Cardiff Met visit Rydal Penrhos to talk sport

Reperesentatives from Cardiff Metropolitan University visited the school this month as part of their North Wales recruitment afternoon

Sixth Form pupils at Rydal Penrhos got the opportunity to explore their further education options thanks to a special visit from Cardiff Met representatives.

During the event, which also saw pupils from Ysgol Eirias, Ysgol Bryn Elian and Coleg Llandrillo in attendance, the South Walian team discussed a number of important topics surrounding sporting options at the establishment, in addition to their career-specific courses which have been recently introduced.

They also spoke about the benefits of taking a sport-related degree, the extra-curricular activities that the university provides, and optional additional qualifications that are made available.

It is never too early to start planning the next step of your education, and events like this are a very good way of gathering as much information as possible before making what is a very important decision. – Allen Boyd, Director of Sport, Rydal Penrhos

The presentation followed a netball master class from national captain and former Rydal Penrhos pupil Suzy Drane, with the Celtic Dragons standout passing on her expertise to young hopefuls during the session.

Director of Sport Allen Boyd, said: “It was great to welcome Cardiff Met University here to Rydal Penrhos for what was a very worthwhile afternoon for our Sixth Form and Year 11 pupils.

“It is never too early to start planning the next step of your education, and events like this are a very good way of gathering as much information as possible before making what is a very important decision.” 

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