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Death in the Family

We were sorry to hear of the untimely death of Nigel Dean in January.  His brother, Paul, writes:  he attended QM from September 1969, starting as I left as a pupil. After Sixth Form he attended Derby College(now University) and then moved to Southampton and Fareham. He worked for 36 years  at the Office of […]

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Multi-Academy Trust

Hot news here is that, along with four other schools in Walsall (Queen Mary’s High School, Walsall Studio School, Aldridge School and Shire Oak Academy), we are proposing to establish a Multi Academy Trust. The Queen Mary’s Foundation, the Vine Trust Group and the Governing Bodies of the five schools all believe that this proposal will […]

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Expanding Horizons at Farchynys

Circumstances are such that Farchynys has become too small for the needs of our growing school:  we are finding it difficult to take all the Fusties to Farchynys for the First Year Weeks during the summer term as the Coach House cannot accommodate the numbers required.  We also have a larger number of girls in […]

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Wreath Laying 3rd July 2015

  Old Marian visitors to Westminster Abbey prepare for the journey home after a lovely service in Westminster Abbey and a good lunch!  About 15 Old Marians travelled from Walsall and met up with another 10 in London, visiting the Churchill War Rooms at 11.30, which was extremely interesting and much bigger than we realised, […]

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Queen Marys Club cricket

QM Club Cricket

QMClub Cricket Team is doing really well this year, and enjoying meeting as a social group for alumni of Queen Mary’s, too. Alex Dallaway runs it and has managed to increase the fixture list again this year including a tour match against Dolgellau CC at the end of this month. Although he has about 50 […]

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Year Photographs for Sale

In the Archives we have found that we have rather too many panoramic photographs of some years and have trouble storing them all. We can spare 4 from 2008, 20 from 1988 and 5 from 1936. If you would like to buy one for just £5, please click on The Marian Store/Miscellaneous items, or email […]

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Wreath Laying Day

Come to lunch at Westminster Abbey! All ex-pupils are invited to join us on Wreath Laying Day in July: for details click on Events/Wreath Laying Invitation.

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Farchynys at 50!

Farchynys, the School’s Welsh Centre, celebrated the 50 years of its link with Queen Mary’s this year!  In 1963 it was purchased by some far-sighted Old Marians, and it has been part of every schoolboy’s experience ever since. There was a party here at School in September, when many friends and Old Marians came and […]

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    We welcome any donations to our projects:  please mark your donation appropriately. Building the Sixth Form Centre; Restoring the Memorial School Gates; Expansion at Farchynys; The Arnold Fellows Art Collection; Support of Clubs and Societies; If you pay tax and we can, therefore, reclaim the tax paid on your donation, please complete a […]

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