Sports Scholars and Performance Athletes from Years 7-11 had an exciting opportunity to take part in a St Edward’s Excellence Programme and Scholars (STEPS) Hockey Masterclass on Monday afternoon.

The session was run by Matt Fairburn from Hockey coaching specialists GoCre8. Matt has represented England at Junior level and in a number of National League Clubs. Through GoCre8 he now aims to inspire young people through sport and demonstrate just how much is achievable through dedication and commitment to your chosen discipline.

The students made the most of their hour-long training session with Matt, focussing on a variety of advanced skills that they will be able to deploy in game situations.

At St Edward’s various STEPS masterclasses are available to Scholars and Performance Athletes throughout the year. The aim of the programme is to build and enhance skills, developing our students into better sports people.