"Recently I won the Mensa Child Genius Competition and I believe that it was possible because of the academic skills and the skills to perform in front of an audience and to keep calm under pressure that I acquired at Hesketh House."

Sharon Daniel, Girls' Division pupil

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National Chess Success for Girls

Saturday, 02 July 2011

Three Junior Girls travelled to London and met with success at St Paul's School, Hammersmith in the national chess final.

Congratulations go to Year 4 pupil, Sharon Daniel, who won the Plate Award, having missed out on a final place by only half a point.  Year 5 girls, Naadiya Mohammed and Zara Walsh also had a successful day, gaining 7th and 8th place in the U10s' National Girls' Chess Championship Final.

 

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Chess winners

Plate Winner Sharon, flanked by Zara and Naadiya