Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games Super-Series Final
Primary Sportshall Athletics – Year 5/6
Bushloe High School (Oadby & Wigston) were crowned Champions at the Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games Sportshall Athletics Super-Series Finals, which took place at Beauchamp College on 25th November.
All 10 partnership teams competed in the Year 5/6 Finals, and with over 200 children plus spectators, the atmosphere in the Sports Hall was incredible as the young athletes competed in a variety of events!
Badgerbrook Primary School (Blaby & Harborough) took 2nd place, with Holywell Primary School (North Charnwood) securing 3rd place. The ‘Spirit of the Games’ was awarded to Stokes Wood Primary School (West Leicester) as they fully demonstrated the values in which the “School Games” represents – Determination, Honesty, Passion, Respect, Self-Belief and Teamwork.
Dan West, who has represented Great Britain in five Paralympic Games in the Shot Put, came along to the event to present the awards and took part in a question and answer session once the events had been completed. The young athletes quizzed Dan on what it was like to represent Great Britain, how he dealt with his nerves, and whether he would be attending Rio 2016.
Winners ~ Oadby & Wigston (Bushloe High School)
2nd Place ~ Blaby & Harborough (Badgerbrook Primary School)
3rd Place ~ North Charnwood (Holywell Primary School)
4th Place ~ Hinckley & Bosworth (Elizabeth Woodville Primary School)
5th Place ~ Rutland (Langham Primary School)
6th Place ~ North West Leicestershire (Hugglescote Primary School)
7th Place ~ East Leicester (Willowbrook Primary School)
8th Place ~ Melton (Frisby Primary School)
9th Place ~ South Charnwood (Woolden Hill Primary School)
10th Place ~ West Leicester (Stokes Wood Primary School)
‘Spirit of the Games’ Winners ~ West Leicester (Stokes Wood)
The Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sainsbury’s School Games is open to all young people aged 5-18 years, of all abilities and backgrounds in every school from across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.
It provides schools with the chance to boost their existing work in school sport to create a year-round calendar of competition for all students and provides County, Regional and National pathways for our most talented athletes.
Through our 10 local School Sport & Physical Activity Networks (SSPANs), Levels 1 and 2 are delivered across 10 partnership areas within Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland, by School Games Organisers (SGOs).
Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) deliver on the Level 3 offer, organising and delivering a calendar of County Finals throughout the year in the form of School Games Super-Series Finals and School Games Championships.