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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 Mrs L Barrie (Transition Leader) to arrange a visit, a tour, even a taster day.


    Forthcoming Events & Academy Calendar

    Week 17 A - 15/1/2018

    Mon
    15 Jan
    Tue
    16 Jan
    Year 11 Parents' Consultation Evening 3-6pm (Early closure)
    Wed
    17 Jan
    Thu
    18 Jan
    Unit 12 Gallery and Studio Visit (Art)
    Fri
    19 Jan
    Unit 12 Gallery and Studio Visit (Art)
    Sat
    20 Jan
    Sun
    21 Jan

    Week 18 B - 22/1/2018

    Mon
    22 Jan
    Governors Curriculum Meeting
    Tue
    23 Jan
    Wed
    24 Jan
    A level Art mock exam
    A level Music and Drama London Trip
    Thu
    25 Jan
    Morocco Trip Parents' / Carers' information evening 6-7pm Library
    Fri
    26 Jan
    Holocaust Survivor Webcast
    Sat
    27 Jan
    Sun
    28 Jan

    Week 19 A - 29/1/2018

    Mon
    29 Jan
    Governors Wellbeing Meeting
    Tue
    30 Jan
    Year 9 Parents' Consultation Evening 3-6pm (Early closure)
    Wed
    31 Jan
    Thu
    01 Feb
    Fri
    02 Feb
    Coffee Morning 9:30-11am
    Sat
    03 Feb
    Sun
    04 Feb

    Week 20 B - 5/2/2018

    Mon
    05 Feb
    GCSE Human Geography fieldwork
    Governors Resources Meeting
    Tue
    06 Feb
    FPTA Meeting
    GCSE Human Geography fieldwork
    Wed
    07 Feb
    Primary Humanities day
    Thu
    08 Feb
    GCSE Human Geography fieldwork
    Governors Pay Meeting
    Reports Issued
    Fri
    09 Feb
    Early Closure - Academy Closes for half term
    Sat
    10 Feb
    Sun
    11 Feb


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    Year 11 EzyScience
    12th Jan 2018
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    Y10 Work Experience
    9th Jan 2018
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    Y9 Options Evening
    8th Jan 2018
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    Year 8 Paris Trip
    5th Jan 2018
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    Y10 Macbeth trip
    5th Jan 2018


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    News and Information

    School Show 2018 - Beauty and the Beast

    Jan 2018 - School Show 2018 - Beauty and the Beast

    Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

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    Speech Day 2017

    Dec 2017 - Speech Day 2017

    The annual Speech Day of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School was held on Thursday 14th December 2017.

    Photos from the evening are now available to purchase.

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    Student Progress Reports

    Dec 2017 - Student Progress Reports

    Autumn 2 reports are now available to view on QEGS Portal.

    If you haven't already, to activate your account simply visit www.qegs.link/portal, click on the ‘Register/Activate Login’ 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.

    Partial Opening Arrangements (11/12/2017)

    Dec 2017 - Partial Opening Arrangements (11/12/2017)

    Many thanks for your understanding of our partial opening arrangements today.

    We were faced with a significant staff shortage issue early this morning (staff travel from Staffs, Cheshire, Notts and north Derbyshire). We knew we had sufficient staffing for most, but not all lessons and so had to act accordingly. Rather than close the whole school we chose to request Yr11 (who had just sat 3 weeks of Mock exams) and Yr12-13 (who have Mock exams in January) to stay at home and use the time for self-supported study/catch up.

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    Celebrating and Explaining our Outcomes

    Nov 2017 - Celebrating and Explaining our Outcomes

    We are rightly very proud of the achievements of our students this summer, and thought this would be a good time to explain a little bit more about those outcomes, and also remind you and us about some of our other successes, the ones that don’t always make the headlines in the local and national press.

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    England vs Samoa, Saturday 25th November – Trip Information

    Nov 2017 - England vs Samoa, Saturday 25th November – Trip Information

    Information about the forthcoming trip to Twickenham can be found here:

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    QEGS Raise £1,664.50 for 'BBC Children in Need'

    Nov 2017 - QEGS Raise £1,664.50 for 'BBC Children in Need'

    This year at QEGS we have raised a spectacular £1,664.50 for Children in Need!

    Our aim every year is to raise as much as possible and yet again students and staff have risen to the challenge...

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    Observatory Public Event

    Nov 2017 - Observatory Public Event

    The QEGS Community Observatory is open to the public on Thursday 23rd November at 7pm for an Introduction to the Night Sky. Come and see our fantastic new facilities and have a tour of the night sky.

    To book a place email observatory@qegs.email.

    Places are limited and are first come, first served.

    This event is now fully booked!

    New Uttoxeter School Bus Route

    Nov 2017 - New Uttoxeter School 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

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

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