Lancaster Academy Students Praise ‘Strong Girls Can’
Students from the Lancaster Academy in Leicester describe what it was like to take part in Coach Unlimited’s Strong Girls Can programme.
| “I am a new person and I am happy about that.”
| “Strong Girls Can was amazing. I enjoyed the whole day.”
| “It helped me to love myself and think about the future.”
Find out more about the campaign here – Strong Girls Can
It is that dreaded time of year for PE specialists in primary schools. It is the time of the ‘Christmas play’ or carol concert, or nativity. The time when we hear the words ‘the hall is unavailable today because………..” You can put your own next sentence in here;
“Year 1 are rehearsing”
“the Christmas tree is being put up”…
After a long summer, spent away from work and predominantly with my children it has occurred to me that I need a rest. Not a rest from them (although that would be welcome) but a physical rest. For 8 weeks I have taken part in almost every physical activity I can think of…
Watching the England Lionesses this summer has been a real treat for me. Especially as I have watched all the games with my two young sons and some of their friends. In particular for me, I have loved hearing the girls and boys of our younger generations talking about the players; who their favourite is, who they would like to be like when they grow up, who is the best striker of the ball, who should take the penalties.
Coach Unlimited’s Strong Girls Can programme is attracting growing media attention.
Director Teresa Hames was invited into Radio Leicester’s studio this week to discuss the impact the programme has made in the secondary schools in the county.