Norbury High School for Girls

Listen: Student's Award-winning Speech on BBC Radio 4

"Top teenage talker" Liberty Martin broadcast on national radio
A Norbury Manor student's exemplary public speaking has been broadcast by BBC Radio 4.
Liberty Martin (pictured with Cathy Newman from Channel 4 News), won the regional final of the Speak Out Challenge in 2014.
Sarah Steed from Speakers Trust (who run the annual public speaking competition in conjunction with the Jack Petchey Foundationstressed the importance of “stories and passions that we connect with”; she described Liberty as “one of my favourite speakers from previous years”.
Liberty, who also won Best Reporter at the 2014 Local Guardian Young Reporter of the Year Awards, is determined to work in journalism following university. You can read some of her work, including an article detailing Cathy Newman's recent visit to the college, on the Croydon Citizen website and The Roundhouse's blog.