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Challenging stereotypes, changing mindsets: Black History Month at QE

21.10.2020

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Support & guidance

Challenging stereotypes, changing mindsets: Black History Month at QE

Representatives of Perspective, QE’s new pupil-led initiative, have joined senior staff to highlight the importance of Black History Month. School Vice-Captains Thomas Mgbor and Ayodimeji Ojelade, of Year 13, have...

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At the double! Covid-safe competitive training returns for cadets

16.10.2020

CCF

At the double! Covid-safe competitive training returns for cadets

Queen Elizabeth’s School’s popular and long-established Combined Cadet Force is back in action, with boys competing against each other in a new programme specially adapted to keep them safe from...

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High-flying medic fighting obesity and heart disease

14.10.2020

Alumni

High-flying medic fighting obesity and heart disease

Kiran Patel is enjoying a highly successful medical career that has taken in work and study in locations ranging from Harvard to the London hospital where he was born. Now...

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QE boys among top winners in competition to help astronauts survive their ‘lockdown’ journey to Mars

12.10.2020

Academic enrichment | Physics | STEM

QE boys among top winners in competition to help astronauts survive their ‘lockdown’ journey to Mars

QE pupils, including both teams and individuals, have taken three of the top eight prizes in a summer competition to create a flight manual for astronauts travelling to Mars. Lev...

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Drama at QE: back with a vengeance

08.10.2020

Drama

Drama at QE: back with a vengeance

Pandemic or no pandemic, the show goes on at QE, with a special Shakespeare Schools Festival (SSF) workshop held to help Year 9 boys prepare for next month’s performance of...

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The words I love: pupils discover their teachers’ favourite poems

06.10.2020

Academic enrichment | English | Library & creative writing

The words I love: pupils discover their teachers’ favourite poems

The English department celebrated National Poetry Day by putting together a collection of QE teachers’ favourite poems which included verse that was variously inspiring, thought-provoking and just sheer fun. Staff...

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Roast duck, radiology and getting out of your comfort zone

02.10.2020

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

Roast duck, radiology and getting out of your comfort zone

Medic Neeral Patel is loving life in Toronto, where he is on a two-year mixed research and clinical fellowship – even if, at first, he wondered if making the move...

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Poster child: Anik draws inspiration from a national crisis of the past to deliver a very modern message about coronavirus

28.09.2020

Arts | Technology

Poster child: Anik draws inspiration from a national crisis of the past to deliver a very modern message about coronavirus

A Year 8 boy has won a national Covid-19 health & safety competition with a colourful design inspired by Lord Kitchener’s iconic World War I recruitment poster. Anik Singh won...

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Mathematical perfection! Trio’s maximum possible scores

24.09.2020

Academic enrichment | Maths

Mathematical perfection! Trio’s maximum possible scores

Three QE boys scored 135 out of 135 in the 2020 Junior Mathematical Challenge, as the School recorded an exceptional number of strong performances in the annual competition. Hisham Khan,...

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A winner again! Ashwin scores success for QE in global technology competition

21.09.2020

Maths | Physics | STEM | Technology

A winner again! Ashwin scores success for QE in global technology competition

Year 11 pupil Ashwin Sridhar has crowned a series of wins in competitions he entered during lockdown with outstanding international success in the prestigious Microsoft Imagine Cup Junior. He was...

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Helping our neighbour in need: QE’s “amazingly varied” talent show raises funds for children’s hospice

18.09.2020

Charity

Helping our neighbour in need: QE’s “amazingly varied” talent show raises funds for children’s hospice

Boys from across QE staged an online talent show to raise funds for the nearby Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice – the School’s main chosen charity of the year. Pupils of...

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Laying foundations for a bright musical future at QE

16.09.2020

FQE | Music | School performance

Laying foundations for a bright musical future at QE

A major milestone in the project to build a new, multi-million pound Music School at Queen Elizabeth’s School’s has been reached, with the first ‘concrete pour’ at the site. Selected...

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