Language and learning in Horsham was promoted during the 13th year of the Twinning Association Schools’ Competition
Ten schools in the district were invited to take part in a DVD competition for secondary school pupils up to year 9 and an essay competition for years 12 and 13.
This year the DVD topic was ‘School Life’ and the essay topic was ‘the Olympic Games - a benefit for mankind or an unaffordable luxury?’
Prizes were presented in a ceremony in the council chamber by the chairman of Horsham District Council, councillor Leonard Crosbie on Thursday May 31.
The chairman of the Twinning Association, Peter Mullarky reported that the judges had commented on the high standard of the entries.
The ceremony was attended by 32 young people with their teachers and some parents.
The winners of the French essay competition were; Georgina Lowen in first place; Rosie Inman in second place; and Elspeth Green in third. All of whom attend The College of Richard Collyer in Horsham.
The winners of the German essay competition were; Christs Hospital students Mary Agbesanwa and Francis Scarr in first and second place; and Collyers student Katy Brown in third.
The teams which won the French DVD competition were Pennthorpe School in first and Millais in second and third.
Christs Hospital teams won first, second and third place in the German DVD competition.