Created: Thursday, 14 November 2019 13:48
Former England netball captain and Commonwealth Games medallist Pamela Cookey visited the school on Wednesday 13 November.
The day began with a series of netball coaching sessions with selected students from across Years 7 to 11. Pamela gave expert tips and advice on a number of aspects of the game such as powerful passing, accurate shooting and effective dodging. This was followed in the afternoon by a presentation to all Year 8 students about her double-life career in netball and engineering, as well as how to cope with pressure. To conclude the day’s activities, Pamela spoke to Year 8 student Neve and Year 12 student Lucy who have been selected to be mentored by the sports star for the next six months.
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