A large number of Year 11 pupils at Rydal Penrhos received recognition for the outstanding contribution across all subjects at one of the prominent dates on the school calendar.
The GCSE candidates were presented with their respective prizes at the school’s annual Speech Day, which was held on Saturday, May 26.
Tallulah Batley was a deserved winner of the Art and Design prize, with Holly Battersby taking home the Biology award for her tremendous application in the subject.
The supremely talented Eddie Farrell scooped two prizes in Business Studies and Mathematics, and Jamie Lavery’s fine academic year saw him achieve a double with Design Technology and Food & Nutrition accolades.
Kathleen Cheesley was another who came away with a prize in Chemistry, while Harry Hackman and Bijou Rajagopal secured prizes in Drama and Music respectively.
There were also two achievements each from Barooj Maqsood (English/German) and Raha Aminnejad (French-Physics), and the double success continued with Millie Collins’ Geography and History prizes.
Johanna Zitzlsperger was the proud recipient of the English as a Foreign Language prize, and Kiera Bonnington took away the Physical Education award from the event.
Another winner of the day was Edward Patrick, who won the Religious Studies prize, while Arend Franssens’ excellent progression was rewarded with the Rick Maple Design Technology Prize.
Rounding off the success stories was Nils Memmi-Bonstrom, who was awarded the Prize for Progress in English as a Foreign Language on what was a memorable occasion for the year group, who are currently participating in their GCSE examinations in the hope of carrying on Rydal Penrhos’ fine tradition of superb results this summer.