St Thomas More Catholic School in Wood Green is a Specialist Sports College. It is a mixed school with a roll of 900 students. The school’s motto is “The King’s good servant, but God’s first”. The school is committed to providing the best possible education for all of its pupils. The school’s Mission Statement is to lead those in its care to grow in their faith and to benefit from an enriching education. The school believes that the true purpose of its work is to create in all of its community an ethos that everyone is inspired by the example of Christ.
Participating students left to right
Mya Jarrett, Eli Krasniqi, Julia Legowiak, Klaudia Moczulska, Tanyka Goode, Sarah Chrusciel
Ellen Thomas Mentor
Ellen Thomas claimed a place in the nation’s heart for her recurring role in the Channel 4 Bristol-based comedy, Teachers, where she played Liz Webbe, a school secretary, one of the few characters to appear in all four series, from 2001 to 2004. She is perhaps best known, however, as Grace Olubunmi in EastEnders. Ellen is a regular cast member in BBC Radio 4′s Clare in the Community and in BBC Three’s Coming of Age, in which she plays the Principal. She has also guest-starred in Doctor Who, Casualty, Holby City and William and Mary, and twice in The Bill, as well as playing small film roles in Basic Instinct 2, South West 9, Wonderland and The Secret Laughter of Women.