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    Information on our Transition Days can be found here.

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    Welcome to Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Ashbourne Academy

    Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School is a highly successful school, with an aspirational ethos which leads to excellent levels of achievement. Staff, students and governors are committed to working together to build a positive learning environment, ensuring continuing success for all students. Our core values include hard work, personal courtesy and a smart appearance. We firmly believe that the aim of always doing one's best is the key to sustained success.

    There are three standard points of entry into QEGS: Year 7, Year 10 and Year 12. We also welcome students to QEGS in any year group at various stages throughout the academic year. For further information about your child attending QEGS, please contact our Admissions and Transition Team to arrange a visit, a tour, even a taster day.

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    Forthcoming Events & Academy Calendar

    Week 35 A - 17/6/2019

    Mon
    17 Jun
    Week 35 A
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Tue
    18 Jun
    Joseph the Musical Trip
    Week 35 A
    West Midlands BIG BANG FAIR
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Wed
    19 Jun
    Week 35 A
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Thu
    20 Jun
    Art Exhibition
    Primary Humanities Day
    Week 35 A
    Year 12 problem solving
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Fri
    21 Jun
    Art Exhibition
    Sports Day
    Week 35 A
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Sat
    22 Jun
    Art Exhibition
    Sun
    23 Jun
    Ypres Trip - Year 9

    Week 36 B - 24/6/2019

    Mon
    24 Jun
    Local Governing Board Meeting
    Week 36 B
    Ypres Trip - Year 9
    Tue
    25 Jun
    Spectroscopy in a Suitcase
    Week 36 B
    Ypres Trip - Year 9
    Wed
    26 Jun
    Music Concert Rehearsals
    Week 36 B
    Year 12 university, apprenticeship or work guidance session (lessons 1-3)
    Ypres Trip - Year 9
    Thu
    27 Jun
    Sixth Form Transition Day
    Summer Music Concert (Hall)
    Week 36 B
    Ypres Trip - Year 9
    Fri
    28 Jun
    Centennial Tea Party
    FPTA Event
    Student Chef of the year 2019 - Competition
    Week 36 B
    Year 11 Prom
    Year 7, 8, 9 & 10 Derbyshire Dale Cross Country
    Sat
    29 Jun
    Silver Assessed Duke of Edinburgh's Award
    Sun
    30 Jun
    Silver Assessed Duke of Edinburgh's Award

    Week 37 A - 1/7/2019

    Mon
    01 Jul
    Barcelona 2019 (Year 8)
    Silver Assessed Duke of Edinburgh's Award
    Week 37 A
    Year 12 geography field trip
    Year 7 & 8 Rewards Trip
    Tue
    02 Jul
    Barcelona 2019 (Year 8)
    FPTA Meeting 7.15 - 8:30pm (Library)
    Week 37 A
    Year 12 geography field trip
    Year 6 Parents' Meeting
    Year 6 Transition Days
    Year 9 Rewards Trip
    Wed
    03 Jul
    Barcelona 2019 (Year 8)
    Week 37 A
    Wimbledon Trip
    Year 12 geography field trip
    Year 6 Transition Days
    Thu
    04 Jul
    Barcelona 2019 (Year 8)
    Week 37 A
    Year 10 Rewards Trip
    Year 12 geography field trip
    Year 6 Transition Days
    Fri
    05 Jul
    Week 37 A
    Sat
    06 Jul
    Sun
    07 Jul

    Week 38 B - 8/7/2019

    Mon
    08 Jul
    Peak 11 Maths Challenge
    QEGSMAT Trust Board Meeting
    Week 38 B
    World of Work Week (Year 10)
    Y10 WOW Week - Employer Talks and Professional Interviews
    Year 12 Work Experience
    Tue
    09 Jul
    Week 38 B
    World of Work Week (Year 10)
    Y10 Wow Week - Enterprise Day
    Year 10 - Countdown to Success - Making the Most of Year 11
    Year 12 Work Experience
    Wed
    10 Jul
    Week 38 B
    World of Work Week (Year 10)
    WOW Week - Staffordshire University Experience Day
    Year 12 Work Experience
    Thu
    11 Jul
    Week 38 B
    World of Work Week (Year 10)
    Y10 Wow Week - Chesterfield College Taster Day
    Year 12 Work Experience
    Fri
    12 Jul
    Governors Timeout Meeting
    QEGS Community Day (Including Summer Fayre and Race for Life)
    Week 38 B
    World of Work Week (Year 10)
    Y10 Wow Week - QEGS Sixth Form Taster Day
    Year 12 Work Experience
    Sat
    13 Jul
    Sun
    14 Jul


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    Book Fair
    17th Jun 2019
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    Sports Day 2019
    17th Jun 2019
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    EPQ Drop in Session
    13th Jun 2019
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    Art Exhibition
    11th Jun 2019
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    Ent Fest Letter
    10th Jun 2019


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    News and Information

    Uttoxeter Bus Route

    Uttoxeter Bus Route

    Information for the new bus route in and around the Uttoxeter area can be found here.

    If you wish to use the new route please complete this application form.

    For further details contact Mrs Wibberley: enquiries@qegs.email

    QEGS STEM Club Win at the Big Bang Fair

    Jun 2019 - QEGS STEM Club Win at the Big Bang Fair

    Congratulations to the QEGS STEM club!
    They won the 'Real Life Application Award' today at the Big Bang Fair. All your hard work paid off! You are #QEGSAmazing.

    Year 6 Maths Day

    Jun 2019 - Year 6 Maths Day

    Students from local primary schools attended our year 6 Maths day today which was very successful. It was great to see so many students taking part and to see this interest and talent in Maths.

    D-Day 75th Anniversary

    Jun 2019 - D-Day 75th Anniversary

    Representatives from QEGS attended the Ashbourne D-Day 75th Anniversary Service this morning. Thank you Josh (Y13) who played the Last Post and the National Anthem as an Act of Remembrance.

    QEGS LIBRARY SUMMER READS CHALLENGE

    Jun 2019 - QEGS LIBRARY SUMMER READS CHALLENGE

    Thanks to the generosity of Foundation Derbyshire John Weston Fund all of the Year 6 students coming to our Transition Days will be able to choose a free book from QEGS Library to read over the Summer holiday.

    Have a look here for more details and a sneaky preview of all of the books in the selection.

    DofE Manager receives an invite to Buckingham Palace

    May 2019 - DofE Manager receives an invite to Buckingham Palace

    Miss G Wilband, our Duke of Edinburgh's Award Manager recently visited Buckingham Palace as a Special Regional Guest for her hard work and dedication to the DofE Award over the past 15+ years. Miss Wilband spent the morning at the Palace with other special invited guests and celebrities. Congratulations Miss Wilband and thank you for all of your hard work with DofE and providing our students with this great opportunity!

    Football County Cup Runners Up

    May 2019 - Football County Cup Runners Up

    Well done to the U15 and U16 football teams who were runners up in the 2018/19 County Cup. Both teams had the privilege to play in the final at Moor Farm Training Centre (DCFC Academy).

    Congratulations to everyone who played this season, we would also like to thank everyone who came to support either team.

    British Physics Olympiad Competitions

    May 2019 - British Physics Olympiad Competitions

    Angela (Y11) won a GOLD medal recently in the British Physics Olympiad Competition. Angela placed 11th in the UK out of 2,200 entrants.

    Other students who competed were awarded...

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    JOB OPPORTUNITY

    May 2019 - JOB OPPORTUNITY

    JOB VACANCY and EXCITING OPPORTUNITY - Teacher of Science & Teacher of Physics

    - Closing date - 17th May 2019 10am
    - Proposed Interview date - 22nd May 2019

    See qegs.link/jobs for further information.

    Football

    May 2019 - Football

    Year 8 County Cup Champions 2019!

    Winning 4-2, QEGS Vs John Port at South Normanton Athletic FC, well done lads. #QEGSAmazing

    Primary Arts Festival

    Apr 2019 - Primary Arts Festival

    What an incredible 3 shows we have put on!

    Well done and a huge congratulations to everyone who took part in our Primary Arts Festival this year!! You are all #QEGSAmazing

    Ofsted Report

    Ofsted Inspection 2018

    Congratulations to all students, staff, parents and the wider community. The report from our Ofsted inspection on 26th April 2018 is now available. We are really proud and pleased that Ofsted endorsed and confirmed our own judgements of our school.

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    Sport England ICT Mark Peak 11 and FMSIS Regional Winner - The Character Awards 2015 Healthy School Leading Space Education Quality Mark

    NCTL - National Support School ADVTSA QEGSMAT

    Arts Mark

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    Registered Address - The Green Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1EP
    Tel: 01335 343685 | E-mail: enquiries@queenelizabeths.derbyshire.sch.uk

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