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Presdales girls’ visit to the Bodleian Library, Oxford!

Thursday, 30 June 2016

Following their recent German language competition win, Sophie Molloy (Year 9), Alice Mitchell O’Reilly (Year 9) and Jenny Rahner (Year 12) were invited to a prestigious prize-award ceremony in June at the Bodleian Library, Oxford. As the photographs show, Sophie, Alice and Jenny were proud to be presented with their awards by Rosie Goldsmith, champion of international literature and language-learning and award-winning journalist. The theme of the German language Olympiad competition was humour and it was run by the German Oxford Network, based at the University of Oxford. The winning entries can be viewed on

The 2017 Olympiad competition will be launched in September – could you be amongst the next winners … ?

Alice Mitchell-O’Reilly and Sophie Molloy (Year 9) with Professor Katrin Kohl (left) and Rosie Goldsmith (right).


Jenny Rahner (Year 12) with Professor Katrin Kohl (left) and Rosie Goldsmith (right).