Speaking out under pressure
Students from Years 7, 8, 9 and 10 competed for the first time in the Rotary Club's annual Youth Speaks competition, held at the University for the Creative Arts in Farnham. The competition is an opportunity for young people to practise their public-speaking skills in a formal setting and to work together as a team to research and present their views on a philosophical issue or current affairs topic of their choice.
Eggar's fielded two junior teams and one senior team, speaking on diverse subjects as the nature of money, the importance of mental health awareness, and the benefits of teaching public-speaking in schools.
All three teams demonstrated great calm under pressure and were a credit to themselves and to the school.
Congratulations to Archie Stevens, Ava Tierney, Danielle Young, David Gee, Jayda Whitehill, Kayley Habicht, Lillie Ewins, Michael Stokes, Sophie Brand and Sophie Cass - we are very proud of you!
And this year's cup winners were Monty House! Go Monty! The cheers could be heard throughout the school, probably throughout Hampshire And if you're Spenser or Austen.... it all starts again in September. #WeAreEggars https://t.co/11g4SYM8Hi 10:47 AM - 23 Jul 2021
Some of our talented musicians were able to play to their parents and carers in a Summer Showcase on Monday evening. Here's a mini taster of our band and their amazing musical talent! #WeAreEggars https://t.co/3wIeXrP16D 6:47 AM - 22 Jul 2021