Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Champion Gymnast Beth Tweddle to Visit Heysham High

Elizabeth Tweddle MBE, The most successful British gymnast of all time is to visit Heysham High School for a morning of inspirational talks with the students.

Beth was 2009 World Champion on the floor and 2006 World Champion and European Champion on the uneven bars and she will give an assembly to the Year 8 students when she will show a promotional video and give an inspirational talk on how to manage exams, hard work and ambition and aim for success.
She will then take part in activities with students from various primary schools which are partnered with Heysham High School Sports College.

Beth will then move to the sports hall where she will close the morning session and hand out trophies to team winners from the primary schools.

Beth Tweddle says: “Its great going into schools and seeing what they are up to! If I can inspire one pupil during the day then I have done my job”

Gareth Finney, Heysham High Partnership Development Manager, says: “At a young age, Beth was juggling school life with intense training for Olympic standard and has done our country proud.”

He added, “I am delighted that we have got Beth to come to the school and hope our students can really feed off her inspirational story and advice. We want to motivate out pupils by presenting them with the best of the best. It should be a really exciting experience for all of us.”

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