Lower School pupils’ entries to a national writing competition
instigated by The Living Rainforest museum in Berkshire have been
recognised by the judges and added to the Primary schools’ Highly
Year 6 pupils were encouraged to participate in this international
letter writing competition, which attracted 273 Primary school entries.
Mathematics and IT teacher, and Year 6 Tutor, Bill Hutchings, explained,
‘The essay required the pupils to write a letter beginning Dear UN
Secretary General.... Within the letter they had to include reasons why
we should be more sustainable and how this could be achieved’.
Since the competition was organised by The Living Rainforest in
Berkshire, the main focus was on rainforests and the 3 Year 6 girls were
recently presented in assembly with their Highly Commended certificates
from Head of Lower School, Sharon Owen. Bill Hutchings added, ‘The
girls have done really well to get through this international
L-R : Sarala Chatterjee, Charlie Anne Williams and Molly Tumelty
20th September 2012 Back to News