New & noteworthy

Per ardua ad astra: QE boys’ success in lockdown space competition

01.07.2020

Academic enrichment | Physics

Per ardua ad astra: QE boys’ success in lockdown space competition

A QE trio have won a major prize in a digital competition focused on the future of space travel. The team, who are all from the same Year 9 Pearce...

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“Who I was didn’t matter…all he saw was the colour of my skin”

29.06.2020

Academic enrichment | Alumni | Support & guidance

“Who I was didn’t matter…all he saw was the colour of my skin”

Perspective, QE’s new pupil-led forum looking at issues such as race, has been launched and is already going from strength to strength, with involvement from current boys, alumni and senior...

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Beating the ‘porch pirates’: Ashwin’s invention wins international award

26.06.2020

Academic enrichment | Technology

Beating the ‘porch pirates’: Ashwin’s invention wins international award

Year 10 pupil Ashwin Sridhar’s design for a doorstep smart box to stop delivery packages being stolen has won a top prize in an international competition. Ashwin’s device, which he...

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Engineers nominated for top construction industry award – and an opportunity to support their bid to win another

23.06.2020

Academic enrichment | Technology

Engineers nominated for top construction industry award – and an opportunity to support their bid to win another

A Sixth Form engineering team’s innovative design project aimed at reducing the risk of injury from band saws is in the running for a major construction industry award. The Year...

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Happy Founder’s Day! (now updated with photo gallery)

20.06.2020

Alumni | FQE

Happy Founder’s Day! (now updated with photo gallery)

“Welcome to a Founder’s Day like no other!” With these words, Queen Elizabeth’s School’s 40th Headmaster, Neil Enright, began his short address during today’s special YouTube broadcast. While the normal...

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“Join us for Founder’s Day this Saturday!”

18.06.2020

Alumni | FQE

“Join us for Founder’s Day this Saturday!”

Despite this year’s unique circumstances, Founder’s Day 2020 goes ahead this weekend – as an innovative virtual event combining tradition with fun. Organisers from the School and The Friends of...

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Creativity in a time of crisis: School-wide art competition winners announced

17.06.2020

Arts

Creativity in a time of crisis: School-wide art competition winners announced

QE’s Lockdown Art Competition attracted more than 100 entries from pupils of all ages, with Year 7 boy Joshua Wilkinson’s self-portrait taking first prize. The entries came in a wide...

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Great to have you back! Year 10 return

15.06.2020

School performance | Support & guidance

Great to have you back! Year 10 return

As the first major step towards the progressive wider reopening of Queen Elizabeth’s School, boys from Year 10 have today returned to the site. Headmaster Neil Enright and all the...

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No lounging in lockdown! Pupils rise to PE department’s challenge

12.06.2020

Sport

No lounging in lockdown! Pupils rise to PE department’s challenge

Pupils have been taking on the sporting tasks set by their teachers – and sending in the evidence to prove it! The PE & Games department has been filling the...

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Shining examples! Competition winners focus on three women who inspired others in times of trouble

09.06.2020

Academic enrichment

Shining examples! Competition winners focus on three women who inspired others in times of trouble

A QE competition inviting boys in lockdown to write essays or design posters about figures who helped others through previous times of adversity drew entries featuring a huge variety of...

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“The School has an important responsibility to speak out against inequality”: opening a dialogue about race

05.06.2020

Support & guidance

“The School has an important responsibility to speak out against inequality”: opening a dialogue about race

A new forum for discussing vital issues such as race, with respect to the School community and wider society, is being established in the wake of the killing of George...

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Mansimar’s winning prescription for economic progress in an independent UK

03.06.2020

Academic enrichment | Politics

Mansimar’s winning prescription for economic progress in an independent UK

Sixth-former Mansimar Singh has won a national essay competition with his plea for the UK Government to do more to make Britain economically stronger in a post-Brexit world. Mansimar’s entry...

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