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Results hailed as 'best in the history' of Fowey College

By This is Cornwall  |  Posted: November 25, 2009

  • Winners of special awards at the Fowey Community College Certificate Evening are Rochelle Kidd, Annie Thomas, Caroline Harvey and Sian Gill, pictured with Professor Georgy Shapiro, guest of honour, left and Alan Shakerley, chairman of governors, right.

  • Pictured with Sarah Crawley, acting head teacher, are her award winners, Jess Greenhalgh, Marcus Bennett and Noah Law.

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FOWEY Community College's certificate evening was a celebration of Year 11 achievements which saw this summer's GCSE results announced as the best in the school's history.

Deputy head teacher Phil Walker, who organised the evening, said: "It was a fantastic evening.

"It was made even more poignant by the fact it was the best set of GCSE results the school has ever had.

"It's difficult to put your finger on exactly why, but it's to do with student aspiration.

There was a determination among staff and students to aspire to better achievements. Staff set high targets and the students rose to them."

RESULTS: Faculty of English: English. The Post Office Shield for excellence – Harriet Thompson; The Post Office Cup for effort and achievement – Lydia Harbour; Award for progress – Lucky King. Media studies: Award for achievement – Marcus Bennett. Public speaking: The John William Edwards Memorial Cup for excellence in public speaking – Jack Jane. Faculty of Modern languages: The Barclay's Bank Trophy for excellence – Benjamin Heslop; The Lloyd's Bank Trophy for effort and achievement - Jack Dixon; Award for excellence in spoken language – Camilla O'Keeffe. Faculty of Mathematics: Award for excellence - William Nicholls; Award for effort and achievement – Martin Vivian; Award for progress – Sara Milford. Faculty of Science: The Tempest Shield for excellence – Harriet Thompson; The Bennett Cup for effort and achievement – Eleanor Gelston; The Tim Trevains Cup for progress – Sarah Goodfellow; The Robert Morcom Science Award – Alexander Brewer; Award for effort and achievement in Applied Science – Rebecca Clarke; Award for progress – Harry Houlding. Faculty of Humanities: History: The Fowey School Shield for excellence – Eleanor Gelston and Emma Cross; Award for effort and achievement – Alexander Brewer. Geography: Award for Excellence – Sian Gill; Award for effort and achievement – Eliza Collin. RE: Award for effort and achievement – Martin Stephens; Award for effort and achievement – Sara Milford. Citizenship: Truro College Award for excellence – Katherine Edward-Collins; Award for effort and achievement – Annie Thomas. Leisure and Tourism: Award for effort and achievement – Rebecca Clarke; Award for effort and achievement – Gemma Norman. Faculty of Technology: Design and Technology /Manufacturing: The Pemberton Cup for overall excellence – Katherine Edward-Collins; effort and achievement award – Bethany Munro. Cornwall College Award for work related learning – Adam Warder. Manufacturing in Electronics: Award for excellence – Daniel Moss; Manufacturing in Textile Technology: Award for excellence – Leah Marshall. Manufacturing in Food Technology: Award for excellence – Danielle Hale. Manufacturing in Resistant Materials: Award for excellence – Katherine Edward-Collins. Child Development: Award for excellence – Rebecca Clarke. Manufacturing in Graphics: Award for excellence – Jessica Greenhalgh. Faculty of Expressive Arts: Faculty Award for outstanding achievement in Expressive Arts – David Tregonning. Music: Award for excellence – William Nicholls; The Ken Hendry Shield for Progress – Aaron Tomline. Music Technology: Award for Excellence – Rochelle Kidd; Award for effort and achievement – Alexander Brewer. Art: Award for excellence – Jessica Greenhalgh; The Gary John Hambley Memorial Cup for effort and achievement – Mischa Stoddern. The Chris Gerry Cup for excellence in Fine Art – Rosanna Blatchford. Drama: The Kemutec Trophy for excellence in drama – Oscar Stepien; Award for effort and achievement – Michael Gillibrand. Faculty of Physical Education: PE Awards for outstanding performance – Olivia Watkins and Christopher Chew; Awards for contribution – Abigail Bate and Benjamin Heslop; National Honours Cup – Harry Houlding. Faculty of ICT: Crantock Bakery Awards for BCS – Daniel Jeffries and Martyn Collings; AIDA Award in ICT – Conor Phillips and Elisa Bianco. Other awards: The Bryan Ede Trophy for significant contribution to the life of the school – Sian Gill; The Robin Read Award for inspirational leadership – Caroline Harvey. The President's Cup – Annie Thomas; The Chairman's Cup – Rochelle Kidd; Head teacher's awards: Jessica Greenhalgh, Marcus Bennett and Noah Law.

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