Winner – Erin from Waingels!

Erin with her iPad prize

Congratulations, Erin from Waingels College, on winning the competition vote for your idea to transform Reading Prison into a boarding school! Here is Erin proudly holding her prize of an iPad.

Commenting on her victory, gained with 45% of the 9,234 votes, Erin said: “Thank you to everyone who voted for my idea; I really never expected to win. I am so grateful to have had this opportunity and I really hope that the developers transform the prison into something wonderful and accessible for everyone.”

Erin’s head of year, Paddy Pole, added: “As a school, we are very proud of Erin in winning the Reading Prison competition. We are so proud of the initiative she took to engage in such a fantastic competition and the creativity she showed with her idea of a boarding school.”

Take a look at our article for the shortlisted entries. We were also really impressed by other entries which weren’t shortlisted and a selection of these feature in our earlier article.

We would like to offer our congratulations to all of our shortlisted pupils for their brilliant ideas and participation in the competition.

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