Thomas Gainsborough School pupil wins through to Book Mastermind area final

Finalists in the Thomas Gainsborough School Book Mastermind final. Picture: MARCELLE CLAXTON

Finalists in the Thomas Gainsborough School Book Mastermind final. Picture: MARCELLE CLAXTON - Credit: Archant

A Great Cornard student will put her literary knowledge to the test after progressing to the area final of this year’s Book Mastermind.

Finalists in the Thomas Gainsborough School Book Mastermind final. Picture: MARCELLE CLAXTON

Finalists in the Thomas Gainsborough School Book Mastermind final. Picture: MARCELLE CLAXTON - Credit: Archant

Rosemary Gray, a Year 7 pupil at Thomas Gainsborough School, won her school competition by answering questions on The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins in the book round.

She then scored a maximum nine points in the general knowledge round.

Heather Welch, Thomas Gainsborough School’s library manager, said: “All the finalists were superb in an extremely close competition and we all wish Rosemary well in the area final in a couple of months time.”

Heather also thanked all staff and students at the school who supported the competition, which aims to promote reading for enjoyment.


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Almost 300 students at the school, near Sudbury, took part in the class rounds of the competition with ten winning through to battle it out in the final.

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