Overseas pupils from King’s Ely celebrate year of success at prize giving ceremony

Year 11s from King’s Ely held their annual International Prize Giving Ceremony last Thursday.

Year 11s from King’s Ely held their annual International Prize Giving Ceremony last Thursday. - Credit: Archant

Hard work and achievement were recognised as the picturesque St Mary’s Church in Ely played host to the King’s Ely Year 11s International Prize Giving Ceremony.

Celebrating the commitment and achievements of the school’s 35 overseas pupils who studied for their one-year IGCSEs, the event, held last Thursday (June 23) was notable for the speeches given by five students, who talked passionately about their year at King’s Ely.

Matthew Norbury, academic director of the international programmes at King’s Ely, was proud of the contribution that the school’s overseas pupils make. He said: “Our international students show a maturity, insight and courage about what it takes to succeed in an ever-more globalised world. The respect they have shown for themselves, their parents and the school is inspiring.”

The ceremony was followed by a reception at the Old Palace Sixth Form Centre.


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