A huge congratulations to Caitlin O'Leary and Monique Sung in Year 10 who, on Monday evening, won the Liverpool Law Society Public Speaking competition in front of a panel of judges and spectators.
The girls were required to prepare a ten minute speech on two bills that they would like to see passed by parliament and then respond to questioning on their chosen topic. They chose to argue for a bill that requires PSHE to be made compulsory in schools to help combat bullying and a bill to prevent discrimination against armed forces personnel.
The girls faced tough competition from three other schools but the judges were ultimately impressed by how clearly and confidently they presented and how naturally they interacted with one another on stage. The competitors had taken part in a qualifying round in February where they competed against two other schools for a place in the final.
To ultimately win the competition is a huge achievement and a reflection of their hard work and dedication.
"Our two daughters have had the best start in life thanks to the caring, enthusiastic and hardworking staff of Archbishop Blanch School. Choosing the right secondary school for one's children is such a difficult task, but we could feel the special ethos of ABS on our first visit. You inspire your pupils to achieve the academic heights of which they are capable in a happy, safe and vibrant environment."
Archbishop Blanch Parent.
We have a tradition of high academic standards encouraging students of all abilities to achieve and be successful. Our curriculum gives students many opportunities to progress and develop into whatever field they choose offering a vast range of subjects at each stage across the school and giving an excellent choice of extra curricular enrichment.
Our talented teachers deliver lessons which are fun and exciting supported by state of the art technology and resources.
The Christian Ethos of Archbishop Blanch School is a unique feature of our school. We offer a safe and caring environment in which every student can reach their full potential.
The faith life of our school is a strong feature of Archbishop Blanch. Our new school building compliments our Christian ethos and enables us to come together in groups small and large. We also have a dedicated prayer room for special services and spiritual moments.
Archbishop Blanch has a successful sixth form which offers an excellent choice of subjects to both boys and girls:
Our experienced sixth form team offer both academic rigour, complemented by our supportive pastoral care which together produces outstanding results.
Our new and exciting sixth form offers its own unique, facilities including: Study Centre, Dedicated Careers Advisor, Study Support Team and Social Area