The Attollo Foundation helped make some sporting dreams come true last week, as it supported local pupils’ visit to the famous English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.
25 Year 5 pupils from across Grimsby made the trip as a part of the North East Lincolnshire School Sport Partnership’s Gifted and Talented programme. The lucky group was given a tour of the world class performance environment, before taking part in two coaching sessions focusing on athletics and table tennis.
The Attollo Foundation was set up by leading offshore marine operator, Attollo Offshore. The company has a long-term commitment to the offshore energy industry, which goes well beyond its daily operations of offshore assets.
Ben Moore, Managing Director of Attollo Offshore explains: “Fundamental to everything Attollo does, is the aim of providing a positive future, whether that’s for the offshore energy industry or the local communities in which we operate. Through engagement with local Grimsby community, it was clear that there is a particular value in supporting the desire to improve school-age participation and development in sport.
“The Attollo Foundation was created to generate a legacy to our offshore campaigns, and we are delighted to support a variety of initiatives, such as this visit to the English Institute of Sport which we return to for the second year. The main lesson of the day was the importance of commitment and positive attitude; fundamental not only in sporting success but incredibly important life lessons. We’re confident that it will provide some real inspiration to the pupils who attend.”
North East Lincolnshire School Sport Partnership Assistant Manager, Craig Dobbs said: “The support from the Attollo Foundation has enabled the partnership to enrich the Yr5 Gifted and Talented programme by offering a fantastic opportunity to raise the young people’s aspirations.
“The visit to the English Institute of Sport will provide an insight into performance at the highest level and a chance to take part in activities using the same facilities as elite athletes such as Jessica Ennis-Hill and Anthony Joshua.”
About Attollo Offshore
Attollo Offshore focuses on smarter operations and better results and is a leader in offshore marine asset management with unrivalled expertise in the demands and challenges of the assets required for late field life operations, decommissioning, rig-less well intervention, plug and abandonment and offshore wind campaigns.
For further information visit: http://www.attollo-offshore.com