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Raising the ‘Baa’ in Omagh

Nathan Wilson brought a fantastic visual aid into Omagh High School for his ESB assessment – an adorable young lamb. For his Level 1 Award in Speech, Nathan gave a lively presentation on ‘Sheep Farming’ before going onto recite William Blake’s ‘The Lamb’ from memory. His ESB Assessor, Ian Patterson was taken by surprise when…

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ESB learner makes waves in Special Olympics

Emma Carlisle swam her way to victory by winning Ireland’s first medal in the 2019 Special Olympics. As part of her ‘Oral Communication in the Community’ qualification, Emma delivered a superb presentation to ESB Assessor, Joan Blackham, on her swimming training schedule in preparation for the big event, this year held in Abu Dhabi. Joan had…

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Royal recognition for Merriel Halsall-Williams’ Cranmer Awards

ESB Trustee and Vice President, Merriel Halsall-Williams brushed shoulders with royalty when the Prince of Wales visited Lambeth Palace to present the Prayer Book Society’s Cranmer Awards. Merriel founded the annual competition for the Prayer Book Society in 1989 to introduce young people to the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, and to experience the magnitude…

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