Pupils’ penmanship is awarded by councillor

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The hard work of secondary school pupils was rewarded in a special assembly.

Matlock county councillor Andy Botham, joined year seven students at Highfields School, Matlock, for a special assembly on Friday.

The students had been tasked with creating a magazine for the students who will join the school in September, and Councillor Botham was asked to judge the work and awarded prizes for the best ones.

He said: “The students created some fantastic magazines and it was a pleasure to be asked to judge them.”