Old Blackburnians' Annual Football MatchES

Old Blackburnians' Annual Football matches this year are on Saturday 16th December at 10.00am at Lammack. Get your teams together or just come down for some exercise, food and fun. It would be great to see you all!

Library News

Champion School Status - Accelerated Reader!

We are delighted to share with you our recently awarded Champion School status for Accelerated Reader by Renaissance Learning.

This award shows that we have demonstrated outstanding achievement in our implementation of the reading programme in senior school for the benefit of pupils, teachers, parents and carers to engender a true reading culture.

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Book Launch In The Library - Cathy Cassidy's New Series!


On Thursday, 15th June a very exciting book launch took place nationwide/worldwide to promote the new book Love from Lexi, written by much-loved author, Cathy Cassidy.  With such an exciting book due to be released, we too took the opportunity to hold our very own book launch. Cathy, who has visited...

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New Children's Laureate Announced


At lunchtime on Wednesday 7 June, a group of pupils from Year 8 eagerly awaited the news of the new Children's Laureate for 2017-2019.  It was a quick dash of lunch, followed by a visit to the Library to discover which author had been chosen - and of course making time for a chat about the winning a...

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Year 8 Librarians Receive Silver Award

Toward the end of Lent term we were delighted to award our team of Yr 8 Pupil Librarians with the silver award for the Pupil Librarian training. The award which consists of 3 categories; bronze, silver and gold offers pupils taking part the opportunity to cover a wealth of library skills ranging from...

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QEGS Celebrates 80 Years Of Carnegie!

Carnegie Medal Book Award 2017

Another year has passed since we celebrated the Carnegie Medal Book Award for 2016 – so, on Friday 17th March, we were delighted to welcome Alison Turner to QEGS to kick-start the shadowing for this year.  And what an amazing launch it was too, as Alison met up with many keen students who hopefull...

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