Jessica Powell - Student of the Month - June 2018

Congratulations to Year 8 student, Jessica Powell, who has recently been awarded Student of the Month for June 2018. Jessica is a real credit to both herself and the College; she is a talented all-rounder both inside and outside of the classroom environment. Most recently, she was seen lighting up the stage in the College's summer production of 'School of Rock'. A very worthy winner - well done, Jessica!

“Jessica is nothing less than a model tutee. She is kind, thoughtful and an excellent role model for others. Jessica has thrown herself into extracurricular life at Newton Abbot College, particularly within Performing Arts, and I loved seeing her perform in ‘School of Rock’. Academically, Jessica is doing brilliantly and she has achieved ‘outstanding’ after ‘outstanding’ on her progress reports this year, which is a real testament to her conscientious attitude to her studies.”

H Brown, Team Leader of Modern Foreign Languages and Tutor

Jessica receiving her award from Mr Cornish
Jessica receiving her award from Mr Cornish

“Jess is a lovely young lady who always strives to do her best in everything that she does. She is a real role model in History lessons – always willing to contribute an answer, scores highly in her Knowledge Organiser quizzes, makes sure her work is beautifully presented, supports other students and asks how she can do ‘even better’. She is a joy to have in the class.”

K Dowling, Team Leader of History

“Jessica is a pleasure to teach; she is always polite and friendly to staff and her peers. She strives to achieve her best in every aspect in Design and Technology. She is a fast learner with a positive attitude. She is always happy to support her peers and I often ask her to be a lead learner. Well done Jessica.”

C Fawkes, Teacher of Design and Technology

“Jess is an outstanding student in English and Drama. Her efforts are always brilliant, with a mature attitude towards her learning. She is a quiet, friendly student who gets on well with other students and staff alike. Well done Jess!”

G Davies, Teacher of Drama and English

“Jessica is an exemplary student who I have been delighted to see grow in confidence in Mathematics over the year. I remember her expressing doubts to me about her ability in this subject in September, yet she has consistently produced very high scores in each of her assessments over the year. Her work is immaculately presented, she is incredibly attentive in class and I can always rely on Jessica to have an answer ready for any question I ask! She is an excellent role model for other students in the room and is a pleasure to have in the class.”

C Brigden, Teacher of Mathematics



June Student Of The Month Newton Abbot College Secondary School Ofsted Good 1
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