Marian Venn (Former Staff)came runner up in the Gloucestershire Media Sports Awards for Services to Sport (Swimming). Marian is a swim coach and ASA tutor who set up her swim school (Big Waves Swim School)at Dean Close, 34 years ago.She has taught hundreds of children and adults to swim; many of whom have gone on to become competitive swimmers and Swimming Teachers themselves.

Danielle Gibson, a current pupil in the Fourth Form, was alsoone of threefinalists, shortlistedin the Young Sports Personality category, following a stellar cricket season that saw her become the first player to represent all four of Gloucestershire’s countycricket teams in the same year. Danielle also recently scored her maiden century and earned a place on the England U15 Winter Development Squad.