Students train with the stars
Year 10 and Year 11 sport scholars enjoyed an opportunity to visit Wimbledon High School on Thursday 28 September to attend the Girls' Schools Association (GSA) Girls Go Gold conference. The conference is an opportunity to bring 400 keen and talented sportswomen together for a day of training sessions and inspirational talks. The girls had the chance to train with successful tennis, netball and hockey players and particularly enjoyed the hockey session led by Olympic Gold Medalist Crista Cullen. They also had the chance to listen to a number or talks on topics such as psychology and nutrition, and to take part in a workshop about life as a professional sports person. A particular highlight for the group was the Q&A session with special guest Frank Lampard, England and Chelsea footballer, and Helen Glover MBE, Double Olympic Rowing Champion. The Girls School Association (GSA) event was attended by students from a selection of local schools as well as from other GSA member schools from around the country.