Forces Students at QE
Queen Ethelburga’s Collegiate has a long standing relationship with the British Forces, welcoming students from Forces families for over 100 years.
Supporting Our Forces Students
The Pastoral Care Team, who run the THRIVE@QE programme, ensure that student’s mental health and resilience is a priority. The team are available for students at any time. There is a dedicated area in the school where THRIVE@QE activities take place and students can go for help and support. Students receive help to contact parents who may be deployed abroad and have the opportunity to chat about issues that are important to them or discuss issues that they might need help and support with. We also run a Buddy system between students and have Peer Mentors in the Sixth Form, who have often previously experienced what younger students are going through and offer their support.
Boarding facilities at QE support easy and direct communication with student’s families, with direct phone lines in each room. In addition, we do not have specific "exeat" weekends and parents are able to let their children have any weekends away from school to enable their children to visit relatives or friends.
If you are interested in learning more about QE and what we can offer your child, book a Discovery Meeting through the form below. This meeting will be a Teams or phone call, where our admissions team can give you a bespoke introduction to the school, information on our built in forces support and an explanation of the admissions process.
We are also running private tours all throughout the summer and would love to welcome you to our campus for a visit!