Tom Nichols

Former Court Fields student and Exeter City forward Tom Nichols has been shortlisted for the Sky Bet League 2 Player of the Month for November 2014. tom-nichols

The 21-year-old striker netted five goals for Exeter City during four league fixtures over the course of the month, taking his total up to seven for the season.

Tom showed his sporting capabilities whilst at Court Fields by playing for school teams, local teams and achieving an A grade in GCSE Physical Education.

 

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Ex-Court Fields and Huish College student George Escott (18) has secured a post at RM Education as a support engineer.  George beat several graduates in the selection process and puts his success down to the practical experiences that he gained on his courses and during his work experience.

IAAF Championships

Ex-Court Fields sprinter Ronnie Wells is training hard in his bid to run in the  IAAF World Junior Championships in Oregon USA next year.  Ronnie will also be competing over 60 meters in the forthcoming indoor season.

 

Coaching recognition

Former Court Fields student George Hooper (19), has received national recognition for his work at Wellington CRICKET: George in running for national coaching award

cricket club. Another ex-Court Fields student James Bath was also nominated at the ECB/Sky Sports young coach of the year awards.  George was recognised through the Somerset Cricket board as a young coach who has made an impact on local school and club cricket.  george was presented with his award at Lord’s the home of the ECB.

Cricket coaching takes place at Court Fields on a Friday evening from January and is run by cricket development officer Simon Spalding and a team of coaches from Wellington Cricket Club.

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University success

Naomi Lee, 22 a former student of Court Fields and Naomi leeRichard Huish has just graduated from Harper Adams University inShropshire with a first class BSC (Hons) degree in Countryside & Environmental Management.  Naomi also won the JCB prize for her academic excellence and contribution to countryside and environmental managment.   Naomi, who left Court Fields in 2007 has also secured herself  a job with ADAS the agricultural and environmental consultancy.

Charity bike ride to Morocco

Jonathan Amirmadhi

Jonathan (far right) and his friends in Marrakech at the end of their epic cycle ride.

Former Court Fields Student Jonathan Amirmadhi has just completed an epic bike ride from London to Marrakech in Morocco to raise money for the Prostate cancer charity.  Jonathan, who is studying a masters degree at Exeter University, said: “We have raised more than £5,000 for prostate cancer and we would like to raise more.”

To read more about their adventure and how to donate to Prostate Cancer UK visit the blog at ballsy adventures.