Check out young stars
Published on: 02 Jan 2014
TWO Year 7 students at Mangotsfield School have been in the spotlight for their successes.
Tom Carter is excelling at chess and is now rated 19th in the country in his category. He usually plays students three years older than himself and in a recent competition at the University of the West of England he beat the captain of the UWE team.
Joel McCann is the first student in the school to read more than a million words as part of the Accelerated Reader scheme. To date the whole of Year 7 have read over 1,200 books and over 18 million words.