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    Welcome to Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Ashbourne Academy
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    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 Mrs L Barrie (Transition Leader) to arrange a visit, a tour, even a taster day.

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    Forthcoming Events & Academy Calendar

    Week 17 A - 16/1/2017

    Mon
    16 Jan
    8:00 - 16:30 Young Enterprise Learn to Earn and Decision Making Workshop
    Tue
    17 Jan
    CAREERS CONVENTION
    Wed
    18 Jan
    Astronomy Club
    Thu
    19 Jan
    Fri
    20 Jan
    Sat
    21 Jan
    Sun
    22 Jan

    Week 18 B - 23/1/2017

    Mon
    23 Jan
    Year 11 Parents' Consultation Evening
    Year 8 Examinations - D&D
    Tue
    24 Jan
    Year 8 Examinations - D&D
    Wed
    25 Jan
    Year 8 Examinations - D&D
    Thu
    26 Jan
    Year 8 Examinations - D&D
    Fri
    27 Jan
    Year 8 Examinations - D&D
    Sat
    28 Jan
    Sun
    29 Jan

    Week 19 A - 30/1/2017

    Mon
    30 Jan
    Year 9 Parents' Consultation Evening
    Tue
    31 Jan
    Wed
    01 Feb
    Thu
    02 Feb
    Fri
    03 Feb
    Coffee Morning 9:30 - 11:00
    Sat
    04 Feb
    Sun
    05 Feb

    Week 20 B - 6/2/2017

    Mon
    06 Feb
    Tue
    07 Feb
    Wed
    08 Feb
    Primary Festival of Arts (all day)
    Thu
    09 Feb
    Fri
    10 Feb
    Early Closure - Academy Closes for Half Term
    Sat
    11 Feb
    Sun
    12 Feb


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    Latest Academy News and Information

    Introducing QEGS Portal

    Introducing QEGS Portal

    QEGS portal is our new online platform allowing parents and carers to access their child’s progress reports.

    To activate your account simply visit www.qegs.link/portal, click on the ‘Forgotten Password’ link, enter the email address we have stored for you and you will then receive an email allowing you to set a password.

    A guide to reporting is available on our Assessment and Reporting page.

    Lorin LaFave Visit to QEGS

    Jan 2017 - Lorin LaFave Visit to QEGS

    We are pleased to announce that Lorin LaFave will be speaking at this year’s online safety evening for adults on March 21st 2017, from 6pm.

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    School Closure Fri 13th Jan 2017

    Jan 2017 - School Closure Fri 13th Jan 2017

    We hope that all students, parents and staff have reached their destinations safely today.

    It has been a difficult morning and a very difficult decision to make to close the school. The overnight snow did not seem too problematic and by 7am this morning the site staff and senior staff made the initial decision to open as usual and simply delay the start of lessons to allow students and staff a little more time to get to school. However...

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    Annual General Meeting 2017

    Jan 2017 - Annual General Meeting 2017

    Our 2017 AGM will be held on Monday 30th January at 6:00pm in the Library.

    Year 9 Options

    Jan 2017 - Year 9 Options

    Year 9 students now need to consider and choose which courses and subjects they hope to pursue in Years 10 and 11 at QEGS. In order to aid this decision-making process, year 9 students and their parent(s)/carer(s) are invited to our Year 9 Options Fair on Wednesday 11th January 2017 at 5pm.

    Want to know more before the Options Fair click here.

    School Show 2017 Thoroughly Modern Millie

    Jan 2017 - School Show 2017 Thoroughly Modern Millie

    In New York City, 1922, flapper Millie Dillmount is determined to find work as a stenographer to a wealthy businessman and then marry him – a "thoroughly modern" goal. Millie befriends the sweet yet naive Miss Dorothy Brown as the latter checks into the Priscilla Hotel. When house mother Mrs. Meers learns Miss Dorothy is an orphan, she remarks, "Sad to be all alone in the world."

    Offer: 10% off 2 or more tickets booked by 31/01/17 - Book Now

    Speech Day 2016

    Jan 2017 - Speech Day 2016

    The annual Speech Day of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School was held on Thursday 15th December. Photos from the evening are now available.

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    QEGS Ski Trip 2016

    Dec 2016 - QEGS Ski Trip 2016

    On Christmas Eve, 63 students and 8 members of staff from Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School returned after a week skiing in Alpe d’Huez. It was an incredible experience for all involved and the students were praised by the bus drivers, hotel staff and ski instructors for being polite, responsible and a lot of fun!

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    Ofsted Report

    Ofsted Report

    From 'Requiring Improvement' in April 2013 to 'Good with Outstanding features' in November 2014 - an amazing achievement for all. Read the latest Ofsted Report here.


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

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    Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School Ashbourne Academy - Registered in England & Wales Company No. 07698914

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

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