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.
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%.
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...
The Headmaster has announced that the Head Boy for the academic year 2016/17 is Theo Roberts and the Head Girl will be Sadia Butt.
The Deputies are James Henaghan and Annabel Harvey.
Head Boy Theo, who is hoping for a career in accountancy/finance after completing his A-levels, is relishing the responsibility. "Being a Head of School at QEGS is a great honour; I am looking forward to setting a good example to students in lower years and making a difference". Sadia is looking to...
"Dad drove a truck, and remortgaged the house twice to send me and my brother to QEGS. That's a hell of a sacrifice".
James Beattie tells The Times reporter, Henry Winter (Wednesday 25th May issue), about his early education at QEGS and what his family provided for him. People from very ordinary backgrounds who made extraordinary sacrifices to enable their children to be educated at QEGS. Their sacrifices paid o...