News listingNews

« Back to all stories

« Newer   Older »

Bellevue Education supports ‘Urban Squash’ initiative at The Wimbledon Club

Posted on: 24 Feb 2015

Bellevue Education has pledged its support, to help fund a new education and sport initiative at The Wimbledon Club in southwest London.

The after-school programme, now in its sixth week, is an optional club allowing children from often difficult backgrounds to participate in homework help and maths tutoring, as well as squash coaching.

The Wimbledon Club have partnered with Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Primary School in Battersea and 30 children, aged 9-11 are currently benefitting from the weekly sessions, which are funded entirely by donations.

Stacey Ross, Squash Director at The Wimbledon Club, said: “This is a UK first for our education and squash programme and I have personally found being involved in this to be particularly rewarding. Very few of the children had ever heard of squash before this initiative and are now gripped by the game. The tutoring element we hope will build classroom confidence, improve academic success and show the children why a healthy lifestyle is important. We are particularly grateful to Bellevue Education for its generous support of this project.”

Mark Malley, Bellevue Education’s Chief Executive Officer, said: “Bellevue Education is delighted to be supporting the Urban Squash project, which is already benefiting many schoolchildren in the area. It is fantastic to see and support the growth of, initiatives such as this, which provide opportunities that children may not otherwise have access to. We look forward to following the success of the project over the coming months."

« Return to all news stories

Another year of outstanding A-Level student achievements at Ealing Independent College

Posted on 17 Aug 2017

Ealing Independent College is celebrating another tremendously successful year with some outstanding individual A-Level student performances, cementing its [...]

Read more...

A year of top inspection results across the Bellevue group

Posted on 16 Aug 2017

Following a total of ten inspections this year, Bellevue Education is delighted to reflect on a year of [...]

Read more...

Bellevue Education welcomes a new school to the group

Posted on 10 Aug 2017

Nestled in 23 acres of captivating woodland on the outskirts of Oxford, Bruern Abbey School is the fifteenth school [...]

Read more...

Twitter LinkedIn

T: 020 8939 3890  |  E: contact@blvue.com

© 2017 Bellevue Education, 1 Wolsey Road, Hampton Court, East Molesey KT8 9EL

Top