A Hull Collegiate School student has beaten off tough competition to be selected for Team GB at the under-16s Showjumping Nations Cup next month. Holly from Worlaby, near Brigg is one of four showjumpers from across the UK to have been selected by British Showjumping.
Teja Saladi and Varchas Swamy are both in the Sixth Form at Derby Grammar School. To raise funds for their summer trip to Tanzania with the school they recently arranged a badminton tournament which attracted 120 players from all over the Midlands.
Derby Grammar School Sixth Formers took part in the European Youth Parliament Regional Forum at Warwick recently, spending the day debating topics as wide ranging as reducing the damaging effects of rapid production, purchase and disposal of clothes to combating anti-Semitism.
Derby Grammar School’s House Drama competition was based on episodes of Friends this year. Atkinson House scooped the top prize with their performance of the episode ‘The One With Unagi’ and Elliot Butterworth won the Best Actor award for his performance of Ross in the same episode.
Three Year 9 and 10 pupils from Bethany School beat thousands of applicants from across the country to win a coveted national award, Protecting the Environment Award, at the Big Bang Competition in Birmingham.