Mark joins Energy Club at Frenchwood(July 05, 2013)
Mark was invited to participate in a sport-based Energy Club with pupils, staff and volunteers at Frenchwood Primary School on Friday 21st June 2013.
Parents, staff and students from the local communiy are trained by Energy Club North West Volunteer Coordinator, Nick Birchall to run the weekly sessions. The sessions arerun as an after-school club with help from Teaching Assistants.
Children taking part in the Energy Club play competitive team sports with equipment provided by the Energy Club. They are alse are given healthy snacks and information about making healthy food choices. Mark joined one of the three teams to participate in a hoop race.
At the end of the session, Mark presented each pupil with a certificate. He said: 'After- school sports clubs and particularly this one run by Energy Club enhance the physical learning at school in a fun and engaging environment. I was delighted to see the enthusiasm and competitive nature of all the participants.'