On Thursday night, the parents of children in Years 6 ,7 and 8 experienced an entertaining evening of evocative readings.  After enjoying some wine and cheese they sat back and listened to some exceptional interpretations from our very articulate and confident children.  A range of prose extracts were read, from The Thwarting of Baron Bollingrew to Carrie’s War, and there was some thought provoking poetry too.

The children were outstanding. They read clearly, with great enthusiasm and were extremely well presented. Moreover, they thoroughly enjoyed the evening too!

The English Department were very proud of the pupils and we would also like to thank our adjudicators, Maurice Walters (Deputy Head Academic) from Shrewsbury School and Kate Campbell (Head of English) from Repton School.

We were also very grateful to Dan Nicholas (Prep School Liaison Co-ordinator) from Shrewsbury School who joined us.

Every pupil was exceptional and the adjudicators chose those below as their first, second and third prize winners.

Year 6 

First Prize: Walter Cornell  

Second Prize: Isabella Mayson 

Third Prize: Holly Kilner 


Year 7 

First Prize: Sophie Goodwin 

Second Prize: Florence Mitchell 

Third Prize: Freddie Hickman 


Year 8 

First Prize: Harriet Manning 

Second Prize: Frankie Cobb 

Third Prize: Chloe Heathcote 


English Dept Wild Card Prize: Ruby Brailich