Glasgow Schools Public Speaking Competition – Ivan Myachykov Speaking at Glasgow City Chambers

Congratulations to Ivan Myachykov of S6 who, having been successful at the Heats stage of the proceedings at St Aloysius’ College in November, went on to represent HIllhead High School in the Final of the prestigious Glasgow Schools Public Speaking Competition.

The Glasgow Speakers Club is the oldest public speaking organisation in the United Kingdom, formed in 1937  and has held an annual public speaking competition since 1956.

On the evening of Monday 4th December in the Debating Chamber at Glasgow City Chambers, Ivan  delivered a seven minute speech on the topic of Homelessness to an invited audience, members of the Glasgow Speaker’s Club, a panel of judges and Baillie Anne McTaggart.

Ivan is pictured here receiving his medal as runner up.

S1 showcase

Check out some of our outstanding pieces of work from S1 pupils in the English department. This work was shared with parents on the Primary Transition evening.