Success for boys at QEH ranges far beyond the academic

Boys on survival training in The Cuillins, Skye

QEH is widely accepted as the school of choice for boys in Bristol wanting to achieve entry into the country’s best universities and medical schools. Headmaster Stephen Holliday explains: “Academic commitment at QEH is mostly forged through involvement and enthusiasm in broader areas of school life.

“The vast majority of QEH boys participate in sport and music (where substantial scholarships are available) and drama. Their exciting work in the QEH Theatre, music or in art can be a life-changing experience. It is considered cool to join in, to develop your own interests and to be an individual.”

Steve Cook, Head of Outdoor Pursuits, adds: “In addition to all the other activities on offer, a special strength of the school is the outdoors programme. Boys participate in the annual Ten Tors event, and over 200 boys are involved in Duke of Edinburgh’s Award or our own Junior equivalent. They have also recently enjoyed adventure holidays in Scotland, the Pyrenees, Slovenia, climbed the Matterhorn and reached Base Camp on Everest”.

Mr Holliday concludes: “Boy’s success in activities builds confidence and encourages them to feel good about themselves both outside and in the classroom”.

OPEN MORNING for QEH Senior School is on Saturday 5 October 2013.

OPEN MORNING for QEH Junior School is on Saturday 12 October 2013.

Each event begins with an address by the Headmaster starting at 10am – no prior booking is required.

For more information contact our Admissions Registrar on 0117 930 3068 or go to

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