Queen honours two hard-working students at the Sandringham Estate

Nathan Taylor from Sandringham West Newton School receives his Bible from The Queen for his outstand

Nathan Taylor from Sandringham West Newton School receives his Bible from The Queen for his outstanding religious studies project. Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

Two Norfolk students have been honoured by the Queen at the Sandringham Estate.

Sean Lott receives his gold medal from KES school presented by The Queen. Pictured with parents Alan

Sean Lott receives his gold medal from KES school presented by The Queen. Pictured with parents Alan and Sandra. Byline: Sonya Duncan Copyright: Archant 2017 - Credit: Sonya Duncan

The proud families of Sean Lott, 18, from South Wootton and Nathan Taylor, 11, from West Newton, watched on as they received prizes for their hard work on Sunday.

Sean was this year's King Edward VII (KES) Academy Gold recipient. He achieved the highest A-level grades in the academy for 2016.

This is the 152nd award of its kind to be presented to a KES Academy student, as part of a long-standing tradition at the school.

Sean studied maths, chemistry, biology and physics, gaining three A*s and an A grade.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh leave Sandringham church.

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh leave Sandringham church. - Credit: Eastern Daily Press © 2017


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He is studying medicine at University College London and wants to become a doctor.

Nathan, a Sandringham and West Newton Primary School pupil, was given a bible by the Queen for being the top student in his class in a religious education project, which examined the real meaning of Christmas.

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The cold weather didn't put crowds off turning out to see the Queen out at Sandringham, on the way to church.

She was joined by Prince Philip and Prince Andrew.

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