Ex-England footballer and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp visits Harpenden school

Jamie Redknapp helping present awards. Photo: Roundwood Park School.

Jamie Redknapp helping present awards. Photo: Roundwood Park School. - Credit: Archant

Ex-England footballer and Sky Sports pundit Jamie Redknapp paid a visit to Harpenden to recognise some sporty schoolchildren.

Roundwood Park student Milly Soanes with Jamie Redknapp. Photo: Roundwood Park School.

Roundwood Park student Milly Soanes with Jamie Redknapp. Photo: Roundwood Park School. - Credit: Archant

Roundwood Park School pupils met the sports personality at the school’s annual Sportsperson’s Dinner on Wednesday, December 6.

Head of PE Matt Hunter said “This was a lovely night of celebration, which I know our students greatly enjoyed and fully appreciated.

“Jamie generously gave up his evening to speak to our students. “The message he put across was one of hard work paying off, which was a brilliant one for them to receive.

“He spoke superbly, was very engaging and highly personable. A true gentleman.”

Jamie Redknapp with the pupils at the Sportsperson's Dinner. Photo: Roundwood Park School.

Jamie Redknapp with the pupils at the Sportsperson's Dinner. Photo: Roundwood Park School. - Credit: Archant


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He helped give out awards to children who were recognised as having excelled in sport in 2017.

Pupils then got the chance to ask him questions, offering them an insight into the world of elite sport.

Roundwood Park School head Alan Henshall and Jamie Redknapp. Photo: Roundwood Park School.

Roundwood Park School head Alan Henshall and Jamie Redknapp. Photo: Roundwood Park School. - Credit: Archant

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