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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 7 A - 16/10/2017

    Mon
    16 Oct
    Restart a Heart Day
    Tue
    17 Oct
    Wed
    18 Oct
    Astronomy Club 6:30-8pm
    Interhouse Maths Challenge
    Thu
    19 Oct
    Reports issued
    Sixth Form Open Evening 6-8pm
    Fri
    20 Oct
    Early Closure - Academy Closes for half term
    Sat
    21 Oct
    Sun
    22 Oct

    Academy Closed - Half Term - 23/10/2017

    Mon
    23 Oct
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    24 Oct
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    25 Oct
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    26 Oct
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    27 Oct
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    28 Oct
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    29 Oct

    Week 8 B - 30/10/2017

    Mon
    30 Oct
    Tue
    31 Oct
    Wed
    01 Nov
    Hope Presentation - Takeaway Theatre Company
    Thu
    02 Nov
    Fri
    03 Nov
    Sat
    04 Nov
    Sun
    05 Nov

    Week 9 A - 6/11/2017

    Mon
    06 Nov
    Tue
    07 Nov
    FPTA Meeting
    Wed
    08 Nov
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    09 Nov
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    10 Nov
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    11 Nov
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    12 Nov


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    KS4 Rewards Trip
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    Attendance Letter
    12th Oct 2017
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    Year 13 PCE
    6th Oct 2017
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    Y13 PCE
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    News and Information

    QEGS Press

    Oct 2017 - QEGS Press

    The first (relaunched) edition of QEGS Press is now available. We are relaunching the publication this year as a student-led venture with a number of keen sixth form students taking control of its production. We are aiming for 4 issues a year, each based around the themes of Question, Explore, Give and Succeed.

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    Job Vacancy - Teacher of Business Studies & Economics

    Oct 2017 - Job Vacancy - Teacher of Business Studies & Economics

    We are looking to appoint a Teacher of Business Studies & Economics. The successful applicant will join a highly skilled and committed group of teachers who have in recent years raised the achievement in the department to a very high level. The department offers GCSE Business, GCE Business, GCE Economics and BTEC Level 3 Business.

    Closing date for applications: Noon 17th October 2017
    Proposed Interview date: 20th October 2017

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    Sir Steve Redgrave Visits QEGS

    Sep 2017 - Sir Steve Redgrave Visits QEGS

    On Friday 15th September, we were immensely privileged to spend the afternoon with Sir Steve Redgrave, one of Britain’s greatest ever Olympians, who won gold medals for rowing at five consecutive Olympics, and nine gold medals at World Rowing Championships. Sir Steve was in Ashbourne to attend local company Whitehouse Construction’s 40th Anniversary Dinner, but first he met QEGS students for the afternoon...

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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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    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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    '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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    Maths Escape Rooms

    Jul 2017 - Maths Escape Rooms

    On the 13th and 14th of July Mr Boulton-Lear and the Maths department invited the School Escape Rooms company to QEGS to run exciting and innovative Maths sessions based around problem solving.

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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.


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