insideKENT Magazine Issue 60 - March 2017 - Page 113

EDUCATION

IN ASSOCIATION WITH
SPEAKING OUT FOR BROMLEY HIGH
FROM RECEPTION TO UPPER SIXTH , THE CURRICULUM AT BROMLEY HIGH SCHOOL ENCOURAGES GIRLS TO BE CONFIDENT , ARTICULATE SPEAKERS AND DEBATERS .
Historian Michael Wood with Bromley High ’ s Head of History & the Sixth Form History Society
Bromley High ’ s Raveena Rao and Priyanka Patel , before their win at Colfes
“ We are fortunate that the girls have had the opportunity to hear such inspirational speakers this year ,” said Headmistress , Angela Drew . “ Natural communicators like Historians Michael Wood and Lucy Worsley , Classicist Dr Rosie Wyles , Neuroscientist Sir Colin Blakemore and Humanitarian Terry Waite .”
And Bromley High debaters and public speakers have been inspired this term . The Year 11 team , speaking on the topic ‘ Will tomorrow be better than today ?’ won through to the second round of the ESU Public Speaking Competition qualifying for the London Regional Finals in March . Priyanka Patel ( Year 11 ) and Raveena Rao ( Upper Sixth ) also came first of the five schools competing in the second round of the ESU Mace and will go through to the regionals next month . Finally , our Year 9 and Year 10 debaters competed at UCL in the ICYD Competition reaching
the Final against Tiffin Girls and two teams from Brighton College . Placed second of 38 teams , Chrisa Prachalias ( Year 10 ) and Nilou Davis ( Year 9 ) will progress to the National Finals at the Oxford Union .
Find out more about Bromley High School – email the admissions office on admissions @ bro . gdst . net or telephone 020 8781 7066 to arrange a visit .
We look forward to meeting you and your daughter at one of our forthcoming open events on 19th May and 7th October 2017 .
Bromley High , Blackbrook Lane , Bickley BR1 2TW www . bromleyhigh . gdst . net
bromleyhs 113