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

Summer Exam Dates

The dates for the Summer 2019 Exam Period have now been confirmed. The exams will start on the week commencing Monday 13 May 2019 and students taking exams must remain available up to and including Wednesday 26 June 2019. Wednesday 26 June is a National Contingency Day allocated by all exam boards and the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ).  Candidates

Northumberland Cricket Festival

QEHS entered two teams in the Northumberland Cricket Festival, which took place last week. Both teams were competitive and the team pictured won the event without losing a match! In the final the team from KEVI, Morpeth, posted 42, in reply our team knocked off the runs in 14 deliveries. Well done to all of the schools and players who

Christmas Lunch

We will be serving Christmas lunch for students on Thursday 13 December. Have a look at our tasty menu below for more details (click for larger view), there will be a range of festive treats on offer!

BTEC Business Revision Day

On Friday 30 November 2018, 28 Year 13 BTEC Business students travelled to Leeds with their teachers for an intense and fast-paced revision day in Leeds.  The day, led by Tutor2U, supported the Business and Personal Finance unit.  This exam is on Wednesday 16 January; good luck to all our Year 13 Business students!