Headteacher’s Values Award winner
The Headteacher’s Values Award was presented to Archie Marshall, in Year 13.
Archie was nominated by Miss Ridley, who wrote: “I’d like to nominate Archie Marshall for demonstrating the values of Excellence, Independence and Respect. Archie was part of a group of four historians who were successful in their application to be part of the national Auschwitz online programme, run by the Holocaust Educational Trust. The Year 13 students completed two days’ work whilst at college and then finished the project in their own time.
As part of their involvement in this project, students were tasked with taking what they had learnt and teaching it to others. Three of our four students chose to create a display (which is in the sixth form study centre) and Archie chose to deliver an assembly to his peers in sixth form (both Year 12 and Year 13). Archie created this from scratch and, with a few edits from myself, delivered a quality assembly that clearly taught the background and story of the Holocaust, as well as emphasising the importance of remembering the victims and their stories. Archie put aside many hours of his own time to create, edit and practise the assembly and deserves recognition for this.
“He was incredibly eloquent and respectful in his delivery (and even practised the pronunciation of German phrases!) Congratulations and well done, Archie.”