Event honours for leaders

Highfields School sportsleaders awards.
Highfields School sportsleaders awards.

matlock’S Highfields School has staged its annual Sportsleaders UK awards evening, with the school receiving plenty of positive feedback from the occasion.

The event saw Sportsleaders UK officials Dave Harry and Dave Savidge make a special presentation to the school of worldwide academy status.

Derbyshire Dales MP Patrick McLoughlin attended, as did England hockey star Charlotte Hartley and numerous awards were made during the two-hour presentation. Awards were given for primary schools bronze ambassadors, Highfields young leaders, dance leaders, sportsleaders level one and two, community sport leaders and higher sportsleaders, among other.

In addition, returning students Sam Mak, Jacob Hartley and Isaac Williams had special awards given them and Janice Price made special awards to young ambassadors Deborah Greer, Calum Kinsella and Maisie Packard.