Short interviews with some of our students!

30 seconds with…Ben Caulfield

School Year:

Year 10

Favourite subject and why:

PE- Fun, enjoys sport and the interaction.

3 things that are great about St Mary’s:

  1. Met his girlfriend
  2. Enjoys learning
  3. Likes the support from his student manager!

Interests outside school:

Sport, especially football, eeting up with his girlfriend and playing on his playstation.

Biggest inspiration and why:

Mum – Nice Nature, Caring and supportive, makes her feels safe.

One thing would change in the world and why: 

No Wars

30 seconds with…Ladondra Clark

School Year:

Year:   10

Favourite subject and why:  

Science – Interesting and useful to have in life.

3 things that are great about St Mary’s: 

  1. Likes the teachers,
  2. Good friendship groups
  3. Subject studying.

Interests outside school:

Gymnastics

Biggest inspiration and why:

Mum – Caring, kind and nice.

One thing would change in the world and why:

Find all animals that don’t have homes, a home.

30 seconds with…Bella Rodosthenous

School Year:

Year 10

Favourite subject and why:

PE- Fun, active and good for healthy lifestyle

3 things that are great about St Mary’s:

  1. Most teachers
  2. Friends
  3. Enjoys subjects chosen.

Interests outside school:

Sports, hanging out with friends and her phone.

Biggest inspiration and why:

Dad – He developed his own business, has made a good living and earnt enough money to give him and his family a good life. Feel proud of him.

One thing would change in the world and why:

Peace, no Terrorism

30 seconds with…Eliz Kudenler

School Year: 

Year 10

Favourite subject and why:

History – Like the lesson, not too stressful and calm in lesson, enjoy the topics and likes the subject.

3 things that are great about St Mary’s:

  1. Friends
  2. Enjoys form time
  3. Likes the selection of food available.

Interests outside school:

Netball, Swimming and TV shows like the vampire diaries.

Biggest inspiration and why:

Mum – All the qualities you would want in a mum, pretty, smart, caring.

One thing would change in the world and why:

Wars to end.

30 seconds with…Phillippa Mensah

School Year:

Year 11

Favourite subject and why:

Science – Physics, exciting and interesting.  Also have a great teacher Ms Sloan

3 things that are great about St Mary’s:

  1. Staff are great and supportive!
  2. Enjoy going to the study café
  3. Being with my friends where we support each other.

Interests outside school:

Agriculture

Biggest inspiration and why:

Dr Ben Carson because he is a very rich man and a black neurosurgeon

One thing would change in the world and why:

Racism and discrimination because the world still needs educating

30 seconds with…Emmanuelle Tuffour

School Year:

Year 11

Favourite subject and why:

Maths because it can be incorporated into real life situations and its absolute and definite.

3 things that are great about St Mary’s:

  1. Feel supported across most of my subjects
  2. I like the wide range of GCSE choices
  3. Enjoy meeting people and talking with friends.

Interests outside school:

Reading

Biggest inspiration and why:

Church leaders and friends

One thing would change in the world and why:

More orphanages for children to make them feel safe

30 seconds with…Charlie Kanatli

School Year:

Year 11

Favourite subject and why:

Computer Science because it’s interesting

3 things that are great about St Mary’s: 

  1. Staff are kind and supportive
  2. Great friendship groups
  3. Lots of different cultures that we can learn about.

Interests outside school:

Games

Biggest inspiration and why:

My mum because she is always supportive and encouraging

One thing would change in the world and why:

Violence – too many unnecessary killings and so much hatred in the world

30 seconds with…Alice Hardwick

School Year:

Year 9

Favourite subject and why:

Textiles because it is relaxed, History because it is interesting

3 things that are great about St Mary’s:

  1. Really nice year group
  2. Nice facilities
  3. Nice food

Interests outside school:

Singing

Biggest inspiration and why:

Emma Watson – girl power! Michelle Obama – she is so cool

One thing would change in the world and why:

No discrimination and equality – the world would be a much nicer place

30 seconds with…Richie Kabengele

School Year:

Year 9

Favourite subject and why: 

PE – because it helps with fitness and it is fun at the same time.

3 things that are great about St Mary’s:

  1. Great support from year team
  2. An accepting environment
  3. Great opportunities for extra curricular clubs.

Interests outside school: 

Basketball

Biggest inspiration and why: 

Russell Westbrook ( Basketball player) because of his work ethic and spirit on and off of the court

One thing would change in the world and why: 

Make guns illegal in America to prevent more deaths

30 seconds with…Ediz Djelal

School Year:

Year 9

Favourite subject and why:

French – great teacher and i like the language

3 things that are great about St Mary’s:

  1. Teachers
  2. Caring environment
  3. Any problems are dealt with quickly

Interests outside school:

Guitar, Football, Karate

Biggest inspiration and why:

My Mum – always motivating me and wants me to do well

One thing would change in the world and why:

The amount of poverty – no one should go hungry or be without a home

30 seconds with…Ellie-Mae Lomas

School Year:

Year 9

Favourite subject and why:

Art because i am good at it and enjoy it

3 things that are great about St Mary’s:

  1. Very supportive year lead and student manager
  2. Building is nice
  3. Hot food is good

Interests outside school:

Boxing, Shopping, Socialising with friends

Biggest inspiration and why:

My Nan – she is a good person and always supports me

One thing would change in the world and why:

People in African countries have food and fresh water – people should not go hungry

30 seconds with…Hulusi Ozkurt

School Year:

Year 9

Favourite subject and why:

History – I find it really interesting and I want to be a lawyer

3 things that are great about St Mary’s:

  1. Great support from my year team
  2. Interesting
  3. Exciting

Interests outside school:

Swim for Cheshunt

Biggest inspiration and why:

Allesia Kara – problematic background which she has overcome and I love her songs

One thing would change in the world and why:

Injustice – everyone has a right to speak their minds and should never be imprisoned for things they have not done

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