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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 36 B - 26/6/2017

    Mon
    26 Jun
    External Examinations
    Year 6 to 7 Transition
    Tue
    27 Jun
    External Examinations
    Year 6 to 7 Transition
    Year 6 Transition Evening
    Wed
    28 Jun
    External Examinations
    Year 6 to 7 Transition
    Thu
    29 Jun
    External Examinations
    Year 6 to 7 Transition
    Fri
    30 Jun
    External Examinations
    Sat
    01 Jul
    QEGS Summer Fair
    Sun
    02 Jul

    Week 37 A - 3/7/2017

    Mon
    03 Jul
    Year 10 Parents Consultation Evening
    Year 12 Progression Examinations - re-sit window
    Tue
    04 Jul
    Year 12 Progression Examinations - re-sit window
    Wed
    05 Jul
    Year 12 Progression Examinations - re-sit window
    Thu
    06 Jul
    Music Concert
    Year 12 Progression Examinations - re-sit window
    Fri
    07 Jul
    Year 12 Progression Examinations - re-sit window
    Sat
    08 Jul
    Sun
    09 Jul

    Week 38 B - 10/7/2017

    Mon
    10 Jul
    Work Experience (Yrs 10 & 12)
    Tue
    11 Jul
    Work Experience (Yrs 10 & 12)
    Wed
    12 Jul
    Work Experience (Yrs 10 & 12)
    Thu
    13 Jul
    Awards Ceremonies, Years 7-9
    Awards Ceremony Year 10
    Work Experience (Yrs 10 & 12)
    Fri
    14 Jul
    Coffee Morning 9:30 - 11:00
    Work Experience (Yrs 10 & 12)
    Sat
    15 Jul
    Ashbourne Treasures
    Sun
    16 Jul

    Week 39 A - 17/7/2017

    Mon
    17 Jul
    Visit to China (Yrs 12 & 13)
    Work Experience (Yrs 10 & 12)
    Tue
    18 Jul
    Visit to China (Yrs 12 & 13)
    Work Experience (Yrs 10 & 12)
    Wed
    19 Jul
    Visit to China (Yrs 12 & 13)
    Work Experience (Yrs 10 & 12)
    Thu
    20 Jul
    Visit to China (Yrs 12 & 13)
    Work Experience (Yrs 10 & 12)
    Fri
    21 Jul
    Early Closure - Academy closes for Summer Holiday
    Visit to China (Yrs 12 & 13)
    Sat
    22 Jul
    Visit to China (Yrs 12 & 13)
    Sun
    23 Jul
    Visit to China (Yrs 12 & 13)


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    Latest Academy News and Information

    Pop Up Uniform Shop

    Jun 2017 - Pop Up Uniform Shop

    Apologies but due to supplier issues there will be no pop up uniform shop today (28/06/17).

    Our uniform supplier will be in school on Saturday 1st July between 11am - 2pm in the school library.

    A full list of dates when our uniform supplier will be in school can be found here.

    Transition (Dates for your diary)

    Jun 2017 - Transition (Dates for your diary)

    • 27th Jun 2017 (8.50am - 3.35pm) - Transition Day 1
    • 27th Jun 2017 (6.30pm) - Induction Evening
    • 28th Jun 2017 (8.50am - 3.35pm) - Transition Day 2
    • 29th June 2017 (8.50am - 3.35pm) - Transition Day 3
    Sports Day

    Jun 2017 - Sports Day

    Sports Day 23rd June (Reserve day 7th July)

    Weather for Friday's Sports Day is currently "warm with sunshine and perhaps scattered showers. breezier and much fresher for Friday, but mainly dry" so please prepare your child for warm and/or cool eventualities!

    A decision will be made on the day, but the likelihood is it will go ahead.

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    Help a South African School

    Jun 2017 - Help a South African School

    Last year we began to help the above charity by sending a selection of books from the English department. This year we involved students, staff and parents. Illiteracy is a big problem in South Africa and their schools are in desperate need of resources; particularly reading books and text books.

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    QEGS Race for Life

    Jun 2017 - QEGS Race for Life

    This summer QEGS are hosting their very own Tesco Race for Life on Wednesday 12th July! Participants will consist of mainly KS3 students. Below is the link to sponsor your friend or family member taking part, leave a good luck message for them and please give generously for Cancer Research UK!

    https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/QEGS-Ashbourne17
    QEGS Community Observatory

    May 2017 - QEGS Community Observatory

    The QEGS Community Observatory officially opened on Tuesday 9th May 2017.

    The FPTA have been fundraising for 2 years and the observatory has been built next to the new technology block. The White Peak Astronomical Observing Group have...

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    Dutch Teachers in Training Visit QEGS

    May 2017 - Dutch Teachers in Training Visit QEGS

    From the 27th of March until the 7th of April 2017, Janet and Mary – two Dutch teachers in training – visited QEGS to complete a part of their international teacher training at the school. Janet and Mary both have a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in the English Language and Literature and now take part in Leiden University’s World Teachers Programme, a specialised track of the university’s Master of Education. The World Teachers Programme is geared towards bilingual and international education.

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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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