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“Keen”, “dedicated” and “an example to all”: Eton Fives players praised after some strong tournament performances

29.11.2021

Sport

“Keen”, “dedicated” and “an example to all”: Eton Fives players praised after some strong tournament performances

QE’s younger Eton Fives players have won plaudits from leading figures in the sport – and enjoyed success on the court ­– after competing against some of the most famous...

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Places of honour: new School Captain and 2022 prefect team named

26.11.2021

School performance | Service

Places of honour: new School Captain and 2022 prefect team named

QE today announced its biggest-ever prefect body – 120 sixth-formers led by the 2022 School Captain, Theo Mama-Kahn. Theo, pictured centre, and his two Senior Vice-Captains, Ansh Jassra (right) and...

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Teacher, Governor and Trustee who “leaves a wonderful legacy”: Sid Clark (1933-2021)

24.11.2021

Alumni | In tribute | School performance | Service

Teacher, Governor and Trustee who “leaves a wonderful legacy”: Sid Clark (1933-2021)

Leading figures from the QE community today paid tribute to Sid Clark, an important figure at the School for half a century, who died this week. Appointed as a Chemistry...

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Elizabethans for life! Spanning the generations at annual alumni dinner

23.11.2021

Alumni | Old Elizabethans'

Elizabethans for life! Spanning the generations at annual alumni dinner

Elizabethans from every decade from the 1940s through to the 2020s turned out to the 125th Old Elizabethans Association Annual Dinner. With 76 in attendance, the event in the Main...

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In the face of history: from the Great Hall to the Great War, boys explore the rich story of Hampton Court Palace

19.11.2021

Academic enrichment | History | Trips

In the face of history: from the Great Hall to the Great War, boys explore the rich story of Hampton Court Palace

Year 8 pupils who headed for Hampton Court Palace on the first whole-year History trip since the pandemic struck enjoyed the added bonus of a special exhibition about Indian soldiers...

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‘Under pressure’ but ‘don’t give up’! Families, friends and colleagues battle it out at FQE quiz

17.11.2021

Charity | FQE

‘Under pressure’ but ‘don’t give up’! Families, friends and colleagues battle it out at FQE quiz

Representatives from across the School community teamed up for the first Friends of Queen Elizabeth’s in-person charity event since the outbreak of the pandemic. The 50 people who turned out...

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Challenging and complex, but crucial for our planet: pupils get a taste of international climate change politics at mock COP26

15.11.2021

Academic enrichment | Debating & public speaking

Challenging and complex, but crucial for our planet: pupils get a taste of international climate change politics at mock COP26

Hundreds of QE boys got to grips with the complexities of competing priorities around the world as they battled to solve the climate crisis at the School’s mock COP26 Summit....

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We will remember them: Armistice Day at QE

12.11.2021

CCF | Service

We will remember them: Armistice Day at QE

QE’s Combined Cadet Force led staff and visitors in a ceremony of remembrance for Elizabethans who have fallen in conflict, including the 70 who died in two world wars. The...

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“If we cannot tackle climate change, who can?” QE’s voice at COP 26

10.11.2021

Academic enrichment | Debating & public speaking | Service

“If we cannot tackle climate change, who can?” QE’s voice at COP 26

QE COP 26 delegate Toma Gelsinov spoke out about the increasing role that schools are playing in combatting climate change when he appeared as part of a UK Government-backed youth...

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“A massive honour”: Samuel named among Top 150 Future Leaders

08.11.2021

Alumni

“A massive honour”: Samuel named among Top 150 Future Leaders

2018 leaver Samuel Akpan has been named in Future Leaders magazine’s Top 150 list for 2021–2022. Samuel, who graduated in Politics & International Studies from Warwick this year, has already...

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Dig deeper, look closer, think bigger: Black History Month at QE

05.11.2021

Academic enrichment | Arts | Music | Religion & Society | Support & guidance

Dig deeper, look closer, think bigger: Black History Month at QE

Queen Elizabeth’s School marked Black History Month with a diverse range of special activities both inside and outside of the classroom that drew lessons from the past, while also saluting...

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Robotics team enjoys national success after a summer spent preparing for a new challenge

03.11.2021

Academic enrichment | STEM | Technology

Robotics team enjoys national success after a summer spent preparing for a new challenge

Five Year 9 boys who devoted their summer holidays to preparing for a new season of robotics have been rewarded with early success in a competition – a victory which...

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