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Nescot students raise money for Sport Relief

Mar 24, 2010

Nescot students raise money for Sport Relief

Nescot’s National Diploma Sports students have been hard at work with several local community events aimed at raising money for Sport Relief.

The students managed to raise £585 in total with a variety of events, including quizzes, mini-Olympics, three-legged races and ten-pin bowling.

Here’s how the students got on:


Richard Ward, Luke Pidgeon, Drew Ryan, Scott Mitchell arranged a Sport Relief mini-Olympics day for 90 Nonsuch Primary school students raising £75 for the charity. One of the teachers commented, "The team building activities were enjoyed by all - even the teacher," and the events were "well organised, with a good way of speaking to the children."

Multi-sport PE lessons

Hannah Bennett, Gemma McCarter ran Sport Relief multi-sport PE lessons all week for 200 Year 7 students from Tolworth Girls School, raising £365 for the charity. One of the Tolworth Girls School PE staff, Miss Pipe, commented, "The Year 7 girls were really enthused by the event, and... everyone, including students with disabilities were included and having fun."

Fancy dress ten-pin bowling

Francesca James, Katrina Fritsch organised a fancy dress Ten-pin bowling event for 20 sports staff and students at Charrington Bowl, raising £50 for Sport Relief. The girls managed to get the event covered by the Kingston Guardian newspaper.

Three-legged challenge

Sam Fossey, Sam Hill, Emerson De Anorim ran a three-legged challenge on the Nescot Pavilion field for 30 Nescot staff & students, raising £70 for Sport Relief. Director of Faculty 2, Rob Greening, said, "I was delighted by how learners and staff of all levels got involved, had fun, and helped raise money for an excellent cause."

Multi-sports day

Jennifer Kingston, James Howard, Sarah Lewis ran a Sport Relief multi-sports day for 360 Holy Trinity Primary School students. The Head teacher Shirley Gruffyd said, "Children I have spoken to have said they enjoyed the activities, and staff have said it was a success and you were very well organised, worked at a great pace and kept the children going. Well done."

World Cup quiz

Sinead Kirby ran a Sport Relief World Cup quiz for 30 staff and students raising £22 for the charity. Craig Catlow, Head of Creative Media and captain of the winning team said, "It was a really good event, raising money and having a laugh with colleagues from across the college. We should do more of this kind of thing. Oh, and the right team won"

Healthy living lesson

Jessica Hendle, Daniel Hughes, Beulah Pickles, Jake Patching taught a Healthy Living lesson to three classes of 30 students from Camden Primary school in Carshalton. The PE coordinator Kathryn Hibberd commented, "Thank you for all your hard work and effort. The children really enjoyed themselves, and the teachers gave great feedback."

Multi-sports activity session

Katie Perry, James Leask, Dean Thorne ran a multi-sports activity session for 17 Nescot Entry level students in the Nescot Sports Hall.

Twickenham Stadium tour

Alwyn Dixon, Josh Smith, Kerry Stevens organised a tour of Twickenham Stadium for 16 National & First Diploma students that will help them with the units for their respective courses.

Sports quiz

Stacey Prince, Kerrie Lomath ran a Sports Quiz for 30 of the 2nd Year National Diploma Sport students won by five members of Natasha McIntosh's tutor group

Well done to all the students involved in raising money for Sport Relief.

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