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A Month of Awards: Penryn College Celebrates Students’ Achievements

18 December 2018

November spelled a month of celebrations at Penryn College, with the Achievement Management Awards, Year 11 Presentation Evening, and Achievement Awards Evening all taking place. 

Both current and former students were rewarded for their fantastic efforts, and the celebrations began with the Mid-Term Achievement Management Awards on Tuesday 7 November. 

Year 7 student Cameron proudly displays his Achievement Management Award certificate.

The Achievement Management system rewards pupils for going above and beyond – both academically and for various other personal achievements – and the following students registered the highest points total from each respective year group: Cameron and Polly (Year 7), Reven and Amelia (Year 8), Ali, Mariam, and Summer (Year 9), Maddy and Jamie (Year 10), and Ryan and Daisy (Year 11).

Continuing the month’s award handouts, the Class of 2018 returned for the Year 11 Presentation Evening on Tuesday 20 November. The ceremony was hosted by Class of 2018 Head Girl, Lauren Rowe, and Deputy Head Boy, Guy Brooks, with former students receiving a host of awards for their achievements over the past five years. 

The following Head of House Special Awards went to Alex Wilson – Arwenack, George Middlewick – Gluvias, Ellie Richards – Killigrew, and Gabe Gentile – Pendennis. A host of further Special Awards were presented to Alfie Emery – ARB Award, Holly Derrante – WRL Award, Daisy Booker – Most Progress, Samuel Humphries – Most Progress, Sam Pickup – Headteacher Award, and Natasha Potts – Headteacher Award.

Meanwhile, Molly Barlow, Gabe Gentile, Vera Kok, and Alex Wilson were rewarded for their academic excellence. 

Celebration: Class of 2018 students returned to celebrate their achievements.

Concluding November’s flurry of celebrations, the Achievement Awards took place on the evening of Tuesday 27 November, with current students rewarded for their hard work over the school term. 

Tutor Awards and Head of House Awards were received by students as a congratulations for their success, followed by an announcement of the Year 9 pupils who made their way onto the John Evans Progress Prize Pathway list.

The winner of the John Evans Progress Prize will be awarded to the student who has progressed best over the course of the academic year, and is set to be announced in September 2019. 

All of the teachers and staff would like to send their congratulations to all current and former students for their fantastic achievements.