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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

National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA)

Our NSEA team have made us so proud again!! Just before half term our students (and parents) set forth on the 7-hour trip (transporting horses) to the National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA) Championships at the Hickstead All England Showground. Our team comprised; Chloe D riding Calder Diesel, Libbie A riding Carrick Diamond Craft, Brooke W … Continue reading National Schools Equestrian Association (NSEA)

Duke of Edinburgh Assessed Expeditions

A HUGE WELL DONE to all our Bronze and Silver students for completing their qualifying expedition last week! We had great walking weather and the behaviour, etiquette and attitude of all students was fantastic! From map reading and teamwork skills to tent craft and perseverance – it was such a delight to observe, and you … Continue reading Duke of Edinburgh Assessed Expeditions

Mountain Running

Ewan B ran for GB and England, he placed an amazing 4th in The International U18 Mountain Running Cup in Annecy leading England to 3rd position in the team competition. This year’s event included athletes from 14 countries including USA and Mexico. Last weekend he represented GB in the Under 20 Team at the World … Continue reading Mountain Running

DofE Volunteering Success

QEGS DofE participants have dedicated an incredible 1,378 hours to volunteering between April 2022 and March 2023, with a social value of £6,627. This is a great achievement and is more than double last year’s amount, well done to all involved. #GivingBack #Volunteering #DofE Read more about DofE at QEGS here. For any additional information about … Continue reading DofE Volunteering Success

Coronation Art Installation

A group of Year 12 Art Ambassadors have been working hard on a new art installation to commemorate the coronation of His Majesty King Charles III. This installation will be displayed in the reception area of our newly extended Boothby Campus.

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