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This week our art students have been on a trip to Allenheads Contemporary Arts for inspiration for their personal investigation project. They had the chance to experiment with UV light and UV pens to explore the theme 'Beyond'.

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Our U14 boys' cricket team beat Newcastle School for Boys in a close game at South North Cricket Club yesterday to progress to the next round of the cup. QEHS made 122-3 and in reply NSB made 114-7. Well done to all involved! 

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Thirteen Sixth Form students took part in a rat dissection workshop at the Centre for Life on Friday. The students looked at the different organ systems of the rat, and were complemented by the demonstrator for their engagement and interest. Many of the students who took part will be applying for courses linked to medicine, veterinary science, and biology, so this experience will enhance their UCAS application greatly.

Does anyone have the mobile number of The Chancellor of the Exchequer? Our Sixth Form students have been rewriting the economic policies of Philip Hammond.

The Year 12 A Level Economics students are concluding their first year of study by teaming up to identify the challenges currently facing the UK economy and recommend policies that will allow the UK to more effectively meet its economic objectives. They were asked to design and deliver a persuasive presentation using economic theory and available data...and then defend their policies to the scrutiny of the audience, which was made up of fellow students and members of staff including Executive Headteacher Mr Atkins.

Judged against strict criteria, the overall winners were Euan Farrington, Duncan MacGregor and Jack Stedman.