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Tom DaviesOn Monday 26th January we were very privileged to have a visit from British and Commonwealth Judo gold medalist, Tom Davies, who was here to launch a programme called ‘Be the Best you can Be!’ The aim is to develop a culture of coaching within the school and promote children to develop the skills and confidence that will support them to follow their dream.

Tom entertained the children at morning assembly, recounting stories from his childhood and describing his journey to becoming an international sportsman. The children loved watching Tom demonstrate a rather dramatic judo move on William, who was subsequently thrown onto his back by Tobiko in Year 5.

Tom inspired both adults and children alike with the message that anything is possible if you love what you do and practise hard enough. “As long as you focus on your dreams and goals, surround yourself with positive people and don’t take any notice of negativity, you can be whatever you want to be. It is how we strive for our goals that makes us people.” Tom Davies