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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 32 B - 21/5/2018

    Mon
    21 May
    Governors Resources Meeting
    Tue
    22 May
    Wed
    23 May
    Thu
    24 May
    Primary School Sport: Quad Kids
    Reports Issued
    Fri
    25 May
    Last day of half term (NOT early closure)
    Sat
    26 May
    Sun
    27 May

    Academy Closed - Half Term - 28/5/2018

    Mon
    28 May
    Tue
    29 May
    Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Silver Canoe
    Wed
    30 May
    Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Silver Canoe
    Thu
    31 May
    Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Silver Canoe
    Fri
    01 Jun
    Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Silver Canoe
    Sat
    02 Jun
    Sun
    03 Jun

    Week 33 A - 4/6/2018

    Mon
    04 Jun
    Tue
    05 Jun
    FPTA Meeting
    Year 12 Revision workshop (delivered by University of Leeds)
    Wed
    06 Jun
    Primary School Sport: Kwik Cricket 10:30 - TBC
    Thu
    07 Jun
    Fri
    08 Jun
    Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Silver Walking Practice
    Sat
    09 Jun
    Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Bronze Practice
    Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Silver Walking Practice
    Sun
    10 Jun
    Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Bronze Practice
    Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Silver Walking Practice

    Week 34 B - 11/6/2018

    Mon
    11 Jun
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Tue
    12 Jun
    Year 10 Creative Digital Media Film Workshop
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Wed
    13 Jun
    Primary STEM Day
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Thu
    14 Jun
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Fri
    15 Jun
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Sat
    16 Jun
    Year 12 Progress Exams
    Sun
    17 Jun
    Year 12 Progress Exams


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    Y11 Leavers Assembly
    26th Apr 2018
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    Y11 Zen Zone
    23rd Apr 2018
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    Wellbeing Workshops
    10th Apr 2018


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    News and Information

    Ofsted Inspection 2018

    Ofsted Inspection 2018

    Congratulations to all students, staff, parents and the wider community. The report from our recent 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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    CHICKS

    May 2018 - CHICKS

    A team of our A level Creative Digital Media students are working with the charity CHICKS to raise money towards their crowdfunding campaign. The page will be live between the 4th April and the 15th June, aiming to raise £970 for the charity. All money made will be used to take a child from Derbyshire on one of CHICKS’ respite breaks, on which the child will have a break from any issues and problems they face at home. To donate to the cause or to find out more, please visit qegs.link/chicks

    Every Student in QEGS Gets Vital Mental Health Advice

    Apr 2018 - Every Student in QEGS Gets Vital Mental Health Advice

    On Thursday 12th April and Friday 13th April 2018, approximately 1,358 students, 50 parents and 70 members of staff were given access to current mental health and wellbeing advice, thanks to Maz from ‘The Self-Esteem Team’.

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    Local Traffic Disruption

    Apr 2018 - Local Traffic Disruption

    We have been informed that Ashbourne Market Place will be closed to traffic in both directions from 9th - 22nd April 2018. Additionally, temporary one-way traffic restrictions will be in place on King Street and Hall Lane over the same period. More detailed information is available from the link below.

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    QEGS Community Observatory Update

    Mar 2018 - QEGS Community Observatory Update

    Since the QEGS Community Observatory was officially opened last year we have hosted two Open Evenings for the local community on 27th November last year, and again on 13th March this year.

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    The University of Derby’s Psychology Department Work Experience

    Mar 2018 - The University of Derby’s Psychology Department Work Experience

    QEGS has developed a strong working partnership with the University of Derby over recent years and this was strengthened further when ten Year 12 Psychology students completed a week of work experience in The University of Derby’s Psychology department.

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    Year 12/13 Work Experience in Paris 10th - 17th March 2018

    Mar 2018 - Year 12/13 Work Experience in Paris 10th - 17th March 2018

    Nine Sixth Form A-Level French students have just spent a fantastic week in Paris as part of a ‘work experience’ programme working in Schools as well as practising their French.

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    Interhouse Maths Challenge

    Jan 2018 - Interhouse Maths Challenge

    During October we held our Fourth annual Interhouse Maths Challenge with teams of four pupils from each year group and each house competing over 5 hours for the title of Interhouse Maths Champions of 2017-2018. Eighty KS3 and KS4 students took part with 22 sixth form maths pupils supporting the competition on a rolling programme to cover each activity.

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    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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    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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