ydt down the rabbit hole

Youth Dance Tynedale present 'Down the Rabbit Hole' at Queen's Hall Arts 10th & 11th July 7.30pm.

YDT's most ambitious project to date is a full length contemporary dance work inspired by Alice in Wonderland and performed by an exceptionally talented cast of young dancers.
Tickets can be purchased by following the link below.

http://www.queenshall.co.uk/whats-on/seasons-diary/1025

Another great day for the teams and athletes from QEHS at the Tynedale Schools Athletics Championships at Wentworth Park 18 May, 2015.

TeamSchoolPoints Scoreposition
Junior Girls QEHS 165 1
Prudhoe 113 2
Haydon Bridge 112 3
Ponteland HS 7 4
Intermediate Girls QEHS 146 1
Prudhoe 109 2
Haydon Bridge 102 3
Ponteland HS 48 4
Junior Boys QEHS 169 1
Prudhoe 118 2
Haydon Bridge 97 3
Ponteland HS 43 4
Intermediate boys QEHS 178 1
Prudhoe 112 2
Ponteland HS 78 3
Haydon Bridge 70 4

 

In total there were 32 events won by students from QEHS and a further 24 second place finishes were secured by students from Hexham. All of these students have now qualified to represent Tynedale at the Northumberland Championships on Satruday 13 June at Gateshead Stadium.

Well done to all those taking part.

Take Note

Please note the following changes to exam times:

  • Wednesday 20 May GCSE Physics papers start at 13:00
  • Thursday 11th June GCSE Maths papers start at 13:00

YDT Showcase 2015

21 May 2015 QEHS Theatre 7pm

All proceeds will contribute to the cost of YDT attending U Dance Plymouth in July. Featuring work from Sixth Form BTEC Dance, Yr 11 GCSE Dance & Youth Dance Tynedale.

Tickets can be purchased from the lower school reception.
Minimum donation of £3.00 per person.

Higher Education Evening for Parents – Tuesday 28 April 2015

Thank you to all parents who attended this event and we hope you enjoyed the evening and found it informative. Links to the presentations given by John Hill, Rebecca Ruddick and Michelle van Den Berg are available below and in the Sixth Form Section.

Reminder of Progression Timeline Key Dates

28 April Higher Education Advice Evening
11 May AS level Exams Begin – Exam leave from half-term
10 June Next Step Conference – Students return to school from exam leave (Year 13 begins)
Week Commencing
22 June
Wednesday 24 June and Thursday 25 June Progression Days (and EPQ)
26 June University Visits (Newcastle and Northumbria) and Fast Track Day
7 July Fast Track and EPQ day
2 Sept Year 13 students meet with teachers and predicted grades finalised
14 Sept UCAS paragraphs completed and applications can be completed
Sept/Oct Referees support applications
Deadlines 15 Oct: Oxbridge/Medicine/Dentistry/Vet
23 Oct: QEHS Deadline
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Congratulations to David Fava (Labour) who has won the QEHS General Election. Over recent weeks we have held a parliamentary election debate (broadcast by BBC Radio Newcastle) and four of our sixth form students have been passionately campaigning on behalf of the main political parties. Well done to all of the candidates who have done a fantastic job of raising awareness of the key issues. Be heard: vote on Thursday.

Results
David Fava (Labour): 97 votes
Erin Stanbury (Green): 32 votes
Rowan Pughe (Lib Dems): 31 votes
Duncan Saunders (Conservative): 28 votes
Spoilt ballots : 4