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

Arran Geography Field Trip 2017

 

An enthusiastic group of 14 geographers embarked upon the residential fieldtrip to the beautiful island of Arran in March.  Thankfully, the weather was kind to us, and we were able to conduct the entire field tasks planned.  The pupils worked extremely well together, both in the field and for the f...

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Year 8 Make Music In Manchester!

On 8 June, Manchester University PGCE Course Leader, William Evans hosted a Creative Composing Day with his newly qualified music teachers.

Forty Year 8 pupils participated in three workshops held at the state-of-the-art Music Department in the Brooks Building.  Pupils were given the opportunity to perform Indonesian Gamelan Music and design their own Shadow Puppet shows, learn how to play electronic instruments using Jam-Hubs and creat...

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YEAR 8 STUDENTS EXPLORE INGLETON

 

On 18th May, Year 8 students accompanied by the Geography Department and Year 8 form tutors travelled to Ingleton to see the erosive power of water in action along the Ingleton Falls walk.

Students walked four miles visiting the famous Thornton Force, discovering how the landscape was formed and enjoying fantastic sunshine along the way!

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Year 10 Geographers Examine The Effects of Tourism In The Lake District

As part of their preparation for GCSE examinations, Year 10 Geographers travelled to the Lake District National Park on 25 April to investigate how the negative effects of tourism were being managed.

All students measured footpath erosion along the trail to Easedale Tarn and got to see real examples of glaciated landscapes as we scrambled over a rôche moutonnée, walked up a hanging valley and had lunch in a windswept corrie beside a tarn!

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Update On Uganda Fundraising

The Uganda group have raised over £10,000 for the project this year, which will be enough to achieve the target of building six houses on the school site for the teachers at Good Samaritan School.

Mr Buckingham also took three students to radio 2BR on 25 May to record an interview which Sarah Collins, Head of News will use on her programme.  Sarah is also joining the group on the trip to report from the project to her listeners.

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