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Student Achievement Awards autumn term 2016

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Congratulations to all our students who were nominated for Achievement Awards this term. The college principal, Christine Sherwin, hosted a tea party and presented the students with their certificates.

Girls – left to right:

Rosella Scott –  nominated by teacher Megan Issott for her resilience and hard work, and extra time regularly spent improving work.  She persevered, didn’t give up and achieved an A in Religious Studies with full marks on one paper.

Sonal Ladwa – nominated by teacher Susan John for her academic achievement in A Level Chemistry, being conscientious and working hard to make excellent progress.

Louanne Honey – nominated by teacher Barney Oram for outstanding work and dedication, starting in Level 2 Media, where she achieved a starred Distinction (DS*),  progressing to Level 3 and continuing to work at DS* Level.  She was also accepted onto the BFI Regional Film Academy as an editor.

Elizabeth Cartwright – nominated by sports activation technician Chloe Beeton for helping to establish and captain Long Road’s first Women’s Rugby team.

Abigail Macdonald – nominated by teacher Megan Issott for  successfully completing her AS (Year 1) exams in English Literature, RE, Sociology and Maths.

Sally Matthews – nominated by Jane McGurdy for caring for a family member whist still keeping up with her studies.

Dani Friel – nominated by teacher Denise Plant and Biology course team leader Paul Andrew for her academic achievement in Biology this year.  She achieved the highest mark in the shared A2 Biology group for her first test of the year.

Zoe Reyes – nominated by head of PE, Sport and Healthcare Chris Cope for achieving 100% in the PE Theory paper as well as being a peer mentor.

Hannah Kelly – nominated by head of PE, Sport and Healthcare Chris Cope for achieving 100% in the PE Theory Paper as well as captaining the girls’ Hockey Team.

Emily Jobson – nominated by Chemistry teacher Zoe Thorn for making significant efforts to achieve her academic goals since starting at Long Road.

Boys – left to right:

George Evans – nominated by Chemistry teacher Susan John for being an outstanding STEM ambassador for the college by completing his Nuffield research project at NIAB (National Institute of Agricultural Biology.   George also gave a presentation at the Nuffield award ceremony held at ARU in October.

Dylan Pickett – nominated by Chemistry teacher Zoe Thorn for excellent efforts in Chemistry this year and improving his preparation for learning.

Sydney Devine – nominated by Chemistry teacher Susan John. Sydney completed his Nuffield Research project at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular and Cell Biology.

Matthew Morris – nominated by Jane Grant, Marketing Officer, for not only stepping in to give extra open evening talks (he did nine talks in total) but also for his help with the open evening map and for his photographs of Induction Day.

Harvey Monck – nominated by the Principal in recognition of his role as Student Governor.

Not able to attend were:

Sam Hall – nominated by teacher Megan Issott for his outstanding achievement in Religious Studies last year. He achieved very high marks by working extremely hard and attending workshops throughout the year. Leon Glegg – nominated by Criminology course team leader Tom Genillard for the extra effort put in on his Blunderston Prison presentation for Criminology. Oliver Stevenson – nominated by Jane Grant, Marketing Officer, for his ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ thought-provoking interview for the college newsletter. Sarah Garrod – nominated by the Principal in recognition of her role as Student Governor.