Hi everyone, I'm Katie, I'm 18 years old and I'm from Blackpool. Before I came to Castlerigg I went to college and studied Chemistry, Biology and Maths. I am hoping to go to university one day to study Chemistry. I first came to Castlerigg on retreat in year 9 and I loved it so much that I decided to come again in year 10. I was also lucky enough to go to Lourdes three times with Castlerigg. When I came here on retreat I was inspired by the work of the gap year volunteers and I wanted to help young people to discover and learn about their faith so I signed up for the gap year.
When I'm not working I enjoy shopping, going out with my friends and family, watching films and reading. I am really excited for my year at Castlerigg and I am hoping to meet lots of nice people.