The traditional end of year school Record of Achievement award ceremony welcomed two world class extreme sports athletes, ex-European and British skateboard champion, Neil Danns, and Downhill Mountain Biking World Champion Rachel Atherton.
Leah Royles and Erin Kenway both delivered stunning vocal performances, whilst pianist Alice Wright played a beautiful solo piece. The school staff played and sang their own rendition of the Manchester Britpop anthem ‘Don’t Look Back in Anger’ by Oasis.
Tejilen Chellapemal proud winner of the Headteachers Award
The Headteachers award was presented to Tejilen Chellapemal
The Headteacher’s Award was presented to Tejilen Chellapemal.
He has shown true resilience, despite facing personal challenges. He has never given up and has shown true grit and determination. He is a keen sportsperson and can always be found down in PE supporting the 5 x 60 officer. Such is his dedication to all things PE, he was made a 5 x 60 ambassador. During his time at PHS, he has thrown himself into all aspects of school life. He has been a Year 10 buddy, has represented his house during sports day and, even to this day, is still coming back to school to support classes. You would struggle to find a more polite, well-mannered and courteous individual. When staff were asked to consider who should be awarded this award. the response was unanimous.
2018 House winners included: Jupiter – Jack Hughes, Saturn x – Elle Harris, Saturn y – Rebecca Fell-Crook, Mercury x – Amy-Rose Wynne, Mercury y – Bethany Armstrong, Neptune – Erin Kenway, Orion – Pipat Kunpanok, Venus – Elliott Humphries, Mars – George Lloyd, Pluto – Natasha Dore.
Special Guest Ex-European and British Skateboard champion Neil Danns
PHS Sporting Achievement Award 2018 – Awarded to Layna Beatie
presented by Mountain Bike World Champion Rachel Atherton
Neil Danns pictured with Layna Beatie as she receives the PHS Sporting Achievement Award
The PHS Sporting Achievement Award 2018 was awarded to Layna Beattie and presented by Mountain Bike World Champion, Rachel Atherton (@rachelatherton). Layna has represented Wales as an under 17 squash player. She has travelled around Europe during her exams, yet has successfully combined studying with sporting achievement. Layna has demonstrated commitment and a positive mental attitude.
She has been committed to both school and sport throughout the years.