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Thorpe House School RIBI Youth Speaks success!

Published Tuesday 10th of February 2015 12:37:50 PM

Thorpe House School are celebrating a double victory this week after competing in the first two rounds of the RIBI Youth Speaks 2014-2015 Competition. Three teams each with three Senior boys competed in the first round of the competition on Friday night, held at Gayhurst School.

The teams consisted of a chair, speaker and vote of thanks and the boys were tasked with speaking for 10 minutes on a subject of their choice. Thorpe Team A comprising of Luke Ryde, Matthew Appleby and Patrick McNicholas (all Year 9) chose to speak on the subject of �Is Science cool?� and were ecstatic to find out at the end of the evening that they had made it through to the Zone Finals which took place last night in Marlow. Matthew was also awarded the accolade of best individual performer for his role as the team�s speaker.

Their success continued last night when they beat Reading Blue Coat School and Sandhurst School in the Intermediate section of the competition taking them through to the District Finals in Marlow on Thursday 26th February!

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