Dictionaries & Endeavour Awards for School Children

Dictionaries for Life have been once again presented to school leavers at schools within our area in July 2018

Endeavour Awards And Dictionaries For Life To School Pupil Achievers

 The Rotary club of Eccleshall Mercia recently presented the highly valued, illustrated 'Dictionaries for Life' to all leavers at several Primary schools in their area - including Bishop Lonsdale C of E Academy in Eccleshall, Woodseaves C of E Academy, All Saints C of E in Standon, Yarnfield Primary school, Tittensor C of E Primary, Gnosall St. Lawrence C of E Academy.   A number of members from the Eccleshall club, including President John Morton, attended different school leavers assemblies to present the Dictionaries.

 The Eccleshall club also has Endeavour Award shields which it presents to 3 school Academies.   The schools nominate a student each year who has gone above and beyond in their academic success; or who has achieved a great amount despite any health or other obstacles in their way.  These awards have been presented to a student at each of the schools of Bishop Lonsdale, Woodseaves and Walton Hall Academies.

Endeavour Award Presentation to Dean McMahon Dean McMahon receives his award.

Head teacher Amanda Cameron at Walton Hall special needs school Academy, said she was very proud of Dean McMahon, the recipient of this year's Endeavour Award.   Dean, age 14, was nominated for the award due to his hard work, and 100% attendance record - despite some health problems. 

Dictionary 4 Life comprises 1,000 illustrations, 10,000 entries and 20,000 definitions printed in full colour on this leaflet grade paper from a sustainable forest with 288 pages. Dimensions 170mm x 240mm – this leaflet size with a robust hardwearing glued and stitched binding and a plasticised flapjacket cover. Weight 1.1kg. It has a user’s guide, parts of speech, writing English hints, English Today and a history of our language and recommended web sites. It includes the vocabulary of the internet age. All the “rude” words have been removed from the dictionary! 

Example pages of Dictionaries for Life

Presentations of the Dictionaries for Life will be made to school leavers at Woodseaves, Eccleshall, Walton Hall Academy, Yarnfield, Standon & Tittensor & Gnosall

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