DEPARTING students at RGS Worcester & The Alice Ottley School were rewarded for their hard work at a special presentation evening.

Upper Sixth leavers from the Upper Tything school, along with their friends and family, turned out in their hundreds for the school’s annual ceremony and prize-giving.

A range of prizes, certificates and subject awards were handed out to pupils, including prizes for outstanding scholarship and awards for activities, games and the combined cadet force.

Andy Rattue, headmaster of RGSAO Worcester, said: “It was a wonderful event, enjoyed by all in attendance. It is fantastic to be able to reward the students for all their hard work throughout their time at the school.”


The Charles Mytton Prize for Scholarship: Peter Bullock
The Old Elizabethans’ Scholarship: Sarah Higgs
The Thomas Blasson Prize: Camilla Motteram

The Rabjohns Prize for Art: Harriet Sheppard
The School Prize for Biology: Fiona Grimer
The Hillard Prize for Physics: Helen Eadie
The School Prize for Chemistry: Evgeny Kokorev
The Pullinger Prize for Mathematics: Rowan Skilbeck
The Emily Jordan Prize for Economics: Charles Jackson (Prize named after a former pupil tragically killed in an accident in New Zealand in 2008)
The Lea and Perrins Prize for Business Studies: Sadia Sharif
The School Prize for Design Technology: Adam Heynes
The School Prize for Textiles: Stephanie Grimer
The Stallard Prize for English Literature: Perry Barlow (Prize named after Colonel William Stallard, chairman of governors 1893-1916)
The Margaret Moore Prize for Classics: David Williams
The Margaret Spurling Prize for Religious Studies: Alexander Crawshaw
The Miss Cormack Prize for Modern Languages: Danny Walker (Prize named after a former head of modern foreign languages)
The School Prize for Physical Education: William Ford
The Malcolm Young Prize for Geography: Elizabeth Pegler (Prize named after John Malcolm James Young (1949-54), drowned 1957)
The Janet Pearson Prize for Historical Research: Ben Jennings (Prize named after former senior mistress and head of history)
The School Prize for Politics: Edward Turner
The Catherine Cowton Prize for Music: Charlotte Norrington (Prize named after former pupil)
The School Prize for Performing Arts: Simon Harris
The Brewer Shield for Creativity: Katy Green (Prize named after former deputy head)
The Schooltogs Cup for Charitable Endeavour: Will Matthews

The Music Cup for Piano: Charlotte Norrington
The Douglas Smith Cup for Wind: Joe Vetch
The String Cup: Susan Ford
The Stefan Porter Cup for Voice: Charlotte Scott-Wilson (Prize named after school captain 2006-2007)
The Special Award for Contribution to Music: Joe Vetch
The Cup for Technical Assistance in the Theatre: Luke Hamilton-Jones
The Kirsty Cubberley Rosebowl: Charlotte Scott-Wilson (Prize named after former pupil)
The Edynbury Cup for the Best Actor: James Sinclair
The Glyn Plant Prize for Adventure Training: Fiona Grimer (Prize named after Martin Glyn Theodore Plant (1955-63), who died in a car accident in 1969)

The Hemming Cup: Alasdair Horswill (Prize named after Captain Francis W Hemming (1899-1906), killed in the 1914-18 war)
The Harvey Cup: Luke Hamilton-Jones (Prize named after Lt Henry Burnett Harvey (1908-11), killed in the 1914-18 war)
The Witcombe RAF Cup: Sebastian Jones (Prize named after Timothy John Witcombe (1979-86) and Philip Russell Witcombe (1981-88))
The Seamanship Cup: Luke Maciejewski

The Alice Ottleians and Old Elizabethan Prize for Sporting Excellence: Rudy Hercik
The Alice Ottleians and Old Elizabethan Prize for Sporting Excellence: Nathaniel McDonald
The Belding Cup for All Round Sportswoman: Jennifer Curtis
The Reynolds Cup for All Round Sportsman: Alexander Crawshaw
The Janet Greene Award for Best Contribution to Sport: Samuel Wreghitt
The Janet Greene Award for Best Contribution to Sport: Susan Ford (Prize named after former head of physical education)
The Cox Cup for Track Events: Nicholas Houlston (Prize named after former registrar Jean Cox)
The School Cup for Track Events: Stephanie Hills
The S D Brown Cup for Field Events: Nathaniel McDonald (Prize named after Simon Douglas Brown (1981-1988))
The Cup for Field Events: Emily Connell
The Cox Cup for Rugby: Tom Tudgay (Prize named after Jonathan Ashley Cox (1981-88) who played more than 50 games for the first XV)
The Mountjoy Cup for Football: Sam Atkinson (Prize named after Peter (1981-86), David (1983-90) and Simon Mountjoy (1985-93))
The Machemer Cup for Lacrosse: Megan Fairlie (Prize named after former lacrosse coach)
The Netball Cup: Harriet Taylor
The Hockey Cup: Edwyn Raine
The Pullinger Boat Club Prize: Matthew Lawrence (Prize named after Henry Robert Pullinger, headmaster (1928-50))
The Tom Crawford-Clark Prize for Rowing: Matthew Menhinick (Prize named after Thomas Crawford-Clarke (1994-2005))
The Packman Shield for the most significant contribution to Rowing: Thomas Gibson (Prize named after David Packman (1947-56), President OEs 1994)

The RGSA Award: Adam Waide
RGSA Prize for General Merit or Achievement: William Dewar
The Mayor’s Prize: Matthew Croydon
The Chairman’s Prize: Ffiona Packwood
The W D Williams Prize for all-round contribution: Adam Waide
The Alice Ottleians and Old Elizabethan Art Prize: Emily Connell
The Alice Ottleians and Old Elizabethan Prize for Contribution to the Community: Zoe Thompson
The Alice Ottleians and Old Elizabethan Prize for Creative Writing: Sam Perks
The Carter-Downs Medical Prize: John Fallon (Prize named after Dr G E Downs (1900-05) and head of Science and Second Master R J Carter)
The Rabjohns Award for Overall Contribution: Luke Maciejewski
The Alice Ottley Millennium Prize for the Head Girl: Charlotte Scott-Wilson
The Stanley Willis Prize for the Head Boy: James Sinclair (Prize named after Stanley Willis (1914-16), chairman of governors (1954-1967))