Stamford Endowed Schools pupils have had a busy term taking drama exams, debating and even lining up for a military inspection.
A group of performing arts pupils scored highly in their Lamda speech and drama exams.
Of the 254 who sat the exams, 13 achieved a pass, 113 gained a pass with merit and 128 managed a mark of 80 per cent or more to achieve a pass with distinction.
Another amateur dramatist, Year 10 Stamford High School pupil Caitlin Nally, has been awarded a place in the National Youth Theatre.
Cadets from the schools’ Combined Cadet Force lined up for their annual parade an inspection day this month. Major General John Drewienkiewicz CB CMG, who was lead cadet 50 years ago, took the inspection.
Year 12 pupils Thomas Lane, Francesca Pye, Thomas MacDonald and Douglas Hunter designed a renewable energy demonstration model for the Engineering Education Scheme.
Stamford School Old Boys Matthew Pennill and George Sharman visited to challenge the school’s current debating captains, Joseph Begley and Matthew Kew.
Stamford Junior School pupils had fun making a mess with kitchen chemistry in the 2014 science week.
Stamford School Year 13 pupil Jacob Parrott has been offered a 12-month work placement scheme with Rolls-Royce. Year 8 Stamford High School pupils India Anderson, Eloise Dickerson, Lydia Henderson and Aditi Ravikumar came second in the 2014 Salters’ Chemistry Festival at Leicester University.
And Stamford High School’s English department celebrated Shakespeare’s 450th birthday with a continuous reading of Hamlet.