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    Year 9 Public Speaking Competition

    The standard of the speeches was exceptionally high this year. Congratulations to all our winners!



    For the past three weeks in English, Year 9 have been writing and delivering speeches in class on a topic of their choice. On Monday 8 May, thirteen Year 9 students were selected to deliver their speeches to the whole year group. The standard of the speeches, both in class and in the competition, was exceptionally high this year with topics ranging from Black Lives Matter to Abolishing Homework.

    The overall winners delivered their speeches in whole school assembly this Monday - a fantastic achievement. Congratulations to the winners Sadie 9T for Best Overall Speech on Female Genital Mutilation; Alice 9T for Best Content on The Prison System and Ruby 9C for Best Delivery on Why we Need to be Educated in Current Affairs. The Student Choice Winner was Lydia 9T for her speech on Racism.

    A huge well done to our class winners Tess 9C, Micol 9M, Eva 9R, Marlene 9T, Neveah 9M, Molly 9M, Amber 9C, Roisin 9M and Olivia 9R for their impressive performances.

    Ms K Scott
    English Department