Oak Bank is Bedfordhires only school for pupils with social, emotional and behaviorial difficulties. Kieran Jays is a Yr 7 pupil who is striving hard to overcome his learning difficulties by making the most of his opportunities. During Autumn term 2011, Kieran achieved the most effort and achievement awards of any pupil in Key Stage 3 demonstrating his desire to achieve academic excellence. He excels in PE, namely rock climbing, cycling skills and gymnastics and his attitude to achieving excellence is reflected in the Olympic Values by his determination to succeed,courage to overcome difficulties and spirit of friendship. In gymnastics Kieran acts as a peer mentor coach and his positivity in a school of disadvantaged and neglected young people is inspirational and worthy of him being the standard bearer to carry the Flame. The pride in action and memory will live with Kieran, his family and school forever.