Colin Hegarty // Are you paying attention?

12 December 2014 | Comment Here

Colin is an award meeting maths teacher at Preston Manor, having won the Teaching Awards Teacher of the Year for Outstanding Use of Technology in Education this year. In his talk he explains why he left a solid career in the financial sector to pursue his dream of being a teacher. www.hegartymaths.com/ From WOW TALKS // PRESTON MANOR, Thursday 27th […]

Apothecary // How can you take a small positive act and make it bigger?

10 April 2015 | Comment Here

Apothecary are a theatrical rock band, formed in late 2012. The current line up of Apothecary is bassist and vocalist Ben, drummer Zoe and guitarist Alex. Their aim is to combine elements of drama and theatre with traditional rock to create a dramatic narrative with and through the music. They are well on their way to completing their debut EP, […]

Wilfrid Obeng // Why choose to follow, when you could lead?

8 April 2015 | Comment Here

Wilfrid Obeng attended Preston Manor from 2005 to 2012. Since leaving he went on to do internships at J.P. Morgan and Goldman Sachswinning a number of awards along the way, such as being named among the Top 10 Black Students in the UK and being named a Future Leader within the Future Leaders publication. Last year he managed to achieve […]

Zara Ferjani // Stumbling is not falling

7 April 2015 | Comment Here

Zara studied at Preston Manor School between 2001 and 2009, taking A-Levels in French, History, and Government & Politics. After reading French and History at Warwick University she was accepted into the Civil Service Fast Stream and has held a variety of posts in the Cabinet Office, the Ministry of Justice, Local Government and the Department for Business, Innovation and […]

Karen Palmer // Who are you?

9 December 2014 | Comment Here

Karen talks to the students of Preston Manor about what led her into filmmaking, and furthermore why she moved away from commercial film work towards her current artistic endeavours, including her new interactive video project in conjunction with the V&A. http://i-films.co.uk/ From WOW TALKS // PRESTON MANOR, Thursday 27th Nov 2014, at Preston Manor High School.