‘This Girl Can’ Sports Day at Uxbridge College

The Harefield Academy

A group of Year 9 and 10 girls from The Harefield Academy was invited to Uxbridge College to participate in taster sessions, nutrition workshops and to meet professional athletes. The students had to meet new people from other schools and play different sports with them. They were able to take part in Pilates, Rugby, Handball, Netball, fitness workouts and Boxing. The Rugby session was led by a Rugby World Cup Champion Kat Merchant who led the girls in an intense skills session.

In the nutrition workshop, they got to learn about the importance of food and exercise and help the students get a better understanding of nutrition. Famous athlete Rianna Dean, gave an inspirational talk to the girls and handed out the awards to the ‘Star’ students of the day which included Year 10 student, Chloe Perrett who was awarded for showing great determination and friendship to other students during the event.