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Race for Life & Community Day 2022

Last Friday we hosted our annual Community Day, where our students spent the afternoon on the school fields. We started with the Race for Life event which raises money for Cancer Research UK. Students from all years had a dance warm up led by Miss Hambly before running, jogging or walking the 2 lap, 5km … Continue reading Race for Life & Community Day 2022

English Schools Track and Field Championships

Four students took part last weekend at the English Schools Track and Field Championships – Patricija N, Ben P, Imogen L and Ewan B. A wonderful experience for the students and all will keep training at the level they do to qualify and compete for the Derbyshire Schools Team again next year. Patricija took the … Continue reading English Schools Track and Field Championships

Buggingham Palace

After lots of hard work and upcycling 'Bugingham Palace' can be declared open to all bugs Thanks to Emily, James, Oscar, Sophie and Carla's tireless efforts a huge bug hotel has been constructed to improve the Quad area of QEGS. It is hard landscaped with the added Bugingham Palace its centre piece. The palace has … Continue reading Buggingham Palace

Maths Coding Week

Maths coding weekY7,8 and 9 have spent time this week looking at the different types of codes used throughout history, and the vital part that they have played in shaping the modern world. We then finished off the lessons by solving our very own murder mystery puzzle using the skills acquired over the course of … Continue reading Maths Coding Week

Spring Lakes Reward Trip

43 Sports Leaders were rewarded with a trip to Spring Lakes after completing 20 plus voluntary hours over the course of a school year. The trip was fantastic, and the students took part in knee boarding, paddle boarding, the water inflatables and then had some time on the beach. There were so many smiles all … Continue reading Spring Lakes Reward Trip

Sports Day 2022

Yesterday we held our 2022 Sports Day and wow what a day it was. After an adapted Sports Day last year due to COVID we were back to our normal scheduled day. We had more than double the number of students competing this year which was fabulous to see. Many Students gained new PB'S and … Continue reading Sports Day 2022

Summer Concert

The Music Department Summer Concert will be taking place Thursday 30th June at 7:30pm in the Main Hall. There are still some tickets available to join us in the audience, and livestream tickets are also available click here. Do join us if you can - the bands and choirs are rehearsing hard and it is … Continue reading Summer Concert

DofE Volunteering Success

QEGS DofE participants have dedicated an incredible 598 hours to volunteering between April 2021 and March 2022, with a social value of £2762.76. This is a great achievement considering recent challenges, well done to all involved. #GivingBack #Volunteering #DofE @DofE The Duke of Edinburgh's Award Head Office said: "We know from hearing thousands of stories … Continue reading DofE Volunteering Success

Year 10 Geography Rivers Fieldtrip

This week the Geography department have taken out all our Year 10 Geography classes to conduct fieldwork along the River Dove - on National Fieldwork Week. 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 … Continue reading Year 10 Geography Rivers Fieldtrip

Platinum Jubilee Pageant

QEGS is very proud to have been chosen by the Platinum Jubilee Pageant to work with The Ideas Foundation on a creative brief into schools across the UK that celebrate the values that Her Majesty The Queen represents. Under the theme of the ‘Commonwealth of Kindness’ our students were invited to develop ideas that celebrate … Continue reading Platinum Jubilee Pageant

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