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Speech Day

13th May 2022

With many new families and those of longer standing kept away with covid disruptions in the past two years it is not surprising that I have heard the occasional ‘what is Speech Day all about?’ from some parents. I thought it useful to give a little detail on what to expect for our Speech Days…

Sports Report 13 May 2022

12th May 2022

Prep Sports Report Cricket Boys U10 v. Blundells Against talented opposition the boys developed hugely as the match progressed.  Cricket Boys U11A v. Blundells This was a tough match against skilled opposition. Munesu bowled superbly well, taking 3 wickets in a fine spell. The boys are very much improving as a team unit and can…

Ten Tors 2022

10th May 2022

There was such an incredible achievements, atmosphere, and stunning scenery at the Ten Tors event over the weekend. Queen’s is extremely proud of the pupils that took part for displaying such hard work and determination. The Ten Tors is no easy undertaking but is an experience that will undoubtedly be remembered by those who took…

Prefect Appointments (2022-2023)

10th May 2022

After a scrupulous interview and voting process, Mr Noad was delighted to be able to make announcements for next year’s Prefect Team (2022-2023), yesterday afternoon. He paid tribute to the current Prefect Team who have been excellent role models for the school, superbly led by Head Boy Ali Zomorrodian and Head Girl Jenny Thurstan ….

Food and Nutrition Update

5th May 2022

Lessons Go Outdoors for Cooking with Fire  Mrs Barker took our Year 10’s lessons outdoors this week when teaching high-skilled chicken portioning and de-boning. Pupils made a fresh marinade with chili, lime, and coriander that had been grown at Queen’s in the Queen’s kitchen garden. It, therefore, made sense to take the marinated meats outdoors to…

Sports Report 06 May 2022

5th May 2022

Prep Match Reports  Cricket Boys U10 v West Buckland A fantastic game to start the new season. All the boys bowled well and showed good spirit throughout the match. Cricket Boys U11A v West Buckland  This was a promising start to the season and an enjoyable game. The boys have lots to work on moving…

Study Tips For The Easter Break

8th April 2022

Easter Study Tips For our Year 13 and 11 students, the next two weeks away from school are an opportunity to have a break but, understandably, are going to be dominated by revision for the summer exams. Our Year 12 students will also be preparing for internal exams, straight after Easter. Here are some top…

Sports Report 08 April 2022

7th April 2022

Prep Sports Report House Cross-Country A fantastic afternoon of Cross Country yesterday afternoon in both the Prep Junior race (Years 3 and 4) and Prep Senior (Years 5 and 6). Good conditions for both races resulted in some great performances from the children and a lovely turn out from the supporters boosted determination no end….

Sports Report 01 April 2022

31st March 2022

Prep Sports Report Cross-Country Mixed U11 and U9 at the Larkman Cup This was the first Cross-Country team event that the Prep School has been able to participate in for 3 years. All of the children ran extremely impressively and will have gained invaluable experience. Poppy and Jack were our lead runners in the U9…

Ramadan Prefect POV BY Ali Zomorrodian

31st March 2022

The holiest month on the Lunar calendar, Ramadan begins this year on the evening of Friday, April 1, 2022 and ends on Saturday, April 30, 2022 lasting for 30 days. In the modern, fast-paced world, Ramadan is a time for Muslims to put the breaks on — and to fully develop a kind regard for…

Greg Cook and Freya Raybould reflect on their time travelling and performing in The Tempest

31st March 2022

Greg Cook – Working with a touring company has been an engaging experience for all of us. Being able to act in different environments with a sizable amount of independence has been both fun and stressful at different times, but always oddly insightful.I myself haven’t done much acting outside of “The Tempest”, so getting into…

Prefects POV by Matthew Empsall

25th March 2022

Wordle Has Taken Social Media By Storm With exams encroaching, the year 13s have been working hard recently. However, a new phenomenon has taken over the study room during revision breaks: “Wordle”. “Wordle” is a brain puzzle game that has popped up out of nowhere and taken social media by storm. Growing massively in popularity…

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