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Chulmleigh College

Chulmleigh College, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7AA

Year 12 Awards Night 2020

We will be sharing the Year 12 Awards Evening presentation here on Tuesday 24th November at 7pm.  If you can't make it at that time, the presentation will be available after the event.

We will be presenting a number of prizes on the night, some of which were donated by past teachers, pupils and families in our school community.  







College Prizes

Many of the named prizes were generously presented by, or in memory of, ex-pupils, teachers, governors and members of the community. The prizes are listed below, along with their history where applicable.

Madeline Smith Memorial Art Cup

Madeline Smith was a pupil at the College in the 1990s, who was tragically killed in a motorbike accident in 1998 when she was 19 years old. She was a keen artist and continued studying the subject after leaving here. Madeline’s parents donated the cup in her memory, to be awarded in recognition of pupil achievement in the subject she loved.

Andrew Uren Memorial Rose Bowl for Service to Others

This award was donated in memory of Corporal Andrew Uren 45 Commando RM from Lapford, who was tragically killed in the Falklands War in 1982, age 23.  His parents wanted to create something that would perpetuate his name for the long term. It is awarded to a pupil who has given their time and effort for the benefit of others.

Business & Enterprise Cup 2006

The Williams Cup for Computer Science

The Williams Cup was donated in 2017 by Alex Williams, brother of Lorna Talbot who teaches IT and Computer Science at the College. He is the Director of IT and Cybersecurity at Daisy Group Ltd., the largest independent provider of end-to-end technology and communications solutions and services to the UK business community.

Beazley Cup For Drama

The Beazley Cup was donated in 1994 by Colin and Keren Beazley, to celebrate the achievements of drama pupils at the College.
Their four sons attended the College, two of whom had a particular interest in drama, and one of whom has gone on to make his career in film production, and has established one of the top international screen writing competitions operating out of Los Angeles.

Benjamin Cup for English

This achievement cup was presented in 1989 by Mr and Mrs Benjamin, who lived and farmed at Bealy Court, and whose three children attended the College.

Michael Wall Cup for Horticulture

Michael Wall was the Chair of Governors from 1990 until 2004 and he donated this cup in 2008 for presentation to the ‘best horticultural pupil’ each year.

Chulmleigh Old Scholars Plate for History

This plate is awarded for achievement in History.

Wallingbrook Cup for Geography

This cup - for achievement in Geography - was originally presented for excellence across the Humanities, and was first awarded in 1994. It was presented to the school by the former owners of Wallingbrook Hall, which was later knocked down to make way for the Wallingbrook Health Centre. 

Benjamin Cup for Mathematics

This achievement cup was presented in 1989 by Mr and Mrs Benjamin, who lived and farmed at Bealy Court, and whose three children attended the College.

Lady Stevens Cup for Modern Foreign Languages

This cup was donated in 1994 by Lady Frances Stevens (1917-2004) of East Worlington House, in memory of her husband Sir John Melior Stevens KCMG, DSO, OBE (1913-73), who had a great love of languages.
Sir John Stevens worked in finance, and was an adviser to the Bank of England and Economics Minister at the British Embassy in Washington; he could speak eight languages – allegedly self-taught from translations of the Book of Common Prayer!

Swailes Cup for Music

This cup, awarded for musical excellence, was donated in 1980 by the Swailes family of musicians, and whose daughter Ann attended the College. 

The Bob Brewer Cup for Physical Education

Bob Brewer was Head of Lower School from 1980-86 and donated this trophy when he left. The award is to recognise pupils who have the following attributes: great sporting attitude, team player, reliable, train hard and are supportive of others.

Marriott Cup for GCSE P.E.

This cup was donated in 2000 by Carol Marriot, who taught PE at the College in the 1990s. Her sons were both keen musicians and sportsmen who attended the College.

The David Worden Cup for Religious Education

David taught at the College for over thirty years, until 2008, and is also a Foundation Director of the Chulmleigh Academy Trust. He donated the cup in 2010 to recognise the great tradition of pupil achievement in Religious Education.

Robinson Trophy for Science

This cup for excellence in Science was donated in 1994 by Robbie Robinson, who taught at the College in the late 1980s early 1990s. 

Roy Riccard Cup  for Technology 2003

The “DJ” Worden Cup for Citizenship

This cup was donated by David Worden, who taught at the College for over thirty years until 2008, and is now a Director of the Academy Trust. Citizenship was one of the subjects David taught, and part of the course involved pupils making a difference in the community; one year pupils raised £25,000 for local charities. This award was first presented in 2010 and continues to recognise pupils who make important contributions to their communities.

Principal’s Trophy for Special Achievement

This cup was established by Mike Fielding, who was College Principal in the 1990s. It is awarded to pupils who combine dedication to their studies with commitment to our school community, demonstrating kindness and generosity to others.

H.G. Jennings Memorial Cup for Improvement & Effort

Horace Jennings was the first headmaster of Chulmleigh Senior School from its opening in 1937 until 1949.  Mrs Jennings donated the cup, in memory of her husband, after his death in 1967.  It is awarded in recognition of pupil improvement and effort, academic or otherwise, as Mr Jennings strongly believed that every child has a talent which should be encouraged.

Chulmleigh College Community Service Cup 2010

Ivor Marsh Trophy for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts

Ivor Marsh was College Headmaster from 1962-1984 and had a lifelong interest in the arts. He donated this cup and award board to recognise pupils who made an outstanding contribution to the arts during their time here, and it was first presented in 2011.

The Trophy for Outstanding Achievement in Sport 2004

Student Council Cup for Academic Achievement 1992

Melissa Lake Trophy for Overall Achievement

Melissa was a pupil here in the early 1990s and shortly after leaving she tragically died in a car accident. Her parents gave this award, first presented in 1995, in her memory.

Aylescott Cup for Highest Academic Achievement

This cup was donated in 1982 by Brian Fraser-Smith (now deceased) of Burrington and owner of Aylescott Driers, near Burrington Airfield.
Brian’s children Alan and Fiona both attended the College, and the trophy was donated shortly after Alan left, in order to celebrate the pupil with the highest academic achievement each year.