Insp Steve Allison Nov 28 pic

Inspector Steve Alison [2006] leads his cadets at the High Sheriff’s Justice Service.

Insp Steve Allison Nov 28 picSt Albans cadets took part in the recent High Sheriff’s Justice Service. The service is held annually to recognise those who work or volunteer in law and order and the cadets were invited by High Sheriff

Suzy Harvey. Insp Steve Alison, who leads the St Albans and Harpenden Cadets, said: “Once again it as fantastic to be a part of this prestigious service and I would like to thank the High Sheriff for inviting us to attend.” Cadets welcomed the guests before escorting the procession from St Albans useum + Gallery to the cathedral. Police cadets are aged 13 to 18 and learn about police procedures and the law and work with officers at community events. To find out more about Hertfordshire’s volunteer police cadet programme, visit www.herts.police. uk/Information-andservices/ Get- nvolved/ Cadets/Cadets.

Photo. The cadets lined up behind (left to right) Insp Steve Alison, High Sheriff Suzy Harvey, Police and Crime Commissioner David Lloyd and Hertfordshire’s Chief Constable Charlie Hall.

Herts Advertiser ( Harpenden Edition); 28th November 2018

Natasha Dowie Astro opening 2018

Natasha Dowie (2006) attends Opening of RPS all weather pitch

all weather pitch opening group 2018Artificial Pitch Opening Ceremony – Thursday 13th September

On Thursday 13th September, the Roundwood Park Community Pitch, our new artificial pitch, was officially opened by some special guests: David Clarke, the England blind footballer and torchbearer for the 2012 Paralympics, Natasha Dowie, professional footballer and former Roundwood Park student and Alan Smith, the Arsenal and England striker, now a respected Sky Sports pundit.

A collaboration between Roundwood Park School, Harpenden Colts, the Football Foundation and Watford FC Community, the new pitch will be enjoyed not only by RPS students but by the wider community for multiple sports, all year round.

Our guests spoke about how fortunate the students and local residents are to have such a fantastic facility on their doorstep. David Clarke commented that “sport changes lives for the better” and urged students to make the most of the pitch, which he said “is going to be an incredible success”. Natasha Dowie, who was touched to be back at Roundwood Park, having left 12 years ago, was delighted to see the new pitch and said that she “hoped to see some more professional players, both male and female, that come from Roundwood Park”. Mr Hunter, Head of PE at Roundwood Park hoped that, as well helping to further develop skills in multiple sports, the pitch would encourage others to participate more, in particular girls. Echoing Natasha Dowie’s comments, Mr Hunter hopes that the numbers taking part in girls’ football will really grow now and stated that the pitch would change sport at RPS for the next 10-15 years.

Roundwood Park’s Sports Captains, H. Murray and H. Soanes said that “the artificial grass pitch has provided a really great opportunity for students at Roundwood Park school to be active at lunchtimes, and we have seen many students take advantage of it. Students across different years are now playing with each other and forming friendships over their love for the same sport and that is fundamentally what the pitch is about. We feel the pitch has really impacted and improved the community of Roundwood Park School”.

Mr Henshall gave thanks for the dedication of Harpenden Colts, Mr Smith, School Business Manager, and to the incredible contribution of so many in the local community who have worked tirelessly together to support this project and make it a reality.

Imran Shahryar Davies 2006

Imran Shahryar-Davies [2006]

Imran, a former Head Boy, gained an MA(hons) in Economics from Edinburgh University. He then gained an MSc in Political Economy of Development from SOAS. Using his academic skills he undertook numerous assignment throughout the deneloping world including 2 years as an Economis at the Ministry of Finance & Economic Development in Sierre Leone. After working in Vanuatu, Imran is back in the Uk, now married and working as a Senior Policy Adviser at the Cabinet Office.

James Keenleyside 2006

James Keenleyside [2006]

James gained a BSc in Computing & Management (Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services) from Loughborough University. He worked for a number of companies on annuities and accounts. He is currently a Senior Account Manager at OLIVER UK in London.

Joe London 2006

Joe London [2006]

Joe is heavily involved in the music world running several projects and companies concurrently. He is a music producer and DJ, a sound engineer and music tutor and the co-director of FlexoutAudio in London.

Matthew Walker [2006]

Matthew studied at the British School of Osteopathy in London where he gained a Masters degree in Osteopathic medicine/osteopathy.

He is now the Principal at ‘The Osteo Practice’ in Harpenden.

Jason Haydon [2006]

Jason describes himself as a strong communicator who escaped the world of banking to travel and find a career in the digital sector.

Initially he held positions in the Lloyds Banking Group before moving to positions at ECI Naverisk.  Jason then switched career choices to the marketing and advertising world by joining Pure360 as an Email Marketing Presales Consultant to his present position as an Account Manager at Pure360.

Scott Baxter [2006]

Scott gained a 1st class bachelor’s degree in Business Studies with Financial services from the Nottingham University Business School. His first experience was via his university placement at BMW as a Lifestyle Marketing Executive. From there he joined Huxley Banking and Financial Services which specialised in staffing and recruitment for the financial sector. Scott steadily worked his way up through the company in a number of key positions ranging from IT Recruitment Development Consultant then Database Recruitment Development Consultant and then further to more senior positions until his current position where he is Principal Recruitment Consultant.

Scott Baxter questions way banks do business with customers in publication.

Scott (class of 2006) is a Principal Recruitment Consultant at Huxley Banking & Financial Services, a Staffing & recruitment specialist company, and he has published an article discussing digital transformation v digital enablement in banks.

Adele Beuscher [2006]

Following her A levels, Adele went to Oaklands College to study Creative Studies specialising in Jewellery Design. Adele continued her passion for jewellery design by gaining a degree in 3D jewellery desing followed by a Masters degree in Contemporary Craft – Jewellery from the University of Creative Arts in London. Initially, she worked in the hospitality industry before taking up positions in luxury goods & jewellery companies in London. Adele’s current experience and career aspirations lie in this area.

July 2016