Talented pupils shine in popular spelling contest

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant

A popular annual event attracted top spellers from six primary schools across Lowestoft.

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant

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.

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant

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.

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Tony Bown, ODA vice principal, and spellin

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Tony Bown, ODA vice principal, and spelling bee compere. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant


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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.

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Overall winner Amelia Graham from Oulton B

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Overall winner Amelia Graham from Oulton Broad Primary. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant

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Tony Bown, vice principal at Ormiston Denes, presented all winners with medals, shopping vouchers and certificates.

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Year five first place, Jack, from Blundest

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Year five first place, Jack, from Blundeston Primary. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Isabelle, from Gunton Primary, was second

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Isabelle, from Gunton Primary, was second in the year five contest. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Noah, from Oulton Broad Primary, took thir

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Noah, from Oulton Broad Primary, took third place in the year five contest. Pictures: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Year six winner Amelia, from Oulton Broad

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Year six winner Amelia, from Oulton Broad Primary. Picture: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Year six second place Sophie, from Gunton

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Year six second place Sophie, from Gunton Primary. Picture: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Year six third place Molly, from Oulton Br

The fifth Lowestoft primary schools spelling bee contest. Year six third place Molly, from Oulton Broad Primary. Picture: Ormiston Denes Academy - Credit: Archant

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