Welcome to QEHS
In 1599 Queen Elizabeth I granted the people of Hexham a charter to establish a school because of their “outstanding eagerness to promote good learning”. Over 400 years later Queen Elizabeth High School continues to flourish as a friendly, welcoming and high achieving community school, educating over 1300 students, including over 400 in the Sixth Form.
Post Results Services 2016
Once you receive your exam results in the summer there are several post result services that you can apply for. Please download, print and return completed forms to the Exam Office by the deadlines outlined below :
By 26 August 2016:
- Priority photocopy scripts (available for A level only)
- Priority re-mark (only available if university place depends on the result)
By 20 September 2016:
- Re-mark with photocopy script
- Clerical check
- Clerical check with photocopied script
By 4 October 2016:
- Original Script (you are not able to request a re-mark or make any appeal about your results after requesting an original script back)
A copy of the form will be in your results envelope and will also be available outside the exams office.
Please speak to either Lucy/Andrea in the Exams Office if you have any questions about post results services.
Hexham's Hidden Gardens
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- Hexham Middle School Community Garden
- Queen Elizabeth High School Walled Garden
- Haydon House, Alexandra Terrace
The gardens will have plant sales, woodworkers, artists, Fairtrade stalls, quizzes, book stalls, music, and tea, cakes, Pimms and garden advice.
Entrance maps with garden addresses will be available from Cogito Books, the Abbey Bookshop, or on the day from the gardens.
All proceeds (donation £3.00, families £7.00) go to Hexham Community Partnership to support their work for families and children in Hexham.
Schoolcomms & Online Payments
As parents/carers will be aware, we are now using Schoolcomms to send out school communications via email and text message.
In addition, Schoolcomms has the facility to enable parents/carers to make online payments via the School Gateway smartphone app or website. Parents/carers will also be able to view school meal balances and purchases, and top up school meals money at any time.
To set up online payments, you will need to use the website to complete the initial setup; click the icon above to go to the School Gateway website. If you are unable to log in, it may be because the school doesn’t have your current email and mobile phone number on record. Please contact the school and we will update the details on our system.
YDT: Dance Edits - this weekend
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Youth Dance Tynedale present Dance Edits: an exciting programme of short contemporary dance works inspired by a wide range of stimuli and performed by Youth Dance Tynedale students aged 8-18 years. Dance Edits will be at the Queen’s Hall in Hexham on Friday 1 – Saturday 2 July 2016; tickets can be purchased from http://www.queenshall.co.uk/events/youth-dance-tynedale
To see Youth Dance Tynedale in action in their promotional video, see https://vimeo.com/146142295
Exam Result Issue
The following arrangements are in place to issue Exam Results to students :
Year 13: collect results from the Winter Gardens at 8.00am on Thursday 18 August 2016
Year 12: collect results from the Winter Gardens at 9.00am on Thursday 18 August 2016
Year 11: collect results from the Winter Gardens at 9.00am on Thursday 25 August 2016
If you are unable to collect results at that time then please complete an alternative issue of exam results form (see below) and ensure that it is handed into the Exams Office no later than Monday 11 July 2016. If forms are received after this date, we cannot guarantee that results will be issued on day of release. Forms can also be collected from outside the Exams Office.
- Alternative Issue of Exam Results Form - GCSE results
- Alternative Issue of Exam Results Form - AS/A2 results
If you are nominating someone to collect results on your behalf, then please ensure that they bring photographic ID as results cannot be issued without this.
Post-GCSE Support for Year 11
Curriculum Office Support
Students who have not met the entry requirements for one or more of their eligible Sixth Form course choices will be invited to an appointment on 30 or 31 August 2016.
Students who have met the entry requirements for their chosen courses but wish to request a change of subject will be able to meet a member of the Curriculum Team on Tuesday 6 September 2016 by surname at the following times:
- A - C 9.00 am – 10.00 am
- D - H 10.15 am – 11.15 am
- I -M 11.45 am – 12.45 pm
- N - R 1.30 pm – 2.15 pm
- S –Z 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Students who had not previously made option choices for Sixth Form but now wish to will be met on Thursday 8 September 2016 to discuss the courses open to them.
New option blocks are now available; however some options are subject to availability.