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

Courtney Pine Trip to Liverpool Philharmonic


Courtney Pine CBE is a British born jazz giant.  His contemporary style integrates modern British sounds such as drum and bass and UK deep rooted influences from across the Caribbean into his jazz.

The new A Level Music course includes three of his pieces as part of the set-work list for the Listening and Appraising paper; the A-Level Music students thoroughly enjoyed the trip to see him perform live with the prolific soul singer Omar at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall on Saturday 18th March. ...

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GCSE & A Level Recital Evening

GCSE & A Level Recital Evening

Bethany Ellison (Year 13) performed a varied programme of vocal and instrumental pieces to open the recital evening in Big School on Thursday 16th March.

One of her more unusual pieces for flute featured the story of a young goat enjoying the pastoral delights in the warm weather; we all enjoyed listening to her perform a traditional song in German too.

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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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