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Weekly Bulletin #19

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Ashbourne Primary Science Day

Mr Smith and four Y13 were invited to Ashbourne Primary on Friday 12th January to give a variety of half hour demonstrations to 3 different year groups of Y1, Y2 & Y3 to promote science and foster a love for learning science; as an exciting end to the afternoon on their Science day. The classes … Continue reading Ashbourne Primary Science Day

Speech Day 2023

Our annual Speech Day was held on Thursday 21st December 2023. The school’s choir greeted the students and guests as they entered the hall with Christmas Carols. Mr Garrity, Headteacher welcomed the audience with his address. Prize winners were announced by Mrs Allen, Head of Sixth Form and prizes were awarded by the guest of … Continue reading Speech Day 2023

Army Officer Sixth Form Scholarship

James W in Year 13 has been awarded an Army Officer Sixth Form Scholarship. This means he has been recognised as possessing exceptional leadership potential and has secured a confirmed place to train as an Army Officer at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Well done, James!

Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Ceremony

It was with great pleasure that we welcomed 21 students and their families to receive their Bronze or Silver Duke of Edinburgh awards on Thursday. Nick Flux, one of QEGS governors gave a speech and presented each award, while Mrs Watson Jones and Mrs Wright spoke of how proud they were of the students and … Continue reading Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Ceremony

We are pleased to announce our new Boothby Campus is officially open!

On Tuesday 5th September we welcomed guests from the local community to an opening ceremony where The LordLieutenant of Derbyshire, Mrs Elizabeth Fothergill CBE cut the ribbon to declare the building officially open. Guests were given the opportunity to tour the new space and refreshments were enjoyed in the new canteen. The £3 million project … Continue reading We are pleased to announce our new Boothby Campus is officially open!

QEGS Year 11 students make us proud again

Following on from last week's superb Post-16 results, QEGS staff and students are celebrating another week of success, with 2023 proving to be a success for Yr11 exam results too! 41% of all QEGS students were able to achieve one or more of the ‘top grades’ compared to 35% pre Covid. A phenomenal achievement for … Continue reading QEGS Year 11 students make us proud again

QEGS students succeed again!

Academic Results: We are really pleased with our results this year and we are proud of the achievements of our Sixth Form students, with the vast majority of our students meeting or exceeding the entry criteria for their chosen university or apprenticeship course. Our students have studied through some of the most challenging times in … Continue reading QEGS students succeed again!

National Final of the Track and Field Cup

Huge success in athletics at the weekend! On Saturday, 8th July 2023 we took our intermediate girls team to Chelmsford, Essex to the National Final of the Track and Field Cup with a very difficult 5:30am departure time. It was so worth it as they achieved joint 7th place out of 13 teams - the … Continue reading National Final of the Track and Field Cup

Year 10 Geography Fieldtrip Success

This week the Geography department have taken out all our Year 10 Geography to conduct fieldwork along the River Dove. As you can see from the photos the scenery was stunning and it was a fantastic location to learn geography in action outside of the classroom. Well done to all Year 10 students who participated, … Continue reading Year 10 Geography Fieldtrip Success

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