The highest achieving geography pupils of 2013 have been awarded Excellence Awards by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).
Excellence Awards are given to those pupils achieving the highest grades in their GCSE, IGCSE, A Level, International Baccalaureate and Pre-U examinations. Pupils from schools across England, Northern Ireland and Wales were eligible for the awards.
Steve Brace, RGS-IBG Head of Education and Outdoor Learning, said: “The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) is delighted to give Excellence Awards to those pupils who have achieved some of the highest marks nationally in the 2013 geography examinations.”
“It is a real pleasure to celebrate the work of Britain’s next generation of geographers. This is a significant achievement for all pupils receiving awards, as well as for their teachers.
The winning students, named below, each receive a cash award and certificate from the Society.
Geography A Level 2013
Branston Community Academy
The Royal School
Armagh, Northern Ireland
King Edward VI Five Ways School
Methodist College Belfast
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Central Newcastle High School
Geography International Baccalaureate 2013
The Stephen Perse Foundation
Geography Pre-U 2013
Geography IGCSE 2013
Queen’s College London
Christy Sze Wah Kwan
The Cheltenham Ladies’ College
Geography GCSE 2013
Sheffield High School
St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School
South Wilts Grammar School for Girls
Bradford Grammar School
Lumen Christi College
Derry, Northern Ireland
Bromley High School
Banbridge, Northern Ireland
Bedale High School
Watford Grammar School for Girls
William Howard School
Muswell Hill, London
1. The Royal Geographical Society (with The Institute of British Geographers) is the learned society and professional body for geography. Formed in 1830, our Royal Charter of 1859 is for 'the advancement of geographical science'. Today, we deliver this objective through developing, supporting and promoting geographical research, expeditions and fieldwork, education, public engagement, and geography input to policy. We aim to foster an understanding and informed enjoyment of our world. We hold the world's largest private geographical collection and provide public access to it. We have a thriving Fellowship and membership and offer the professional accreditation 'Chartered Geographer’. More details from www.rgs.org
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