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QEGS are Top of the Bench

Twelve students from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School recently took part in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s ‘Top of the Bench’ Competition held at Keswick School. They were competing against schools from across Cumbria. QEGS entered three teams of four students, each with two members from Year 9, one from Year10…
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Orienteering Success

Five QEGS orienteers journeyed to Temple Newsam near Leeds to the 2014 British Schools Orienteering Championships, held on the varied terrain of the parkland of Temple Newsam house on a raw cold, foggy November Sunday. Twenty Six Primary Schools and more than seventy Secondary Schools from all over the UK…
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GCSE Celebration

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School held their annual GCSE Presentation Evening at Penrith Methodist Church. Students were joined by large numbers of staff, parents and friends of the school in a celebration of the achievements of the year group who completed their GCSE exams in the summer. Headmaster Chris Kirkup welcomed…
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Two students from QEGS represented England at Fell Running Home International held near Dublin in mid-September. Connie Hurton and Elliot Matier ran in the under-17 age group as part of the England team as they competed against Wales, Scotland, EIRE and Northern Ireland. Connie was selected for England following trials whilst…
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Sponsored Walk 2014

The annual Sponsored Walk took place on Thursday 25th September. The whole school were involved in another very successful event which saw students walk from school to Dacre via Stainton. They then returned to Penrith after stopping for lunch at Dalemain. The Year 13 students did a superb job of…
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Junior Great North Run 2014

The Junior Great North Run saw runners from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School make their annual pilgrimage to the Quayside in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. This year 230 QEGS students entered the event, with many running purely for fun in fancy dress. A good deal of the QEGS runners also raised money through sponsorship…
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