Westville wins Quiz Club Heat.
WESTVILLE HOUSE TRIUMPHS IN QUIZ CLUB GENERAL KNOWLEDGE COMPETITION
Westville House School recently hosted a heat in the Quiz Club’s General Knowledge Competition and were rewarded with the winner and runner up positions.
Quiz Club is a unique and exciting approach to motivating, inspiring, encouraging and rewarding children in their quest for knowledge and provides them with the opportunity to celebrate their achievements as part of a high profile, national competition. More than 400,000 children take part in the Championships annually, making them the largest inter-school competitions in the UK.
Several schools from across Yorkshire took part including Moorfield School (Ilkley), Moorlands School (Leeds), Coram House Ackworth (Wakefield), Belmont Grosvenor (Harrogate) and St Pius X (Preston). The questions were exceptionally challenging and required all the teams to work hard together. Fielding two teams, Westville pulled off first and second positions with Coram House from Ackworth coming third.
Mr Christian Adamthwaite, Deputy Head at Westville House said, “I am very proud of all the children – they are to be congratulated on their depth of knowledge. We look forward to the semi-finals which will challenge them even further.”
Quiz Club, who are passionate about a child’s thirst for knowledge, commented “The Championships reinforce team work, boost confidence, encourage strategic thinking and light the fire for knowledge. Well done to the winners Westvillle House who’s level of knowledge was excellent.”