Bramhall High School – Clothes Show Creative Awards

30 Dec 2016

Bramhall High student receives commendation in top design award at national competition. The Clothes Show Creative awards was back this summer with a collection of design challenges helping young creatives showcase talent in art, design, photography and journalism.

The 2016 award briefs focused on fantasy, future and imagination within fashion. Each award had a dedicated brief and was be judged by Professor Caryn Franklin MBE and Fashion Director Karl Willet.  All finalists were invited to attend the Creative Awards Ceremony, on Tuesday 6th December where their designs were modelled on the catwalk and the final winner was announced.
bramhall-high-school-clothes-show-creative-awards-2Heather Sprowson from Bramhall High School received a special commendation for in the Young Artist of the year category open to students across the country aged 13-16years.

Bramhall High - Heather Sprowson

This is a nationally recognised prestigious event, held annually in Birmingham, which holds the largest fashion and beauty event in Europe every December.  Heather beat thousands of other applicants at the event and did extremely well to receive a commendation, as the organisers said they had an overwhelming response this year.


Heather, was also joined by classmates: Chloe Clayton and Molly Pavely, who also made this year’s top 10 finals.  This is the fifth time in five years that students from Bramhall High School have progressed to the finals of the nationally renowned competition which is entered by schools, colleges and universities across the country.


Headteacher, Lynne Fox, said

‘I am amazed and delighted at how well students from Bramhall High School do every year.  It is absolutely unprecedented to have three finalists, out of ten, in this national competition. This must be attributed to the hard work of staff in regards to motivating and enthusing our students to showcase and develop their talent! Of course it is ultimately the commitment of the individual students that earned them their place in the final. I am so proud of these three finalists!’


Mrs. Thorpe, class teacher was delighted with the students’ performance in this competitive event, saying,

‘I am so proud of all three of our students to get this far, their hard work and dedication has clearly paid off”. Mr Connick, Head of Design and Technology added: “We have a strong track record for producing finalists at this competition and I was absolutely delighted at our achievement once again”.


Bramhall High School has had 10 finalists in five years, boast three finalists in 2016 awards and have won the award in 2014 and 2012.

  • * 2016: Finalists: Molly Pavely, Heather Sprowson and Chloe Clayton.  Special Commendation to Heather Sprowson.
  • * 2015: Finalist: Izzie Martin.
  • * 2014: Finalists: Olivia Jakes, Maddie Smith and Eilee Ezatpour
  • * 2014: Winner: Eilee Ezatpour
  • * 2013: Finalist: Bethany Jones
  • * 2012: Finalists: Samantha Mulliner and Emily Johnson
  • * 2012: Winner: Samantha Mulliner


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