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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 25 A - 20/3/2017

    Mon
    20 Mar
    Year 10 Trip to USA (RMA)
    Year 12 Parents' Consultation Evening
    Year 7 Examinations - D&D
    Tue
    21 Mar
    online safety evening (adults only) 6-8pm
    Year 10 Trip to USA (RMA)
    Year 7 Examinations - D&D
    Wed
    22 Mar
    Year 10 Trip to USA (RMA)
    Year 7 Examinations - D&D
    Thu
    23 Mar
    Year 10 Trip to USA (RMA)
    Year 7 Examinations - D&D
    Fri
    24 Mar
    School show tech set up
    Year 10 Trip to USA (RMA)
    Year 7 Examinations - D&D
    Sat
    25 Mar
    Year 10 Trip to USA (RMA)
    Sun
    26 Mar
    School Show - technical rehearsal
    Year 10 Trip to USA (RMA)

    Week 26 B - 27/3/2017

    Mon
    27 Mar
    School Show - dress rehearsal
    Year 10 Trip to USA (RMA)
    Tue
    28 Mar
    School show - technical rehearsal
    Year 10 Trip to USA (RMA)
    Wed
    29 Mar
    School Show - Matinee
    School Show Performance
    Thu
    30 Mar
    School Show Matinee
    School Show Performance
    Fri
    31 Mar
    Coffee Morning 9:30 - 11:00
    School Show Performance
    Sat
    01 Apr
    School Show Performance
    Sun
    02 Apr

    Week 27 A - 3/4/2017

    Mon
    03 Apr
    Tue
    04 Apr
    Wed
    05 Apr
    Thu
    06 Apr
    Fri
    07 Apr
    Early Closure - Academy Closes for Easter Holiday
    Sat
    08 Apr
    Sun
    09 Apr

    Academy Closed - Easter - 10/4/2017

    Mon
    10 Apr
    Academy Closed - Easter
    Tue
    11 Apr
    Academy Closed - Easter
    Wed
    12 Apr
    Academy Closed - Easter
    Thu
    13 Apr
    Academy Closed - Easter
    Fri
    14 Apr
    Academy Closed - Easter
    Sat
    15 Apr
    Academy Closed - Easter
    Sun
    16 Apr
    Academy Closed - Easter


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    Coffee morning
    24th Mar 2017
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    Y7-10 Ski Trip 2017
    17th Mar 2017
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    Y11 & 12 Vietnam Trip
    17th Mar 2017
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    Red Nose Day
    16th Mar 2017


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    Latest Academy News and Information

    School Show 2017 - Thoroughly Modern Millie

    School Show 2017 - Thoroughly Modern Millie

    In New York City, 1922, flapper Millie Dillmount is determined to find work as a stenographer to a wealthy businessman and then marry him – a "thoroughly modern" goal. Millie befriends the sweet yet naive Miss Dorothy Brown as the latter checks into the Priscilla Hotel. When house mother Mrs. Meers learns Miss Dorothy is an orphan, she remarks, "Sad to be all alone in the world."

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    Progress Reports - Introducing QEGS Portal

    Progress Reports - Introducing QEGS Portal

    QEGS portal is our new online platform allowing parents and carers to access their child’s progress reports.

    To activate your account simply visit www.qegs.link/portal, click on the ‘Forgotten Password’ link, enter the email address we have stored for you and you will then receive an email allowing you to set a password.

    A guide to reporting is available on our Assessment and Reporting page.

    FPTA Quiz Night

    Mar 2017 - FPTA Quiz Night

    The Friends, Parents & Teachers Association would like to thank everyone who took part in the Quiz Night held earlier this month who all helped raise £624.

    Thank you for your continuing support.

    Work Experience in Paris

    Mar 2017 - Work Experience in Paris

    Last week 7 A level French Students from QEGS spent a week working in French schools. Five Students worked in "Ecoles maternelles" (Nursery schools for children aged 2 to 6) whilst 2 Students worked in a "College" (Secondary School for pupils aged 11 to 15).

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    Mandarin Enrichment

    Mar 2017 - Mandarin Enrichment

    Photos of our Mandarin enrichment students making Mandarin Dumplings and Calligraphy Displays during enrichment sessions are available to view here.

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    Shrovetide Assemblies

    Feb 2017 - Shrovetide Assemblies

    Shrovetide assemblies have been held this week, players from both teams were invited to come and speak to all QEGS students about the historical game. Photos from the assembly are available to view here.

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    SSAT National Conference 2016

    Feb 2017 - SSAT National Conference 2016

    On Friday 2nd December students from our Journalism Team were accompanied by QEGS staff to the ICC Birmingham for this year’s SSAT National Conference ‘LEADING Making the Impossible Possible’.

    The students reported on several workshops. What leadership means to us...

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    GCSE, AS or A-Level Exam Certificates

    Feb 2017 - GCSE, AS or A-Level Exam Certificates

    Any students who sat GCSE, AS or A-Level exams at QEGS last year and haven’t collected your certificates you can collect them from Main Reception/Student Services - please collect them between 10am-4pm.

    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

    Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School Ashbourne Academy - Registered in England & Wales Company No. 07698914

    The Green Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1EP | Tel: 01335 343685 | E-mail: enquiries@queenelizabeths.derbyshire.sch.uk

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