Chiswick School students awarded

Five pupils presented with Student Achievement Awards in a civic ceremony




Students from Chiswick Community School were amongst 89 local pupils who have been presented with an award for their achievements last academic year.

Emily Hoffman and Gemma Pritchard from were recognised for their exceptional achievement in exams. Emily achieved 10 A* and A Grades at GCSE and Gemma achieved 3 A grades in her A’ levels. Also awared were Sam Flintham-Ward, Stuart Ferguson and Eleanor Green.

They were presented with Student Achievement Awards in a civic ceremony.

Students receive awards after being nominated by their Headteacher for exemplary achievements, especially in formal exams. However awards are also presented to those who have overcome adversity or difficulties to meet high standards.

All 89 recipients of the award from the borough, many of whom are now attending universities across the country, were presented with their awards by Cllr Jagdish Sharma and Robert Garnett, Corporate Director of Lifelong Learning. Cllr Sharma stepped in to present the awards after Executive Member for Lifelong Learning, Cllr Colin Ellar, was taken ill.

Speaking before the event Cllr Ellar said he was very impressed with the achievement of young people in the borough. He said, “The winners of this year’s awards have not only made their schools and parents proud but they are also role models for younger students across the borough, and I hope that there are many who follow in their footsteps.”

Robert Garnett said, “ Teachers and parents are integral components in the achievements of these students and I would like to congratulate the achievements of everyone involved.”

This is the second year that the Student Achievement Awards have been held and represents the borough’s strong commitment to recognise and celebrate the achievements of all students.

January 11, 2003