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

Ribble Valley Jazz Festival

Rising early on the sunny May bank holiday Monday; pupils, parents, governors and staff met at Holmes Mill in Clitheroe to set up for the QEGS Jazz Band's performance debut.

The programme opened with an energetic rendition of Cee-Lo Green's Forget You, followed by Tico Tico, (sung by Renia Memmory). Joseph Ashworth played the solo for Sax's with Attitude and Lucy Hargreaves provided a fantastic improvisation on the trombone during Soul Bossanova! Zak Bux and Kimlam Nyuge...

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Music Makers Meet

On Saturday 22nd April, the future GCSE Music students in year 9 and the current year 10 and 11 GCSE Music students gathered bright and early in Brooklands ready to embark on a full day of music-making.  The event was led by Henry Priestman and his fellow band member, Les Glover, who began by giving...

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Royal Society of Chemistry's School's Analyst Competition

Three of our 6th Form students, Kimlam Nguyen, Uzair Dadabhai and Sulayman Tabassam performed extremely well at the recent Royal Society of Chemistry's School's Analyst Competition held at UCLAN.

The competition was two-fold, with an individual theory test in the morning followed by a group practical task lasting three hours.  

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Alan Birch Brings His Printmaking Techniques To Year 12 & 13

On Thursday 23rd March, Alan Birch, printmaker/artist spent the afternoon with our Year 12 and Year 13 art students, exploring printmaking techniques and produced a series of dry point etchings for their portfolios.

“I really enjoyed the opportunity to have a professional artist teach me more about dry point etching, and was able to produce some etchings that I’m really proud of with his help.  Overall it was an amazing experience that taught me valuable skills!.  Year 13 Student

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Year 9 Attend HIVE Careers Event

The whole of Year 9 recently attended the HIVE Enterprise Blackburn with Darwen Careers Event hosted by DACA.  

Students had the opportunity to spend the afternoon talking to a range of employers from many sectors including finance, health service, construction, manufacturing, engineering, retail, sport, science, creative, volunteering and the forces.   They were able to have direct one-to-one conversations ...

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