Topic: 3: I am the future I want to be a carpenter and a builder and learn the skills from the elder people on my island.
As I learn, the skills will be passed from those people on to me. My dad learnt how to be a carpenter from his dad and I will learn the skills from my dad.
I am particularly impressed by the way in which those young people are able to articulate thoughts of great maturity and insight that will be important to the world in which they will grow up.
Their inspirational pieces of writing testify to their strong desire to make a difference.” Two other pupils to be presented with medals for their essays Head Teacher Anne Green has announced that as well as Nathan Swain being the outright winner of the Junior Essay Competition, out of only eight entries two other St Mary's School pupils have been awarded medals for their excellent essays.
If the volcano ever erupted then boats can be used to evacuate people.
Boats are very important on Tristan so the more boats we have the better.On Tristan boats are used for fishing, sailing to the nearby islands, and travelling around Tristan to reach the cattle that are kept there.We do not have an airport so the boats have to take the islanders off to a nearby ship.His winning entry was chosen by a panel of Commonwealth judges from more than 7,200 Junior entries.As the junior winner, Nathan will be invited to a special awards ceremony at Buckingham Palace where HRH The Duchess of Cornwall will present the winners with their prizes.Nathan likes fishing, swimming and helping his dad to make things.He also loves riding his bicycle around Tristan because of the freedom it offers.In the future I can teach the younger people the skills and techniques that I have learnt and improve the buildings on Tristan.My dad told me that in carpentry and building anything is possible. 'It was a great surprise for us when it was announced that Nathan Swain was the Junior Winner.The ceremony will form part of a week of cultural and educational activities for the four overall winners of this year’s essay competition.The Duchess of Cornwall will be presenting the prizes on behalf of HM The Queen, Patron of the competition.