Oct 02

4 weeks in…


It feels like ages since we were making potions, solving crimes, creating raps, competing against each other, and making cakes with our new intake at Summer School. We’ve had a bit of time to settle in now and so far we’re loving it! We’re pleased to say that there is plenty going on after school that we …

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Oct 02

Year 10: work experience and beyond

inspector calls

This has been an action-packed week for Year 10 with a focus on preparing for the next steps of their journeys beyond Queensbridge School. On Wednesday evening we were thrilled to see so many students, parents and carers attend our Curriculum Evening. All schools are entering new territory with such radical changes to the GCSE …

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Aug 29


we are offering school experience placements in 5 subjects, 4 times this coming year

If you are thinking of a career in teaching but want to make sure it’s right for you, why not sign up for a place on one of our school experience weeks? We are offering places in the following subject areas: English, Maths, Biology, History, Geography and Religious Education. You will get advice, information and …

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Aug 29


Go to "Train to Teach" for more information

We are recruiting now for candidates in these subjects to train at QB as the lead secondary school in the Colmore Partnership Teaching School Alliance from September 2016. For further information click here

Aug 20


some very happy faces at school today!

CONGRATULATIONS YEAR 11! Queensbridge School celebrates continuing success and achievement at GCSE.

Jul 15

Vivos, Vivas and Drayton Manor! Welcome to Graduation Week, QB style

It was business dress and formal interviews alongside celebration and  fun activities, as Queensbridge School undertakes its very first graduation week this week. I was lucky enough to be an interviewer today, interviewing 20 Year 9 and 10 pupils about their highlights and challenges of the year just finishing and their resolutions and priorities for …

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Jul 09

Hockey Champions!


Our hockey team has enjoyed more success this year by winning the Birmingham Schools Games championship. After Peter Whitehouse had read the Competitor’s Oath in the opening ceremony, the boys dug deep to play with enthusiasm and good sportsmanship, racing through their preliminary matches towards the final. We met King Edward’s Five Ways in a …

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Jul 08

Sharing QB findings at the very first CPTSA Young Researchers’ Conference

QB Young Researchers

8 of our pupils presented their research findings about Wider Learning at QB  to a lecture theatre full of fellow researchers and academics today at UCB (University College of Birmingham). Many thanks to Mr Hedges for structuring the research as part of our membership of the CPTSA, scaffolding the skills and coaching our pupils in …

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Jun 29

One Man’s Rubbish is another Man’s Treasure


What an owl-tastic event! It was wonderful to host the Highbury Parliament event on Thursday when students from Kings Heath Primary, Fox Hollies, King David Primary and Parkhill joined us to share their work. They had created some wonderful pieces of artwork made from recycled materials for our project: One Man’s Rubbish is another Man’s …

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Jun 27

The best QB Summerfest ever!

the party gets started

Queensbridge School opened its doors to everyone today as part of the school’s annual SummerFest. The arts were represented in all their glory by QB students and staff through fantastic performances and exhibitions. Our amazing QB parents’ group (expertly led by Allison Sadler and alongside QB’s own Mrs Coyles and Arts team) delivered a wonderful event that …

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