First Class Pupils receive Prestigious Awards

Posted on: April 22, 2015

On Tuesday 21st April Herman welcomed special visitor and chief executive officer of OAT, Professor Toby Salt, to an important presentation assembly. Two pupils from the academy received awards for their first class achievement outside of the classroom. Both children, who are in year six, were chosen out of approximately 25,000 pupils, who attend academies belonging to the Ormiston trust!

Abbie Dean, received her commendation for the charity work she is involved in outside of school. She has taken part in the Race for Life, raising money for cancer research, for the past five years. Abbie has sold cakes and raffle tickets raising funds for Red Nose Day, as well as being involved in the Foxy Lodge charity, which helps injured animals.

Abbie said, ” I’m really happy to have received this award and I really hope in the future that I will do more things to help animals and people.”

Cameron Edwards, received the award of’ ‘ Future Professor.’ The ten year old pupil excels in Maths and impressed the judges with his inquisitive approach to learning, both strong attributes, which will help Cameron to have a successful career in the future.

Cameron said, ” It was thrilling to win an award and I feel surprised considering I was picked out of 25,000 children.”

The academy are extremely proud of these two students and it is hoped more pupils will be nominated next year. More photographs can be viewed in our gallery, under the heading Oat Awards Presentation.


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