On Thursday 21 November, Year 7 gathered excitedly in the Main Hall to await the arrival of Olympic silver medallist rower Alison Mowbrary, who was in School to launch the Be The Best You Can Be programme. Alison was a true inspiration – she spoke about how she wasn’t very good at sport when she was at school, and only discovered rowing when she was 18! Ten years later she won a silver medal for Team GB at the Athens 2004 Olympics. She also found the time to complete her PhD at Cambridge – what a woman!
After her talk we …read more