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Pupils through to Public Speaking Regional Final

13 February 2015

A team of three boys from King Edward's School is through to the Regional Final of the ESU Churchill National Public Speaking Competition 2015.

The Competition allows pupils to develop their speaking and presentation skills, the ability to think on their feet and to improve their knowledge of topical issues.

Year 11 pupils Alex Pett, Toby Jowitt and Lokesh Jain were victorious after fighting off competition from King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Girls and Solihull School in the Birmingham Final, which took place at King Edward's School on Thursday, 13 February 2015.

The School also entered a 2nd team, comprising Year 10 pupils Aloysius Lip and Ben Cudworth, and Joshua Markman Morris in Year 11 who all gave stellar performances.

The boys received further acclaim as Toby Jowitt was named Best Chairman, Aloysius Lip Outstanding Personality and Alex Pett received the award for Best Speech.  

The School's winning team will play in the Regional Final next month, with the hope of reaching the National Final in April 2015.