Year 6 Pupils Receive Their Platinum CCA Awards
Thursday 20 July saw 11 Year 6 pupils from Wantage CE Primary School receive their Character & Citizenship Platinum Awards from Mrs Marjorie Glasgow BEM, His Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, who is the scheme’s Patron.
The awards event was held in the Sir Frank Williams Suite at Williams Engineering in Grove.
The Platinum award is the highest level of the award that pupils can attain, after completing their Bronze level in KS1 and Silver and Gold in KS2.
Two pupils from Wantage CE Primary (Rhiannon Evett and Alice Rendell) confidently took to the stage to tell the audience about their Character & Citizenship Awards experience.
After the presentation, His Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire Mrs Marjorie Glasgow BEM also spoke a few words.
Hazel Pittard, the Vale Academy Trust’s Director of Education welcomed the audience and outlined the ethos behind the awards. “The aim is to provide primary pupils with opportunities and challenges which will help build character and develop citizenship so that they understand their potential to positively influence the world they live in”.