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Year 11 academic prize winners crowned at Speech Day

Year 11 academic prize winners crowned at Speech Day

A group of GCSE pupils at Rydal Penrhos have been acknowledged for their outstanding academic commitment with special awards.

The group were given their respective distinctions at Rydal Penrhos’ Year 11-13 Speech Day event, which saw former pupil Dr Victoria Galbraith present the awards in her role as special guest speaker at the celebration.

Eleanor Osbourne’s creative nous was recognised with the Art and Design prize, with Vanessa Ma taking away the Biology and Mathematics accolades thanks to her sterling efforts within a classroom environment.

The Business prize was awarded to Harri Jackson, and the duo of Nicholas Riding and Sam Bixby took the stage to receive their Chemistry and Design Technology distinctions.

Another winner on the day was Cerys Cuddihy, who scooped the Drama prize, with fellow Year 11 pupil Anna Parry-Williams coming away with the English and Religious Studies prizes.

The English as a Foreign Language prize was given to Cornelius Wolff, and Richard Wolfendale scooped no fewer than four prizes after securing the French, Geography, Music and Physics prizes.

Morgan Kendall and Amanda Sperring also achieved success with the German and History prizes respectively, with Ava Gardener attaining the Physical Education accolade.

The Rick Maple Design Technology Project prize was presented to Tirion Jones, and Sten Lai rounded off the accolades with the Prize for Progress in English as a Foreign Language.

Senior School Head Sally Ann Harding, said: “Our Year 11 have worked incredibly hard during the final year of their GCSE studies, and hopefully this will enable them to secure a fantastic set of examination results this summer and add to our fine history of academic achievement here at Rydal Penrhos.”


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