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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 3 A - 18/9/2017

    18 Sep
    19 Sep
    Countdown to Success Evening (6-8pm)
    Year 12 Volunteers Fair
    20 Sep
    21 Sep
    22 Sep
    23 Sep
    24 Sep

    Week 4 B - 25/9/2017

    25 Sep
    Governors Curriculum Meeting
    Online Safety Evening
    26 Sep
    Open Evening (5-7pm)
    27 Sep
    A Level Geography Field Trip - Parents/Carers Meeting 6:30-8pm
    28 Sep
    29 Sep
    30 Sep
    01 Oct

    Week 5 A - 2/10/2017

    02 Oct
    Governors: Wellbeing Meeting
    03 Oct
    FPTA meeting
    Ski Trip Information Evening 6-7pm
    04 Oct
    Year 7 tutor evening
    05 Oct
    06 Oct
    07 Oct
    08 Oct

    Week 6 B - 9/10/2017

    09 Oct
    Governors Resources Meeting
    10 Oct
    Year 13 Parents' Consultation Evening 3-6pm
    11 Oct
    12 Oct
    Governors Pay Meeting
    13 Oct
    14 Oct
    15 Oct

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    FPTA 200 Club
    11th Sep 2017
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    Open Evening - Tue 26th Sept 2017

    Sep 2017 - Open Evening - Tue 26th Sept 2017

    Come and join us for a friendly and informal evening at which we welcome parents and prospective students from Years 5 and 6 to visit the school and learn more about us and what we do. Take the time to look around at the various displays of students’ work and chat with staff and students alike. There will also be presentations from the Headteacher, a Governor and Students in the Main Hall at 5pm and again at 6pm.

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    Sixth Form Open Evening - Thur 19th Oct 2017

    Sep 2017 - Sixth Form Open Evening - Thur 19th Oct 2017

    Starting with a brief welcome from the Head of Sixth Form, Head Boy and Head Girl at 6pm in the Main School Hall you'll have the opportunity to talk to subject staff and students in more detail about the courses we offer.

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    Year 11 Countdown to Success

    Sep 2017 - Year 11 Countdown to Success

    Reminder - Year 11 Countdown to Success event at QEGS Tues 19th Sep 6-8pm Main Hall, all subjects, careers info, revision classes, freebies inc. yearlong lunch passes will be available!

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    Year 7 - Sept 2017

    Sep 2017 - Year 7 - Sept 2017

    Have you lost your ‘Year 7 Transition Welcome Pack’?! Don’t panic you can download a copy here.

    Other useful information - Year 7 students do NOT need to bring their PE kit on Tuesday all they need is their school bag, writing equipment and either their packed lunch or money to purchase lunch from school (if parents/carers haven't added credit via ParentPay yet). Year 7 students need to assemble in the Main Hall by 08.50am wearing full school uniform.
    - We can't wait to see you!

    Timings of the School Day

    Aug 2017 - Timings of the School Day

    Looking ahead to the new academic year, we are making some changes to the timings of the school day and PCEs:

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    August 2017: September Start

    Aug 2017 - August 2017: September Start

    We hope you have all had an enjoyable holiday and look forward to seeing you next week. Just to remind you that we will have a staggered start to the academic year. Year 7, 10 and 12 will all start on Tue 5th Sept and Years 8,9,11 and 13 will all start on Wed 6th Sept. Please can we remind you that if students have had any holiday changes to hair or acquired any piercings, that these meet uniform requirements for the start of term. You can click here for a reminder of uniform standards, our uniform is available to purchase online here.

    We look forward to seeing all students on return to school and know that this year will be amazing! Enjoy the rest of the holidays.

    'Best ever GCSE English and Maths results for QEGS’

    Aug 2017 - 'Best ever GCSE English and Maths results for QEGS’

    Following on from last week's superb Post-16 results, staff and students are celebrating another week of success at the school. This year, we are again celebrating our wonderful Yr11 student achievements.

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    ‘QEGS Sixth Form Students shine again!’

    Aug 2017 - ‘QEGS Sixth Form Students shine again!’

    An incredible year for our students who, once again surpassed themselves. We are justifiably proud of the results they have achieved. Ranked 1st in Derbyshire in 2016, the improved 2017 QEGS results mean we once again hope to be the number 1 educational institution in Derbyshire.

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    Historical Fiction at QEGS

    Jul 2017 - Historical Fiction at QEGS

    On the 4th and 5th of July QEGS welcomed year 5 students from Biggin, Osmaston, Long Lane, Sudbury, Parwich, Kirk Ireton and Longford to the first QEGS Historical Fiction day. The students were able to learn about different periods in history (Including Ancient Egypt, the Middle Ages, The Victorians and WWII) and then turn what they learnt into their own pieces of historical fiction.

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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

    NCTL - National Support School ADVTSA QEGSMAT

    Arts 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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