Calling ex-QEHS students

Are you an ex-QEHS student currently at university? Will you be home from university before Easter (w/c 27th March)? We’d love you to come and give some informal advice to our year 13s about student life (accommodation, living on a budget; some are thinking of studying in London) and what to buy for uni. If you’re interested, email Joanne at

A ‘Quid for the Quake’ Appeal

This week QEHS Human Rights Group will be going around form groups in an appeal to raise funds for the earthquake that struck Turkey and Syria last week. There will also be a collection bucket in the LRC. Any donation will be accepted but we would like to token this as, “A Quid for the Quake Appeal”. Please try to

Dance Workshop

In January we welcomed back ex-QEHS student and professional choreographer Beth Veitch who taught a workshop to year 9 students, inspired by her piece ‘Waiting on It’ which was presented at the Queen’s Hall in December. Students took part in a contemporary technique class and learnt a phrase of movement from the dance piece. 

Hardship Fund Policy 2022-23

HADRIAN LEARNING TRUST Hadrian Learning Trust has established a small Hardship Fund for the 2022-23 academic year to assist families in financial need, particularly in relation to supporting students who have difficulties in paying for:  Curriculum trips, visits, year group residential courses and other activities Uniform, shoes or sports kit Other materials or equipment to assist in academic studies (e.g.

Vacancy – Academic Mentor (English)

Fixed term contract until 31 August 2023 Band 4 Support Staff contract (37 Hours per week, term time plus 5 additional days) Pro rata salary £19 216 per annum Start Date – as soon as possible Closing Date: 1pm Monday 30 January 2023 We are a large and flourishing high school set in the historical market town of Hexham and are co-located with Hexham Middle

Flu Vaccinations Year 9

Please note that nasal flu immunisations for Year 9 will take place this Friday morning, 9 December. In order for your child to have the immunisation, you will need to complete an online consent form. This can be accessed via any online device. Please click on the following link Please complete the consent form in full using the following school

End of Term Arrangements

Term ends on the 23 December at 12.30pm for students in Y9-11. Sixth Form students will finish at lunchtime on the 22 December following their Christmas celebration. Ms Platts will be in touch with more information about the event. For students in Y9-11 the 23 December will be non-uniform Christmas jumper day. Students will be in lessons that morning and


The process for applying for a Year 9 place for September 2023 opened last month. Should you wish your child to secure a place in Year 9 or Year 5 at HMS in September 2023, you need to apply by Monday 31 October 2022, irrespective of your child’s current school. In other words, the allocation of a place is not