Pupil of the Week - 2008/09

For the week ending - Friday 5th June

  • 5 pupils from 9JB nominated by Miss Buckley for raising over £200 by organising a charity bike ride: Tom Connell, Jonathan Parker, James Harrison, Oliver James, Penny Hargreaves.
  • Toby Greenwood 10AK. Toby is nominated by Mr Machin for receiving an excellent work placement report.
  • Abi McCabe 11FB. Abi is nominated by Mrs Garth –Jones for the time and effort she puts in to support U10 Ribble Valley Netball team, her dedication and commitment is commendable.

For the week ending - Friday 8th May

  • Robert Graveston - 9AW. Robert has been nominated by Mrs O’Doherty for receiving an excellent result in his recent Year 9 Maths test, full marks in the mental exam and 95% in his non calculator paper. Fantastic achievement Robert, well done.
  • Fern Farndale-Brown - 8NJ. Fern has been nominated by Miss Jones for producing an outstanding piece of work in history about the Great Fire of London and the Great plague, well done Fern.

For the week ending - Friday 1st May

  • Jonathan Whitehead – 10AK. Nominated by Mr Keefe, Jonathan took part in the Lancashire Cup Cricket match on Thursday evening and achieved 54 not out, contributing to a successful first ever win against Clitheroe Royal Grammar School. Well done to Jonathan and the entire team for a sterling performance.
  • Beth Pearson – 11AIC. Beth was nominated by Miss Yates for receiving an outstanding Performing Arts examination result – well done Beth.
  • Miss Yates also nominated Luke Wareing 11FB for demonstrating an increased self confidence during his practical performance - keep up the good work Luke.

For the week ending - Friday 15th April

  • Claudia Maybury, 7KC has been nominated by Mr Croydon after a successful audition for The Northern Ballet Theatre – congratulations Claudia. Will James 10VF has been nominated by Mr Keefe after being selected to play for Blackburn Rovers in Washington, USA, in addition he then flew back home only to be sent to Switzerland to play for the Welsh team, and was elected Captain for the U16 team. This is a fantastic achievement, well done Will.
  • Eleanor Chambers 9MO has successfully trialled for the Lancashire U16 Cricket Team, and has been awarded a place in the County team.

For the week ending - Friday 27th March

  • Nominated by both Miss Yates and Miss Kellow, Jessica Hurley (top) and Lucy Raynor our two leading ladies who gave a phenomenal performance in this weeks "Guy’s and Doll’s", their final School show. Well done girls.
  • Jodi Hobbins has been nominated by Mrs Wasdell for baking “the best Victoria sandwich cake she has tasted in years”, and Jodi has also received a second nomination from Mr Machin having received a distinction grade in her current course at Myerscough. Well done Jodi. Daniel McCaffrey has been nominated by Mr Fletcher for producing an exceptional piece of speaking and listening coursework.

For the week ending - Friday 20th March

  • Eleanor Kay and Catherine Graveston have been nominated by Mrs Dakin for their commitment and hospitality at the recent Year 9 parents evening.

For the week ending - Friday 13th March

  • Robyn Brown and Josh Denson 11FB have been nominated by Mr Machin after receiving 100% in their City and Guilds Agriculture course at Myerscough College, resulting in a Distinction. This is a fantastic achievement for the both pupils.

For the week ending - Friday 6th March

  • Megan Hirst – nominated by Mrs Donald for receiving “very special runner up” award and £50 voucher in the Oxford University Press annual awards for Volunteer Librarian of the Year.
  • Zoe Clayton – nominated by Mrs Britcliffe for taking a lead role in organising the Multi Skills Festival with local Primary schools.

For the week ending - Friday 27th February

  • Awarded to Year 8, Set 1 English group. The group took part in a “Question Time” session with guest of honour Mrs Helen Denton, Director of Children and Young People’s Services. Pupils asked Mrs Denton a variety of interesting questions provoking a lively discussion. Our picture shows Mrs Denton with our Year 8 pupils.

For the week ending - Friday 13th February

  • Nathan Mitchell (Year 7) nominated by Miss Kellow for an outstanding performance in "open mic".
  • Anna Jean Paton (Year 9) nominated by Mrs Hill for achieving top marks in her recent maths test, and trying really hard.
  • Andrew Tait (Year 9) nominated by Mrs O'Doherty for achieving 96% on his recent maths test.
  • Year 7 & Year 8 Orienteering Team. Well done to the Orienteering team who came third in the District competition this week.

For the week ending - Friday 6th February

  • Clare Sutton & Bethan Smith 9RO. Clare and Bethan have been nominated by Mr Keefe for their outstanding performance in U14 District badminton tournament. Clare received the U14's Singles Badminton crown and also together with Bethan Smith 9RO took the U14's Girls Doubles Badminton. This is a fantastic achievement for the Year 9 Girl's.
  • Elle Pearson - 8KR. Elle has been nominated by Mr Croydon for achieving an exceptional Level 7 in her recent French exam. This is an incredible achievement and normally this level would not be achieved until the end of Year 9. This achievement demonstrates Elle's passion and commitment to learning languages. Well done Elle.

For the week ending - Friday 30th January

  • Congratulations to George Nolan, Conor Lowes, Robin Kennerley have been nominated by Miss Taylor for their outstanding performance in the badminton tournament.
  • Andy Oldfield has been nominated by Mr Machin for consistently demonstrating excellent commitment to his vocational learning. Well done to all pupils.

For the week ending - Friday 23rd January

  • Well done and congratulations to our Year 10 Science pupils for a fantastic set of results in their Science GCSE examinations taken in November. A special mention to Adam Johnson and Rob Walker who achieved maximum marks of 50 out of 50 in their GCSE Physics and GCSE Chemistry exams, and as a result they have been nominated as pupils of the week by Mr Breen, Curriculum Leader Science. Congratulations, all your hard work has certainly paid off, keep it up!

For the week ending - Friday 16th January

  • Billie Joe Jackson. Billie Joe has worked with dedication and enthusiasm towards her work throughout the year. She has created some very competent art works which have challenged her thinking and creative skills. Tenacious in her approach and a perfectionist when it comes to making her work a success. I believe that Billie Joe is deserving of recognition for the super start she has made to her GCSE Art course.

For the week ending - Friday 9th January

  • Jennifer Leach has been nominated for the award this week. Jennifer was asked to comment on a cartoon image taken from the Economist magazine in October 2008. Jennifer produced a thought provoking piece of work worthy of her nomination.
  • Simon Heptonstall - 10DB has been nominated by Mrs Ingham after achieving 20 out of 20, an A* grade for a controlled piece of coursework entitled "I've won!" This is a fantastic achievement for Simon. Well done.

For the week ending - Friday 19th December

  • Matthew Daykin nominated by Mrs Ingham for producing an outstanding piece of French coursework.
  • Lottie Wilkinson nominated by Miss Yates. Lottie has worked her socks off every lunchtime and after school to get her society ready for Arts Festival. She is really investing a lot of time into the younger pupils.
  • Our School Choir nominated by Miss Kellow and endorsed by Mr Cox - Our School choir over the last four weeks have each made an outstanding contribution to the reputation of Bowland High. Each one has been exemplary in their dedication to practice and performance.

For the week ending - Friday 12th December

  • Our first star pupil this week is Adam Johnson 10DB. Adam has received the award this week following a remarkable achievement in his higher level mock GCSE Mathematics paper. Adam achieved an outstanding 99%. Well done Adam. Nominated by Mr R Barton.
  • Secondly, we would also like to award star pupil to Ella Chippendale 7KC for her extreme generosity and altruism in donating a large cuddly horse for our Christmas Fayre, this gesture helped her form to raise a total of £84.00 for NSPCC. Well done Ella. Nominated by Mr K Croydon

For the week ending - Friday 4th December

  • Charlotte Connolly portrayed how going the extra mile gains rewards; she had clearly spent time and effort preparing for her oral assessment on Pre-1914 Victorian Short Stories. She completed the task in such depth and detail that she achieved an A* - this mark is well above her target grade. Comment by Mrs V Frankland

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