The Higher Education Advice Evening for parents/carers of Year 12 students is being held on Thursday 4 May 2017, 6pm - 7.40pm.  A programme for the evening is listed below.  Please note that this evening is for parents/carers only, as students will be given all this information as part of the Next Step Conference on Thursday 8 June 2017 and during “Progression Days”, days set aside to focus on progression between June and the end of term.  

During the Easter holidays, Year 12 students enjoyed the annual ski trip to Serre Chevalier.  Mrs Bevan sent through some photos of skiing and the slopes.

Click on the thumbnails below to see more photos of the trip:

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The QEHS team won the Tyneside Senior Schools Under 19 cup final. Congratulations to all involved!

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36 students are in France this week to participate in the French Exchange with our partner school, Lycée Flaubert in Rouen. As part of the programme, students have visited Paris and will visit Honfleur, Fécamp and Rouen, as well as experiencing life at school and in French families. Mr Harbron who has been running the trip for six years says "the French Exchange is the perfect opportunity for our students to take their learning beyond the classroom and see the usefulness of their languages as a life skill ".

The students spent a great weekend with their hosts and a wonderful day in hot and sunny Paris on Monday.


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The QEHS girls are the under 15 Northumberland Indoor Cricket County champions. They will now go to represent Northumberland county in the regional finals in Bolton on 26 April 2017.

A letter was emailed to parents/carers on Friday, and a paper copy will be sent home on Monday, to outline the funding crisis facing all schools nationally, the impact on our schools, and the ways in which you can help.

Some of the links in the letter are no longer working. Updated links are below:

  • To sign the petition that is being organised by some teaching unions click here.
  • To comment on the National Funding Formula consultation click here.
  • To view our response to the National Funding Formula consultation click here.
  • To access the standing order form and the electronic version of the Gift Aid form, click here.