On Monday 3rd February, MBS were proud to host the Westminster and Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea regional final of the Jack Petchey's Speak Out Challenge.
This is a public speaking competition where students select a topic of their choice and have three minutes to present to the judges and assembled audience. The event was attended by the Lord Mayor of Westminster and the Mayor and Mayoress of Kensington and Chelsea.
Amr Ashafy from Year 11 acted as Master of Ceremonies for the event as he was runner-up in the 2019 regional final. MBS were represented by two Year 10 students, Ismail Jamshid and Taylor Lau who spoke about tolerance and the place of technology in society. Whilst not placed in the top three on the evening, we are very proud of all their efforts and hard work they put into their speeches.
During the evening, our Year 10 band displayed their musical talents to entertain the audience. Special thanks to Ms Sargent who organised the internal competition to select the MBS representatives and to Ms Elmes for supporting the preparation of the musical performance.