World Champion skater Jenna Downing is hoping Holy Cross Catholic High School students will glide through their GCSEs.
Inline skater Jenna, a 10-time British champion, has been mentoring 12 Year 11 girls at the Chorley school.
Jenna is working with the Youth Sport Trust as part of the‘Get Exam Fit’ programme,which is a package of support helping build the confidence of students, manage their physical and emotional wellbeing and achieve their potential in school examinations.
Jenna said: “I have loved spending time at Holy Cross.The girls have really opened up to me and invested in it. They seem to have taken a lot from it and I can’t wait to see how they do in their exams.
“It’s about confidence building, working as a team and challenging yourself.”
Head girl Alana Wilkinson said: “ It has been amazing. Jenna is inspirational and she has taught us how to motivate ourselves.
“There has been a lot of team building which has brought us closer together, she has taught us to look after our bodies and to find solutions to problems.”