Cheltenham Prep pupils demonstrated their exceptional baking skills in the 'Rio 2016' themed House Baking competition! Staff were amazed this week by the number of entries to the competition (231 entries in total across the school), and also by the quality of the bakes. Many were of a very professional standard, as the photographs here show.
At the youngest end of the school, Kingfisher pupils decorated shortbread biscuits with Olympic rings, various sports, medals and even some designed as sportsmen and flags. Lower School met the challenge of cupcakes well, by decorating them as tennis balls, or using a Rio carnival theme, the Olympic rings, some carefully frosted in multicolours, some designed to show the Brazilian flag and others showing swimmers and other Olympic sports.
The older pupils didn't disappoint either! Middle School went to town with their Victoria Sponge cake decoratons: there were swimming pools, divers, horses, Olympic flames, flags, race tracks, stadiums, a boxing ring, beach volleyball and even a weight lifter! What wonderful, imaginative designs. Upper School had the hardest task of all: making a 3D bread sculpture. They met the challenge admirably. There were fantastic examples of Olympic rings, multi coloured dough, a tennis raquet, statues of Christ the Redeemer, medals, hockey sticks, Olympic flames, mascots and various boats, including a fully manned rowing boat! How impressive! We have some very talented pupils, so well done to all.
The tasting has been done (a tough job for Mr Webber, as you can see here!) and final judgements have been made. It was very difficult to decide on the winners, given such an excellent array of entries. Prizes will be awarded in Assembly next week for Lower School, Middle School and Upper School and for Kingfishers in their Assembly shortly.