Success story - Clarissa Kennedy | Rockley

BOOK NOW JOIN US

Search Phone
News Header

Success story - Clarissa Kennedy

We catch up with 2019 BTEC L3 Sport (Outdoor Adventure) graduate, Clarissa Kennedy

Body Image

Clarissa joined Rockley in 2017 to study Level 3 BTEC Sport Outdoor Adventure from Avonbourne College. Clarissa achieved D*D*D* and gained the following RYA qualifications; dinghy and windsurfing instructor, RYA powerboat Level 2, in-house kayaking and RYA first aid certificate. 

After graduating Clarissa went on to work a full season with Rockley at their Le Lac Mimizan centre in France. She thoroughly enjoyed this experience which allowed her to develop and grow more as an instructor as well as develop her skills on the water. Following her season in France, Clarissa joined the indoor rock climbing company, Rock Reef on Bournemouth Pier where she has continued to develop and share her passion for the outdoors and teaching youngsters.

 

Clarissa hopes to go to Plymouth Marjon university this September to study Sports Coaching and Physical Education. Her dream is to become a PE teacher and continue to teach and inspire young people. While studying at university, during the summer she plans to work abroad teaching windsurfing and sailing. 

Rockley has really helped Clarissa improve her confidence while developing a range of new personal and practical skills. The experience has been both hugely challenging and rewarding. She has also gained long-life friends and found an exciting career path which she wishes to continue in the future. 

To find out more about our range of college courses, please click below:

Find out more

 

Share this


We catch up with former college students; Katia, Alfie and Ro

We catch up with former college students; Katia, Alfie and Ro

A few weeks ago, Katia contacted us to share with us what she has been up to since graduating from Rockley College in 2020. Together with Alfie and Ro, they have been...

Rockley has partnered with the Jurassic Coast Trust

Rockley has partnered with the Jurassic Coast Trust

We are very excited to announce that Rockley has partnered with the Jurassic Coast Trust – an organisation that passionately celebrates our wonderful 95-mile long...

Our New French Activity Centre - Bombannes >

We are very excited not only to be offering adventurous trips to France again in 2023, but also to be welcoming schools and groups to our new French activity centre - Bombannes. Partnering with UCPA to help run a whole range of exciting water and land-based activities, and set in a truly unique location, Bombannes is the perfect location for your young people to immerse themselves in the great outdoors and enjoy a residential trip abroad.

DMB Tourism Awards - Silver for Team of the Year >

We are very excited to have been awarded Silver in the 'Team of the Year' category at the DMB Tourism Awards last week.

We're making waves!

IN ASSOCIATION WITH

AWARDS

FOLLOW US

View one of our online brochures:

SCHOOLS & GROUPS INSTRUCTOR WATERSPORTS COLLEGE COURSES

CALL: +44 (0)1202 677272
EMAIL: [email protected]
PRIVACY POLICY | TERMS & CONDITIONS
VISIT: Rockley Point, Poole, BH15 4RW

Website by Fathom

Enquire