A DOUBLE world champion athlete who is only in her second year of high school has her sights set on the 2024 Olympic Games.

Scarlett Fletcher, a year eight pupil at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy in Runcorn, currently holds the double world champion title for double mini trampoline, British champion in synchronised trampoline and silver placed individual trampolinist within her age category.

Scarlett was presented with a sporting champion award at the Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) awards where she was up against hundreds of others from OAT’s 38 schools.

Scarlett started trampolining aged six and joined Liverpool Trampoline Club in 2016.

During this academic year, Scarlett has already competed in many competitions.

At the World Championships, she retained her world title for the second consecutive year in a row and is now hoping to represent GB at the 2024 Olympic Games.

Scarlett has recently been awarded Halton Young Sports Personality of the Year in recognition of her sporting performance and shows dedication to her sport and training, on top of completing her studies.

Runcorn and Widnes World: Scarlett Fletcher and Emlyn WrightScarlett Fletcher and Emlyn Wright

Emlyn Wright, principal at Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy said: “Scarlett is an exemplary pupil and a credit to Ormiston Bolingbroke Academy.

“We are so proud of her sporting achievements and the unwavering commitment and dedication she shows in order to achieve her sporting and academic goals.

“We are also very grateful for the support and partnership we have with Scarlett’s family.

“She has an incredibly bright future ahead of her and we are delighted that her inspirational achievements have been recognised with this award.”

Scarlett was presented with the award at a ceremony held at the Royal Institute of British Architects in London.

The ceremony was hosted by British journalist and presenter Georgie Barrat.