New & noteworthy

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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After QE’s senior robotics teams lead the way, the juniors celebrate their best-ever performance at national finals

06.05.2022

Academic enrichment | STEM

After QE’s senior robotics teams lead the way, the juniors celebrate their best-ever performance at national finals

QE’s Year 8 and 9 VIQC robotics teams swept others before them in this year’s national finals to take top places at the end of the two-day competition in Telford....

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Going Dutch: team spirit and good rugby abound on expanded Holland tour

03.05.2022

Sport | tours

Going Dutch: team spirit and good rugby abound on expanded Holland tour

A 46-strong group of rugby players developed their skills and bonded as teams on a spring tour to Holland. The short tour, resumed after a two-year break because of the...

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Cutting to The Chase for children’s charity

28.04.2022

Charity

Cutting to The Chase for children’s charity

Boys took on their teachers in a fiercely fought quiz to raise money for a charity supporting children in Sri Lanka. In the final of the competition, which was modelled...

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Great to have you back!

25.04.2022

Alumni | Careers | Support & guidance

Great to have you back!

Last year’s leavers turned out in force to pass on the benefit of their recent experience to current sixth-formers at QE’s annual University Convention. With the 2021 event moved online...

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MasterChef was “a dream come true”

22.04.2022

Alumni | Alumni Newsletter

MasterChef was “a dream come true”

Taking part in the BBC’s MasterChef had long been a dream, yet Old Elizabethan Rishi Nanavati assumed the programme would not be interested in his vegetarian and vegan food. But...

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Putting their foot down: sixth-formers vote to bar non-electric transport in dinner debate

19.04.2022

Alumni | Debating & public speaking

Putting their foot down: sixth-formers vote to bar non-electric transport in dinner debate

Year 13 debaters Ciaran Price and Christan Emmanuel successfully convinced their classmates to keep petrol and diesel-engined vehicles off the roads in the 55th Elizabethan Union Annual Dinner Debate. The...

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QE pair make history by winning Eton Fives national final

16.04.2022

Sport

QE pair make history by winning Eton Fives national final

Trailblazing Eton Fives players Zayn Phoplankar and Yash Kedia are national champions in their sport after an historic win over previous title-holders Shrewsbury School. The Year 9 boys beat a...

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