Boxing4Life is a grassroots boxing club for 8-18 year olds, based in Leytonstone and active in Waltham Forest. We use non-contact boxing to give young people new physical skills, and to help them develop their social and emotional skills alongside others doing the same thing.
House Inspirational Figure
Alan Mathison Turing
Alan Mathison Turing 23 June 1912 – 7 June 1954) was an English mathematician, computer scientist, logician, cryptanalyst, philosopher, and theoretical biologist.
Turing was highly influential in the development of theoretical computer science, providing a formalisation of the concepts of algorithm and computation with Turing machine, which can be considered a model of a general-purpose computer. Turing is widely considered to be the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intelligence. Despite these accomplishments, he was never fully recognised in his home country during his lifetime due to his homosexuality and because much of his work was covered by the Official Secrets Act.