Staff and pupils attended St Aidan’s Church of England High School’s GCSE presentation of certificates and awards evening.
Parents looked on as the annual presentation evening rewarded students who excelled in GCSE exams sat in 2013.
Chief guest at the Constance Hall event was Susie Hart MBE, founder and director of Neema Crafts Centre in Tanzania and now director of Craft Aid International.
Susie presented each student with their exam certificates as well as individual achievement awards.
The following students received certificates:
Additional Science, Georgia Erwin; Art, Mia MacDermott; Biology, Robert Nicholas; Business Studies, Inayah Sadiq; Dance, Nicholas Dickinson; The Jean Critchlow Award for Chemistry, Becky Hall; Drama, Kate Laughey;
Engineering, Dominic Beech; English, Clarrie Pettit; Food Technology, Rebecca Archbold; French, Olivia Jackson; Geography, Georgina Creighton; German, Michael Taylor; History, Emilia Moore; ICT, Jamie Slator; Mathematics, Claire Mather; Media Studies, Ellisha Matless; The Dennis Richards Award For The Outstanding Double Linguist, Ben Chilvers; Music, Andrew Mellor; Physical Education - Boy, Paddy Taylor; Physical Education - Girl, Rachel Damp; The Reg Dickens Award for Overall Achievement in Sport - Boy, Josh Plant; The Reg Dickens Award for Overall Achievement in Sport - Girl, Melissa Fletcher; Physics, Mandy Wan; Pre-Vocational Course, Andrew Worsnop; Product Design Technology, Jordon Newlove; Religious Studies, Lochlan Shaw; Science, Edward Davies; Spanish, Carys Robins; The Tim Driffield Award For Courage and Endeavour, Tom Oates.
The Sybil Mansell Award for Outstanding Overall Academic Achievement was awarded to Hannah Bodey, Rachel Barnicoat, Luke Jamieson, Rachael Sanderson and Emily Scullion.