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Speech Day 2019

The annual Speech Day of Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School was held on Thursday 19th December. The school’s choir greeted the students and guests as they entered the hall with Christmas Carols. Helen Baker, Chair of Governors, welcomed the large audience and Mr Garrity, Headteacher, then introduced his ‘QEGS Past, Present and Future' presentation (see below). … Continue reading Speech Day 2019

Christmas Jumper Day 2019 raised an amazing £898.48

We raised an amazing £898.48 for 'Save the Children' on Christmas Jumper Day held on Friday 13th December. Thank you to everyone who donated and wore their Christmas Jumper.


Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Ashbourne has won The Sunday Times East Midlands State Secondary School of the Year award. This is the first time the state school has featured in the top 10 regional league, ranking fifth, with 70.5% of its exams at A-level achieved grades A*-B and GCSE results of A*/A/9/8/7 grades at 27.7%. … Continue reading EAST MIDLANDS STATE SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE YEAR


We have raised a whopping £1598.30 for children in need! The students have been amazing and a massive well done goes to several of the year 7 students who raised over £300 for taking part in a sponsored silence. We also raised a wonderful £300 for World Diabetes Day. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO HAD … Continue reading CHILDREN IN NEED & WORLD DIABETES DAY

Netball Success

2 wins at Denstone tonight! U15 won 46-12 POM Erin, U14 won 18-7 POM Iona. The girls were delighted with their post match teas! Thank you very much Denstone Sport

Sports Tour to Spain

Miss K Senior and a group of her sports students from Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School recently set off on a motivational multi-sports tour to the beautiful coastline of Platja D’Aro in Spain with the help of Equity School Travel. The group was a mixture of netball, football and hockey players who wanted to work on … Continue reading Sports Tour to Spain

Supreme Pedigree Calf

Olivia, Year 10 competed in the Countryside Live and won the title of 'Supreme Pedigree Calf Champion'. Fantastic achievement, we are very proud of you! #QEGSAmazing

Pizza Treat

Pizza as a treat for Year 11 in the revision session this evening.

Operation Christmas Child UK

Our students and staff have done a great job. Our Operation Christmas Child UK Shoeboxes are packed, wrapped and ready to go! A great way to spread some joy this Christmas.

Sixth Form Open Evening – 17th October 2019 6pm – 8pm

Thursday 17th October 2019 6pm – 8pm Starting with a brief welcome from the Head of Sixth Form and Head Students at 6pm in the Main School Hall you'll have the opportunity to talk to subject staff and students in more detail about the courses we offer.

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