Pupils Try Out Core Values

Barnsley College Sport students have organised and officiated a tag rugby tournament in partnership with professional coaches from White Rose Rugby.

Tag rugby is a non-contact team game in which each player wears a belt that has two velcro tags, attacking players attempt to dodge, evade and pass a rugby ball while defenders attempt to prevent them scoring by pulling a velcro tag from the ball carrier. Tag rugby promotes core values of teamwork, respect, enjoyment, discipline and sportsmanship.

The sessions were arranged by Level 3 Sport students as part of their course which requires them to organise a sporting event. Pupils from Burton Road Primary School, Summer Lane Primary School and Kexborough Primary School visited the College to take part in the tournament.

George Davis, a Level 3 Sport and Physical Activity student, said: “I really enjoyed the tournament. It was very competitive and provided me with team work, organisational and communication skills which I can use in the future.”

Tyler Moore from White Rose Rugby, added: “High quality of coaching delivery is essential to ensure both the growth and sustainability of rugby whilst keeping students and pupils engaged and developing their core values.”

For more information on our Sport courses, visit www.barnsley.ac.uk/sport, email info@barnsley.ac.uk or call 01226 216 123. Alternatively, come along to our Open Evening on Thursday 30 January, 4.00pm to 7.00pm.

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