Janet Ibru: Roedean School Maintains Focus on Fitness

23 Jul
Along with its excellent academic curriculum, Roedean School in Brighton, Great Britain, offers fitness opportunities for student athletes of all levels. The school has provided alumni such as Janet Ibru with opportunities to participate in programs and sports teams that facilitate the development of leadership and teamwork skills as well as athletic prowess. During her time at Roedean, Ms. Ibru, who currently acts as Executive Manager of CASI Global Investments Corporation, participated in several sports including the school and county Netball teams, the school volleyball team as well as the school and county athletic teams. She graduated as the school record holder in Discus and Shot put.

Roedean School approaches fitness in a holistic way, offering everything from Pilates classes to elite sports teams for its all-female student population. The school provides an extensive physical education program and is home to a fitness center, tennis courts, hockey pitches, and an indoor swimming pool.

The most outstanding athletes receive scholarships. Today, the school’s student roster includes a national-record-holding athlete and an athlete who ran with the Olympic torch in the 2012 London Olympics. Roedean introduces students to sports ranging from badminton to horseback riding beginning at year 7, encouraging them to develop all-around physical fitness.


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