Hannah Cockroft

Hannah Cockroft, AKA  Hurricane Hannah, Rocketwoman, Pippy Long Stocking is a T34 Paralympic wheelchair sprinter. She has been a Paralympic world Champion, European champion and currently holds multiple Paralympic world records for 100, 200, 400 and 800 meters. Hannah won two gold medals at the 2012 Summer Paralympics for the T34 100 and 200 meter Read more about Hannah Cockroft[…]

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock was born March 1968 in London. She was brought up in an education system that caused her to believe her dyslexia would prevent her from studying space or having any sort of career at all. Fortunately we now know a lot more about Dyslexia! She was hooked on the children’s programme the Read more about Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock[…]


A classic example of Girl Did Good! Born 5th May 1988 in Tottenham, London Adele graduated from the famous BRIT School in 2006. She signed to XL Recordings the following year thanks to a friend posting her demo on Myspace. Releasing her first album in 2008 called “19” by 2016 it’s certified 7 times platinum Read more about Adele[…]

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain

  The longest serving monarch in British history, Elizabeth was officially crowned Queen in 1953 and her Diamond Jubilee celebrations in 2012 marked 60 years on the throne. In 2016 Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 90th birthday. Princess Elizabeth was born in April 1926 and she has lived through some amazing times and is patron to over Read more about Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain[…]

Amelia Earhart

  Born July 24, 1897 Kansas Amelia knew flying was in her future after her first plane ride Dec 1920 She was a tomboy who didn’t like to be a stereotypical girl She kept a scrap book of newspaper clippings of successful women in male orientated fields Rather than complete finishing school she worked as Read more about Amelia Earhart[…]

Florence Nightingale

Born May 12, 1820 Florence, Italy Her family were wealthy Brits and keen to climb the social ladder Florence disliked big social gatherings and preferred to help the local people in the village next to her family estate instead At 16 her parents refused to let her enrol as a student nurse because it wasn’t Read more about Florence Nightingale[…]

Agatha Christie

  Known as the ‘Queen of Crime’ she is the best selling novelist of all time. To date she is only outsold by the Bible and Shakespeare Born 15 September 1890 in Torquay, Devon. She was home schooled Agatha only wrote her first novel because her sister challenged her to Among the many characters she Read more about Agatha Christie[…]