Come and Celebrate With Us

~~~Sports Awards Evening~~~

Wednesday 26th April at Ewood Park

Tickets £13 available from any member of the PE Staff

This is always a popular event so book your place early!

General News

Year 7 Liverpool Philharmonic and Slavery Museum Trip

Year 7 had a fantastic day out to Liverpool to experience the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s Key Stage 3 Music Revolution Concert on Thursday 16th March.

The concert featured a variety of musical genres from traditional Baroque music; Bach’s Toccata, to Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony from the Romantic period, contemporary minimalism by Cage and film music by John Williams, to mention a few.

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Choir Festival

The choir travelled to the annual Burnley Music Festival to sing in the Thomas Witham Auditorium on Friday March 10th 2017.

QEGS opened the festival with a rousing unaccompanied traditional South African folk song Sin Nje Nje sung in the Zulu language, followed by Bob Chilcott’s Can You Hear Me? - a simple and beautiful setting describing the wonder of a world seen through the eyes of a deaf child.  In the chorus, the...

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Breaking News ... The Economics Club is Born

The Economics Club is new to QEGS this term and is a pupil-led venture which explores the economics behind a wide range of events and scenarios. 

Each week, pupils will give a presentation on a topic of their choosing and the group discusses and debates any potential implications.  Our first presentation was from Daniel Smith, Oliver Cass and Shuayb Ahmed on ‘The Economics behind the colonisation of Mars’ which was extremely well-research...

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Blackburn with Darwen Dance Festival 2017

                   

18 QEGS girls performed magnificently at King George’s Hall at the Blackburn with Darwen Dance Festival.

This year we picked a musical theatre “mash up” from the musical “Matilda”.  

The girls have been rehearsing once a week under the guidance of Claire Hardy, a qualified dance teacher and choreographer who trained at SLP in Leeds after completing her A Levels here at QEGS.

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Third Place In The UK Maths Challenge!

On Friday 3rd March, a team of Year 8 and Year 9 students achieved a podium finish by finishing third out of 25 teams at the regional heat of the UK Mathematics Trust Team Challenge. 

Zakariya Bux and Hasan Musa from Year 9, along with Aahil Jouher and Reilly Morphet from Year 8 performed extremely well on the day to finish above notable local schools such as Stonyhurst, Lancaster Grammar School for Boys and Westholme, finishing only behind winners Clitheroe Grammar School and sec...

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