Queen Anne's run with Richard Whitehead raises over £6,000

The team of 22 runners from Queen Anne’s, who ran with Paralympic Gold medallist Richard Whitehead as part of ‘Richard Whitehead Runs Britain’, have raised over £6,000 for Richard’s chosen charities Scope and Sarcoma UK. Richard Whitehead has now successfully become the first double amputee to run the length of Britain by completing 40 back to back […]

Good Deed October

A member of Queen Anne’s staff has been doing her bit for charity this October. Mrs Hannah Bushnell, Finance and Administration Secretary, has taken part in a number of activities, along with the support of her sister and two sister-in-laws, to help raise awareness and raise money for cancer charities including MacMillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research […]

Lacrosse Place at U19 National Academy for Gabriella Austin

Congratulations to Gabriella Austin, U5, who has been offered a place at the U19 National Academy following England Lacrosse trials during the summer. Gabriella, who lives near Henley, will train at the Academy every other month alongside other Queen Anne’s students Jess De Mulder and Harriet Foster. A very excited Gabriella said, “I’m really looking […]

L4 PGL Adventure Trip

On the weekend of the 18-20 October, the L4 year group embarked on a trip to a PGL centre in Hailsham. The girls have written this report about their adventurous trip: On arrival at the centre, we were supplied with a delicious lunch, which consisted of sausage rolls and gravy. We then set off for […]

Sixth Form Art Trip to London Art Galleries

On Thursday 24 October, the Sixth Form AS and A Level Art, Art History and Photography students visited Art Galleries in London as part of their A level studies in Art & Design. As the students are all working independently on individual coursework projects and have their own particular requirements, the Queen Anne’s Art department decided […]

Have You Ever Wanted to Meet a Famous Author?

Last Monday, the Queen Anne’s Book Club, a group of avid readers in the L4-L5, had the chance to do just that at the opening of the Berkshire Book Awards. Upon arrival at Bearwood College, we took our seats in the bustling auditorium, excited to be surrounded by so many like-minded bookworms! All around us […]

U5-U6 Scholars Trip to Oxford University's Bodleian Library

On Wednesday 16 October, the U5-U6 Scholars visited Oxford University’s Bodleian Library. Anna Price, U6, shares with us her account of the trip: On Wednesday 16 October, at about lunchtime, the U5-U6 Scholars set off for Oxford University’s Bodleian Library. We battled against the elements, whilst walking to Reading Station, and caught the train to Oxford. […]

Staff and Students Enjoy Biology Week 2013

The week of the 14-18 October saw Queen Anne’s School celebrate Biology Week. The week was packed full of activities which were enjoyed by students and staff. On Monday, the Biology department ran a biology themed sweets and cakes stall. The stall included brain lollies, body part sweets and Edible DNA kits, as well as […]

Mrs Harrington's Assembly

Monday 21 October As we go into this new week, we prepare for our service of thanksgiving at Westminster Abbey on Friday. Queen Anne’s was founded by eight merchants (Samuel Boulte and Richard Ffyler were drapers; John Holmes a seller of soap and candles; Richard Maddock was a cheese maker; Samuel Michell a bookseller and […]

Lizzie Kopec Receives Award at Sixth Form Chemist of the Year 2013

Congratulations to Lizzie Kopec, U6, who received an award at the ‘Sixth Form Chemist of the Year’ event held at Reading University on Wednesday 16 October. Lizzie was awarded a £25 Amazon voucher for her excellent work in her A Level Chemistry course this year and also had the chance to tour the analysis facilities […]