Sports Day for local Primary students raises cash for Sport Relief

Monday, 24 March 2014

Thundersley Primary pupils celebrate with Sport students at Seevic CollegeSixty local Primary School students joined forces with Sports students at Seevic College to raise funds for Sport Relief.

Students from Thundersley Primary School and Kingston Primary School visited the College on Friday 21 March to take part in the Sport Relief Mile and other sports activities.

The activities, which were co-ordinated by students at the College, included football, rugby, relay plus arts and crafts.

Students studying Vocational Sports qualifications at the College spent three months organising the event as part of their course, and its successful co-ordination formed part of their assessment.

Lucy Dalgarno, 17, who studies BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science at the College and previously attended St Bernard High School in Westcliff said: “We’ve been organising this event since before Christmas, so to see it all come together today has been really good.

"We planned each of the activities and the timings of the events, taking in to account the different levels of abilities of each pupil. I’ve really enjoyed encouraged everyone to get involved, it’s been such a nice event to be a part of.”

Seevic College offers Sports qualifications from Level 1 to Higher Education, preparing students for a wide range of rewarding career opportunities.

A number of sports students completing their studies at the College in Summer 2013 progressed on to Russell Group universities to study Sport & Exercise Science.

As one of the UK’s biggest fundraising events, Sport Relief brings the entire nation together to get active, raise cash and change lives.

Since 2002, Sport Relief has raised over £195million. The money raised by the public is spent by Comic Relief to help people living incredibly tough lives, both at home in the UK and across the world.

Around 3,000 students aged 16-19 attend Seevic College, which offers the widest choice of A-Levels in South Essex in addition to Vocational qualifications, Professional qualifications, Apprenticeships and Higher Education.

To find out more ring 01268 756 111 or email info@seevic-college.ac.uk

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