Y12 Design & Technology

Our Year 12 Design and Technology students have been exploring the process of laminating with timber to produce curved forms. Here they are watching a student-led demonstration.

Salters Chemistry Award

We are delighted that Caitlin McCleary, one of our former Year 13 students, won an award for her performance in the 2018 Salters Advanced Chemistry exam. She recently attended the Salters’ Institute Awards Ceremony on Friday 7 December 2018, an evening celebrating high levels of excellence within the science education sector. Congratulations Caitlin – a fantastic achievement!

Sixth Form Bulletin 20/12/18

The Sixth Form Bulletin contains notices for Sixth Form students and information on university and college events, enrichment opportunities, and apprenticeships and employment vacancies. The latest edition is out now on the Sixth Form Bulletin page.

Y13 Mock Exams

Year 13 students have mock exams for all A Level courses from 1 – 7 February 2019.  There are revision preparation information sheets from each subject on the Year 13 Assessment/Mock Exam Resources Page, also accessible via the Year 13 Curriculum Page. More information regarding the Mock Exams will be sent out in the new year.

Y10 Design & Technology

The Year 10 Design and Technology students have been busy little elves this half term, making nightlights and 3D Christmas cards in the workshop. Click the images below to see the pieces they’ve been producing.

Centre for Life Visit

Year 13 Biologists visited the Centre for Life on Monday/Tuesday this week to carry out an analysis of one of their own genes. The students isolated DNA, and carried out PCR and a restriction digest before carrying out gel electrophoresis in order to work out which alleles they have. This supports them with their work on gene technology and has

Family Drop In

Northumberland County Council are hosting Family Drop In sessions at Hexham Children’s Centre for anyone who cares for a child or young person aged 0-19 years – see below for further details. Do you care for a child or young person aged 0-19 years? Have you got a query, worry or not sure where to turn? However small your concern,

Sixth Form Bulletin 13/12/18

The Sixth Form Bulletin contains notices for Sixth Form students and information on university and college events, enrichment opportunities, and apprenticeships and employment vacancies. The latest edition is out now on the Sixth Form Bulletin page.

WERS Collection Update

The West End Refugee Service (WERS) have sent us a message to thank staff, parents and students for their efforts in the recent winter collection: Dear All On behalf of all of us here at WERS I would like to say a huge thank you, once again, to everyone at QEHS for your wonderful donations of toiletries etc for our

Y10 Design & Technology

Our Year 10 Design & Technology students have recently been involved in theory and practical lessons to design and manufacture a night light, gaining a knowledge and understanding of basic electronic components and their function. During the project, students had the opportunity to undertake practical activities such as drilling PCBs and soldering. They also used CAD and CAM to produce