The next Sixth Form Open Evening will be held on Tuesday 26 September between 5pm and 9pm 

Main School Open Day will be held on Saturday 7 October between 9.30am and 1.30pm

There is no need to book a place - just arrive on the day and allow enough time to look around!



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Peace Charter

Over fifty pupils from various schools in Blackburn met at QEGS, Blackburn on Friday 30th September to pool ideas in order to produce a Peace Charter for Blackburn with Darwen.

Pupils mixed and shared ideas and the leaders of the event, Jo Siddle from St Thomas’s and Steve Archer from Witton, were delighted with the imagination that the young people showed.  

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The Elizabethan Association (PTA) Michaelmas Ramble: Sunday, 18th September 2016

Many thanks to those families and staff whom were able to attend and support the first Junior and Infant Ramble of the academic year.

The walk around Brockholes Nature Reserve took us just over an hour, and we were blessed with warm weather as we ambled along. The children completed the walk by demolishing some rather delicious looking ice cream from the café at Brockholes. Many thanks to Adam Ashraf (5R) for taking this photograp...

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GCSE results to shout about!

QEGS was delighted to see over a quarter of pupils gaining at least five A*-A in their GCSEs. The % A*-C was 82.2, encouraging considering that a significant proportion of the Year Group joined the school in Year 10, after the change to Free School status.

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A-level congratulations

This year’s cohort – a much larger one than in previous years – gained the results predicted, showing considerable progress over what were disappointing AS results last year.

71% gained A*-C and the pass rate remained high at 98%.

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Junior School Commemoration Assembly

On Thursday, 7th July, the Junior School held a commemoration assembly to celebrate the sponsorship and dedication of three wonderful new trophies, in honour of former members of QEGS staff.

The event was an emotional affair, with Dave Edmondson speaking warmly about his former colleagues, to a rapt Junior School audience. Family members were also in attendance to present the trophies to the winners. The first trophy to be awarded was the Vincent Chester Cross-Country Shield. Vincent Che...

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