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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.


    Forthcoming Events & Academy Calendar

    Week 32 B - 20/5/2019

    Mon
    20 May
    Governors Curriculum Meeting
    Week 32 B
    Year 10 geography field trip
    Tue
    21 May
    Week 32 B
    Year 10 geography field trip
    Wed
    22 May
    Week 32 B
    Thu
    23 May
    Week 32 B
    Fri
    24 May
    Last Day of Half Term (NOT EARLY CLOSURE)
    Week 32 B
    Sat
    25 May
    Sun
    26 May

    - 27/5/2019

    Mon
    27 May
    Academy Closed - Half Term
    Tue
    28 May
    Academy Closed - Half Term
    Wed
    29 May
    Academy Closed - Half Term
    Thu
    30 May
    Academy Closed - Half Term
    Fri
    31 May
    Academy Closed - Half Term
    Sat
    01 Jun
    Sun
    02 Jun

    Week 33 A - 3/6/2019

    Mon
    03 Jun
    Week 33 A
    Ypres Trip Parents' meeting
    Tue
    04 Jun
    FPTA Meeting 7.15 - 8:30pm (Library)
    Week 33 A
    Wed
    05 Jun
    Attendance Panel Meetings
    Barcelona Trip - Information evening for parents/carers
    Week 33 A
    Thu
    06 Jun
    Week 33 A
    Fri
    07 Jun
    Week 33 A
    Sat
    08 Jun
    Bronze Practice Duke of Edinburgh's Award
    Sun
    09 Jun
    Bronze Practice Duke of Edinburgh's Award

    Week 34 B - 10/6/2019

    Mon
    10 Jun
    Governor Wellbeing Meeting
    Maths Escape Rooms
    Week 34 B
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Tue
    11 Jun
    Maths Escape Rooms
    Normandy Parents' Meeting
    Week 34 B
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Wed
    12 Jun
    Week 34 B
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Thu
    13 Jun
    Week 34 B
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Fri
    14 Jun
    Week 34 B
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Sat
    15 Jun
    Sun
    16 Jun


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    Normandy Final Letter
    24th May 2019
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    Chatsworth Trip
    24th May 2019
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    C2S Letter May 2019
    7th May 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

    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 a range of Medals and Commendations...

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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

    Hockey

    Apr 2019 - Hockey

    3-1 Victory! Under 16 girls beat Anthony Gell at hockey, well done everyone!

    Operation Spitfire RM388

    Apr 2019 - Operation Spitfire RM388

    On April 2nd a cohort of our current Y11 Engineering students visited KMF metal fabrications and then Stoke Potteries museums, Hanley as the culmination of 10 months work on Operation Spitfire.

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    Jaguar Castle Bromwich Trip

    Apr 2019 - Jaguar Castle Bromwich Trip

    Staff from our Engineering department recently accompanied 40 students to Castle Bromwich on a trip which was built around experiencing how 'lean manufacturing' process is applied within a world leading manufacture in the auto industry.

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    Handball

    Apr 2019 - Handball

    In a drive to promote and support Girls' Handball in Schools across the Midlands, QEGS have been fortunate to receive quality coaching from Pop Popovic, England Handball Association coach and receive a selection of coaching equipment.

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    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

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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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