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2020-2021 Jack Petchey winners

September 2020      Year 10     Winner:  Emmanuel Berkoh-Prince

Emmanuel has received this award for being an amazing young man since starting at Charles Darwin School in Year 7.  He is polite, hard-working and always kind to others.  Even when life becomes challenging, Emmanuel remains positive and as kind as he always has been.  Emmanuel is a joy to have in form time and his peers have nothing but absolute praise and admiration for him.

October 2020     Year 8     Winner:  Alexander Hards

Alexander has received this award for the tremendous effort that he has shown in his approach to his studies.  He has impressed teachers with his resolve and dedication both during lock down and since returning to school, showing real determination during these challenging times.

Alexander has also been nominated for the kind and respectful approach he has shown towards others.  He is a model student who is always polite and described by teachers and students alike as kind and caring and always ready to help anyone. 

This award is a fitting recognition of Alexander’s achievement

October 2020      Year 13     Winner:  Louise Walker

Louise has received this award in recognition of her individual commitment, dedication and focus during the lockdown period and into this year which has led to her having an improved understanding of chemistry.   This hard work has resulted in Louise consistently performing at high grades in this subject.

In addition to Louise’s academic progress, she has also been recognised for her weekly volunteer work at RDA (Riding for the Disabled Association) Bradbourne, where for the past three years, she has been working as part of a team leading horses and their riders alongside ensuring the rider’s safety and attending training courses when offered.  Louise’s dedication to volunteering has led her to receive a certificate of high commendation for her contribution to the local community.

November 2020      Year 11     Winner:  Isobel Doyle

Izzi has received this award for her continued achievement and effort in every aspect of her studies.    Izzi’s high aspirations are evident, as she works tirelessly to continuously improve and excel in everything she does.

Izzi is a fantastic role-model to others with her positive approach to life and hardworking attitude. She is also supportive and encouraging to other students and is always ready to help out.  Always smiling and a pleasure to teach; a true inspiration to others!