Former Olympic swimmer James Kirton took the plunge when he officially opened a new £80,000 swimming pool refurbishment at ‘outstanding’ Harrogate prep school Belmont Grosvenor. The Yorkshire-based athlete, who swam for Team GB in the Beijing Olympics, cut the ribbon before joining pupils at the co-educational school for a swimming lesson.
Youngsters with heart conditions across Yorkshire are set to benefit from the fundraising efforts of parents, pupils and staff at a leading independent Harrogate school. Belmont Grosvenor School, an ‘outstanding’ co-educational prep school based at Swarcliffe Hall, Birstwith, chose the Children’s Heart Surgery Fund as their charity for 2015.
Best-selling UK artist Alister Colley shared his skills with pupils at Harrogate prep school Belmont Grosvenor when he joined them for a painting workshop.
The Pateley Bridge based artist, who created The Yorkshire Grand Depart, the first-ever official painting to be endorsed by the Tour de France 2014, helped youngsters to be inspired by the scenery around them at their 'outstanding' school on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales.