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The College Sports Awards Evening, which included the Duke of Edinburgh Awards for the first time this year, saw a full house in our campus Merlin Theatre on Tuesday 12 July.

Our VIP guest of honour for this event was the UK’s first professional free rider, National Mountain Bike Champion and World Record holder Chris Smith.  The former Frome College student, brought with him one of his five racing bikes which are valued at over £5,000 by his sponsors. 

Chris gave an inspirational speech to the crowd about following your dreams and how hard work and commitment can lead to great things in life. He has been a professional sportsman for over 15 years, and his own career has taken him all over the world. Chris followed the speech with a presentation which had the crowd gasping and gripped in their seats by a ‘white knuckle’ video taken from his crash helmet camera of a very narrow and very steep downhill street race and jumps through a mountain side town in Mexico.









Our congratulations go to all the award winners for their outstanding achievements this year, including our girls' football team who have won the Somerset County Cup for the third year in a row!

We would like to thank everyone involved for another truly memorable ‘Frome College’ celebration event to end a fantastic season, and to  Kevin Mitchell Photography for the continual support at our events. If you would like any photos from the evening, telephone 07917 877028 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




We look forward to more successes in sport and DofE for 2016-17!

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