Benjamin Britten High's celebration

PUPILS from Benjamin Britten High School have been recognised for their hard work during a Celebration of Success evening held at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre.

PUPILS from Benjamin Britten High School have been recognised for their hard work during a Celebration of Success evening held at Lowestoft's Marina Theatre.

The event was an opportunity to highlight the results of students in the 2007-8 exams, along with a number of special awards.

The evening was hosted by headteacher Trevor Osborne and special guest PC Malcolm Legget handed out the awards.

Students from each year group were awarded in each subject and one pupil was handed an overall shield in each section by Pat Sarson, chair of governors.


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As well as these awards effort and achievements were noticed in the summer exams and a number of special awards were also made with praise given to Robert Scrivener, who had received a total of five overall winner shields from different subject areas.

Year nine student Ryan Holt was the recipient of the Martin Robbins Award for making the most significant contribution to the community, having been a key member of the school council and organiser of a variety of fund raising activities.

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The final award of the evening went to Jennifer Youngs who staff felt had been the most successful across the whole range of curriculum areas both in terms of achievement and effort.

Entertainment for the evening came in the form of the school's musicians. Drama followed with an abridged version of some GCSE coursework featuring new versions of fairy tales, including an adaptation of Shakespeare play Much Ado about Bumchins.

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