Winners for the Foundation Day Essay Competition 2021-22

Congratulations to the pupils who have been awarded prizes in the 2021-22 Foundation Day Essay Competition. This year's title was 'My Modest Proposal'. Thanks go to Mrs Higginson for reading all the entries and producing the shortlist and to Dr Griffin for selecting the winners.


First Prize: Leeyata Ruparelia: Let’s have a 3-day Weekend every 2 or 3 weeks

Second Prize: Reece Patel: More of us should Drive Electric Cars

Year 7:

First Prize: Atreyu Prasad-Somani: An end to Racial Discrimination

Second Prize: Alisha Mistry: Ban the Use of All Types of Plastics

Year 8:

First Prize: Theo Woods: Students of any Gender should be able to Play any School Sport

Second Prize: Prakash Easwar: Improve Mental Health amongst school Pupils during this Pandemic

Year 9:

First Prize: Harriet Firth: Advance the UK’s efforts to Tackle Climate Change

Second Prize: Siyana Kotecha: Remove Gender Bias and Promote Equal Opportunity


First Prize: Hannah Bukhari, Year 10: My Definition of Modesty

Second Prize: Gargi Nisal, Year 11: Exams should be Abolished

A Level:

First Prize: William Wale: Listening to Others

Second Prize: Milly Kotecha: Hedgehog Friendly School Awards