making music makes a difference!

The School’s first large-scale concert of the academic year gave the junior ensembles the chance to showcase the repertoire they have been rehearsing since September. In her welcome to the...

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Top again! QE crowned country’s leading state school for second year

24.11.2019

School performance

Top again! QE crowned country’s leading state school for second year

Queen Elizabeth’s School has been named the State School of the Year for the second consecutive year in the Sunday Times’ Parent Power survey. QE leads both the London and...

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Modern setting for an ancient hatred in this year’s Shakespeare Schools Festival

22.11.2019

Drama

Modern setting for an ancient hatred in this year’s Shakespeare Schools Festival

QE’s actors tackled the challenging issues in one of Shakespeare’s most controversial plays head-on in their production of The Merchant of Venice. Shakespeare Schools Festival organisers at Finchley’s Art Depot...

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“Curiosity, ambitious thinking and intellectual risk”: Headmaster Neil Enright explains QE’s vision for free-thinking scholarship at heads’ conference

21.11.2019

Academic enrichment | School performance

“Curiosity, ambitious thinking and intellectual risk”: Headmaster Neil Enright explains QE’s vision for free-thinking scholarship at heads’ conference

Headmaster Neil Enright delivered a speech on QE’s focus on ‘free-thinking scholarship’ to an influential conference of heads from independent schools. Mr Enright was invited as one of a small...

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Celebrating the past, looking to the future: Old Elizabethans Association Dinner 2019

19.11.2019

Alumni

Celebrating the past, looking to the future: Old Elizabethans Association Dinner 2019

Former pupils from across the generations turned out in force for the annual Old Elizabethans Association Dinner, enjoying the opportunity to celebrate with fellow alumni, rekindling past friendships and forging...

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Whys guy: how QE Art teacher Mr Buckeridge changed Jay Shetty’s life

15.11.2019

Alumni | Arts

Whys guy: how QE Art teacher Mr Buckeridge changed Jay Shetty’s life

Old Elizabethan and global internet celebrity Jay Shetty continues to make headlines as he pursues his quest to ‘make wisdom go viral’ – and one of his recent podcast shows...

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Helicopter hero: Old Elizabethan’s medal-winning bravery in the Troubles revealed

12.11.2019

Alumni

Helicopter hero: Old Elizabethan’s medal-winning bravery in the Troubles revealed

The family of Old Elizabethan helicopter pilot Roger Southgate have unearthed details of a heroic flight in hazardous conditions to rescue a comrade during some of the darkest days of...

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Leadership, courage and commitment: reforming Headmaster Eamonn Harris (1984-1999) passes away

07.11.2019

In tribute

Leadership, courage and commitment: reforming Headmaster Eamonn Harris (1984-1999) passes away

Former Headmaster Eamonn Harris, who is widely credited with saving Queen Elizabeth’s from closure and then overseeing its transformation into a successful grammar school, has died. He was 76 and...

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Scope…for free-thinking scholarship at QE

06.11.2019

Academic enrichment | Library & creative writing

Scope…for free-thinking scholarship at QE

Two-and-a-half years after he founded it, sixth-former Ryan Ratnam’s website and online journal has stood the test of time as a platform for young people to write about what really...

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