A Day At Forest Green Rovers

What a great day we had at Forest Green today! The weather may have been cold but we had a great welcome at Forest Green Football Club where we were treated to an action packed day. The events we were involved in ranged from nutrition and healthy eating (linking with some of the Science we are going to be involved in this year), an eco walk where we learnt how rain water was harvested and used to water the grounds, we met the amazing lawn mower which uses GPS to help it cut the grass and if it has problems can text the groundsman! We also saw how the Club creates its own electricity and how it provides electricity chargers (not petrol pumps) to fuel cars. It was really interesting and we enjoyed finding out what the ‘Greenest Football Club in the World’ was doing.

The day ended with a lesson on football skills, making windmills (linked to wind energy) and a question and answer session with one of Forest Green’s players, Isaiah Osbourne who plays centre mid field.

Thank you Forest Green for a great day, we would also like to thank Vinny, who was our tour guide for the day, for his support and help. We would love to visit Forest Green again soon.

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