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Best pictures of London 2012 - Day 4


An Olympic education: schools producing Team GB Olympians

Parkstone Grammar School is an academy based in Poole on the south coast of England – it gained its academy status in 2011 and is a designated language specialist school. It's not bad at volleyball either, with both beach volleyball's Zara Dampney and indoor volleyball player Lucy Wicks among its alumni

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Volleyballer Rachel Laybourne "financially crippled" by Olympics

Team GB volleyball player Rachel Laybourne says she has been left "financially crippled" by her journey to last summer's Games.

Andrew and Scott from the 2011-12 YAB met Team GB Paralympic athlete Martine Wright. Martine is a sitting Volleyball player who lost her legs in the 7/7 terrorist bomings of London in 2005. Martine gave the YAB the Diana award for being Champion Volunteers. The Diana Awards are in honour of the Princess Diana who did a lot of charity work herself.

Beauvais, Picardie -The Cathedral of Saint Peter of Beauvais is an incomplete Roman Catholic cathedral located in Beauvais, in northern France. It is the seat of the Bishop of Beauvais, Noyon and Senlis.