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

Journey's End Review

The Singleton House common room has become the summer home of QEGS drama in recent years and on June 29th and 30th the venue was utterly transformed into the dugout officers’ quarters in the trenches of World War One for Mr Ben Ventress’s exceptional production of R.C. Sherriff’s ‘Journey’s...

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Water Aid 2017

On Friday 30th June, all Year 7 pupils took part in the QEGS WaterAid Challenge.

The day began with an assembly before pupils went off to complete different activities.  In Maths, pupils considered the amount of water their families used and how this could be reduced.  The English Department ran sessions on poetry while in Science, pupils built water pumps in Physics and purifi...

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Year 8 Careers Day

The whole of Year 8 attended a ‘Meet the Employers’ event put on by the Careers Dept recently.

 

Sixteen local employers/employment sectors from various industries came in to school - BAE, law, dentistry, civil service, social services, the Health Sector, the Army, electrical apprenticeships, Blackburn Rovers, Pierce Accountants, Age concern, Stonehouse Logic IT, The Cardboard Box Company,  eng...

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House Singing Competition

Monday, 10th July 2017 was the House Singing Competition in School.  House staff were given a morning to prepare their performances and the pupils showed that they can make rapid progress with tight deadlines!

Miss Berry’s music staff moved between the Houses to offer expert advice and there was choreography and even some enthusiastic staff participation (particularly from Mr Conefrey and Mr Ventress).

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Oxford University German Essay Writing Olympiad

 

Meesha Dad and Zakariya Bux of Year 9, as well as Zaynab Patel and Sebastian Roberts of Year 10 entered the highly challenging Oxford University German Essay Writing Olympiad in March 2017. 

The theme of the competition was ‘Germany and Beyond’.   Sebastian (pictured) achieved a Certificate of Commendation for his quirky take on the story of Hänsel and Gretel which he set in the present day.   To quote the judges, ‘this was  a wonderful achievement, especially considering this ...

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