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A Well-Earned Victory

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Nayem Uddin 10L
Posing with the trophy, after his great performance

 

After two years of being awarded second place in the Tower Hamlets EBP Public Speaking Competition, this year we came first and scooped the Borough's public speaking 'Crown'. Nayem Uddin 10L was awarded first prize in the event having competed against 15 Borough secondary schools. In the grand final Nayem was up against eleven other speakers. His passionate and insightful speech on the theme of 'personal identity' brought huge applause from the audience and proved to be the judging panel's favourite. Lloyds of London hosted the competition at their prestigious offices in the City.

Nayem explained: 'The competition was very challenging, it was both nerve-wracking and exciting at the same time. My chosen topic was about being true to oneself, as Oscar Wilde famously said 'be yourself, everyone else is taken'. Speaking in public to such large audiences is not easy, what helped me was one of my father's sayings 'There is no success without obstacles'.'

Nayem was awarded a silver trophy and a cheque for the school. 'With the money we have decided to buy books for the library, I'm thrilled that there will be 'plates' inside to commemorate my success and hopefully inspire St Paul's Way Trust speakers of the future.'

Our school has also been praised for our outstanding record of success in the competition over the last three years.

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Sir Michael Wilshaw
visits St Paul's Way Trust School

 

SLIDE SHOW of Sir Michael Wilshaw's visit to SPWT

 

sixth form in OxfordSir Michael Wilshaw and students during a Maths Master Class

 

sixth form in OxfordSir Michael Wilshaw during a Science Lesson

 

Just before the Christmas break, SPWT had the pleasure of receiving a visit from Sir Michael Wilshaw, Her Majesty's Chief Inspector of Education, who came to launch the 2013 National Ofsted report.

The event was filmed and reported by all the major TV channels and a number of national newspapers, with BBC, Sky and ITV press teams following the visit step by step.

Sir Michael was warmly welcomed by Headteacher Grahame Price, Chair of Trustees Professor Philip Ogden and our pupils, who were very excited about the event.

Sir Michael went out of his way to spend time talking with the pupils despite his tight schedule.

Sir Michael Wilshaw visited Maths, Latin and Chemistry classes and posed some surprise questions to the pupils, which they promptly and impressively answered. SPWT school council members also had the opportunity to meet with Sir Michael.

Staff and students were thrilled to welcome the Head of Ofsted to our school.

Following the visit, we were delighted to receive a lovely letter of thanks from Sir Michael - Click to read

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The Telegraph's article includes a video of the visit.
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Introducing the SPWT Foundation Minibus

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The St Paul's Way Foundation Mini-Bus has arrived! Eagerly on hand to welcome our minibus were executive members of the KS3 School Council:

Beattie Green, 9W - Chair of the School Council
Nazia Begum, 9T - Vice-chair of the School Council
Mohammed Hamzayusuf Uddin, 7W - Treasurer
Adnaan Ali, 7L - Clerk

Next week there will be an official 'cutting of the ribbon' and then our Foundation minibus will be seen across Tower Hamlets and beyond taking students to sports fixtures, cultural events, field trips and school journeys. We're all very excited!

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