8 Year 6 students from Preston Primary School (Paigton) were successfully awarded the Torbay and Devon Civic Award 2018.
- Sophie Bryett-Smith
- Lila Dolman
- Lily Mackay
- Bethany Shaw
- Amber Thompson
- Luke Vigars
- Thomas Wellsted
- Maisie Williams
What we’ve been up to:
Sophie has been supporting a dog welfare charity called Angel’s Kiss by organising a cake sale at school.
She has learnt mountain biking, alongside her hobby of photography.
In school, Sophie has been a librarian, as well as helping to care for our resident goats and chickens.
She has also been a dog walker for an elderly neighbour, as well as doing a beach clean at Blackpool Sands.
Lila has supported Animals in Distress by organising a cake sale. She has also been a poppy seller to raise money for The Poppy Appeal.
She has learnt sailing, alongside her hobbies of French, reading and story writing.
In school, Lila has been a librarian. She has also organised a beach clean at Preston Sands, as well as representing the school by reading a speech at the Holocaust Memorial Service on January 27th, 2018.
Lily has raised money for the MPS charity by doing a sponsored walk from Livermead to Berry Head.
She has learnt photography as her new hobby, and has continued to pursue her passion of ballet, tap, modern and jazz dancing.
In school, Lily has been a house captain. To help her local community, Lily has done regular beach cleans on both Preston an Paignton Sands.
Bethany has organised a cake sale to support the charity Animals in Distress. She has joined a swimming club, and continued her hobbies of creative writing and drawing. In school, Bethany has been a house captain, a school council representative and a librarian.
She has also organised a beach clean for Surfers Against Sewage, as well as representing the during the Holocaust Memorial Service on January 27th, 2018.
Amber has organised a cake sale to support a dog welfare charity called Angel’s Kiss. She has learned to play netball, and now competes as a member of the Dart Bolts. She has continued to learn to drum, and has also started pottery. In school, Amber has been a house captain, and KS1 play leader. She helped to plant an olive tree as part of the Holocaust memorial service on the 27th January 2018.
Luke did a 13 mile sponsored walk to support Cancer Research and Animals in Distress, and has raised a fantastic £206 to be shared between the two. He has learned tennis this year, and well as baking and sewing. At school, he is a member of the school council and the choir. Luke has taken part in a beach clean organised by Living Coasts, as well as representing the school in the Holocaust memorial service. He is an active member of scouts, taking part in the remembrance service parade.
Tom has supported the RNLI by taking part in a sponsored cycle ride. This was 25 miles and Tom raised £165 for the charity. Tom has learned golf this year, and has a handicap of 36. He also plays rugby and the bass guitar. In school, Tom is a house captain and a sports ambassador. Tom has also supported the local charity PATH by taking part in the shoe-box appeal. He is an active member of scouts, taking part in the remembrance service parade.
Maisie raised £140.78 for Cancer Research by doing a cake sale. She has taken part in many active hobbies, including Olympic club, BMX, swimming, roller-skating and street dance. She also has been improving her drawing and learning to play chess. In school, Maisie has been a librarian, as well a taking responsibility for the goats during lunchtime. She has taken part in a park clean organised by her local Guide group.