New & noteworthy

The dog finally has its day! Live theatre returns to QE

13.10.2021

Academic enrichment | Drama

The dog finally has its day! Live theatre returns to QE

Twice postponed because of Covid-19, the 2021 School Play, an adaptation of the best-selling book, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, has finally been performed. A cast...

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“In proud and loving memory”: centenary ceremony remembers QE’s war dead

08.10.2021

Alumni | Service

“In proud and loving memory”: centenary ceremony remembers QE’s war dead

Today, on the 100th anniversary of the dedication of QE’s World War I memorial, the 2021 School Captain laid a poppy wreath on behalf of current pupils to remember the...

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It doesn’t have to be like this: boys find out how they can play their part in fighting global threats to nature and wildlife

05.10.2021

Academic enrichment | Lecture Programme

It doesn’t have to be like this: boys find out how they can play their part in fighting global threats to nature and wildlife

In a special lecture assembly, QE’s younger boys learned the shocking truth about the loss of biodiversity and then discovered what they could do to support the natural environment. Lesley...

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As the world turns its eyes to the climate change summit, QE boys play their part in tackling the burning issue of our time

01.10.2021

Academic enrichment | Debating & public speaking | Service

As the world turns its eyes to the climate change summit, QE boys play their part in tackling the burning issue of our time

Two of QE’s Sixth Form climate change champions have been invited to take part in next month’s crucial COP26 global summit in Glasgow. Their invitation to join the London Schools...

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Showing their true colours

29.09.2021

Alumni | Sport

Showing their true colours

Thirty-five years after leaving QE, a group of rugby-loving Elizabethans returned to the School on a specially arranged visit that included an opportunity to see the current First XV in...

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Good in a crisis: teacher wins national award for work to help NHS during early days of pandemic

23.09.2021

Charity | Technology

Good in a crisis: teacher wins national award for work to help NHS during early days of pandemic

QE’s Head of Technology, Michael Noonan, has won a special award for his work in co-ordinating the production of PPE for the NHS as coronavirus first swept the country. Mr...

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New research underlines QE’s glittering record in winning places at Oxford and Cambridge

20.09.2021

School performance

New research underlines QE’s glittering record in winning places at Oxford and Cambridge

A new analysis of the performance of top schools published by The Spectator magazine further highlights just how successful QE pupils are in securing Oxbridge places. In the magazine’s table,...

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Preventing tragedy: learning the lessons of Romeo and Juliet

13.09.2021

Academic enrichment | Drama | English | Trips

Preventing tragedy: learning the lessons of Romeo and Juliet

Year 11 boys had the chance to see one of their GCSE English Literature texts brought to life when they went to The Globe Theatre to watch an “exceptional production”...

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“Go with your heart”: Ed’s career advice after half a century at the forefront of the battle to protect the environment

09.09.2021

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

“Go with your heart”: Ed’s career advice after half a century at the forefront of the battle to protect the environment

As an academic scientist and a world-renowned first responder to oil spills, Ed Owens has had a more varied life than most – and certainly one with more than its...

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Meet the innovators: QE pupils excel in technology competitions

02.09.2021

Academic enrichment | Technology

Meet the innovators: QE pupils excel in technology competitions

No fewer than nine teams took part in the robotics world finals as the Technology department recorded achievement after achievement in a Summer Term to remember. Building on QE’s strong...

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Cashing in: essay on the future of money wins national journalism prize

30.08.2021

Academic enrichment | Economics

Cashing in: essay on the future of money wins national journalism prize

Mukund Soni (starting Year 12) took first prize in the national Young Financial Journalist Competition with his impressive analysis of the decline of cash. His carefully researched essay beat hundreds...

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More power to their elbows! Year 11 boys win national technology competition with eco-friendly device

23.08.2021

STEM | Technology

More power to their elbows! Year 11 boys win national technology competition with eco-friendly device

A pair of Year 11 pupils’ design for a hi-tech, small-scale solution to the problem of faltering power supplies in developing countries won first prize in a national competition. Anubhav...

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