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County champions and the top-ranked team nationally: Year 7 cricketers’ season to remember

30.06.2022

Sport

County champions and the top-ranked team nationally: Year 7 cricketers’ season to remember

Victory in the final of the Middlesex County Cricket Cup for QE’s U12 side sealed a vintage season for the School’s youngest players. The final held at Harrow School ended...

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Outstanding! QE sweeps the board in Ofsted inspection

27.06.2022

School performance

Outstanding! QE sweeps the board in Ofsted inspection

QE has been judged to be ‘outstanding’ by inspectors, with the School gaining this highest-possible rating in all five of Ofsted’s categories. There is praise for every aspect of the...

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View from the top: prize-winners enjoy inside perspective on giant UK construction project 

23.06.2022

STEM | Technology | Trips

View from the top: prize-winners enjoy inside perspective on giant UK construction project 

A visit to the huge HS2 development sites at Euston Station proved to be the prize for a team of Year 8 boys who recently won a prestigious design competition. ...

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Live and in-person! Founder’s Day surpasses all expectations

21.06.2022

Alumni | Charity | House system | Outreach

Live and in-person! Founder’s Day surpasses all expectations

Founder’s Day 2022 has been acclaimed as a resounding success, with large numbers of old boys among the crowds and the entire QE community giving generously, easily outstripping the fundraising...

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Fun, festivity and fund-raising: Founder’s Day 2022

16.06.2022

Alumni | Charity | House system | Outreach

Fun, festivity and fund-raising: Founder’s Day 2022

Opportunity beckons for the QE community to come together to celebrate and to raise funds for future facilities on one of the most important occasions in the School year –...

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Old boy Biyi gets his England call-up, as School announces its rugby stars of the year

09.06.2022

Alumni | Sport

Old boy Biyi gets his England call-up, as School announces its rugby stars of the year

Old Elizabethan rugby professional Biyi Alo has received his call-up to England’s 35-man squad, ahead of this month’s international against the Barbarians and the summer tour to Australia. Biyi (OE...

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QE defence team acquit themselves well to win heat of national mock trial competition

31.05.2022

Academic enrichment | Debating & public speaking

QE defence team acquit themselves well to win heat of national mock trial competition

A QE team triumphed in their heat of the Magistrates’ Court Mock Trial Competition, beating both fellow Elizabethans acting as prosecutors and a team from another school. After successfully grappling...

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Drawing inspiration: boys view work of artist Phyllida Barlow on Tate Modern visit

27.05.2022

Art & Design | Arts | Trips

Drawing inspiration: boys view work of artist Phyllida Barlow on Tate Modern visit

Twenty Year 10 GCSE Art students seized the opportunity to study at first-hand the work of leading British artist Dame Phyllida Barlow – a key figure in their current lessons....

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QE trio reach final of Oxford video competition

23.05.2022

Academic enrichment | Careers | Geography

QE trio reach final of Oxford video competition

Three QE boys were finalists in a national Geography competition run by Christ Church, Oxford. Shreyas Mone, of Year 10, Zhuoer Chen, of Year 9, and Sarang Nair, of Year...

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Easy as pi? QE team work together to put in perfect performance at Maths Feast

16.05.2022

Academic enrichment | Maths | Trips

Easy as pi? QE team work together to put in perfect performance at Maths Feast

Four Year 10 boys won every round when they took on other regional schools in the Maths Feast competition. After being selected to represent the School in the event, the...

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Best at the Fest: QE competition winner is among speakers at national Mathematics event for sixth-formers

12.05.2022

Academic enrichment | Maths | Trips

Best at the Fest: QE competition winner is among speakers at national Mathematics event for sixth-formers

Year 12’s Shankar Vallinayagam took his place on the stage alongside professional mathematicians as a speaker at the 2022 Maths Fest. Shankar was among 45 Year 12 mathematicians from QE...

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Successful opening festival for The Friends’ Recital Hall and Music Rooms heralds new opportunities for QE’s musicians

10.05.2022

Music

Successful opening festival for The Friends’ Recital Hall and Music Rooms heralds new opportunities for QE’s musicians

From the very first notes played by the Indian and Guitar ensembles in their Wednesday morning breaktime appearances through to guest pianist Béla Hartmann’s closing bars in the Friday night...

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