Talented pupils shine in popular spelling contest
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A popular annual event attracted top spellers from six primary schools across Lowestoft.
The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest was held at Ormiston Denes Academy library last Wednesday, March 8.
Youngsters from Blundeston, Corton, Dell, Gunton, Oulton Broad and Westwood primary schools all competed in finals for year five and year pupils.
Jack Eglington, from Blundeston Primary, took first place in the year five final, with Isabelle Rushmere from Gunton Primary in second and Noah Meadows from Oulton Broad Primary third.
The year six final was won by Amelia Graham from Oulton Broad Primary, with Sophie Sui from Gunton Primary in second and Molly McNamara from Oulton Broad Primary in third.
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Julie Mayo, transition and co-curriculum projects manager, said: 'All pupils are to be congratulated for their high standards and effort.'
Winners Jack and Amelia then faced each other in the final round, with Amelia Graham retaining the trophy for Oulton Broad Primary for the third successive year.
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Tony Bown, vice principal at Ormiston Denes, presented all winners with medals, shopping vouchers and certificates.