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The Arches School Sport Partnership wishes to recognise the hard work that goes in to Physical Education and Youth Sport both in schools and within community settings across the city of Sheffield. The high quality opportunities that are provided mean that children have the opportunity to reach their maximum potential in their chosen sport.

The Arches Athletes Programme looks to highlight young people who are already on their way to becoming sporting superstars and hopes that this recognition will further inspire then to keep going!

As well as this the Arches School Sport Partnership have a Gifted and Talented Programme throughout our competition structure and hold Gifted and Talented Holiday Camps which include, inspirational talks, professional athlete testing and nutritional guidance for our stars of the future.

Player Profiles
Lexi Anderson

School:
E-ACT Pathways Academy

Sport:

Freestyle Kickboxing

Achievements:

3rd Place at World Championships, 2nd in her first ever competition, Various gold medals, achieving Brown Belt in under 3 years, Qualifying for the World Championships twice.

Aspirations:

To achieve Black Belt and become rank 1 in the world

Miriama Sow

School:
Hatfield Academy 

Sport:

Gymnastics

Achievements:

Ranked 1st place in Provincial and Regional Championships in Italy
Ranked 2nd place in the female artistic gymnastics championships in Italy

Aspirations:

- Become a Gymnastics Coach
- Participate in the Olympics

Mia Walker

School:
Angram Bank Primary 

Sport:

Football

Achievements:

Represented school in Basketball, Athletics, Football, Cricket and Rugby
Mia is a Sports Leader at School
Plays for Steel City Wanderers FC 

Aspirations:

To become a professional footballer

Grace Cherry

School:
Nether Green Junior School

Sport:

Football, Judo, Karate, Swimming, Dance, Skiing and Parkour

 

 

Achievements:

Yorkshire Qualifier at Butterfly
Top 50 Yorkshire - Fly + Back Swimming
Brown Belt - Karate
Red Belt - Judo
Bronze Ski Level
Grade 2 Ballet

Aspirations:

Travelling with Sport/Swimming for Country

Louis Pearce

School:
Angram Bank Primary

Sport:

Football

Achievements:

Stocksbridge Park Steels U10's/ U11's
Represented Chesterfield FC Development and played against Chelsea and at Stamford Bridge
Represented Angram Bank at various different sports

Aspirations:

To become a professional footballer

Elijah Kahn

School:
E-ACT Pathways Academy

Sport:

Boxing

Achievements:

Moved up classes. Medals and Certificates. Learnt discipline routine and progressed through shadow boxing.

Aspirations:

To become a professional boxer.

Lois May Johnson- Redfern

School:
Angram Bank Primary School 

Sport:

Football

Achievements:

From training with the Wildcats Centre Lois has joined the Steel City Wanderers and played a year above her age group. 

Aspirations:

To continue to play football and study sports. To play like Nikita Paris and one day play for the Lionesses

Scarlett Bussey

School:
Nether Green Junior School

Sport:

Football

Achievements:

Won 'Player of the Year' last season. Achieved 6 trophies and 9 medals

Aspirations:

Play for a first team ladies football team and hopefully play for the England Lionesses team 

Rowann Scott

School:
E-ACT Pathways Academy

Sport:

Football

Achievements:

Top Scorer for Darnall Diamonds. 4 Trophies. 3 Medals

Aspirations:

To be the top striker in girls football

Grace Batty

School:
Rivelin Primary School

Sport:

Gymnastics

Achievements:

Gained badges 8 to 1- working towards Bronze. Performed routine in front of school. Won 'Rivelin's Got Talent'

Aspirations:

Win a medal in the Olympics

Mevarley Bamba

School:
Marlcliffe Primary School

Sport:

Overall ability in PE

Achievements:

Mevarley is a general all-round superstar when it comes to physical education. He has great hand/eye coordination and team sports allow him to show off his individual talents as well as his ability to work well with his peers. Mevarley is a member of a junior football team. Great balance and technique allow him to perform extremely well in all areas of gymnastics and his fantastic rhythm means that he can move well to any type of music.

Aspirations:

Mevarley loves his team sports and would love to play basketball or football for a professional team in the future. He would love to score lots of baskets or goals and win the a trophy for top scorer

George Tartakovski

School:
Nether Green Junior School

Sport:

Swimming
Long Distance Running
Squash

Achievements:

Swimming- Member of City of Sheffield Swim Squad, Medals at regional competitions including Yorkshire Championships

Running- Completed half marathon, Regularly runs 10km in under an hour

Squash- Copper and Bronze Medals at South Yorkshire England Squash Competitions

Aspirations:

Swimming: To win a medal at Yorkshire Championships and quality for North East Regional Competitions

Running: Beat time on half marathon in 2021

Squash: Continue training and improvement after the pandemic

Ella May Vardy

School:
Marlcliffe Primary School

Sport:

Gymnastics

Achievements:

Ella has attended gymnastics training since the age of 5. She is an active member of Attercliffe Gymnastics Academy and is part of the older Squad team. She takes part in competitions throughout the year. Her favourite discipline is the uneven bars

Aspirations:

Ella would love nothing more than to represent her country and compete for medals all over the world. She would also like to become a gymnastic coach herself to help and encourage other children to become successful.

Jorja Turner

School:
Malin Bridge Primary School

Sport:

Athletics

Achievements:

Finished 2nd in the Sheffield Indoor Series November- Jan competing in Sprint, Distance Run, a jump and a throw. 

Manchester October 2020- Jorja did a long jup of 4.02m which ranks 2nd in England for the year

Aspirations:

To compete in the Olympics in multiple athletics events and win a medal

Armanie Staniland

School:
Hatfield Academy

Sport:

Gymnastics

Achievements:

Went from beginners to intermediate. In the squad for SCT Gymnastics Squad.

Aspirations:

Become the best I can be and try my hardest

Amarah Lycett

School:
E-ACT Pathways Academy

Sport:

Gymnastics

Achievements:

Getting star of the day at her first lesson, Achieving 5 badges and certificates in her first year, Being chosen to join the competitive squad, landing her cartwheel on the big beam.

Aspirations:

To represent Team GB at the Olympic Games

Arthur Walker

School:
Marlcliffe Primary School

Sport:

Football

Achievements:

Arthur was scouted to play for Sheffield Wednesday and is now part of the under 10’s academy team. He also won the Milmoor Cup with his grassroots team. He is a very talented player but is also very modest about his ability.

Aspirations:

To continue to work hard playing football, attend training session, take on board advice from other players and coaches. Arthur's dream is to be a professional player