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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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    Week 14 B - 10/12/2018

    Mon
    10 Dec
    Christmas Dinners
    Week 14 B
    Tue
    11 Dec
    Christmas Dinners
    Week 14 B
    Wed
    12 Dec
    Christmas Dinners
    Shakespeare Workshops -Year 11
    Week 14 B
    Thu
    13 Dec
    Christmas Dinners
    Darts Final (Hall)
    Week 14 B
    Fri
    14 Dec
    Christmas Dinners
    Week 14 B
    Sat
    15 Dec
    Sun
    16 Dec
    Data Entry Deadline Autumn 2

    Week 15 A - 17/12/2018

    Mon
    17 Dec
    Week 15 A
    Tue
    18 Dec
    Week 15 A
    Year 10 & 11 Rewards Trip - Christmas Cinema and Shopping
    Wed
    19 Dec
    Week 15 A
    Thu
    20 Dec
    Speech Day
    Week 15 A
    Fri
    21 Dec
    Christmas Jumper Day
    Early Closure - Academy Closes for Christmas Holiday
    Week 15 A
    Year 7 Carol Concert
    Year 7, 8 & 9 Rewards Trip - Christmas Film Day
    Sat
    22 Dec
    Sun
    23 Dec

    - 24/12/2018

    Mon
    24 Dec
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Tue
    25 Dec
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Wed
    26 Dec
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Thu
    27 Dec
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Fri
    28 Dec
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Sat
    29 Dec
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Sun
    30 Dec
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays

    - 31/12/2018

    Mon
    31 Dec
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Tue
    01 Jan
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Wed
    02 Jan
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Thu
    03 Jan
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Fri
    04 Jan
    Academy Closed - Christmas Holidays
    Sat
    05 Jan
    Sun
    06 Jan


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    Annie Letter 2018
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    Artist Workshops
    5th Dec 2018


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    News and Information

    School Show 2019 - Sister Act!

    School Show 2019 - Sister Act!

    Sister Act is the feel-amazing musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet! When disco diva Deloris Van Cartier (played by Kira, Y13) witnesses a murder, she is put in protective custody in one place the cops are sure she won't be found: a convent!

    *** Allocated seating Book Now to avoid disappointment! ***

    Track and Field Athletics Badges

    Dec 2018 - Track and Field Athletics Badges

    Congratulations to the students receiving Track and Field Athletics Badges for outstanding performances at Athletics Meets in the summer term. Students had to score highly in one track and one field event to qualify for either a Bronze, Silver, Gold or Platinum badge from the English Schools' Athletics Association.

    Celebrating and Explaining our Outcomes

    Dec 2018 - Celebrating and Explaining our Outcomes

    We are now well into the Autumn term , and look back at the summer results both as a celebration and an opportunity to improve, reflecting on our successes including the ones that ones that donít always make the headlines in the local and national press. We are proud of the breadth of our curriculum, with no reduction in the creative arts subjects on offer at GCSE.

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    2018 Christmas Music Concert

    Dec 2018 - 2018 Christmas Music Concert

    It's that time of year again at QEGS #OhNoItIsnt, #OhYesItIs!

    It's the Christmas Concert - Thu 6th Dec at 7:30pm, all welcome.

    Tickets £5 (Cons. £3), available on the door.

    England Fencing

    Dec 2018 - England Fencing

    Sophie (Y10) has been selected by England Fencing to fence internationally next March. Sophie was seeded 6th in England and has secured a place in Poland for the Challenge Wratislavia competition.

    Well done Sophie, a great achievement!

    Parent Governor Vacancy

    Nov 2018 - Parent Governor Vacancy

    The QEGS Local Governing Body is seeking to appoint one Parent Governor.

    Please send Applications Forms to Mrs C Bramwell, Clerk to QEGS Local Governing Body at bramwell@qegs.email by 12pm on Friday 7th December 2018. Thank you.

    Varsity Rugby

    Nov 2018 - Varsity Rugby

    George Tresidder an ex QEGS Student has been named part of the Oxford University Men's Blues team starting lineup due to play Varsity Rugby at the 137th Menís Varsity Match on December 6th.

    Player Profile - George Tresidder

    Congratulations George, a great achievement!

    House Matches Update

    Nov 2018 - House Matches Update

    Scores on the doors for house matches - Boothby have sneaked into the lead with Hull on their tails!

    • BOOTHBY - 240
    • HULL - 235
    • COKAYNE - 205
    • SPALDEN - 205

    Netball News

    Nov 2018 - Netball News

    Fab afternoon in the 'Sisters n Sport' National Cup, winning 45-15 Vs Thomas Telford School.

    Well done everyone!

    House Cross Country

    Nov 2018 - House Cross Country

    Some of our winners from the girls House Cross Country this week. We are very proud to have some awesome runners!

    - Y7: 1st: Mae | 2nd: Imogen | 3rd: Annie
    - Y8: 1st: Ella | 2nd: Daisy | 3rd: Amber
    - Y9: 1st: Jess | 2nd:Amy | 3rd :Arabella

    House Netball

    Nov 2018 - House Netball

    Year 9 Netball house matches today.

    Well done to all involved!

    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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