Awards night at Thomas Cowley High School

There was a taste of things to come for students at Thomas Cowley High School, Donington, where the annual key stage three awards evening were staged.

Years seven and eight youngsters who excelled in discovery, enterprise, exploration and well-being categories throughout the year were rewarded for their efforts in subjects, including maths, English, art and technology.

The main prizes for outstanding student went to Ellie Crick in year seven and Alex Wheaton in year eight, while among multiple award winners were Amy Gott, Ellie-Mae Allen, Connor Grove, Molly Hodgson and Tyler Dove.

Students also celebrated raising more than £6,000 for the British Heart Foundation during the academic year and headteacher Martyn Taylor said: “What a wonderful celebratory evening it proved to be, with parents capturing photos of those treasured moments that will surely live long in the memory.”