Simeon Jackson supports School Sports Programme
City striker Simeon Jackson joined children of Bluebell Primary School for their P.E. lesson with Community Sports Foundation coach Sian Wager.
Simeon showed the children a few of his best tricks, before answering questions about the Canaries and his career so far.
When asked if he had any advice for aspiring young footballers, Simeon replied: “Keep believing in yourself and practice as hard as you can. Your coaches know the game and can help you as you improve.”
The Canary front man revealed unsurprisingly that his favourite goal so far in his time with Norwich City was the game-winner at Portsmouth that sealed promotion back to the Premier League.
Bluebell Primary School receives two days of coaching as part of the CSF School Sports Programme and Simeon’s visit was a special treat to start the new term.
Last academic year, CSF delivered 14, 568 hours of sports sessions in 267 schools across the county and is hoping that the heightened passion for sport in Great Britain will see further engagement with schools in Norfolk.
CSF Sport and Education Manager Stevie Bramble said: “There was already a buzz about sport in the county but what the Olympics has done is increase awareness and desire to be involved in less mainstream sports.”
Coaches from CSF have been delivering a range of sports in Schools already and have now found that during the games, the interest in sports such as hockey, athletics and basketball has been evident at summer sport camps.
Schools and Education Officer, Joe Harvey said: “We work with partners such as Norwich SSP, West Norwich & Dereham SSP and East Norfolk SSP to enhance and support the good work that schools are already doing.”
If you would like to combine the power of sport and Norwich City Football Club to increase levels of sport and physical activity in your school for the coming academic year, contact the CSF Schools and Education team on 0160761122 or email firstname.lastname@example.org