U14 Girls’ Rugby

The U14 girls played in a rugby tournament in very muddy conditions at Dame Allan’s on Monday. Initially a 7s tournament, we ended up playing 9 a side as all teams brought more than enough players, which was great to see.The girls all played very well and won 8-3 against Ponteland and 5-3 against Dame Allan’s. It was lovely to

Red Nose Day

Friday 15th March we will be holding our annual ‘Nose and Spoon Race’. Donations via School Gateway #Respect #Engage #Aspire

Scotty’s Day 2024

On Friday the 8th, we held our annual Scotty’s Day sports afternoon in remembrance of Chris Scott, QEHS PE teacher, who passed away on March 2nd, three years ago. Thank you to all staff and students involved, and to everyone who helped out on the day or donated. It was an amazing afternoon of sport and Chris would have been

National Careers Week

QEHS had a busy Careers Week last week with students engaged in careers quizzes and investigations in various lessons. Our National Careers Week assembly focused on Unifrog with Y9 – Y11: students were encouraged to sign up and begin to build their profile if they hadn’t already. We were very fortunate to have some great guest speakers who came to

UK Space Design Competition Winners!

“We’re proud to share that our team of 11 students from year 12 won the UK Space Design Competition (UKSDC) national final at Imperial College London, earning them a chance to go to the international final at NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida.” (Harvey T Yr 12) The team of 11 ‘A’ level physics students attended the national final of the

World Book Day 2024

Sue Reed Author Visit Huge thanks to Sue Reed for visiting QEHS as part of our World Book Day celebrations and Careers’ Week. Sue’s engaging and entertaining talk for a group of Y10 students encompassed her career pathway to writing and becoming an author, how to publish, market and publicise a book, and the economics behind it. The presentation concluded

Volunteer Police Cadet

Become a Volunteer Police Cadet with Northumbria Police Applicants must be 13/14 years old on 1st Sept 2024 (going into year 9 or 10) and live within the Northumbria Police area. For full details and how to apply, please visit https://careers.northumbria.police.uk/volunteering/police-cadets/ The closing date for applications is 21st April 2024

Parent Support Groups

New support groups for Mums and Dads running in Hexham and Prudhoe! These groups are in partnership with Northumberland Family Hubs, and the aim is to create a safe space for parents/carers to talk about any issues they are facing. Mindful Mamas (Hexham) – Thursdays (Fortnightly/Term time only*) 1pm-2.30pm at Hexham Family Hub. *Upcoming Dates: 7th March & 21st March.

Year 11 Chess Final

Year 11 Chess Final  Many congratulations to Sam A who beat Adam W in the final of the Year 11 chess competition today. The match was played during chess club itself, with many of those who had taken part in the knock-out competition there to witness an entertaining match, gathering closely around the players to create a great atmosphere.  Commiserations

NCC Youth Council Election Results!

The results from the Youth Cabinet & Parliament elections, which took place on the 28th of February, were declared at County Hall yesterday. 7000 students voted across the county and two students from QEHS won a seat on the Youth Cabinet. Congratulations to William C and Ralph D, who begin their two-year term as cabinet members today! Ian P, who