End of the Year

Today is the last day of term for QE students. It has been a challenging year but our students have shown resilience and adaptability in the face of all the challenges. The school community has demonstrated care, compassion, and togetherness through some tough situations. Even today, staff are teaching lessons both in-person and remotely. Learning continues despite COVID and packing!

Covid Testing: Request for volunteers

On return in September, we will COVID test all KS3-5 pupils (who consent) two times in school.  We would hugely value support from volunteers to help us run the testing site and enable us to test the pupils as quickly as possible. There are a number of different roles within the rapid testing site and there is no requirement for

Inviting Charities & Organisations to our Fairs!

QEHS Pastoral Team are looking for local charities and organisations to host stalls at our Extracurricular Activities Fair (Friday 10th September) and our Sixth Form Freshers’ Fair (Wednesday 29th September). Students can explore a range of different clubs and volunteering opportunities in the area. This will also give them the opportunity to give something back to the community. If you

QEHS Film at The Forum & Online Arts Festival!

Arts Award Film At The Forum:  Jessie Elliott, one of our Sixth Form students from the Arts Award Gold programme, has produced and directed a short samurai film, ‘To Lose Is To Gain’ (description below!), as part of her leadership project. This film is created entirely by QEHS students. The screening of this will be shown at the Forum on

Yr11 Geography Field Trip

This week, Year 11 geographers are investigating where, how and why the Cockshaw Burn floods in Hexham. As part of their enquiry, they are walking part of its length, drawing field sketches of drainage basin features and measuring channel characteristics. It has been a great opportunity for students to apply their theoretical understanding after a long period of classroom based

Congratulations! Winner in Young Scientist of the Year

Congratulations to Kell in our Sixth Form, who has won the very prestigious UK Scientist of the Year Competition. He won with his experiment looking into whether water from willow trees could be used to help grow plants!  Tweet announcing the winner from the host organisation (external URL) Hexham Courant Article (External URL) Tweet and video from The Big Bang, who