New & noteworthy

16.08.2018

School performance

“Exceptional” QE pupils respond to challenge of new A-levels with a record-breaking number of A* grades

Sixth-formers at QE achieved the School’s highest-ever total of the very top A-level grade – crowning an unbroken 13-year record of performance at the highest level. Of the 482 A-levels...

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“Exceptional” QE pupils respond to challenge of new A-levels with a record-breaking number of A* grades

14.08.2018

Alumni

Robert Rinder finds out about his family’s fate in a Nazi concentration camp during making of television programme

Old Elizabethan Robert ‘Judge’ Rinder experienced an emotional journey to the Nazi concentration camp where his grandfather, Morris Malenicky, was imprisoned in this week’s episode of the BBC One’s Who...

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Robert Rinder finds out about his family’s fate in a Nazi concentration camp during making of television programme

10.08.2018

School performance

QE is country’s top boys’ grammar school, according to new league table

Queen Elizabeth’s School has been listed as the country’s top boys’ grammar in a new Daily Telegraph league table based on GCSE results and the progress made by pupils since...

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QE is country’s top boys’ grammar school, according to new league table

08.08.2018

Alumni | Careers | Support & guidance

Been there, done that! Thirty-two Oxbridge candidates benefit from performance coach’s expert advice and experience

Old Elizabethan Kam Taj returned to the School to lead a workshop on Oxbridge preparation for 32 sixth-formers. Kam, a performance coach and motivational speaker, who himself studied at Churchill...

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Been there, done that! Thirty-two Oxbridge candidates benefit from performance coach’s expert advice and experience

06.08.2018

Academic enrichment | Maths

Original thinking leads to second place for QE boys in national Mathematics challenge

A team of Year 9 QE mathematicians have come second in the final of a national competition that attracted entries from more than 150 teams from across the UK. The...

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Original thinking leads to second place for QE boys in national Mathematics challenge

03.08.2018

House system | Sport

Harrisons’ named top House as boys turn out in force for Sports Day 2018

With nearly 100 separate events across disciplines ranging from tug-of-war and Eton Fives to table-tennis and volleyball, QE’s 2018 Sports Day once again saw hundreds of pupils competing for their...

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Harrisons’ named top House as boys turn out in force for Sports Day 2018

02.08.2018

Academic enrichment | Lower School Science | Maths | STEM | Technology

Mission possible: boys take on the task of solving a real-world problem

Boys in Year 8 pitted their talents against each other in a competitive Dragons’ Den-style challenge, first designing an innovative product and then pitching it at the end of the...

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Mission possible: boys take on the task of solving a real-world problem

30.07.2018

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Arts | House system

Constructive challenge: building a house of cards – or a stadium, hospital, safari lodge…

Equipped only with card and drinking straws, Year 10 boys had to be constructively creative during an architecture event held as part of QE’s Enrichment Week. For the challenge run...

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Constructive challenge: building a house of cards – or a stadium, hospital, safari lodge…

27.07.2018

Academic enrichment | Alumni | House system | Music | Sport

“The best of the best”: Headmaster salutes Queen Elizabeth’s School’s young award-winners, urging them to keep moving forward

Headmaster Neil Enright evoked Nelson Mandela as he urged QE’s young prize-winners to embrace both optimism and persistence. Mr Enright congratulated the award-winners and explained how they could learn from...

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“The best of the best”: Headmaster salutes Queen Elizabeth’s School’s young award-winners, urging them to keep moving forward

25.07.2018

Academic enrichment | Arts | Charity | Chess | Drama | House system | Languages | Music | Sport

Back on top! Stapylton regain their title as QE’s leading House after a year of competition

Stapylton House are the winners of the 2017/18 House Cup – reclaiming the coveted trophy from last year’s champions, Underne. Stapylton’s victory means this House has now won the trophy...

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Back on top! Stapylton regain their title as QE’s leading House after a year of competition

24.07.2018

Academic enrichment | Physics

Stellar achievement: Niam to represent UK against world’s best young astrophysicists in international Olympiad in Beijing

Sixth-former Niam Vaishnav is to represent his country at the International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics (IOAA) in China this November. Niam, of Year 12, won his place on the...

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Stellar achievement: Niam to represent UK against world’s best young astrophysicists in international Olympiad in Beijing

20.07.2018

Sport

Road to glory: QE’s youngest cricketers crown an excellent season with victory in the county cup final

The Year 7 team got their QE cricketing careers off to a great start by winning the Middlesex Schools Final – while Year 8 were also finalists in their county...

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Road to glory: QE’s youngest cricketers crown an excellent season with victory in the county cup final