'My time at Kilburn Park will stay with me forever. It was a unique schooling experience where everyone was like a big family. I was supported in different areas of my life, and from this I found a love for sport and I always credit my accomplishments to Kilburn Park and the dedication of the teachers and TAs. Kilburn Park has given me friends for life and that’s special!'
Tayla Brade (Athlete)
Tayla joined Kilburn Park School in September 2005 and left in July 2009
Tayla's athletics career started in 2012, when she was selected by Track Academy to compete in the Olympic Test events. Since then she has ranked 3rd in the UK at the under 17 age group in the 60meteres and also is the national bronze medalist in this event. Because of this success, she was invited to compete in the Senior British Trials against world class athletes like Asha Phillips and Dina Asha-Smith. She has been Middlesex Schools and County Champion numerous times and medalled twice at English Schools Championships and once at South of England Championships. She is currently ranked 9th in the UK for the 100m u20 with a new Personal Best of 11.88sec.
Due to all her sporting success, Harvard university has recently showed an interest in her. She is also on British athletics Sporting Excellence NVQ course whilst studying her A-Level subjects of history, media and sociology. She is hoping to go on and studying sports psychology at University.