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

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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Jun 19

Queensbridge students and staff gather in the sunshine

Staff and students from across all year groups stayed behind at the end of school to honour the memory of one of our students who died suddenly on Sunday. The ceremony was organised and led by some of his closest friends. Mr Shaqur stood in the amphitheatre where everyone had gathered and read aloud a …

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Jun 15

Highbury Parliament Project: One Man’s Rubbish is Another Man’s Treasure

  As many of you will be aware, the Highbury Parliament is a group of student representatives from local Primary and Secondary schools.  Each year, the Parliament meets to discuss issues and to work on a joint project.  This year, the students decided they wanted to use their project to promote recycling and to support …

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