Queens Prize Winner

On Sunday 3rd January, Sam Sanders was invited to Sandringham to be presented with the Queens prize!

On Sunday 3rd January, Sam Sanders was invited to Sandringham to be presented with the Queens prize!

Achieving outstanding A Level results gave Sam Sanders more than just a bright future. It also meant he had the opportunity to meet the Queen. 

He was presented with a signed copy of 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare'. Sam was joined by  proud mum Allison Sanders, and headteacher Andy Johnson, said he spent around 15 minutes chatting to the queen. He said “we talked about Oxford, my college, and my course". Sam is studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University. “She was very relaxed and made me feel very welcome”. “She was very easy to talk to, the conversation flowed smoothly”. Mrs Cuss (Assistant Director of Sixth Form) said “we are so proud of Sam here at Springwood Sixth Form, he worked continuously hard throughout his studies and he is an inspiration to other local students.’ Sam is pictured outside the Sandringham gates with the Queen's prize.