Bronze Sports Ambassador Training

On Friday 27th January, St Johns' Bronze Sports Ambasadors were invited to a training morning at Stanley High School. This morning was to provide a further insight into what it means to be a Sports Ambassador (not just helping out Miss Halsall!).

The children were very lucky to meet Paralympian Rik Wadden, who competed in the London 2012 Paralympics and won Silver in cycling! We listened to his story and were insprired by it. 

Rik then led a fun, team building practical session which was enjoyed by all! The children has to communicate with other children from different schools and discuss ideas for future PE projects in school.  


This is what the children had to say...

Today St. Johns Sports Ambassadors (Joe Culshaw, Daniel Birchall, Amelia Drummond and Megan Monks ) went to Stanley High School for a Bronze Young Ambassadors training day.

We met a paralympion called Rik Wadden, a cyclist, who fell off a bike when he was 5. He suffered from head injuries, and left him with cerebral palsy. He was paralyzed so he couldn’t speak or walk. It took him several years to recover. He talked to us about his career and how he started it. He got bullied in his High School .


Then we went to the sports hall and we did some PE with other schools such as Churchtown, Kew Woods , Holy Trinity and others . We had to work as a team and we all had a great time .


Thank You to Miss Halsall for taking us!