Name of Head: Mr Rupert Heathcote, BSc (Nottingham)
Age of pupils: 7 – 18 years, boys aged 7 – 16 with a co-educational Sixth Form
Number of pupils: 782
Day fees: Juniors: £3,420 per term (£10,260 per year) including pre and after school supervision until 5pm. Between 5pm and 6pm, there is a fixed charge of £6.80 which includes light refreshments. Seniors: £5,100 per term (£15,300 per year). Fees include text and exercise books, and essential education trips but do not include public examination fees or lunches.
Religious denomination: Church of England, embracing all faiths
The curriculum: The curriculum is broad but also offers the chance to study subjects in depth. The school expects pupils to work hard, believing a good education is a voyage of discovery to be enjoyed. Pupils are stretched but not stressed.
Co-curricular activities: QEH prides itself on the range of activities it provides, reflecting the wide interests of students and the commitment of the staff. Variety is key and all pupils should find activities that interest them. QEH is also committed to outdoor pursuits, with around 150 pupils taking part in Duke of Edinburgh awards scheme, many attaining Gold Award.
Pastoral care: Pastoral care is second to none. Pupils need to feel happy and safe and, at QEH, they are free to enjoy their learning, exploring new opportunities with confidence. People often comment on how self-assured and well-mannered our pupils are. Their friendly spirit and good behaviour are partly the result of unobtrusive but strong pastoral care
Outstanding characteristics: QEH is recognised for its outstanding academic record and the friendliness and confidence of our pupils is notable. The school is not socially exclusive, having a good mix of people.