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    School News - 2014-15

    GCSE RESULTS 2015

    Aug 2015 - GCSE RESULTS 2015

    Following on from last week's amazing year 13 results, which placed QEGS as the top school in Derbyshire and one of the top non-selective schools in the country, staff and students are celebrating another week of success at the school.

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    YEAR 7 TRIP TO NORMANDY JULY 2015

    Aug 2015 - YEAR 7 TRIP TO NORMANDY JULY 2015

    As part of the end of school year enrichment week at QEGS, 83 students and 10 staff had a fantastic four-day visit to Normandy. Celebrating our 20th time to the Normandy coast, the trip still managed to inspire another generation of students.

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    Headteacher chosen for key school support role

    Aug 2015 - Headteacher chosen for key school support role

    Anne Martin is one of 70 headteachers to be appointed to the role of National Leader of Education (NLE) in the latest recruitment round.

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    A LEVEL RESULTS 2015

    Aug 2015 - A LEVEL RESULTS 2015

    ‘An incredible year of results and successes for students and staff at QEGS’

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    QEGS Press - Sport Special!

    Jul 2015 - QEGS Press - Sport Special!

    The latest edition of the school newsletter is available to view online.

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    Year 8 Paris Tour 2015

    Jul 2015 - Year 8 Paris Tour 2015

    Reminder that we will be meeting at 6am on the bus bay at QEGS Monday 13th July. If parents could park on site rather than the bus bay that would be greatly appreciated to leave room for loading the coaches.

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    NORMANDY 12th JULY

    Jul 2015 - NORMANDY 12th JULY

    Normandy 12th July 4 day trip departs Sunday 12th July at 22H30 from Ashbourne Bus Station returns Thursday 16th July at 22H30. 83 Year 7 Students and 10 Staff are off to Normandy. Follow our progress on our travelblog.

    Student Return Dates – September 2015

    Jul 2015 - Student Return Dates – September 2015

    Please note the staggered start for students next term :-

    - Tuesday 8th September 2015 - Years 7, 9, 10 and 12 only to attend.
    - Wednesday 9th September 2015 - All students to attend.

    School Uniform

    Jul 2015 - School Uniform

    The uniform is available to purchase on-line: www.trutexmeir.com, or from a mobile shop which will visit the QEGS site (Dining Hall) on the following dates.

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    Year 6 - Transition Days

    Jun 2015 - Year 6 - Transition Days

    30th June 2015, 1st July 2015 & 2nd July 2015

    Wondering what the year 6’s need to bring with them for the Transition Days?

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    Sports Day 2015

    Jun 2015 - Sports Day 2015

    Sports Day is one of the school’s main events of the year and is typically a celebration of more than just sport.

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    Jan and Alec Forman, authors of 'Strangers Like Angels' visit QEGS

    Jun 2015 - Jan and Alec Forman, authors of 'Strangers Like Angels' visit QEGS

    On Tuesday 16th June 2015, year 12 English Language students were visited by Jan and Alec Forman, authors of 'Strangers Like Angels'.

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    Year 11 Transition Days

    Jun 2015 - Year 11 Transition Days

    We are offering additional opportunities to help you prepare for life in QEGS sixth form. You will be given information on what to expect in the sixth form and gain an insight into skills that are essential for being successful at this higher level of study. It will also give you the chance to think about your chosen subjects and discuss these options ensuring they are the right choices for you.

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    Success again in the National Physics Olympiad

    May 2015 - Success again in the National Physics Olympiad

    Once more, in the spring term some of the most enthusiastic and dedicated Physics students at QEGS were invited to work towards and enter the British Physics Olympiad Challenge papers for Y11 and Y12.

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    QEGS Press

    May 2015 - QEGS Press

    The latest edition of the school newsletter is available now.

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    QEGS makes the top 20% of non-selective schools nationally for attainment

    May 2015 - QEGS makes the top 20% of non-selective schools nationally for attainment

    As a member of the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (recently renamed The Schools, Students and Teachers Network) Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School have recently won a National Award based on National Attainment Data.

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    Afternoon tea at Betty's Sewing Box Vintage Tea-Room

    May 2015 - Afternoon tea at Betty's Sewing Box Vintage Tea-Room

    As part of their GCSE Catering course, QEGS year 10 students have to prepare, cook for and serve afternoon tea.

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    Little Shop of Horrors

    Apr 2015 - Little Shop of Horrors

    The cast took their audience on a journey downtown to Mr Mushnik's Skid Row Florist shop, where Mr Mushnik and his new adopted son, Seymour, closed for renovation to reveal a strange new plant; The Audrey II. The show was "amazing" showcasing "many talented students" to a "professional standard".

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    Students raise £2248.66 for Education For All

    Mar 2015 - Students raise £2248.66 for Education For All

    Congratulations; students from the Sixth Form raised £2248.66 for @EFAMorocco. A massive thanks to everyone who helped fundraise and donated!!!

    Lights, Camera, Parliament!

    Mar 2015 - Lights, Camera, Parliament!

    A group of Year 8 students have published their entry to the ‘Lights, Camera, Parliament!’ competition.

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    Aurorawatch - Congratulations Year 13

    Mar 2015 - Aurorawatch - Congratulations Year 13

    A big hole that was at the back of the main teaching block has been filled with a magnetometer and we feed data into the Aurorawatch UK project at the University of Lancaster to help predict Aurora.

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    QEGS Press

    Mar 2015 - QEGS Press

    The latest edition of the school newsletter is available now.

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    Stargazing Live

    Mar 2015 - Stargazing Live

    Join us for an evening to celebrate Stargazing Live 2015 - Wednesday 18th March 7-9pm.

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    STEM Careers Fair 2015

    Feb 2015 - STEM Careers Fair 2015

    This year’s STEM Careers Fair will take place on 4th March 2015 2.30-6.00pm - Download the Careers Fair programme here.

    Annual General Meeting

    Feb 2015 - Annual General Meeting

    Our 2015 AGM will be held on the 9th March at 6:30pm in the school library.

    QEGS Press

    Feb 2015 - QEGS Press

    The latest edition of the school newsletter is available now.

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    News from the FPTA

    Feb 2015 - News from the FPTA

    Did you know that QEGS FPTA is an essential part of school funding, providing extras that the budget won't stretch to?

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    Sixth Form Applications

    Jan 2015 - Sixth Form Applications

    It is now time for students in Year 11 who are considering joining our Sixth Form to complete an application form.

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    Speech Day 2014

    Jan 2015 - Speech Day 2014

    The annual Speech Day of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School was held on Thursday 18th December. Photos from the evening are now available.

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    QEGS Press

    Dec 2014 - QEGS Press

    The latest edition of the school newsletter is available now.

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    Ofsted Report

    Nov 2014 - 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.

    Parent Governor Elections

    Nov 2014 - Parent Governor Elections

    Simon Griffiths, Chair of Governors, is pleased to announce that following a recent Parent Governor Election two new Governors have been appointed. Mrs Claire Ward and Mr Richard Watson received the most votes in the election that was very closely contended.

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    Sixth Form Open Evening

    Nov 2014 - Sixth Form Open Evening

    You are invited to join us at our Post 16 Opening Evening on Tuesday 4th November, starting with a brief welcome from the Headteacher and Head of Sixth Form at 6pm in the Main School Hall, followed by the opportunity to talk to subject staff in more detail about the courses we offer.

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    Exam Certificates

    Oct 2014 - Exam Certificates

    Summer 2014 GCSE/BTEC/Child Care Certificates are now ready for collection from the school.
    Please telephone the school in advance to ensure that the certificates can be made available.

    QEGS Press

    Oct 2014 - QEGS Press

    The latest edition of the school newsletter is available now.

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    Parent Governor Vacancies

    Oct 2014 - Parent Governor Vacancies

    Two Parent Governor vacancies have arisen on the Governing Body, which means we need to hold an election. Alan Weir has come to the end of his term of office; Helen Ward is stepping down due to a change in personal circumstances. Simon Griffiths, the Chair of Governors, is keen to ensure that the Governing Body remains at full strength and is eager to fill the vacancies as soon as possible.

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    QEGS Press

    Sep 2014 - QEGS Press

    The latest edition of the school newsletter is available now.

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