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Shapwick Shines Again With Support Of New Patrons

Newly crowned Shapwickian Patrons Kara Tointon and Bath Rugby's Stuart Hooper made this years presentation day extra special.

Newly crowned Shapwickian Patrons Kara Tointon and Bath Rugby's Stuart HooperKara Tointon at Shapwick School

Kara, who has maintained a close eye on the school since making the BBC documentary "don't call me stupid" back in 2010 was delighted when asked to represent the school which she holds close to her own heart having overcome the barriers to dyslexia and become a national star on TV, film and stage.

Stuart, who presented the inaugural "Hooper Cup" which is given to the student for emerging leadership across the school said he was was "blown away" by the progress, efforts and ethos that is so evident in Shapwick School. 

Head Techer's Award Shapwicjk SchoolLeadership Award at Shapwick School

Both Kara and Stuart were on hand to meet several of the students, staff, parents giving inspirational speeches and presenting awards to our worthy winners, they both look forward to working with the school and visiting again soon.   

Newly crowned Shapwickian Patron Kara TointonProfress Award at Shapwick School

Shapwick's presentation day is a celebration of the huge success all of our students make, it's immense to see the distance traveled and equally rewarding to welcome back students who are enthused to share the impact Shapwick School has had on helping them to achieve their own life successes"

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