The John Fisher School

Latest News Latest news from the school

Jack Petchey "Speak Out" Challenge

0 Comments
703
06 Jan 2017

The Jack Petchey “Speak Out” Challenge is a well established and highly regarded public speaking training and competition project for state schools in London and Essex. Thirty of our Yr 10 students participated in a whole day workshop organised by the History department and led by an external trainer.

As a result of participation in the programme the students learnt to:

·        Deliver and present with confidence and impact

·        Master the art of speaking without notes or extensive preparation 

·        Give and receive written and verbal feedback

·        Understand the importance of structure

·        Speak in front of a group

·        Understand the importance of structured arguments

In the afternoon they competed against each other with four finalists going through to the next stage of the competition. They will be delivering their speeches in front of a year group assembly from which only one student will be selected to represent the school at the Regional Final in April 2017.

Their presentations were of a good standard this year and covered all manner of topics including;  the importance of community, inspirational heros, the dangers of drugs and the need for optimism in 2017!  

Two highly commended presenters were Kaio Souza and Ryan Biggs

Our four finalists going through to the next stage are:

Aaron Vidal

Eoin McLaughlin

Simon Dasig

Will Kommer

 

Watch this space for more news about their progress!

0.0
Last Modified: -/-
Related Articles: Jack Petchey Award Bebras Challenge 2016 Year 9 Overseas Disaster Relief Challenge Junior Maths Challenge – Promising Maths Stars! Winners of the Jack Petchey Speak Out Competition Junior Maths Challenge Success - 2015 Fisher boys raise £5000 taking on the Three Peak Challenge Fisher boys honoured among Sutton Jack Petchey Award Winners
Jack Petchey “Speak Out” Challenge