British Biology Olympiad

Congratulations to Arran and Lucas in year 13 who took part in the British Biology Olympiad. They completed two 45 minute multiple choice papers which included topics and ideas they are not familiar with, testing both their problem solving skills and their core knowledge. Lucas achieved Highly Commended and Arran achieved a Silver award.Well done to both students. #Respect #Engage #Aspire

Year 10 Chess Tournament Final

Many congratulations to Philip B who beat Callum H in an enjoyable final of the Year 10 chess tournament on Tuesday in the Hydro Hall. In front of fellow year 10 students, the match was played at a dynamic pace, with intriguing early jousting. The players exchanged several pieces before Philip moved into a commanding position, ultimately forcing mate through

Year 12 Paris Art Trip

28 year 12 visual arts a-level students visited Paris last week in a packed art trip to visit the cultural high life.  Students revelled in the art treasures of The Louvre, The Musee D’Orsay and Pompidou centre, enjoyed pancakes under the Eiffel Tower and saw the sun set from Sacre Coeur.

Cambridge Biology Challenge

We were delighted to find out that a group of year 12 Biologists have won “Highly Commended” for their entry into the first round of the Cambridge Biology Challenge, run by Homerton College. Amelie, Ellen, Freya, Charlotte C, and Rachel H independently organised themselves and submitted their entry to the question “Why don’t animals have wheels?”. This is an example

Centre for Life – Yr13 Trip

Last week the year 13 Biologists attended the Centre for Life to take part in the workshop “PCR- a matter of taste”. Students extracted DNA from their own saliva, amplified it, and used gel electrophoresis to identify the alleles they posses. This is an excellent opportunity for our students to carry out practical work that would not normally be experienced

Family Hubs

Are you a parent going through a separation? Free: Relationship support for parents who are separated or separating.Parents do not attend together.Group A is Tuesday 27th February 19:30 – 22:30Group B is Wednesday 28th February 19:30 – 22:30 Learn:• How to stay calm and listen as well as talk• Why it’s helpful to see things from a different point of view.• What

Family Hub

Are you a parent going through a separation? Free: Relationship support for parents who are separated or separating.Parents do not attend together.Group A is Tuesday 27th February 19:30 – 22:30Group B is Wednesday 28th February 19:30 – 22:30 Learn:• How to stay calm and listen as well as talk• Why it’s helpful to see things from a

Unifrog – Careers and Progression Platform

We are delighted to inform you that we have invested in Unifrog for all of our students. Unifrog is a platform that brings together all the available careers and progression information that helps students make the best choices and submit the strongest applications. We will also be using Unifrog for our Y12 Work Experience (8th -12th July). We have launched Unifrog

Northumberland Youth Cabinet and Parliament Elections

On the 28th of February, Young people aged 11-19 across Northumberland will be voting for their next Youth Cabinet and UK Youth Parliament members. We have three students standing for the Youth Cabinet and Parliament posts within Queen Elizabeth High School. All of our students can take part in voting at ballot boxes which will be provided in school. Students

DiSH

DISH is back at Hexham Trinity this February half term!  DISH provides free lunches for families with a safe and warm place to play and enjoy activities in the community.  What a fantastic local service!