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‘Spectacular’ swan song for the 2024 leavers

12.04.2024

Music

‘Spectacular’ swan song for the 2024 leavers

Musicians throughout the School celebrated the contributions of this year’s leavers at a special concert, with the Year 13s themselves enjoying one last chance to show what they can do....

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Finding solutions and soaking up the atmosphere at water-themed national chemistry competition final

09.04.2024

Academic enrichment | Chemistry

Finding solutions and soaking up the atmosphere at water-themed national chemistry competition final

Four QE scientists headed to Scotland for the national final of a Royal Society of Chemistry competition. After successfully battling through the regional heats of the long-running Top of the...

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“Musical understanding and maturity” on full display as QE boys reach final of prestigious national competition

05.04.2024

Music

“Musical understanding and maturity” on full display as QE boys reach final of prestigious national competition

Two QE ensembles reached the national final of the only nationwide chamber music festival for schools. The two groups – both in the U19 category – had been among no...

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Rewarding sustainable start-ups and inspiring future business founders at QE’s entrepreneurship festival

02.04.2024

Academic enrichment | Careers

Rewarding sustainable start-ups and inspiring future business founders at QE’s entrepreneurship festival

Hundreds of sixth-formers were involved in a two-day entrepreneurship festival hosted by QE that featured a pitching competition where real money was offered to real entrepreneurs. As well as a...

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Up for debate: sixth-formers narrowly defeat alumni over climate change

28.03.2024

Alumni | Debating & public speaking

Up for debate: sixth-formers narrowly defeat alumni over climate change

Victory went to the School in this year’s Dinner Debate – the Elizabethan Union’s historic showpiece event. Combining formal elements with a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of high-calibre debating, the...

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First Organ Scholars from QE announced in new partnership with Barnet Parish Church

27.03.2024

Academic enrichment | Music

First Organ Scholars from QE announced in new partnership with Barnet Parish Church

Sixth-former Joel Swedensky and Year 10’s Noah Morley have been named as the first-ever Organ Scholars under a new partnership between QE and St John the Baptist Church. The pair...

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“Wonderful variety, expert musicianship”

21.03.2024

Music

“Wonderful variety, expert musicianship”

QE’s young composers demonstrated both their creativity and their virtuosity in a special concert showcasing their work. The Chamber, Choral and Composition Concert featured pupils’ own compositions for their GCSE...

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Harrow successfully defend title as home side battle hard in rain-hit QE Sevens

18.03.2024

Sport

Harrow successfully defend title as home side battle hard in rain-hit QE Sevens

The 48th Annual Queen Elizabeth’s School Sevens brought out the best in competitors and helpers alike, with teams serving up some exciting rugby despite the challenging conditions. Weeks of rain...

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Celebrating QE’s champions at Senior Awards

15.03.2024

Academic enrichment | School performance | Support & guidance

Celebrating QE’s champions at Senior Awards

Olympian Derek Redmond offered both congratulations and some sage advice born of his own hard-won experience to prize-winners at 2024’s Senior Awards ceremony. Mr Redmond enjoyed a successful international career...

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Critic critically acclaimed! Suryansh named among winners of New York Times competition

13.03.2024

Academic enrichment | English | Library & creative writing

Critic critically acclaimed! Suryansh named among winners of New York Times competition

A sixth-former’s review of Balenciaga’s autumn collection has been named among the winners in a New York Times writing contest. Suryansh Sarangi was selected as one of nine overall winners...

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Careers Convention offers guidance on corporate finance, the creative industries, consultancy, chiropractic medicine and the civil service – and that’s just the Cs!

07.03.2024

Careers

Careers Convention offers guidance on corporate finance, the creative industries, consultancy, chiropractic medicine and the civil service – and that’s just the Cs!

It’s not just about what you know, nor even who you know…you have to learn to build trust and communicate well if you want to get ahead in your business...

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After celebrating season’s rugby successes, School now looks forward to the QE Sevens

04.03.2024

Alumni | Sport

After celebrating season’s rugby successes, School now looks forward to the QE Sevens

As the School’s U14 and U16 rugby squads prepare to welcome teams from around the country to the 48th annual QE Sevens tournament, their U15 counterparts are reflecting on a...

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