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QMC’s Finest: A Place to be Proud of Awards 2024

11th June 2024

Organised by Destination Basingstoke, the A Place to be Proud of Awards highlights the remarkable contributions of individuals, groups, organisations, places, and initiatives that make Basingstoke a diverse and vibrant place to live and do business in. This year, Queen Mary’s College saw two individuals from its community be recognised for their outstanding work.  Young…

Celebrating Success at QMC’s Sports Award 2024

17th May 2024

Team of the Year: Volleyball (Mixed) Last week, Queen Mary’s College’s Sport and PE Department hosted its much-anticipated annual Sports Award ceremony, a celebration of student achievements in various sports categories. This event honours the hard work, dedication, and remarkable performances of students across a wide range of sports, highlighting their contributions to the college’s…

QMC Maths GCSE Students Triumph at the MEI Maths Finals

16th April 2024

On 8th March, GCSE Maths students from Queen Mary’s College showcased their mathematical prowess at the regional finals of the Maths Education Innovation (MEI) Maths Challenge held in Brighton. The competition, designed for students post-16 who are either working towards a functional skills maths qualification or improving their GCSE Mathematics grade, saw participants compete across…

And the winner is…

3rd April 2024

CTEC Art and Design student Abi Massey and her winning design. From February 26th to 29th, the Proteus Creation Space welcomed the vibrant creativity of second-year students enrolled in the Cambridge Technical (CTEC) Art and Design course at Queen Mary’s College. Teaming up with the Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, students had the opportunity to…

QMC Maths Students Win The Rotary Technology Tournament

18th March 2024

On 14th March, first-year students studying various Mathematics courses at Queen Mary’s College (including Mathematics and Double Mathematics A Level) showcased their exceptional talents at The Rotary Technology Tournament, hosted at Basingstoke College of Technology. This prestigious competition tasks students with designing and constructing a functional model to tackle a practical challenge, judged by professional…

Students Shine in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Production

27th February 2024

Students from Queen Mary’s College’s  Performing Arts Centre of Excellence were met with standing ovations when they performed, “Beauty and the Beast,” earlier this month. Based on the Academy Award-winning Disney film, the musical production included dazzling numbers such as the beloved title song and “Be Our Guest.” Beauty and the Beast is a classic…

Queen Mary’s College Students Celebrate Oxbridge Offers

26th February 2024

As pictured, left to right; Holly Rust, Will Chave, Rebecca Kearney and Magnus Page. Queen Mary’s College is thrilled to announce yet another year of exceptional achievement as our students secure their Oxbridge offers. Despite the competitive nature of the admissions process, QMC students have once again demonstrated their academic prowess, with an impressive :…

QMC Art Students Prepare for Streets Alive Exhibition

23rd February 2024

Queen Mary’s College is excited to announce an upcoming exhibition at the Proteus Creation Space, running from February 26th to 29th. In collaboration with the Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, second-year Cambridge Technical (CTEC) Art and Design students have had the opportunity to participate in ‘Streets Alive‘, a creative project that aims to bring new…

QMC’s Foundation Learning Department Fundraiser

8th February 2024

Students and  staff have been busy raising money via events and initiatives over the last six months in order to create an outdoor learning space for our Foundation Learning students. By organising a Coronation fete, weekly car washes, exercise classes, bake sales, Christmas fayre, and other small fundraising ideas the Foundation Learning students have so…

Film Challenge Success

18th January 2024

Last term, Queen Mary’s College Film Studies students showcased their exceptional talent and creativity in a 50-hour film challenge hosted by Arts University Plymouth. The challenge revolved around the theme, ‘Holiday Dinner’, prompting the students to conceptualise, film, and edit their short film. The students not only met but exceeded expectations, securing a place among…