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Sporting Stars of the Future

Sporting Stars of the Future

Students, parents, staff, governors and local sponsors celebrated sporting commitment and achievements at Alderman Peel High School’s annual Celebration of Sport Awards Evening on Thursday 14th March 2019.

During the school day twenty-four selected students were put through their paces in a coaching session from Guest of Honour, Professional Triathlete – Kimberley Morrison and APHS Professional Swimming Coach – Charlotte Long.

The evening commenced with a fantastic tap-dance performance by four sisters – Hazel Harmer, Iris Harmer, Amy Harmer and Eve Harmer before five of the school’s Sports Young Ambassadors took to the stage for a motivating opening address giving particular reference to the theme of ‘Mission Possible’.

Kimberley Morrison then took to the stage and told a packed audience about how she underwent complex heart surgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital at the age of 3, before becoming Ironman70.3 Champion in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2016 and becoming the second fastest woman on record over a distance of 100-miles. She also discussed her next future project of taking on the Land’s End to John O’Groats bike ride with the intention of breaking the world record.

All nominees for the evening received a certificate, while winners received a sports badge and prism.

After a short interval the main award winning students were revealed with them receiving a silver salver.

Photos from the evening can be seen and purchased from the following website:

The PE Department would publically like to thank all those within the local community who supported and sponsored the evening including, Peelings Coaches, Holkham Estate, Fakenham Racecourse, JD Coaching, Hayes + Storr Solicitors, Christine H Hardman Ltd, JD Coaching, The Flying Kiwi Inns, Fakenham Garden Centre and Fakenham and District Table Tennis League.

The PE Department would also like to thank the school’s Leadership Team and governors. “They understand our subject and recognise the importance that PE and Sport has on the lives of young people. Fortunately PE here is considered to be on a level playing field alongside other subjects and this certainly helps to make a number of our sporting achievements possible.”

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