Olympian visits Honiton Community College

PUBLISHED: 17:30 09 February 2016 | UPDATED: 09:17 12 February 2016

Olympian Heather Fell with young athletes from Honiton Community College.

Olympian Heather Fell with young athletes from Honiton Community College.

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Heather Fell, a 2008 Olympic silver medallist, worked with year 10 junior sports academy pupils to introduce the ‘six keys to success’.

An Olympic pentathlete recently visited Honiton Community College to inspire young up-and-coming athletes.

Heather Fell, a 2008 Olympic silver medallist, worked with year 10 junior sports academy pupils to introduce the ‘six keys to success’, as part of the Sky Sports Living for Sport programme.

The pupils’ challenge was to run their own workshop, based around the six keys to success.

They were working with their peers from the year eight and nine Physical Education Highly Able scheme.

Sports Academy coordinator Tom Skelding said the pupils did an excellent job.

He said: “The students successfully organised an excellent workshop and have proved to be excellent sports leaders and role models for their peers.

“They managed to apply the six keys to success in a sporting context and draw parallels between sport and life.”

Miss Fell also spent some time with a smaller group of students in the afternoon session, focusing on team building, people skills and hunger to achieve.


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