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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

Jubilee

Over this week and the week after half term students can expect to experience a Jubilee focus in some lessons. Our hugely creative Curriculum Leaders have found ways to bring the Jubilee into the curriculum to mark this special occasion. Lesson activities include; making bunting, investigating the Queen's role in defining our identity, taking part … Continue reading Jubilee

Celebration of Colour

Celebration of Colour is now in full swing! Come and visit the @courtneygallery50 and take a look at our #QEGSAmazing student art work! The exhibition is open from 10am - 4pm, until May 21st. Well done Maisy and Holly!

Jubilee Celebrations

Main Reception at QEGS Ashbourne has been decorated by our very own student craft club as part of our #JubileeCelebrations

PE Update

The Year 11 boys won their County Cup semi-final game this week, against a competitive Tupton Hall team.  They came from 1-0 down at half-time to win 4-2, with goals from James M, Frankie D, Kieran C and Jake W.  Good effort displayed in the second half performance to progress through to the final where … Continue reading PE Update

Celebration of Colour Art Exhibition

Maisy, Holly, and the art department would like to invite students, parents, and staff to see our new exhibition at the Courtney Gallery.  Please come and see the work of out talented students and vote for your favourite. The students that have won prizes will be invited to the Awards night on Thursday.   They will … Continue reading Celebration of Colour Art Exhibition

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