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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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    Forthcoming Events & Academy Calendar

    Week 25 A - 18/3/2019

    Mon
    18 Mar
    School Show Week
    Week 25 A
    Year 12 Paris Work Experience
    Tue
    19 Mar
    School Show Week
    Week 25 A
    Year 12 Paris Work Experience
    Wed
    20 Mar
    School Show Week
    Week 25 A
    Year 12 Paris Work Experience
    Thu
    21 Mar
    School Show Week
    Sheffield University Library (Y12 EPQ Trip)
    Week 25 A
    Year 12 Paris Work Experience
    Fri
    22 Mar
    School Show Week
    Sheffield University Library (Y12 EPQ Trip)
    Week 25 A
    Year 12 Paris Work Experience
    Sat
    23 Mar
    Sun
    24 Mar

    Week 26 B - 25/3/2019

    Mon
    25 Mar
    Week 26 B
    Tue
    26 Mar
    Week 26 B
    Year 12 Parent Consultation Evening
    Wed
    27 Mar
    Jaguar Land Rover visit
    Week 26 B
    Thu
    28 Mar
    Week 26 B
    Fri
    29 Mar
    AQA A Level Psychology Strong Foundations Workshops
    Week 26 B
    Sat
    30 Mar
    Sun
    31 Mar

    Week 27 A - 1/4/2019

    Mon
    01 Apr
    Junior Team Maths challenge - Keele University
    Week 27 A
    Tue
    02 Apr
    FPTA Meeting 7.15 - 8:30pm (Library)
    PE - Handball Coaching
    Project Spitfire - BTEC Engineering Trip
    Week 27 A
    Wed
    03 Apr
    Dance and Drama Performance Evening
    PE - Handball Coaching
    Week 27 A
    Thu
    04 Apr
    PE - Handball Coaching
    Week 27 A
    Fri
    05 Apr
    Governors Timeout Meeting
    Week 27 A
    Sat
    06 Apr
    Sun
    07 Apr

    Week 28 B - 8/4/2019

    Mon
    08 Apr
    Week 28 B
    Tue
    09 Apr
    Easter Rewards Trips (Y10 & 11)
    Week 28 B
    Year 10 Parent Consultation Evening
    Year 12 Mock Interviews
    Wed
    10 Apr
    PE - Handball Coaching
    Week 28 B
    Year 9 Easter Rewards Trip - Cinebowl
    Thu
    11 Apr
    Primary Arts Festival
    Primary Dance Evening Show
    Week 28 B
    Fri
    12 Apr
    Early Closure - Academy Closes for Easter Holiday
    Week 28 B
    Years 7 - 11 - Easter Gift Day
    Sat
    13 Apr
    Sun
    14 Apr


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    Yr7 Matinee Show
    15th Mar 2019
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    Sports Tour
    15th Mar 2019
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    BIG BANG Trip
    4th Mar 2019


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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! ***

    Uttoxeter Bus Route

    Uttoxeter Bus Route

    Information for the new bus route in and around the Uttoxeter area can be found here.

    If you wish to use the new route please complete this application form.

    For further details contact Mrs Wibberley: enquiries@qegs.email

    Communication update

    Mar 2019 - Communication update

    We have made some great improvements this year to the way we communicate with parents, carers and students about attendance, behaviour and homework. Parents and students have been letting us know how useful and informative they are finding GO 4 Schools, and particularly the app.

    With all of these changes, we have updated our Home Academy Communication Overview. Please have a look and let us know if you have any questions or need to update any of your details with us.

    Home/Academy Communication Overview

    GO 4 Schools

    Feb 2019 - GO 4 Schools

    Reports for Years 8-13 have been published in GO 4 Schools, with updated progress data for Y7.

    Donít forget you can also view behaviour and attendance in GO 4 Schools, and homework from 25th Feb.

    Regional Netball

    Feb 2019 - Regional Netball

    QEGS U14 Netball team placed second in the County Tournament earning them a place in the Regional Tournament held this year, at the Leicester Netball Centre.

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    QEGS Press

    Jan 2019 - QEGS Press

    Issue 1, Sport Edition of QEGS Press (2018-19) is now available to read online.

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    Parent Governor Election

    Jan 2019 - Parent Governor Election

    We are pleased to announce that Mrs Sally Archer has been elected as the result of the parent governor election held this month. Thank you to all candidates who stood and to all parents who participated in the voting process.

    Further details of members of the governing body can be found here.

    Helen Baker, Chair of QEGS Local Governing Body

    Observatory Public Event

    Jan 2019 - Observatory Public Event

    The QEGS Community Observatory is open to the public on Wednesday 30th January from 6.30 until 8.00pm for an Introduction to Astronomy and Astrophotography. Come and see our fantastic new facilities and have a tour of the night sky.

    To book a place email observatory@qegs.email.

    GCSE, AS or A-Level Exam Certificates

    Jan 2019 - GCSE, AS or A-Level Exam Certificates

    Any students who sat GCSE, AS or A-Level exams at QEGS last year and havenít collected your certificates you can collect them from Main Reception/Student Services - please collect them between 10am-4pm.

    Speech Day 2018

    Jan 2019 - Speech Day 2018

    The annual Speech Day of Queen Elizabethís Grammar School was held on Thursday 20th December 2018.

    Photos from the evening are now available to purchase.

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    Shakespeare Productions

    Dec 2018 - Shakespeare Productions

    On Wednesday 'SayTwo' production company came into school and put on an abridged hour long performance of both Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet...

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    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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    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

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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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