Creative Writing Competition Results!

Hexham High Street Heritage Action Zone recently launched a creative writing competition inviting students from all over Hexham to ‘Write a 500-word fictional story, in the first person, of a teenager living in Hexham during World War II’. The competition was fierce and Northumberland County councillors, Miss Prescott and Miss Murphy were overwhelmed with the calibre of talent that was

‘Scotty Day’ 2nd March 2022

Wednesday 2nd March marked one year since beloved PE Teacher, Chris Scott, died.  In memory of Chris, the PE Department held a fundraising afternoon with a bake sale, sporting activities, pizza from Fire & Dough and a minute’s silence to remember the inspirational man Chris was.   The total raised was an phenomenal £3,576.24 which will be split between two charities,

Our School Choir Needs You!

Do you like to sing? If so, our school choir needs you! We are gradually reforming the choir and are looking for new singers. No audition or previous experience necessary. We are currently working on short extracts from a wide variety of pieces, such as musicals. Please go to LA2 on Wednesday lunchtimes to get involved. Bring your lunch with you and

International Women’s Day 2022

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women.  The theme of IWD 2022 is Break the Bias – ‘A world free of bias, stereotypes and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive.’ We have put together a presentation below.   International Womens Day Presentation (PowerPoint)

National Careers Week 7th – 12th March

National Careers week has arrived and there are a number of opportunities for learners to gain knowledge and experience of the world of work.    Each year group will have an assembly: In year 9, students are looking at the Careers and Skillsometers found on our school website and reflecting on a video titled ‘Hope’.  We are keen for students

Year 11 & 13 Celebrations!

Due to covid, we were unable to hold our celebration events in person.  However, we still want to recognise the work of our students and to celebrate their success! Please see our remote celebration evenings below. Please see link below for Celebration letter sent to parents/carers and students.   Year 11 & 13 Celebration Letter

Art Competition

Would you like to see your artwork on display in the Royal Academy of Art Gallery in London? If so, a competition is now open to students aged 4-19 Each student can submit one piece of artwork and there is no theme.  The artwork can be a painting, a sculpture, photograph, video or a combination.  Judging will take place in

Advance Information for Summer 2022 Exams

Exam boards are releasing advance information detailing aspects of GCSE and A-level (including AS) content for Summer 2022 exams today (Monday 7th February). This is for all subjects except art subjects at A Level and history, English literature, geography and art subjects at GCSE level. Links to the relevant pages of each exam board are below and on our Exams

Spring Concert!

We are delighted to announce a date for our forthcoming Spring Concert!  This will be at 6pm on Tuesday 5th April in the Winter Gardens. Please join us as we rebuild our live events. There is no charge for the tickets, but just donations on the door should you wish. We hope to see you there!

Important Certificate Collection Information

Students who are no longer at QEHS can collect their examination certificates from QEHS Reception (front of Hydro Building) between 11am-12pm and 2pm-3pm Monday to Friday. Students in our Sixth Form can collect their certificates from the LRC. Formal certificates are issued after GCE A Levels, GCSE exams and also Vocational Qualifications such as BTEC, Cambridge National or Cambridge Technical