South Mimms pupil snaps first prize with climate change speech
PUBLISHED: 15:59 31 October 2019
A South Mimms pupil was awarded a top prize for his speech on climate change.
Year 1 pupil Nicholas came out on top during the Speakers Cup at St Giles' Primary School.
He beat other finalists, who made passionate speeches on the scouts, karate, playing the piano and the Battle of Britain memorial flight, to win the cup, which was presented by Hertsmere MP Oliver Dowden.
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After visiting the school, Mr Dowden said: "It was a real delight to visit St Giles' Primary School in South Mimms for their Speakers Cup prize giving ceremony.
"I enjoyed all of the speeches which the children made and I would like to congratulate the winner of the competition, Nicholas in Year 1, for his excellent speech on Climate Change".
He was also grilled by the pupils on what it is like to work in Parliament.
"It is always a pleasure to talk to the children and answer their great questions," he said.