New & noteworthy

Stay curious and beware the bubble!

23.01.2020

Lecture Programme

Stay curious and beware the bubble!

BBC presenter Mishal Husain explained to QE’s Lower School boys how following her own ambitions and focusing on excelling at every stage of her career had brought her success as...

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Golden generation: QE boys set new School record with 40 Oxbridge offers

21.01.2020

School performance

Golden generation: QE boys set new School record with 40 Oxbridge offers

Forty boys have been offered places at Oxford or Cambridge this year – a new record high for Queen Elizabeth’s School. The figure surpasses the previous QE record of 37...

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When the news just doesn’t add up: Mathematics lectures unpick the use and abuse of statistics

17.01.2020

Academic enrichment | Maths | Trips

When the news just doesn’t add up: Mathematics lectures unpick the use and abuse of statistics

Ninety-nine Year 12 boys were entertained, amazed and inspired at a special series of lectures on the application of Mathematics. Fifty of the sixth-formers went to one set of lectures,...

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New magazine showcases “creativity flooding the halls of QE”

14.01.2020

Academic enrichment | Library & creative writing

New magazine showcases “creativity flooding the halls of QE”

QE’s has a new literary magazine, The Arabella, showcasing the writing and artistic talents of the boys. After putting out a call for submissions, an editorial team drawn from pupils...

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QE wins big: ambitious plan to protect London from floods takes first prize in major engineering competition

10.01.2020

Academic enrichment | STEM | Technology

QE wins big: ambitious plan to protect London from floods takes first prize in major engineering competition

Queen Elizabeth’s School has taken the main prize in the Institution of Civil Engineers’ #ICanEngineer competition at the first attempt. One team were crowned the overall winners, while a second...

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Magical success for QE’s multilinguists

08.01.2020

Academic enrichment | Languages

Magical success for QE’s multilinguists

Five boys have been named as winners in a national languages competition – with three of them enjoying success in the contest for the second year in a row. The...

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Mathematician James’ competition success is a QE first

07.01.2020

Academic enrichment | Maths

Mathematician James’ competition success is a QE first

Sixth-former James Tan has become the first QE pupil for many years – and possibly ever – to win a prize from the prestigious Mathematical Association. Further Mathematics AS-level student...

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All to play for in 2020 with House Competition neck and neck at Christmas

03.01.2020

House system

All to play for in 2020 with House Competition neck and neck at Christmas

Just a single point separates Broughton and Harrisons’ as the QE House Competition enters the New Year. The unusually close situation in the 2019-2020 contest follows a term in which...

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New top team for the New Year

01.01.2020

Service

New top team for the New Year

QE’s 2020 School Captain – Ivin Jose – and his two Senior Vice-Captains head the School’s biggest-ever team of prefects. A total of 114 prefects drawn from Year 12 take...

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Record scholarship success for ‘particularly talented’ QE engineers

30.12.2019

STEM | Technology

Record scholarship success for ‘particularly talented’ QE engineers

A QE record of five Year 12 Technology students have been awarded prestigious Arkwright Engineering Scholarships this year. The five all successfully negotiated a gruelling selection process almost a year...

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‘Casting new light on pivotal historical moments’: prestigious European prize for OE filmmaker and academic

27.12.2019

Alumni

‘Casting new light on pivotal historical moments’: prestigious European prize for OE filmmaker and academic

Dr Frederick Baker has won a major EU cultural award for an innovative, large-scale digital project telling the story of the run-up to the 1938 Nazi annexation of Austria, the...

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‘And the light shineth in darkness’

24.12.2019

Music

‘And the light shineth in darkness’

Queen Elizabeth’s School’s Service of Nine Lessons and Carols embraced the best of Christmas tradition, while several fresh touches added still further to the festive atmosphere. This year, before the...

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