Success for Sirens at recent SFS Festivals across Glasgow
11th March 2019
The powerful Sirens for Success programme is proving a success indeed with more and more secondary schools taking up the programme to enhance the lives of young people through sport and physical activity.
The 6-week programme involves a weekly session including an interactive educational module and practical netball session. The educational modules cover: alcohol, smoking, resilience, body confidence, exercise and healthy eating, and at the end of the block each of the schools are invited to participate in a Sirens for Success Festival.
Program deliverers and Strathclyde Sirens stars Ella Gibbons, Kelly Boyle and Hayley Mulheron headed up the recent SFS Festival at Emirates Arena in conjunction with Spirit of 2012, where pupils from Hamilton College, Cardinal Newman, and Coltness took to court to represent their schools for a day of competition.
Sirens for Success Coordinator, and Strathclyde Sirens and Scottish Thistles Team Captain Claire Maxwell heads up the full programme and led the SFS Festival at Strathclyde Sport, supported by Glasgow Life, where pupils from Hyndland, Knightswood, Gaelic School and Notre Dame joined in on the action.
Maxwell said: “The festivals were a great success. For so many of the girls this was there first ever time representing their school or being part of a team. They were all a credit to their schools and worked incredibly hard all day. I hope this programme has changed the girls perception of sport and inspired them to continue to be active and make good decisions regarding their health.”
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Spirit of 2012 Sirens for Success Festival at Emirates Arena
Glasgow Life Sirens for Success Festival at Strathclyde Sport