Top students celebrate on Springwood prize night

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Lynn’s Springwood High School held its annual year 11 presentation evening last Thursday.

The prize for the highest GCSE grades went to Molly Paffett, who gained 9 A* and a 9 in maths, which is the highest grade under new marking criteria.

Guest speaker was Lucinda Knight who, having overcome two rare brain tumours, now raises funds for a charity researching the condition.

Prize winners were: Art: Amber Glasel, Business: Rebecca Moyle, Computing: Sara Farrukh, Construction: James Courtman, Dance: Lucy Slingsby, Drama: Isabel Russen, Economics: Alimay Campbell; English language: Daisy Key; English literature: Ashley Stoddart, French: Molly Paffett, Geography: Ana Alves, German: Francesca Featherby, Hair and beauty: Megan Cooper, Health and social care: Imogen Haylett-James, History: Lewis Seymour, ICT: Megan Freeman, Maths: Finnegan Furey-King, Additional maths: Grace Brundle, Music GCSE: Rachel Ampomah, Music vocational: James Tillott, Performing arts: Mary Simms, Physical education: Caitlin Bugg, Religious education: Emmy Armstrong.

Core science: Caitlin Ward, Additional science: Tia Ackers, Biology: Harriet Surrage, Chemistry: Daniel Harvey, Physics: Megan Tomsett, Spanish: Hannah Long, Sociology: Vlad Cotton, Food technology: Abigail King, Graphics: Amy Hughesdon, Product design: Ruby Platt.

Blicking House: Felicity Webb, Felbrigg House: Taylor-Anne Powell, Holkham House: Daniel Harvey, Oxburgh House: Molly Holmes, Sandringham House: Emmy Armstrong, Best academic results: Molly Paffett, Most improved student: Daisy Key, Attendance prize: Rachel Ampomah, Jessika-Mae Prior Shield for inspiration courage: Alexis Compton-Merritt. Picture: SUBMITTED