b"THE ELLESMERIAN42KS2 pupils also play across the whole range of team sports. There are regular training sessions and competitive matches both in-house and out of College. It is through these competitions that the spirit of fair play and enjoyment is established with KS2 children.The Lower School Choir is an excellent example of teamwork in Lower School. It draws on pupils of all ages but KS2 children especially feature. The KS2 Choir came second in the Music Theatre category at the Oswestry Festival with a medley of songs from Oliver. The Lower School band took first position in the 15 and under category. Special mention must go to Kit Fisher, who came 1st in the 9 and under Drumkit category and Eva Ford who was awarded 1st place in the 12 and under Vocal Musical Theatre category.The following KS2 pupils were awarded Most Improved in Art awards. KS2 pupils were also nominated by their subject teachers for Progress Prizes across the KS2 age ranges.Year 3 Xander Blackwood Year 4 Isabelle Rafferty Year 3 English Reading Zach Bedwell and Hattie FearnallYear 5 Eddie Harris English WritingRen WahlbergYear 6 Heidi Carden Mathematics Freddie Spencer-Blow ScienceHarry WinnThe Victor Ludorum 2022 for KS2 is Daniel Thelwell. HistoryAmber LeonardAnd the Victrix Ludorum 2022 for KS2 is Poppy Sutton. GeographyJames Donaghy We really do focus on kindness and inclusion in Lower School. Pupils Year 4 English Reading Ariella Thelwell and Josh Philbinnominate peers who have been kind to them. They are given accolades English WritingTom Fordand their name goes on the Kindness Wall. The name of the person Mathematics Tomas Balakrishnanwho was officially the kindest last year in KS3 is Mini Uras Garvin and ScienceOscar Beattiefor KS2 was Sam Shone. HistorySeb Johnson Geography Lucas MorganThe House Cup is fiercely contested from academia, arts, to music, drama, and sport. House points are awarded. The Champion House Year 5this year is Brownlow. English Reading Amelia Albertini and Rory Gallagher English WritingSylvie CornwellWe said, thank you and bon voyage to Mrs Hart and Dr Collins at the Mathematics Eve Scalesend of term. Both are sterling Lower School tutors and have been ScienceWilliam Donaghyteachers at Ellesmere for many years. We had our private farewells but HistoryWolf WahlbergI would like to publicly say thank you and our very best wishes go with Geography Christopher DilksMrs Hart and Dr Collins as they move on to new chapters in their life. We look forward to a new chapter next year; in preparation for this I Year 6 was pleased to award the title of new Head Girl and Head Boy to English Reading George Wardle and Daniel ThelwellIsobel Philbin and Daniel Baggaley. English WritingMaya Holzgartner and Pippa Blackwood Mathematics Tabitha Gallagher and Poppy SuttonIt's the end of another busy year at Ellesmere. It has been a memorable ScienceAnna Underhill and Maddie Salmoiraghione for many reasons. We are really looking forward to another good HistoryJake Hughes and Harry Harrisonone next year! Geography Lois Ebben and Elysia Done SO"