Two Aylesbury Grammar School boys, Oliver Binns and Theodore Nze, who qualified for the finals of the Japanese Speech Contest open to all secondary schools in the UK, have both won their Key Stage category sections of the competition and were presented with Cups awarded for the best speech together with a notebook computer and several other prizes.
Oliver Binns who won the Pre-GCSE category (Key Stage 4), spoke about the differences between what he imagined Japan to be like and what he actually discovered on his home-stay in Japan.
Other finalists in his group were from Harrow, Whitgift, Greenford High, Campion, and Wolfreton Schools, chosen from a large number of contestants from many UK schools.
Theo Nze, who won thr Key Stage 3 category competition, was asked to speak in Japanese about his favourite person. #He spoke about his friend Ben from his primary school and Will Terret from AGS.
Other finalists were from Oxford High, Dartford Grammar, King Edward VII, Greenford High, and Queen Mary’s High Schools.
The judges praised the high standard of all the contestants and especially Theo.
The school received many congratulations on having won both Key Stages 3 and 4 categories of the contest.