Mickey Bushell MBE during what he calls 'a disappointing' Paralympics in Rio

By Scott Mills As the sun begins to rise on a cold, frost-bitten Saturday morning in Richmond Park, many athletes of the Weir Archer academy have already been put through half an hour of intense training by their coach Jenny Archer MBE, when most would still be in bed dreaming about success rather than going […]

Eden Rainbow-Cooper receiving the Michael Austin Harlick Award at the Hampshire County Council Sports award ceremony.

By Scott Mills In a week filled with recognition for their successes on the track, the Weir Archer Academy has been celebrating yet another personal award, this time for one of their most exciting talents. At the Hampshire County Council’s annual Sports Awards ceremony, Eden Rainbow-Cooper was awarded the Michael Austin Harlick award for consistent […]


By Scott Mills On Monday 14th November 2016 at the Kingston Borough Sports Awards ceremony, one of the most prestigious awards in the borough was presented to a very special person. At an event that celebrated Kingston’s most successful athletes, coaches and sports clubs, it was an absolute honour to see Jenny Archer MBE of […]

The Weir Archer Academy led by their coach Jenny Archer MBE and mentor David Weir Cbe, complete a soaking wet 5k  around Richmond Park in order to raise money and awareness for the Poppy Legion Appeal.

By Scott Mills In honour of the servicemen and women who have died in conflict and those who continue to give up their today for our tomorrow, the Weir Archer Academy have this weekend raised money for the Poppy Legion Appeal. Founded by veterans after the First World War, the British Legion launched the Poppy […]


By Scott Mills The Weir Archer Academy have managed to raise over £500 during an extremely successful evening of fundraising at Kingston’s annual fireworks display. After being selected as the events chosen charity by the Kingston Upon-Thames Round table & Rotary Club, the Academy put on an excellent raffle which included some brilliant prizes to […]

Graham Spencer looking to reclaim his London Mini-Marathon title in 2017

By Scott Mills On a cold frost-bitten Monday evening in November, most 15 year-olds would usually be glued to their games consoles or watching the latest episode of their favourite television programme having just finished a hard day of studying at school. However, this is not the case for Weir Archer Academy’s aspiring-Paralympian Graham Spencer. […]

Great Britain's Mo Jomni at the starting line in his T53 100m heat at the 2016 Paralympic Games

By Scott Mills As the sun sets over the white-sandy beaches of the Copacabana, Great Britain’s Para-athletes have been assembled at the Maracanã Stadium to celebrate what has been their most successful Paralympic games since 1988. Today, more than a month later, many of those same athletes are just starting to ease their way back […]