Merton Council celebrated the many achievements of the borough’s young people yesterday with a special event for secondary school pupils at the top of their class.
Top secondary school pupils in Merton attended the event on Tuesday, 7 September held at the Civic Centre in Merton where they were given praise by the Mayor of Merton and Councillor Peter Walker for their outstanding results and individual successes.
St Ann’s School, The Smart Centre, Cricket Green School, Bishopsford, Raynes Park, Ricards Lodge, Rutlish, Ursuline and St Mark’s colleges all nominated pupils who achieved great personal results as well as stars who had scooped top GCSE results or excelled at particular subjects.
Councillor Peter Walker cabinet member for education said: “It is great to see so many of Merton’s young people doing so well. Pupils of all abilities have worked really hard for this achievement.
“The education of all our young people is one of our top priorities and part of that commitment involves recognising and rewarding pupils when they do well.”
“We are looking forward to seeing our pupils continue to succeed as they are now able to further their education in Merton’s new and established sixth forms.”
Top achievers from each school are as follows:
Alfie Rae Smith
St Mark’s Academy :
Benjamin Harvey James
Smart Centre :
Cricket Green :