Brown-Finnis Goes Back To School

Rachel Brown-Finnis Joins Aspiration Week

St John the Baptist RC Primary School (Padiham) has this week been holding a week of Aspiration, this has involved a number of guests visiting the school to speak with the pupils about the job role they perform.

Rachel 1

During the week the pupils have met Burnley Football Club’s Tom Heaton and Ashley Barnes, MP Gordon Birtwistle, news editor Sarah Collins, 2BR presenter Helen Wakefield, members of the three emergency services and to finish the week former England and Everton goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis.


Rachel first of all spoke about what inspired her to playing professional football before talking to the children about her 82 England caps and her career with Liverpool & Everton Ladies, plus her time in the playing football in the USA.

International Caps 1

After showing the pupil’s some of her England caps, shirts and football awards all of the pupil’s then had the opportunity to take a penalty against Rachel, before holding a Q & A session with some of the pupil’s from different year groups.

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