St Columba's Church of Scotland

London, SW1X 0BD

Pont Street


WAC Arts, Belsize Park, The Old Town Hall, 213 Haverstock Hill, London, NW3 4QP


Hampstead - West Hampstead

St Mary's Church, Priory Hall

London, NW6 4SN

134A Abbey Road

© 2019 by Diamond Blade​​​​

St Mary's School, Hampstead

Dear Parent/Student,


Hello everyone! It is our pleasure to introduce ourselves and the amazing sport of fencing to the St Mary’s School community. 2-time European Champion Gabriella Hopka-Varga, Polish Champion Justyna Osmanska and GB World Class fencer Soji Aiyenuro will be both coaching this term. All coaches have extensive experiences and successful results in the exciting world of international fencing and look forward to continue inspiring a new generation of athletes! 


ABOUT FENCING: Not only is fencing a beautiful and elegant sport by the nature of it’s movements, it is also a very broad discipline as it teaches your MIND & BODY to work together. One learns to think and move fast. It also challenges your reaction time against your opponent so you learn to make decisions very quickly – otherwise, you get hit! And THAT is an invaluable life skill. The techniques can be taught and learned slowly and methodically, allowing a fencer to develop a good memory and gain patience and perseverance along the way.






Mondays KS2 (Y3 - Y6): 4.00pm - 5.00pm (September: 9, 16, 23, 30;  October: 7, 14; November: 4, 11, 18)

Wednesdays KS1 (Y1 - Y2): 3.45pm - 4.45pm (September 4, 11, 18, 25;  October: 2, 9, 16; November: 6, 13, 20)


We have a maximum intake of 16 fencers. This will be on a first come, first served basis. Your child's place will only be confirmed after we have received BOTH registration form and payment. See registration & payment details below. 


Provider: Diamond Blade Fencing Club

Venue: Music Hall at St. Mary's School


Attire: Long sleeve shirts, sports leggings/trousers, trainers with socks; bring a full water bottle 


Monday Coach: Soji Aiyenuro and Gabriella Hopka-Varga

Wednesday Coach: Gabriella Hopka-Varga and Justyna Osmanska

Head Coach: Gabriella Hopka-Varga




Mobile: 07596663302

Club Welfare Officer: Sheryl Chiu-Sosnov

Mobile: 07584906651


Payment: PayPal or BACS (Direct Bank Transfer)

Cost: £180/Summer term

Account number: 31840620

Sort Code: 60-12-13

Reference: St Mary's + Surname