Congratulations to former student William Gao who has been nominated in the Outstanding Supporting Performance category of the inaugural Children’s and Family Emmy Awards. The nomination is for Will’s role as Tao Xu in the popular Netflix drama Heartstopper. 

The uplifting LGBTQ+ drama about teen friendship and young romance, based on the graphic novel by Alice Oseman, has received a total of nine nominations in the first standalone expansion of the Emmy Award competition since 1979. The winners will be announced on 11 December 2022. 

Heartstopper is currently in production for its second season with Will returning in his role – we can’t wait to see the new series! 

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