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The Arkwright Scholarships Trust awards the most prestigious scholarships of this kind in the UK

Students awarded prestigious Arkwright Scholarship

St Katherine's is the first non-selective school in the South West to produce four Arkwright scholars

Posted by Stephanie Broad | October 11, 2016 | People, policy, politics

Four Year 12 students from St Katherine’s School have been awarded the prestigious Arkwright Scholarship.

Peter Blake, William Chinn, Isak Lowe and Remi Khalif will be supported by the Trust through the rest of their studies and encouraged to pursue a career in engineering, computing or technical design through university or a higher-level apprenticeship. Oliver Bennett also got through to the final round of interviews. 

Regional liaison officer for the Arkwright movement, David Oyns said that this is the first time in his time in the role that students from a non-selective school in the South West had been awarded the scholarship. The Arkwright Scholarships Trust awards the most prestigious scholarships of this kind in the UK. The registered charity nurtures talented Sixth Form students in the fields of engineering, computing and technical design.

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