Work Commences on Two New Synthetic Pitches
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On 15 February, work officially began on two new synthetic pitches on ‘New field’ next to our state-of-the-art Sports Centre, the Hirst Centre.
A key element of the Sedberghian educational experience is the opportunity to participate in a growing range of sports and teams.
With only one small artificial surface available for Hockey, the School has a greater need for further all weather pitches. We employ world-class sports coaches and Hockey is an increasingly popular and successful sport at Sedbergh. We want to off er our pupils the ability to practice and play Hockey and other sports on pitches which do justice to their ability and allow them to develop their talent further.
Sedbergh School Headmaster, Mr Harrison, has said; “As we move towards 500 years of Sedbergh School, this is a significant move forwards on behalf of the school and we hope for it to be finished by early July.”
Once the second new pitch is completed, we will be able to host multiple matches on New Field, offer training facilities to regional and national teams and also provide the local community with a space to develop a Hockey team of its own.
The second pitch will have a surface which is suitable for a broader range of sports, enabling the School and local community to benefit from a facility capable of hosting training and matches for a number of activities.