17 July 2020

“A picture paints a thousands words … Thank you!”

Well, we’ve made it to the end of term and the ultimate week of the Priory Photo Competition.  Well done.  

When I first spoke to Mr Eastham about launching a weekly photo competition, I could never have imagined that it would be so rewarding and so fantastic to hear your stories and see the world through your eyes each week.  Some weeks we have had over 50 entries!!  

I have loved every minute of the competition. From nature to transport, weather to colour and a little bit of everything inbetween, it has been a real pleasure to showcase some of your finest photos and uncover some real talent – and what talent we have here at Priory!! 

Some of you have told me you’ve been photographing for many years, and some only recently.  Some of you have been using hi-tech equipment – some of you snapping those chance moments on your phones – either way we have had some wonderful entries.

I wanted to thank you for your kind words and email conversations that have developed over the course of the last four months and getting to know some of you a little better.  Some of you I have taught before – others not – but that is what has been so fantastic about this competition.  Your pictures really do paint a thousand words, and give all of us an insight into your hobbies and interests.  

As we draw the competition to a close, I want to wish you all a safe and happy summer break and reiterate how much we, as a school, are looking forward to welcoming you back in September.  Until then, stay safe.

For the final time, your winners this week are (a slightly extended winners podium!!) …

Louis F (Year 10)     Cursing Cat
Nikos T (Year 11)    Evening Sunset
Emily B (Year 9)     Sydney Scene
Tom Fowler (Year 9)    Driftwood on the Ribble
Hanna-Rae O (Year 10)     Sleeping Dog


Mr Metcalfe
Head of Humanities

Week 13 winning entries