Year 12 pupil, Abby is recognised for her bravery at local awards


Year 12 pupil, Abby, has been awarded the ‘Lifesaver of the Year Award’ by local radio station, Spire FM, after it was revealed she was first on the scene to aid the Skripals after they collapsed on a bench in Salisbury city centre last March. Spotting the pair in distress, she helped to put them into the recovery position while they awaited the arrival of emergency services, calling on first aid skills she had learned at Clayesmore. 

Abby’s mother nominated her for the award, commenting “She has been incredibly brave. She’s in the cadet force and would never walk on by”. Abby collected her award in front of 150 guests at the stations Local Hero Awards including the Chief Constable of Wiltshire Police in January.