RPA’s own Fred Beatty was shortlisted for the main award in the inaugural Student of the Year
Awards. The awards, supported by the Department for Education, Department for Business
Innovation & Skills, Mayor of London, AoC, CBI, IoD and British Chambers of Commerce, aims to put
the spotlight on the most inspirational students across the UK. There is no doubt that Fred falls into
that category. As well as being an exceptional rower he achieved an impressive 12 A/A* at GCSE
whilst also fulfilling his duties as Head Boy, an elected position voted for by his peers. As
nominating teacher for the awards, Mr Doy, said, “… it is not one attribute but his combined
characteristics that make him such an incredible and unique student”.
Fred didn’t win the award on this occasion but it was an amazing achievement to be shortlisted. All
of RPA is very proud of him.