Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

Congratulations to 10 members of our staff who are now fully trained in Youth Mental Health First Aid. A range of teaching staff, support staff and admin staff worked over a number of weeks with Mental Health First Aid England and Cygnus to receive the accreditation. As a globally recognised training course, Youth MHFA is designed to teach staff, volunteers

Vacancy: Maths Teacher

Queen Elizabeth High School wishes to appoint a teacher of maths. The successful candidate’s timetable will potentially include GCSE and A-Level maths classes. Our maths department is outstanding and achieves some of the best outcomes in the North East. The subject is very popular in the school curriculum, with up to 70 students each year choosing to study maths as one

Boot Bank

Boot bank – Physical Education All pupils are required to have a pair of moulded studded boots for various units of work in their Physical Education lessons. At several times throughout the academic year, pupils will use the 3G pitch for their lessons and it is compulsory to only wear studded boots on this playing surface. We hold a ‘boot

Student Success

Rowan and Amelie are continuing to have sporting success as part of Newcastle Junior Roller Derby. On Sunday 26 March they played against Glasgow Junior Roller Derby with a resounding win of 344 to 116, continuing the unbeaten run for the team this season. Earlier this term they also travelled to Stamford to play Stamford and Peterborough Junior Roller Derby

Discounted Book Festival Tickets

Hexham Book Festival – Discounted Tickets for QE Students   The organisers of the Hexham Book Festival have kindly offered QE students access to events for only £5 per ticket. Discounted tickets are restricted to 1 per student per event, excluding workshops, walks and lunches.   When you book, enter the code HBFQE, and please note that all students will need to show school

Red Nose Day

Friday 17th March is Red Nose Day We will be holding our annual ‘Nose and Spoon Race’ around our courtyard at 1p.m on Friday. Mr Atkins is our reigning champion having triumphed over Mr Seaton last year. This year, students have the chance to challenge Mr Atkins. The first race between students will decide who will have opportunity to race against

Oscars Success

We are delighted to hear that former student, Charlie Mackesy, won the ‘Oscar’ for Best Animated Short along with Matthew Freud for the adaptation of Mr Mackesy’s book, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse. From all current staff and students at Queen Elizabeth High School – CONGRATULATIONS! Photo credit: Charlie Mackesy

Hexham Poetry Competition

Do you have a budding poet at home? Entries are now open for the annual Hexham Poetry Competition. The competition is held in honour of the Hexham-born feminist poet, Elizabeth Gibson Cheyne. All profits from the competition will go towards offering arts opportunities to the children of Northumberland. Entry for those under 18 is free and there are prizes from

German Exchange

Our German students are currently enjoying the first leg of this year’s German Exchange with our partner school in Steinhagen. Highlights of their trip have been attending lessons with their exchange partners, visiting the Dr Oetker factory where pizza and pudding tasting took place, and of course a day trip to the German capital, Berlin.  We look forward to seeing

Junior Sports Clubs at Hexham Community Sports Hub!

Junior Sports Clubs at Hexham Community Sports Hub Is your child interested in joining a sports club? There is a lot on offer at Hexham Community Sports Hub – located at QEHS. To book, and get in touch with the organisers via the email addresses in the table below.