St Dunstan’s College in Catford, south London, has launched a new film celebrating sport and exercise science

St Dunstan’s College has released a new film celebrating sport and exercise science at the school. The feature ‘Discover Sport’ showcases the sport offering and includes both junior and senior school pupils. ‘Through sport, we have a unique opportunity to influence and inspire the young people at the College,” says Assistant Head Co-curricular Danny Gower. “Sport gives them the opportunity to learn about themselves: how they respond to challenges and pressure; how to work with teammates and opponents and about the culture they perform within. Our sporting environment inspires all to enjoy and achieve their potential not just in sport, but when they go back into the classroom.”

Sport At St Dunstan's College
At St Dunstan’s sport has moved to a gender neutral model to ensure equal opportunities and facilities are available to the local community

He adds that the sport and exercise curriculum is designed to be diverse and inclusive so that every child can benefit from positive early experiences that support character development. Alongside the diverse curriculum, the film highlights the sporting facilities available to students at St Dunstan’s and across the local community. This encompasses facilities on the main school site and at the Jubilee Ground, a short walk away. These include AstroTurf pitches, a large Multi-use Games Area (MUGA), tennis and badminton courts and two climbing and bouldering walls.

St Dunstan’s facilities are also regularly used by local schools and community groups. In November, the College hosted the Lewisham Girls’ Football Tournament for primary and prep schools. Last year, the school moved to a gender-neutral model for sport, ensuring boys and girls at the school get access to the same opportunities.

The film was created in collaboration with 360 Marketing Lab and filmed over several days at the College in early September.

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