On Thursday 20 November 2014 recent Old Cliftonian Ella Whitwam (Worcester House, 2012-14) won an award for her performance in the recent Salters-Nuffield Advanced Biology examination.
This prestigious annual event celebrates high levels of excellence within the science education sector. This year the Ceremony took place at Fishmongers’ Hall, London. 200 guests attended the Prize giving Ceremony and lunch reception.
Lord Sainsbury of Turville delivered a keynote address and presented the Awards at the Ceremony. During his address he commended the Salters’ Institute saying it ‘was in the vanguard of support of Chemistry education, and laterally Biology and Physics’. He also commented that ‘Science can provide a good career - by making a contribution to society by following exciting and rewarding careers to combat global challenges’.
Other awards included SALTERS-CLEAPSS National Awards for Science Technicians, Salters Advanced Chemistry (SAC) Prizes, Salters Horners Advanced Physics (SHAP) Prizes, Salters’ City and Guilds Prizes and Salters’ Prizes for Exceptional Achievement in Physical Sciences.
Pictures show Ella with her parents (left), and with Lord Sainsbury and Chris Russell, Master of the Salters’ Company (above, right).