Hundreds Enter 'Design A Christmas Card Competition' For MAT

Tollbar Academy 'Design A Christmas Card Competition' winners and runners-up (from left): Jessica Pirie, Alex Worrall, Georgia Finney, Daniyal Rizvi, Luke Wright and Tilly Green.


Hundreds of students were given the opportunity to design a Christmas card to represent Tollbar Multi Academy Trust for the next two years.

Secondary and primary pupils from the MAT's seven academies - Tollbar, Cleethorpes, Somercotes, Louth, Reynolds. Pilgrim and Theddlethorpe - were invited to enter the competition.

Winners and runners-up were chosen from each Academy and received Art prizes, with the overall MAT winner seeing their design turned into a Christmas card.

The 2018 winner was Year 9 Somercotes Academy student Isobel Russell. She designed a stunning reindeer card which will now represent the Trust until 2020.

There were many entries at Tollbar Academy where the individual winners were as follows: The Lower School winner was Luke Wright (Year 8); the Upper School winner was Jessica Pirie (Year 10); the runners-up were Alex Worrall (Year 7), Georgia Finney (Year 7), Tilly Green (Year 8) and Daniyal Rizvi (Year 8).


Somercotes Academy Year 9 student Isobel Russell, who designed the winning Tollbar MAT Christmas Card, receives her Art prize from TMAT Chief Executive, David Hampson.

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Tollbar Academy Principal

Caroline L Yates
BA (Hons).

Tollbar MAT Chief Executive

David J Hampson
OBE, BSc, BA.
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