Student Success

Student Success

Senior Maths Challenge

10th November 2022

Maths students at Queen Mary’s College are celebrating the results of their efforts following the recent UK Senior Maths Challenge (SMT). Of the 67 students who sat the paper, 52 gained certificates of merit (23 Bronze awards, 22 Silver and 7 Gold). The UK senior maths challenge is a national competition, open to all schools…

Results Day 2022

16th August 2022

The headlines are in and we are celebrating 99% A Level pass rate, 57% A*-B and 81% A*-C! The very best of luck to all our students who are collecting results this morning! _____________________________________________________________ Continuing Exam Success for Queen Mary’s College 99% pass rate at A Level: 81% A*-C grades  69 % High Grades for…

Graphics Prize to Asher Ross

5th April 2022

To round off our focus on Fundamental British Values this month, Assistant Principal Beth Linklater dropped in on one of our Graphics classes this morning to award a special prize to Asher Ross for their type collage focused on Democracy. Asher created it as part of their typography project, and all students on the course…

QMC takes part in biggest Rubgy 7s Tournament

28th March 2022

The Rosslyn Park National schools 7s is the world’s biggest rugby 7s tournament. There were over 150 schools in this year’s under 18 Vase tournament and Queen Mary’s College were the only team in Hampshire to make it through to the final. QMC were drawn against the Samuel Ryder Academy from Hertfordshire, Farlingaye High School Suffolk and Welsh…

New Mural going up in the Spectrum

16th March 2022

This design was created by L3 Art student Jessica Jesudian. This artwork will be painted as a mural in the Spectrum, within the Foundation Learning Corridor. The painting is starting this week which is very exciting! The other runners up will be printed and displayed around the College. It was a very close vote, so…

QMC Conference 2022

15th February 2022

What is the role of risk in progress and excellence? This was the theme of the QMC Conference last week. The hugely popular annual conference – now in its third year – encourages students out of their comfort zones to take on really big interdisciplinary questions. Guest speaker Aisha Washington (Interim CEO of @get_further) made a…

Kangaroo Maths Challenge 2021

7th February 2022

When our students sit the UK Senior Mathematical Challenge in November, the top 20% get either a silver or a gold certificate. Two-thirds get a silver; one-third (i.e. the top 7% of candidates who sat the paper) get a gold certificate. Those who get a gold are automatically entered for the follow-on Senior Kangaroo Challenge,…

Esports Arena in Minecraft

11th January 2022

Current Esports students James Rigby and Emily Torr have put together a realistic Minecraft world of the QMC Esports Arena. Here is what they had to say about it. “We chose to take part in the competition after seeing the announcement on Twitter and saw the opportunity as a fun and enjoyable challenge to develop…

Student Adidas Collaboration

11th January 2022

Student Success Story! Current Media, Economics and Business student, Jamie Frazer, started up his own clothing brand “FrenzyMadeYours” a couple years ago and has now been approached by Adidas to collaborate with them on his social media pages, to promote the new Adidas shoes, which were in collaboration with Fight Club. Adidas approached Jamie on…

Student Wins the European Championships

9th December 2021

Student Success! Szymon Doniesiewicz, an ex A-Level PE student from QMC recently travelled to Spain for the ITF Taekwondo European Championships and won his first ever European title. This was also his first time competing at Senior level. “Pretty crazy experience!” – Szymon #StudentSuccess #EuropeanChampionFromQMC