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Brilliant scholars graduate with flying colours

PUBLISHED: 12:53 21 May 2018 | UPDATED: 12:53 21 May 2018

East Point Academy students Rebecca McNaughton, Megan Swann, and Harry Coughlin graduate from the Brilliant Club. Some of the students are pictured at the graduation ceremony. Picture: Courtesy of East Point Academy

East Point Academy students Rebecca McNaughton, Megan Swann, and Harry Coughlin graduate from the Brilliant Club. Some of the students are pictured at the graduation ceremony. Picture: Courtesy of East Point Academy

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A group of students from a Lowestoft high school have proved to be just brilliant.

The 10 East Point Academy students completed a challenging study programme inspiring them to aim for the highest academic achievements.

They graduated from the Brilliant Club course at a ceremony held at the University of East Anglia on May 12 after a rigorous programme of study led by a PhD student.

Five of the students received a first for their final assignments – the highest mark available. During the course they studied various topics, learning how to interpret and critique key texts and building their debating and analytical skills.

They also enjoyed a tour of Cambridge University, giving them a taste of life as a student.

Principal Richard Dolding said: “Our Brilliant Club scholars have been enthused and inspired by this course, and their fantastic results reflect their hard work and commitment to their studies.”


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