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Students prepare schools sport sessions

Pupils from Shawlands and Summer Lane Primary Schools have visited the college to take part in sports coaching sessions organised by college students.

The sessions, held at the college’s Sports Academy, introduced the two groups of pupils to sports including mini basketball, matball, relay races and other team games.

The sessions were arranged by Level 1 and 2 Sport students as part of their courses which requires them to complete coaching sessions, along with voluntary hours, for their qualifications.


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