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

Year 8 European Day

The annual event for Year 8 pupils started in the traditional way with a continental breakfast in Big School. Pupils very much enjoyed their pains au chocolat and then proceeded to the Library Annexe to listen to talks about the European Union. The Languages Faculty was delighted to welcome back Mr D...

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Year 8 Trip to Jodrell Bank

On Monday 16th October, Year 8 pupils visited the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire.

They saw the Lovell radio telescope and heard about how it is helping us understand the universe better. They also took part in workshops looking at electromagnetic radiation and Mars rovers.

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Year 9 Creative Day

This was the second of the newly introduced creative days and it was a huge success. The whole of Year 9 was split into three and split across the three subjects in the creative faculty.

In Art pupils explored the work of artists, and developed their own clay sculptures based on cubism. In Design and Technology pupils to learnt to follow a design brief, understand the design process through to manufacturing. The Music Department took a third of the year group to Blackburn Cathedral t...

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National Apprenticeship Show Trip

On Monday 16th October a group of Year 11 students, who have shown an interest in starting an apprenticeship post GCSE, attended the National Apprenticeship Show with Mr Taylor and Miss Sharples at Manchester Central Convention Centre. This was an excellent opportunity for the students to meet and ta...

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Creative Faculty introduce Creative Days into the KS3 Curriculum

In order to celebrate the new faculty structure at Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School, the Creative Faculty introduced Creative Days into the KS3 curriculum. 

At Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School Art, Music and Design Technology are all compulsory subjects from years 3-9 and optional subjects at both GCSE and A-level. The creative subjects are a highly valued area of our whole school curriculum and we aim to deliver an education that is a broad and exciting...

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