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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

Newbuild Progress

Great to see our expansion progressing at pace. Thanks to Ben W in Yr12 for the awesome drone footage.

Mount Cook 2022

On Monday, 40 intrepid Year 7 students went on a 3 day outdoor activity experience at Mount Cook Centre. The activities started as soon as they left QEGS, as to get there they cycled up the Tissington Trail and onto the High Peak Trail to arrive 22 miles later and straight into activities. There was … Continue reading Mount Cook 2022

Primary Arts Day

Yesterday the dance and drama department welcomed 235 students from different primary schools from our catchment area. They had the opportunity to explore different arts subjects following on the theme of World Arts and designing their own Day of the Dead masks in Art, performing Greek theatre on our school stage, and writing a piece … Continue reading Primary Arts Day

Sportshall athletics champions!

Year 7 girls and year 8 girls travelled to Derby University on Wednesday afternoon to each compete against 7/8 other schools, challenging to be the County Sporthall athletics champions. They took part in several track races and field events over the afternoon and battled against some really tough competition, winning numerous races & achieving some … Continue reading Sportshall athletics champions!

Running Club Success

Darragh in Year 11 became the second student to achieve 100km at running club this year and will now proudly wear his badge to prove it on his blazer. Our achievements to date: 31 students bronze (20km) 14 students silver (50km) 2 students gold (100km)

Queen’s Green Canopy – Plant a Tree for the Jubilee

On Monday 21st February The Lord-Lieutenant of Derbyshire, Mrs. Elizabeth Fothergill CBE presented QEGS with an apple tree to plant at QEGS in support of the Queen’s Green Canopy - Plant a Tree for the Jubilee initiative. The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a unique tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee … Continue reading Queen’s Green Canopy – Plant a Tree for the Jubilee

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