Collyer’s year 13 students attended a leavers’ events last Friday, to say farewell to one another and give thanks to the college’s founder, Richard Collyer.
The presentations were organised by Petra Harrington and hosted by Deputy Principal Steve Martell, with student readings from Aeron Firth, Dan Brown, Sophie Brown, and Jack Lockwood, in sessions for Whittington, Pirie, Richmond, Denne, St Leonards and Hurst Houses, respectively.
Inspirational speeches were given by Heads of House Alli Clarke, Noami Lask, James McClelland, Alistair Mudie and Karen Stanton. Music was provided by popular Collyer’s band “Park Bench”, who comprise Charlie Bell, Jack Burrow, Finn Ahern, and James Burton.
After the presentations students enjoyed a fair, including music, food, entertainment, and a bouncy castle on the college playing fields. The fair was organised by Collyer’s Karen Stanton and Sarah Faughnan.
Andrea John, Vice Principal (Pastoral) said: “Massive thanks to the teams responsible for making this year’s leavers’ presentation and fair so memorable for our departing students!”