Queen Elizabeth High School is raising money in memory of Honor Clement, our much-valued colleague who worked with us in the catering team for many years and who died suddenly and unexpectedly on 8th May. Honor will be greatly missed by those at QEHS. The JustGiving page is at: https://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/SomeoneSpecial/HonorClement (External URL) The funds raised will go directly to Chrysalis
Our Year 9 students have been studying ‘Political Literacy’ using resources from Shout Out UK. This was sponsored by NAPO (the trade union and professional association that represents probation staff). Today we were joined in class (virtually) by Katie Lomas (National Chair for NAPO). It was great to see our students gaining insight and inspiration! Tweet from Shout Out UK
Jake Perrie from 10 CRC is running 10 miles every day for 10 days to raise money for Tynedale Hospice at Home through the 10For10 challenge – he has raised nearly £400 so far! Please feel free to sponsor him by clicking the link below. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/jake-perrie1 Well done Jake!
Year 9 classes 9KAD, 9HAM and 9WPY are raising money for Cancer Research UK. The three form classes have decided to walk every morning during form time in order to reach the goal of 10,000 steps – the first form to 10,000 steps wins. Every student is aiming to raise £10 each for Cancer Research UK and hope to raise
Congratulations to Graeme Armstrong (PE Department) who was instrumental in delivering victory to his team (Hebburn Town) yesterday at Wembley in their 3-2 win over Consett. Well done to Graeme and the rest of the team. https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/sport/football/match-reports/hebburn-town-3-2-consett-20517262
In case you missed out; we have extended the deadline to order Year 11 hoodies to 11.00pm Monday 10th May 2021. To order just follow this link: https://www.leavershoodies.com/shop/queen-elizabeth-high-school-year-11-2021
Over the next three weeks QEHS students are taking part in the 10for10 Challenge. The aim is to get fit and help raise money for our great British charities that have missed out during each lockdown. Each tutor group will select a charity of their choice to fundraise for and they will set their own 10for10 Challenge – do 10
InvestIN is hosting FREE live online seminars designed to help parents/ carers guide their child to a successful career. Seminars include improving public speaking and landing a top job in the city. More details can be found at Success Beyond School: Parents Events (PDF)
QEHS students talk about lockdown, learning and art. Olivia Britton (y12) and Lauren Wood (y12) were invited to speak to Culture Bridge North East about their experience of learning during lockdown and their passion for art and design. Follow the link to see their art work and listen to them talk candidly about life in lockdown. https://culturebridgenortheast.org.uk/news/a-students-perspective-the-highs-and-lows-of-learning-in-lockdown
Following the success of the Christmas card project for residents of Lowgate and Haydon View Care Homes at Christmas, QEHS students got involved with the Covid-19 Community Care Group to spread some cheer to the residents at Easter. Students made cards, decorations and presents which were put with donations of Easter eggs from TESCO and CO-OP to create Easter hampers.