Welcome to the website for Queen Elizabeth School, Kirkby Lonsdale, an 11-18, co-ed, non-denominational, comprehensive school which has 1370 pupils, of whom 320 are in the Sixth Form.
QES serves a large, prosperous and beautiful area of South Lakeland, North Yorkshire and North Lancashire with two thirds of its population drawn from outside the original Cumbria catchment area from as far away as Sedbergh, Ingleton, Lancaster, Arnside and Kendal.
The School has a fine tradition of "scholarship and care" dating back over 400 years, with its present popularity founded upon excellent results, impressive standards of care and a reputation for a friendly, relaxed yet purposeful atmosphere.
Our value-added measures are strong at every level, sufficient for us to be designated 'a high-performing specialist school'. We are also considered an 'outstanding' school by Ofsted with the top rating in all categories.
Finally, we are one of the few schools nationally with three specialisms - the first in Performing Arts, the second in Modern Languages and from April 2007, a third as a Training School.
We invite visitors to use the links on the right to find more 'facts & figures' about the school.
But we would also encourage visitors to look around this website to really get a flavour for life inside this very special place. See the sample of quick links below.
Our Values Our Successful Learner Model Ofsted - Most Recent Report Department for Education - Exam Results Data SnapShots Photo Galleries Music Library Theatre Arts - Production Message Boards Sports Day 2013 - Photos & Results
Queen Elizabeth School Kirkby Lonsdale Carnforth Lancashire LA6 2HJLocation