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RLT Athletics Festival

What a fantastic day KS2 had at Corby Athletics Stadium for the inaugural RLT Athletics Festival!

 

It was wonderful to be able to take the children to experience running and field events at a proper track, with proper stands. What an atmosphere there was!

 

We may be the smallest school to join the trust, but the children did us proud and were fantastic competitors, whether they came first, last or somewhere in-between. The sense of sportsmanship was amazing too, with children not only cheering on each other from Exton, but also friends and relatives from the other participating schools. 

 

It was nerve-wracking for some to be out in front of so many children (around 500 attended!) and Mrs Davis was really proud of people who faced their fears and gave it a go. What resilience you showed! 

 

We had children placed in 1st, 2nd or 3rd in some of their races and events, but were proud to have every child in KS2 take part in at least 2 events.

 

Congratulations to:

Leighton - 3rd Place year 3 boys 50m

Georgie, Olivia, Hannah, Kate - 3rd Place year 4 girls relay

Drew - 2nd Place year 4 boys 50m

Georgie - 3rd Place year 4 girls 200m

Georgie - 3rd Place year 4 girls 50m

Drew - 3rd Place year 4 boys javelin

George - 2nd place year 4 boys long jump

Daniel - 3rd place year 4 boys long jump

Aimee - 1st place year 6 girls 75m

Aimee - 1st place year 6 girls javelin

Aimee - 2nd place year 6 girls rounder's ball throw

Aimee - 1st place year 6 girls long jump

 

A huge thank you to Mrs Lyons from St Nicholas and her team for organising such a fantastic event. We are already looking forward to next year!

 

Photos to follow.

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