New & noteworthy

21.09.2018

Alumni | Support & guidance

Making headlines, changing thinking

Bilal Harry Khan is fast becoming a leading voice on issues of social justice, race and masculinity. In recent months, Bilal has featured in a number of BBC news and...

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Making headlines, changing thinking

20.09.2018

Academic enrichment | Languages

Moi, je parle français! Chateau trip gives boys a chance to put their French lessons to the test

A visit to a chateau in rural Normandy offered boys at both ends of the School the opportunity to throw themselves into French language and culture. The 50-strong group, comprising...

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Moi, je parle français! Chateau trip gives boys a chance to put their French lessons to the test

19.09.2018

Alumni

Speaking up for families like his – George the Poet fronts programme on London’s disappearing council homes

George the Poet is enlivening TV screens this autumn with appearances in both the public and private spheres. George Mpanga (OE 2002–2009), a keen advocate of social justice, investigated how...

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Speaking up for families like his – George the Poet fronts programme on London’s disappearing council homes

17.09.2018

Academic enrichment | Maths

Maths Fair comes full circle as Broughton emerge to claim Scarisbrick Shield

The sixth-formers helping QE’s youngest pupils at the Year 7 Maths Fair were the first generation to have taken part in the competition themselves. Now in its sixth year, the...

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Maths Fair comes full circle as Broughton emerge to claim Scarisbrick Shield

17.09.2018

House system

Off to a good start! QE’s newest pupils throw themselves into an exciting first House event

Stapylton emerged as winners from the Year 7 House afternoon – an event designed as an enjoyable ice-breaker for the School’s youngest boys. The reigning champion House and holder of...

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Off to a good start! QE’s newest pupils throw themselves into an exciting first House event

14.09.2018

Academic enrichment | Geography

Geography at QE “extremely strong”: department receives national award

QE’s Geography department has received a prestigious award in recognition of the excellence of teaching and learning in the subject at the School. The Geographical Association announced that QE is...

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Geography at QE “extremely strong”: department receives national award

13.09.2018

Academic enrichment | Maths

The risky business of life – academic helps QE mathematicians understand the statistics behind the headlines

Twelve sixth-formers heard two lectures from mathematicians chosen for their distinction in the subject and their communication skills. The Year 12 boys heard Dr Jennifer Rogers, from Oxford University, and...

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The risky business of life – academic helps QE mathematicians understand the statistics behind the headlines

11.09.2018

Careers

Speed-dating with a difference! Matching boys with possible careers

Professionals from fields as diverse as advertising, finance and law provided Year 9 boys with a snapshot of their own chosen employment during a speed careers event at the School....

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Speed-dating with a difference! Matching boys with possible careers

10.09.2018

Chess

After sweeping Habs aside in local competition, QE achieve top six finish in National Schools Chess Championship

QE confirmed its place among the country’s élite chess-playing schools with a strong performance at the game’s U19 national finals at Uppingham. The Queen Elizabeth’s team reached the two-day event...

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After sweeping Habs aside in local competition, QE achieve top six finish in National Schools Chess Championship

07.09.2018

Debating

Sixth-formers qualify for international competition after debating topics from Putin the ‘dictator’ to preventing the recruitment of terrorists

Five of the nine boys on QE’s debating team for the national session of the European Youth Parliament have qualified for the international round of the competition. The five were...

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Sixth-formers qualify for international competition after debating topics from Putin the ‘dictator’ to preventing the recruitment of terrorists

06.09.2018

Lecture Programme

What’s on your mind? Lecture tackles boys’ questions on mental health issues

An award-winning mental health campaigner gave senior boys some serious food for thought when she visited the School. Natasha Devon looked at topics ranging from the need to deal with...

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What’s on your mind? Lecture tackles boys’ questions on mental health issues

05.09.2018

Geography

Hammering home the importance of technology: apps and mobile videos on field trip that included visit to West Ham’s ground

GCSE geographers measured noise levels and annotated photos using ‘apps’ on their smartphones during a field trip to East London. The Year 10 boys’ main objective was to investigate the...

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Hammering home the importance of technology: apps and mobile videos on field trip that included visit to West Ham’s ground