Just a Minute: KS3 Literacy Competition
In the final week before the Easter holidays, the Just a Minute Competition took place for both Years 7 and 8. This competition tests students’ ability to talk on a given topic for one whole minute. If a competitor at any point repeats themselves, deviates from the topic or hesitates, they lose points. A tricky task indeed!
Both year groups had been able to practise in the lead-up to this event during tutor time and it was clear that they all took the competition very seriously!
This was a well-attended event and the judges were lucky enough to see some excellent talent for talking - a skill we all knew our Cheam High students were good at! The winners were:
First place: Amy Byrne
Second place (joint): Jeremy Duamroh, Thanusa Ramkumar
Third place: Charlie Hogan-Bennett
Funniest: Jacob Howe
Most enthusiastic: Darunal Subramaniyan
First place: Zach Cummings
Second place (joint): Reece Long, Ria Nembhard
Third place: Jimmy Hurley
A massive congratulations to all the students who attended – you did incredibly well and showed that you are able to think clearly under pressure and articulate effectively. Well done!