AN 11-year-old schoolgirl has been crowned England’s PowerWise Champion by electricity firm SP Energy Networks, after impressing judges of a nationwide drawing competition.

Gracie Griffin, who is in Year 6 at High Street Primary School, won the Powerwise drawing competition along the theme of ‘what you would miss most if you had no access to electricity’.

Gracie went for television, bubble baths and a nice cup of tea, and her efforts won the school an iPad.

PowerWise Champions is a power safety initiative encouraging pupils to learn about staying safe around electricity through a free online educational resource available to teachers, parents and kids.

Stephen Stewart, director of SP Energy Networks – who own and run Cheshire’s powerlines – said: “Our annual PowerWise Champions competition has brought out the creative talent of pupils.

“It’s great to see so many excellent entries and it shows that school children at High Street Primary School have a great understanding of electricity and how it works.

“Gracie’s entry really impressed the judges and we look forward to hearing how she gets on as her school’s power safety ambassador.”