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Last Thursday, current and past pupils celebrated outstanding achievements at the school's annual Awards Evening where over 400 guests, pupils, teachers and parents were in attendance.

The evening started at 5.15pm with the presentation of examination certificates to ex-Year 11 pupils with moving tributes and words of advice from the four Heads of House, Mr Foster, Mrs Bond, Miss Owens and Miss Sullivan.

At 7.30pm the main awards ceremony began where awards were presented for outstanding achievement and endeavour in the full range of subject areas, top students in each House and Governor Awards for remarkable determination to succeed.

The Governor's Award for 'all round contribution' to the school went to ex-Year 11 pupil, Abby Crane who Deputy Headteacher, Miss White described as a pupil who made the most of every opportunity at school and someone always willing to support the school in anyway asked of her.

The Headteacher's Award went to current Year 11 pupil, Tori Marks who collected five awards in total on the evening. Stephen Tong, Headteacher made reference to the exceptional academic and sporting abilities of Tori.Ben Bassett, Charlotte Grigg and Ryan Collins all received at least four awards representing remarkable achievements across a range of subjects.

The awards were presented by Alan Wroath, who entertained the audience with his keynote speech about the considerable improvement journey the school has been on and the importance of being proud of where you came from.

The audience were entertained with exceptional musical performances from Andreia Bras, Daniel Hall, Chloe Jarvis and Adam Northcott.

Mr Tong, spoke of his pride and privilege at leading such an inclusive and hardworking school and praised the successes and achievements of all the students in attendance.


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