GIRLS from The Queen’s Lower School had a runaway success at the Chester Speech and Drama Festival at The King’s School.
The youngsters won seven classes and came second and third in various categories.
Teacher Juliette Childe said: “I am delighted with our results and very proud of all the girls who entered.”
The school, in Liverpool Road, entered 33 girls in 16 different classes. Leah Gough came first in three of her classes and Hope Pugh gained two first places and one third place.
The results are: Year 3, Mia Taylor (Prepared Reading, first), Evie Tipping (Prepared Reading, second); Year 4, Leah Gough (Prepared Reading, first, Sight Reading, first, Own Choice Poem, first), Molly Gupta (Prepared Reading, second, Set Poem, third); Harriet Alexander (Set Poem, second), Own Choice Poem, third); Rosa Hall (Sight Reading, third), Year 5, Hope Pugh (Own Choice Poem, first, Set Poem, first, Prepared Reading, joint third), Emma Brierley (Sight Reading, first), Maisie Tipping (Prepared Reading, second, Sight Reading, third), Jemima Lane (Prepared Reading, joint second); Year 6, Lauren Williams (Prepared Reading, third), Lily Tenner (Sight Reading, second, Spiritual Reading, third).