Basketball Day


What the Children Do
We were lucky enough to have Paul Sturgess come to visit school.  He is a professional basketball player and Harlem Globetrotter turned actor - we were very impressed when told the films he has appeared in!  The children were amazed, not only by his height, by his two Guinness World Records!  Throughout the day, he worked with the classes developing their basketball skills and sharing his enthusiasm for the sport and some of his amazing tricks.
He also shared his key message: everyone is unique, everyone is special.  He spoke about the importance of being confident in yourself, finding the thing you enjoy and not letting others stop you.  It was a great message that the children have been able to talk about and begin to .