Colyton students win their day in court

PUBLISHED: 07:36 28 June 2016 | UPDATED: 08:54 30 June 2016

Colyton Grammar School's victorious mock trial team with their trophy

Colyton Grammar School's victorious mock trial team with their trophy


Grammar school team is named the national mock trial champions

Students from Colyton Grammar School have become national champions in the prestigious Magistrates’ Court Mock Trial Competition.

After months of practice, and winning a regional heat, the team of 12 travelled to the Royal Courts of Justice in London to compete against 11 other schools. It presented two cases - an alleged assault, and an online harassment.

Teacher Justine Solomon, team co-ordinator, said: “It’s a fantastic achievement.

“We are very pleased to regain our title.”

Team members were: Nicola Rye, Archie Kitson, Oliver Skolmli, Alan Gregson-Watkins, Josie Wells, George Tomkins, Zoe Glascow, Megan Goddard, Joe Green, Isabella Holman, Jake Bonetta and Anton Torres.

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