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National Essay Writing Competition

By 17 October 2022No Comments
Aisha won second place in national essay writing competition.

Aisha decided on the topic of ‘Music and Religion’ in the National RS SMSJ Essay Writing Competition, a competition which gives pupils opportunities to have their work read and commented on by top academics in Philosophy, Religion and Ethics.

“We had to write a piece, a maximum of 1,000 words, and I decided to look at differing religions and their spin on music,” said Aisha.

“Some religions disagree with using music while some use music to enhance their faith. I was surprised to come second overall!”

Other topics Pleckgate pupils chose were: the purpose of life, what makes us human, has it gone too far the other way and what is reality.

Safa and Sabiha finished runners-up in their categories while Amani and Amilah were selected from Pleckgate to enter the prestigious competition.

Aisha won some Penguin Classic books and a £10 Amazon voucher from Pleckgate’s Religion and World Views Department.

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