English Speaking Board (International) Ltd. is delighted to announce the winners of our 2018 Young Speakers of the Year Showcase. The successful learners have been invited with their families, teachers and assessors to attend the event where they will perform their winning poem, reading or presentation.
Out of almost 30,000 students who took ESB assessments across 2017/18, twelve students have been selected as winners in recognition of their outstanding oracy skills.
The 2018 Young Speakers of the Year are:
Elmhurst School for Boys, London
Bruton School for Girls, Bruton
St Bede’s & St Joseph’s Catholic College, Bradford
Moreton Hall, Oswestry
Broomfield House School, Surrey
Hartismere School, Suffolk
Plymouth Grove Primary School, Manchester
Carleton House Prep School, Liverpool
Bricklehurst Manor School, East Sussex
Westholme School, Blackburn
Bolton School, Bolton
Epsom College, Surrey
Our Burniston Bell award is awarded to a teacher who has shown outstanding commitment to ESB in their centre. They are nominated by our assessors.
The 2018 Burniston Bell winner is:
Abbey Gate College, Chester
Our Spirit of ESB award category recognises and encourages the potential of all learners, in line with the views of our Founder, Christabel Burniston, who believed that communication skills inspire confidence in every individual. Our Spirit of ESB winners will be revealed in the coming weeks. They are nominated by their teachers.
The 2018 Young Speakers of the Year Showcase is being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Liverpool’s iconic Waterfront on Saturday, 17th November.
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