Speech Day Programme 1979
Mary Hare History

Speech Day 1979

Programme for Annual Speech Day, Friday 28 September 1979.

The Chairman of the Board of Governors, Mr. R.W. Holledge, will preside and ask the Principal to present his Report for the year 1978-1979.

The Chairman will invite Mr. Michael McNair-Wilson, M.P. to present the prizes and address the meeting.

Dr. Elizabeth Dyson, PhD, BSc will propose a vote of thanks to the Guest of Honour.

Louise McKenzie, the Head Girl, will propose a vote of thanks to the Chairman and the Governors.

The Pupils will sing the Commemoration Hymn, followed by the National Anthem.

After the ceremony the School, Mansell House, and the Manor House will be open for inspection by visitors.


Upper 6Christopher Lehfeldt
Lower 6Matthew Brown
6 XGail Davies
5 RSarah Pope
5 MSimon Davies
5 QChristine Powell
4 RJessica Rees
4 MAbigail Johnston
4 QSusan Coker
3 RSally Ramsden
3 MJanette Holmes
3 QMichael Boynes
2 RVivien Coward
2 MIsabel Wright
2 QZoe Churms
I RRachel Peacock
Mojo Hamilton
I MMark Fox
I QPhaedra Barr

Dickson Memorial PrizeHelen Keightley
Eichholz Memorial PrizeDavid Galbraith
Chairman’s PrizeRobin Pugh
Principal’s PrizeTerry White
S.K. Anderson Good Progress PrizeDavid Ingham
Social ServiceLouise McKenzie
Taliesin Prize (Bluebird)Paul Mills
Phyllis M. Buckell PrizeIlan Dwek
Annie Fogden PrizeCharlotte Moulton-Thomas 
Peter K. Hanton Memorial Prize Tilak Ratnanather
Whitton Scripture PrizeAnthony Shiell
Amy Sayle Memorial PrizeHeather King
Elizabeth Dyson PrizeDavid Galbraith
Kenneth Bayliss PrizesRichard Carter
Andrew Rodda
McLellan Prize for ArtRuth Nunn
Music PrizesHilary Green
Susan Williams
Library PrizeMark Miller

Donnington Lodge Speech Improvement Prizes

Form 1Deborah Jones
Form 2Alison Stonestreet 
Form 3Mark Perry
Form 4Barbara Brown
Form 5Jillian Coates
Form 6Louise McKenzie

Newbury Amateur Dramatic Society Prizes

 Grahame Latus
 Alan Cook
 Clare Allardyce
 William Clapham