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Eton College Welcomes OSCAR Foundation Footballers

Eton College Welcome OSCAR Foundation Footballers

Last half term we welcomed 20 boys from the OSCAR Foundation to spend a day at Eton College as part of their UK football tour. The OSCAR Foundation is a Mumbai based charity that uses football to instil the value of education in young people who lead difficult lives in India.

The boys had an action-packed day which included an art lesson, fives session and a match against the U16C football team.

Pupils Dominic Yorke and Marcus Arkwright who organised the visit said: “Throughout the day, we experienced how engaging and enthusiastic the boys were when it came to participating in activities.

“Their drive to learn more and always wanting to participate had a profound impact on us and we thoroughly enjoyed it.

“This experience helped us to establish a friendship with the OSCAR boys. Being able to meet and connect with our guests was an experience that we will never forget.”

It was a real pleasure and honour to host the OSCAR Foundation and we hope the partnership between the charity and the school grows in the future.

DATE POSTED: 31 October 2019

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