A teenager will compete in a speaking competition to win £5,000.

Ben Jones, from Heartland School, won the Haringey regional final of Jack Petchey's "Speak Out" Challenge 2014 and will now progress to the grand final.

He will compete against 15 other Year 10 students at the Picadilly Theatre on July 14 to win £3,000 for his school and a £2,000 prize for himself.