Determination, belief, resilience, enthusiasm and a great team approach were just some of the attributes displayed today by our Year 8 Leaders from Harris Academy Morden. Lead by 800m Paralympic Gold Medallist Tim Prendergast the group of 16 planned a carousal of engaging and challenging team activities to deliver to the year 5 students from several local primary schools.
On Tuesday 12th July the Merton School Sport Partnership held the inaugural Sports Leadership Celebration Day in partnership with the Sky Sports Living for Sport initiative. 10 schools from the borough attended the day bringing a selection of their best Year 5 Sports Leaders: All Saints’, Benedict, Garfield, Links, Mamlesbury, Morden, Singlegate, St Mary’s, St Teresa’s and St Thomas.
On Wednesday 6th July, 5 outstanding secondary school sports leaders from Merton were selected to attend the Merton School Sports Partnership Leadership Reward of a White Water Rafting Trip at Lee Valley due to their outstanding efforts with sports leadership over the past year. The students who attended were Pepe and Mark from Harris Academy Merton, Annabel and Catherine from Ursuline and Mark and Kieran from Rutlish.