New & noteworthy

Brightest and best: prize-winners challenged to be the “shining lights” of tomorrow

27.07.2021

School performance

Brightest and best: prize-winners challenged to be the “shining lights” of tomorrow

Prize-winners at Junior Awards should be proud of all they have achieved in the most testing times, Headmaster Neil Enright told them in his address. After the live event was...

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Down to the wire! Champion House announced at end-of-year assembly

23.07.2021

Charity | House system

Down to the wire! Champion House announced at end-of-year assembly

Underne are the winners of the 2020–21 Eric Shearly House Cup, after a late surge took them past last year’s champion, Stapylton. The 2019-20 winners had actually been in the...

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Mind how you go! Boys step out on sponsored charity walk

20.07.2021

Alumni | Charity

Mind how you go! Boys step out on sponsored charity walk

Pupils headed off into the countryside on a 10km walk and raised more than £4,500 for QE’s long-running Indian charity appeal and for the Piano Fund. Torrential downpours forced a...

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Back in action! QE’s cadets on exercise at last

16.07.2021

CCF | Trips

Back in action! QE’s cadets on exercise at last

QE’s Combined Cadet Force headed off to camp and pitted their skills against each other in their first exercise since March 2020. Cadets from Year 10 to Year 12 travelled...

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Getting active in a very good cause

11.07.2021

Charity | Sport

Getting active in a very good cause

International football fever has broken out at QE – and while some eagerly await the results of a certain game at Wembley tonight, celebrations of soccer successes even closer to...

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Young Enterprise team wins award for their eco product

06.07.2021

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Trips

Young Enterprise team wins award for their eco product

QE’s Young Enterprise team won an Innovation Award after impressing judges at a trade fair with their eco-friendly phone cases. Adjudicators at the Young Enterprise Trade Fair at Old Spitalfields...

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Backing Brutus: Year 8 boy’s impassioned performance takes first place in national Shakespeare competition

02.07.2021

Drama | English

Backing Brutus: Year 8 boy’s impassioned performance takes first place in national Shakespeare competition

QE pupil Adithya Raghuraman has been declared the national joint winner of a prestigious Shakespeare performance competition – after live-streaming his entry from his bedroom. Adithya impressed judges with his...

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“For a better tomorrow”

29.06.2021

Support & guidance

“For a better tomorrow”

QE’s Perspective team explained what equality, diversity and inclusion mean for them in a series of videos produced to help tutor groups mark national School Diversity Week and international Pride...

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“It’s the big day; it’s Founder’s Day!” – the QE community gathered online to celebrate an illustrious past and look forward to a bright future

19.06.2021

Charity | FQE

“It’s the big day; it’s Founder’s Day!” – the QE community gathered online to celebrate an illustrious past and look forward to a bright future

Queen Elizabeth’s School today celebrated Virtual Founder’s Day 2021 with an internet broadcast that featured a good measure of time-honoured tradition and a generous helping of innovation, all laced with...

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Let the playing commence!

18.06.2021

Academic enrichment | Arts | House system | Music

Let the playing commence!

Scores of the School’s young musicians battle it out today in a competitive Pianoathon Challenge being held to raise money to buy pianos for the new Music School. Each of...

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Our rich heritage open to all: proudly presenting QE Collections

17.06.2021

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Library & creative writing | Outreach

Our rich heritage open to all: proudly presenting QE Collections

Eighty-nine people joined a special Zoom event held to present QE Collections – Queen Elizabeth’s School’s new fully digitised online set of archives relating to the School and the Barnet...

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Cherishing our traditions: QE’s youngest pupils find out about Founder’s Day in special event

11.06.2021

Academic enrichment | Support & guidance

Cherishing our traditions: QE’s youngest pupils find out about Founder’s Day in special event

With pandemic restrictions forcing the School’s Founder’s Day activities to move online for the second consecutive year, QE’s Year 7 learned about the day’s rich history and traditions in a...

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