New Head Boy and Head Girl selected for Pool Academy

Matthew Daddow and Holly have been selected as Head Boy and Head Girl at Pool Academy.

Head Boy and Girl

Madison Eathorne, Ellie Rawling, Evan Richards and Robert Bond have been chosen as deputy Head Boys and Head Girls and 25 other students have become prefects.

At Pool Academy Head Boy and Head Girl are expected to lead the prefect team, run prefect meetings, represent the school at public and community events, mentor younger students, speak at assemblies, awards evenings, parents’ evenings and meet and greet any visitors to school.

Matthew, Year 10, is currently studying for his GCSEs. He attends Air Cadets on Tuesday and Thursday evenings and is hoping to re-join his football club in St Day.

He said: “I didn’t expect this at all. I was delighted when they told me I had been chosen as Head Boy. I have always wanted to be a Head Boy.

“I want to be a role model to the Year 7s coming into the school and anyone new arriving.”

Head Girl Holly, Year 10, is also studying for her GCSEs. She enjoys dancing and attends the Annette School of Dancing in Camborne. She practises three times a week and knows a number of different genres including ballet, tap and jazz.

She said: “It was a nice surprise when Miss Meakin told me I had been chosen to become Head Girl. I am excited to make a difference in the school and will do my best to give everyone a voice.”

Deputy Madison said: “It is a great honour to be chosen and I will make sure the students are listened to. I am looking forward to my role this year.”

Ellie said: “I think it is great to have been chosen, I am looking forward to the new responsibility. I am pleased to have been given this role.”

Evan said: “I was really happy and excited to hear I had been chosen. I look forward to seeing what I can do in the new role.”

Robert said: “I am proud to be able to represent Pool Academy next year as deputy head boy. I am looking forward to it and looking forward to working as part of a team.”

Claire Meakin, Pool Academy Principal, said: “The students all did really well in their interviews for the roles. Some of the interviews were very professional. They should all be proud of themselves.

“We hope the they will all work as a team to lead the students in the Academy through the next year. I think together they will make an unstoppable team.

“I am incredibly proud of them all and I am looking forward to seeing them work together.”