A group of Lower Sixth Formers from a North Shropshire school have all been awarded distinctions in the recent Spoken English examinations, organised by the English Speaking Board.
Every pupil at Ellesmere College participates in English Speaking lessons, culminating in the Advanced Certificate being taken in year twelve, the first year of Sixth Form. This year the first group of fifteen candidates took the Advanced Certificate and five were awarded Distinction, the highest level of pass. They are Helen Baxter, Sarah Griffiths, Jonathan Bevan, Louisa Button and Alex Robinson. A further three pupils, Arabella Scott, Samantha Lamberton and David Goodwin all achieved merit grades which means they narrowly missed Distinctions but still achieved very high standards.
The Head of English at Ellesmere College, Stephen Purcell commented, "The Advanced Certificate in Spoken English is highly regarded by universities and employers. The pupils worked hard to achieve their results and we are all delighted with the grades they achieved.'
19th January 2005 Back to News