QEHS has been ranked 163 in the country (out of 3,000+) schools and second in the North East in the annual Sunday Times Parent Power rankings, released yesterday. James Andriot, Head of School, said “this is another pleasing affirmation that GCSE and A Level students did so well in their exams last summer. As I said at that time, results
Earlier this month QEHS students, parents/carers and staff collected donations for West Northumberland Food Bank: thank you for your help and support! This year we filled 30+ crates along with numerous bags which were taken to the Food Bank. The Tutor Group competition was won by Ms Curry’s tutor group (9-HAC) who filled 7+ crates with donations in the school.
Three of our students have just completed another art project in the community, creating new paintings to show alongside an artist in an exhibition in Hexham Community Hospital. We are delighted with the success of the young artists Halle Poppy, Rosie and Lilah who have worked hard to create the beautiful paintings outside their normal art lessons, reacting sensitively to
This last half term our Year 10 Design and Technology students have completed a practical projects working with different wood joints. During the project the Year 10s learned about a variety of ways of working with and joining timber. Overall there was an excellent quality of work. Well done all!
The Human Rights Group are collecting for the West End Refugee Service (WERS) to provide destitute refugees with warm clothing as the weather turns colder. If you have any warm clothes and winter shoes that are in good condition and are clean, please could you tie them securely in a plastic bag and give them to your daughter or son
Our Autumn Concert is taking place on Monday 12 November (7pm): a fantastic night featuring a wide range of our school choirs and bands. All welcome! See the poster for more details.
For parents/carers interested in 2019 entry, our Sixth Form Open Evening will be held on Tuesday 13 November 2018, 4.45 – 7.30 pm (attendance at the whole event is advised) This event is for both Year 11 QEHS students and parents and for those thinking of joining us in the Sixth Form from another school. Potential new students and parents
Thank you to those who attended our Year 11 Study Support Session on Tuesday 16 October 2018. The PowerPoint presentations from the evening are available to download below. Foundation Maths and Combined Trilogy Science Higher Maths and Triple Science English and English Literature The dates of the Year 11 Mock Exam weeks are: Mock Exam Week 1: Monday 5 November
The Sixth Form Bulletin contains notices for Sixth Form students and information on university/college events, enrichment opportunities, and apprenticeships and employment vacancies. The latest edition is out now on the Sixth Form Bulletin page.
QEHS are working together with West Northumberland Food Bank to help combat the growing problem of food poverty. West Northumberland Food Bank are a network of local volunteers and organisations who collect tinned and dried food that has been donated by local people. The collected food is then distributed to people who are in food poverty within Hexham and local