The next Sixth Form Open Evening will be held on Tuesday 26 September between 5.30pm 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!



Old Blackburnians News

OBA Annual Dinner 2017 - Tickets Now Available

Tickets are now available for this year's Annual Dinner which will be in Big School on Saturday 16th December.  Once again, ticket prices remain at a very tempting £30.00 per head (£15.00 for 2017 leavers and £25.00 for members who left between 2013 and 2016).  This is an exceptionally popular e...

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QEGS Revisited

Three long standing friends who left QEGS in the mid 1960s returned to school on 1st June after a 50 year gap.  Nigel Hanson (OB 58-65), Revd Jeff Astley (OB 58-64) and David Bateman (OB 57-64) have remained close friends since their school days, along with David Winterburn (OB 59-61) who sadly was ...

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Harry Isaac Hitman (OB 98-99) RIP

It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the death of Harry Hitman at the age of 37 years.  Harry was tragically killed in a motorbike accident on 2nd June 2017 in Phuket.

A short memorial service, followed by a tree planting ceremony, will be held at 1.00pm on Saturday 1st July at the cemetary, Brockhall Village, followed by drinks and nibbles at The Avenue Hotel.

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Calling the Class of 2014

If you were born between 1st September 1995 and 31st August 1996 then you belong to the QEGS Class of 2014, and we want to hear from you.

We hope you've enjoyed your post QEGS studies and have interesting plans for what happens next.  Could you let me have your final examination results, when they are available, so that the Old Blackburnians' records can be brought up-to-date and so we can feature you in this year's Prize Giving progr...

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Congratulations to Dr David Westmoreland on his PhD

David Westmoreland (OB 97-04) left QEGS in 2004 to attend St Andrews University where he gained a B.Sc Hons in Human Biology.

After a year working for RBS in Manchester , David moved to Norway where he attended Oslo University and was awarded his Msc in Molecular Biosciences. To his credit, David had two first author papers published at this time. David then attended University College London to study a 4-year programme for...

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