Wednesday, 19 November 2014 09:35

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…
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 09:35

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…
Tuesday, 30 September 2014 17:13


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…
Friday, 26 September 2014 11:27

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…
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 09:25

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…
Monday, 01 September 2014 08:12

Year 12 in Cambridge Chemistry Challenge

Fifteen students from QEGS attended the Cambridge Chemistry Challenge towards the end of the summer term. This competition aims to stretch and challenge students interested in Chemistry. It provides an excellent opportunity for anyone considering taking their studies further. Set by an experienced team of teachers and university chemists, it…
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