FAIR BANDING ASSESSMENT

This takes place on Saturday 18th November.  If you have a child currently in Year 6 and have applied to the Local Authority for a place at QEGS for September 2018, your child needs to sit this assessment.  You will have received notification of the allotted date and time to bring your child into school, providing you have also completed the QEGS online application form - as per the Local Authority School Admissions booklet.

Please ring 01254 686300 if you need any further information.

General News

Year 12 Annual UCAS Fair at the Etihad Stadium

The Careers department took the whole of Year 12 to the annual UCAS Fair at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. Mr Taylor, accompanied by Miss Wildman, Miss Ash, Miss Sharples and Miss Jones, took 65 students to research possible degree options from the wide range of Universities, locally and nationally,...

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Year 7 BAE Roadshow

The Careers Department was delighted to welcome the BAE Roadshow team into school to give their excellent, annual presentation to the whole of Year 7. In conjunction with the RAF and Royal Navy the presenters spent an hour demonstrating drones, computer intelligence and robotics. It is hoped that stu...

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Year 10 Apprenticeship Assembly

The Careers department were delighted to welcome Helen Fenton and Paige from Lancashire Forum to give an extended assembly to the whole of Year 10 on Post 16 and Post 18 apprenticeship options from local and national companies. The students had access to a great deal of up to date information and wer...

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Year 11 visit the Inaugural Blackburn with Darwen Career's Event

The Careers Department took the whole of Year 11 to the inaugural Blackburn with Darwen Career’s event, run by the council’s New Direction team, in Blackburn Cathedral. Students were able to spend the morning talking to many local employers, universities and groups offering apprenticeships. They ...

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Prize Giving 2017

On Thursday 21st September, our annual Prize Giving took place at King George’s Hall.

Pupils, Students, Staff, Governors, Old Blackburnians and Parents attended the event which saw BBC producer and Old Blackburnian, Charlotte Hindle, deliver an entertaining and insightful speech on her days at the school and her career so far.    

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