St Nicholas have had a very busy couple of weeks celebrating their successes with Prize Giving, the Y6 Maths Olympiad and Sports Day.
Pupils and staff were delighted that Mrs Taylor agreed to assist and present awards in the Prize Giving ceremony, especially poignant in her last term as Head of Christ College.
Before the ceremony, everyone enjoyed listening to performances by the cello group under the direction of Mr Alan Davies. This really set the tone for the afternoon ahead.
During the ceremony, which was attended by parents and staff of Christ College, wise words were delivered by Head Girl, Amy Baker. Team Wye performed their winning Eisteddfod song and all the St Nicholas House pupils gave a rendition of the title song from their recent production of ‘We’ll Meet Again’.
Mesmerising instrumental solos were given by Pavel and Rory on the guitar and the audience were treated to a wonderful harp performance by Y5 pupil, Alaw.
Prizes were awarded to the following pupils:
|Taylor Cup for Outstanding Achievement||Charlotte W Y6|
|Society of Friends of Christ College Contribution Cup||Owen G Y5|
|Sports Cup||Oliver J Y5|
|Music Cup||Tali E Y6|
|Junior Bard Trophy||Valerie W Y6|
|Progress Award Y3||Heidi K|
|Progress Award Y4||Holly H|
|Progress Award Y5||Tomos P|
|Progress Award Y6||Amelia F|
|Spoken Communication||Harry H Y6|
|Shining Star||Olivia C-L Y5|
|Sportsmanship||Rory M Y6|
|Super Speller||Finley M Y6|
|English Award||Joti S Y4|
|Maths Award||Caleb V Y5|
Mrs Gardner presented Cycling safety certificates to all members of Year 6.
Mr Ling presented ABRSM certificates for the following pupils
Tali E – piano
Edward H – violin
Alaw P – Harp
Leo S – B Flat Cornet
Arwen T – Singing
Charlotte W – Singing
Tali E – Singing
Charlotte W – Percussion
Neel D – Percussion
William C – Percussion
Head of St Nicholas House, Mrs Julie Lewis, said “You should all be very proud of yourselves, continue with your hard work, but in the meantime have a fantastic summer and we will see you all in September.”
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