KA Students Ben Goodall and David Murphy Shortlisted for Junior Sportsperson Award
Sixth Form Students Ben Goodall and David Murphy have both been shortlisted for the Junior Sportsperson Award in the Oxfordshire Sports Awards at a ceremony due to be held on 27 January, 2017 at Oxford’s Kassam Stadium. Swimmer David and gymnast Ben are up against England Junior Hockey player Miriam Pritchard for the title.
Ben was selected by Great Britain and came fifth in the world tumbling championships in Denmark. David was double British champion and also won a silver and two bronze medals for England in the 50m, 100m and 200m breaststroke.
King Alfred’s Academy has also been shortlisted for the Sporting Secondary School of the Year, along with Wantage CE Primary School, another Vale Academy Trust School, who are in the running to receive the Sporting Primary School honour.
Well Done to All!