Students from Coleg Sir Gar’s Fresh Start programme were surprised with a visit from club ambassador Leon Britton to celebrate completing the Community Trust’s Inclusion Primary Stars programme.
In the final week of their six-week programme, the students received a tour of the Liberty Stadium before undertaking their final session and a certificate presentation with Britton.
Our Inclusion Primary Stars programme sees the Swans Community Trust go into SEN schools and colleges for six weeks to teach young people through both theoretical and practical-based sessions. The programme also teaches the students about fundamental skills and life skills within sport.
“The Coleg Sir Gar students were a pleasure to teach, their communication and teamwork skills really improved throughout the six weeks of being with them,” said Community Trust Inclusion Assistant, Kaya Blackmore.
“It was great to see how much the students enjoyed taking part in the programme. Most of all they said they really enjoyed taking part in the PE aspects of the programme."
And Coleg Sir Gar lecturer Tanya Knight felt the students had relished the opportunity to be involved in the scheme.
“Our students really enjoyed the practical elements of the programme as well as the visit to the stadium,” she said.
“The students have been able to develop a range of transferable skills such as literacy, numeracy, teamwork, communication and problem solving, as well as increasing their confidence and self-esteem.”
Participant Stacey Lewis added: “I loved taking part in the Premier League Primary Stars programme as it was fun and made me feel more confident during practical sessions.”
For more information on our Inclusion Primary Stars Programme, contact Tom Williams on [email protected].