Sheffield school unveils mural celebrating incredible sports women - including Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill

Pupils at Birkdale Prep School have been inspired by a new mural in the girls’ changing room celebrating some of the most inspirational women from the world of sport.

Wednesday, 16th June 2021, 8:55 am
Some of the Birkdale Prep School girls with the mural.
Some of the Birkdale Prep School girls with the mural.

The design features Sheffield’s Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill along with boxer Nicola Adams, cyclist Laura Kenny, footballer Steph Houghton, Paralympic athlete Hannah Cockroft, rowers Katherine Grainger and Anna Watkins, cricketer Heather Knight, bobsleigher Shelley Rudman and tennis champion Serena Williams.

Birkdale Prep welcomed girls for the first time in September 2020.

Chris Burch, head of the prep school, said: “These sportswomen are an inspiration for us all and I hope this amazing mural encourages all our pupils to be the best they can in every subject.”​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​