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Brooke Weston Trust Sports Awards 2017

Corby Business Academy student won an award at this year’s Brooke Weston Trust Sports Awards, organised and hosted by BWT Director of Sport Kirstie Smith.

Hundreds of students, parents and teachers from across the ten BWT schools attended the ceremony, held at the Corby Cube, in which students from Key Stage 2 – 4 were recognised for their achievements. Student Chloe Morgan won a trophy and 4 other students were nominated for awards.

Student Chloe Morgan won the Key Stage 4 BWT Outstanding Contribution Award for leading dance club at CBA for the past year and choreographing dances for the younger students to perform as well as showing excellent attitude and effort working at a distinction on her BTEC PE Level 3 course.

Throughout the evening special guests, Sky Sport Living for Sport’ mentors, ex British tennis player Jade Windley and Paralympian Alistair Patrick-Hesleton shared their inspirational stories whilst one of the world’s best freestyle athletes, James Knight, treated guests to a special performance and even taught Executive Principal, John Henrys, a few tricks.

The special guests handed out over 20 awards to students. All nominees were invited onto the stage whilst the audience were told about their sporting achievements. Each of the nominees received a certificate for their hard work and success.

Kirstie Smith said ‘This is a very special evening to celebrate the sporting achievements of our pupils from across our trust family of schools. I am immensely proud of this award evening, which is now in its second year and features even more award categories to reflect and recognise the sporting achievements and ambitions of our aspiring and elite athletes.

‘I firmly believe that outstanding Physical Education has a direct impact on whole school improvement through raising aspiration, and ultimately achievement, for our young people. Unlike any other subject in the curriculum, Physical Education has a unique role in promoting core life values; this is essential to develop our young people’s physical literacy, educating them on leading a healthy, active, lifestyle.’

During the evening Thomas Clarkson Academy’s dance students performed two routines and the BWT Sports Ambassadors assisted with duties, helping students and parents to find their seats and provided support to the awards organisation team. Thank you to all those involved who made the evening a great success.