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Pupils triumph at the Oxford German OlympiadMay 21st, 2019
The Year 9 pupils at Monmouth School for Girls impressed in this year’s national Oxford German Olympiad.
Milly achieved joint first place in task one of the Years 7-9 category and Sophia was placed as a runner-up.
This year’s theme was Tiere und Monster (Animals and Monsters) and the students had to produce a creative dialogue in German.
The work of Amelia, Izzy and Ellen was also highly commended.
Elise Heslinga, co-ordinator of the Oxford German Network, said: “The girls should be very proud of their achievements, especially considering that this was one of the most widely-entered categories this year.”
In another part of the competition, a playlet devised, written and filmed by Amelia, Hope, Holly and Sophia was highly commended.