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Latest News from Queen Elizabeth's Girls' School.


November 2017

  • National Schools Poetry: QE Student Wins 3rd Place

    Published 24/11/17

    We are delighted to have received the news that Tito Molokwu has won third place in the Age 15-17 National Schools Poetry Competition 2017.  Her poem can be read below.

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  • Year 8 visit the National Portrait Gallery

    Published 13/11/17

    The Art department recently led a visit to The National Portrait Gallery.  Below is a review from some Year 8 students.

    "I loved going to The National Portrait Gallery as the whole experience was very well organised, fun and educational. All instructions given at the beginning of the day were clear and well-structured so we (as students) knew what to expect. When we arrived we went inside the gallery and were given an interesting and interactive lecture in the Ondaatje lecture theatre, about what portraits are. The extremely kind member of the gallery staff made us think and share our opinions. Additionally, she encouraged us to expand on our answers in order to express ourselves fully. Then we got the chance to view and embrace the pieces of art, which was fascinating as we got to see art from the Stuart and Victorian eras. We also saw work by artists such as Julian Opie who we are studying in class. Over all, my year and I had an incredible time visiting the National Portrait Gallery."

    - Holly Travi, Hannah Brewer, Eva Culverwell.  8AEA

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  • National Art and Design Saturday Club: Middlesex University

    Published 01/11/17

    The Art Department are delighted to announce that we are now part of the National Art and Design Saturday Club.

    The club is run by Middlesex University as one of over 50 Universities and colleges across the UK offering Saturday morning art classes and expert tuition. The year long programme includes Photography, print, and 3D workshops and ends with a fantastic exhibition and private view at Somerset House. Students will also be awarded with a certificate by Sir John Sorrell, internationally renowned designer, founder of the Sorrell Trust  and the National Saturday Clubs.

    We look forward to sharing their work with you later in the year.

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