The Big Ambition

The Big Ambition survey is open to children and young people across England, and parents and carers can fill out the survey on behalf of children.The aim is to know what children enjoy about their schools, communities, family life, and the wider world. I also want to find out what young people would like policymakers and Government to focus on

Duke of Edinburgh Award Celebration

On Tuesday 21 November the school celebrated the remarkable achievements of this year’s Duke of Edinburgh cohort. The group did presentations of their experience that celebrated the nature and heritage of their expedition. Advice ranged from wearing waterproofs to avoiding cows. The overwhelming emotion from the students was pride and joy at what they have achieved and their experience of

Annual Green Team V Debate Club Debate

This week saw the annual debate between the debate club and the green club. The motion was: This House would fine people for not recycling. The speeches on both sides were excellent with some insightful comments in the floor debate. The audience felt that the time had come for harsher action to stop climate change and the motion was carried

Sad News

We are very sad to report that Neil Morrison, former Federation Headteacher across QEHS and HMS, passed away on Wednesday morning. It was unexpected and has come as a real shock. As well as being a thoroughly nice person, Neil was an excellent leader of the schools, having previously been deputy headteacher and headteacher of QE. He was also headteacher

Children in Need

QE High School raised over £150 for Children in Need. The staff netball match drew in the crowds at lunchtime with a victory for Mr Pym’s pink team. It was a joyful lunchtime event and a worthwhile cause. If families would still like to donate, there is a donations page on School Gateway.

Stonewall Rainbow Laces Offer

We would like to give pupils in school the opportunity to swap their normal trainer/boots footwear for PE to rainbow lessons, celebrating 10 years of the Rainbow Lace campaign with Stonewall.  Pupils may already have some laces.  If not, Stonewall are offering a 15% discount and they can be ordered from their website.  This campaign is optional for pupils but it

Iceland 2023

During the half-term week, Year 13 students went on a GeoScience visit to Iceland to learn about volcanic activity and management. They saw waterfalls, swam in a geothermal pool and trekked across a glacier, plus many more activities. The students had a fantastic time.

Children in Need – Friday 17th November

To raise funds for Children in Need we are holding a staff netball game this Friday. It will take place in the sports hall there is a suggested donation of £1 for students who would like to spectate. You can also make a donation via School Gateway.