A total of 78 students took LAMDA (The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) exams this year. 21 students took part in Acting, 25 participated in the Speaking of Verse and Prose exams and the majority (32) took a Public Speaking exam. These numbers demonstrate an impressive commitment towards communication and are always noted positively by universities when they give offers.
Within the Acting Domain 5 out of 21 students (24% achieved distinctions- 80% and above) and 16 out of 21 achieved a merit (76%). Those students who were awarded medals were Joshua Minja and Pascaline Kabire, Bronze medal, Grade 6; Remostse Kgwadi and Josephine Kiaga at Grade 7, Silver medal level and Layla Chege at Grade 8, Gold medal.
The Speaking of Verse and Prose contestants were hugely successful and 76% gained a distinction (19 out of 25 students) and 20% gained a merit (5 out of 25). This number has been boosted by the primary students who did remarkably well in this area. Students who performed very well include Robyn Ayling and Angel Karegyesa (Bronze medal, Grade 6). Primary students with sky high percentages included Ella Chege, Gwen Anderson and Lucianna Mberesero.
This year there were a lot of students who participated at a high level in the Public Speaking arena and did impressively well. Overall, 20 out of 32 students in Public Speaking achieved distinctions (63%); 11 out of 32 were awarded merits (34%).
Gold medallists Grade 8: Tamia Bayumi, Dorothy Makaramba, Nicole Kombe , Ttanya Sachdev, Marvin Onwukwe, Safari Mosha, Waitta Teshome, Sasha Pandit and Gabriella Doria.
Bronze medallists Grade 6: Sukirt Kaur, Jasveen Grewal, Niamh Baker, Parleen Bansal and Benedict Mberesero.
Congratulations to our LAMDA students!