Literary delights

Pupils with headteacher Chris Sammons and head of English Jo Carrington

Pupils with headteacher Chris Sammons and head of English Jo Carrington - Credit: supplied

PROMISING writers travelled to Bath to take part in the city’s annual literature festival.

A group of pupils from St Katherine’s School in Pill entered a creative writing competition at the Guildhll, judged by novelist Marie-Louise Jensen.

All students received high praise and sixth former, Adelaide Gorely, achieved a distinction first place, winning the Una MacMahon Trophy for her moving monologue about kidnap, female trafficking and oppression.

Sixth former Will Thompson and year 11 pupil Isobel Neville won second and third place respectively in their category.

Emel Punar and Jenna Croker, both in year 11, were awarded joint third place in their category.


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Head of English, Jo Carrington said: “There were hundreds of entries for the creative writing so we did really well. We are all so proud of our students.”

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