Tuesday, 06 May 2014 12:43

Year 13 students aim high

From Aberdeen to Aberystwyth to Australia and many points in-between, the current year 13 students of Queen Elizabeth Grammar School, Penrith  intend to pursue a wide variety of courses and careers after they receive their A Level results in August. Some will follow practical careers close to home, such as…
Friday, 02 May 2014 17:05

Maths stars at QEGS

134 Queen Elizabeth Grammar School students from Years 9, 10 and 11 took part in the UK Intermediate Maths Challenges recently. This involves sitting a one hour multiple-choice paper with 25 questions such as “Just one positive integer has exactly 8 factors including 6 and 15. What is the integer?”…
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 15:57

Emily Rowlands wins Diana Award

Queen Elizabeth Grammar School is delighted to announce that 18-year-old Emily Rowlands has been publicly honoured with the Diana Award for her selfless work as a champion volunteer. Emily has amassed an astounding over 450 hours of voluntary work since April 2010, in the Oxfam shop in Penrith, as a…
Who wouldn’t like to win a free train ticket to anywhere in the UK? Such a ticket, for four people, was recently donated by Virgin trains to Queen Elizabeth Grammar School as a raffle prize, to support the school’s fundraising so that two inadequately small rooms can be replaced by…
“Individual”, a Young Enterprise Company from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School in Penrith, achieved Best Student of the Year at the North Cumbria Area Board Young Enterprise Finals Competition when Naomi Lee won the coveted trophy. She made a huge contribution to ”Individual” in her capacity as Company Secretary and Trade…
Thursday, 03 April 2014 12:35

Success for show jumping teams

Two teams from Queen Elizabeth Grammar School competed in the final Northern Region school show jumping competition for this academic year. Amy Veitch on Smudge, Brooklyn Bell on Winston, Caitlin Fox on Flicker and Mary Richardson on Impy make up the team for the 75 cm class.  This was a…
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