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Laurie Magnus Poetry Prize

The Laurie Magnus Poetry Prize was established in memory of Laurie Magnus by his widow. Laurie Magnus was a GDST Council member from 1907, and Chairman from 1929 until his death in 1933. He also wrote The Jubilee Book of the Girls’ Day School Trust (1923).


In 2019, the following awards were made:


Years 1 and 2

Winner: Livia Moleshead, Bromley High School

Commended: Ottilie Schuman, Oxford High School


Years 3 and 4 

Winner: Lillie Patel, Sutton High School

Commended:  Amelia Sinclair, South Hampstead High School


Years 5 and 6

Winner: Holly Billups, Sheffield High School

Commended: Polly Tuggey, Streatham & Clapham High School


Years 7, 8 and 9

Winner:  Tiffany Igharoro, Sydenham High School

Commended:  Isabella Marinelli, Royal High School, Bath


Years 10 and 11

Winner:  Penelope Toong, South Hampstead High School

Commended: Tabitha Harris, Howell’s School, Llandaff


Years 12 and 13

Winner: Helena Aeberli, Putney High School


Morwenna Brown, Howell’s School, Llandaff

Milli Dubin, Oxford High School