Hinckley & Bosworth Sprint their way to the top!

Posted: Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:00

Hinckley & Bosworth Sprint their way to the top!

Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games Super-Series Final Primary Sports hall Athletics – Year 5/6 Mixed.

10 Teams from across Leicestershire, Leicester City & Rutland, took part in the Primary Sports hall Athletics Super-Series Final on the 3rd December across the girls and the boys' qualifiers.

In a closely fought contest which saw all 10 partnerships represented. It was Hinckley & Bosworth (St Peters) that took home the gold medals. Oadby & Wigston (Gartree) came second, with North Charnwood (Shepshed High School) finishing in third position.

The 'Spirit of the Games' trophy was awarded to South Charnwood (Bishop Ellis). The umpires collectively believed that these schools best showed the values in which the "School Games" represents - Determination, Honesty, Passion, Respect, Self-Belief and Teamwork.

The Super-Series Final saw up to 190 Year 5/6 girls and boys representing each partnership, which was kindly hosted by Loughborough University.

Results – Primary Sports hall Athletics, Year 5/6 mixed

Winners ~ Hinckley & Bosworth - (St Peters)
2nd Place ~Oadby & Wigston – (Gartree)
3rd Place ~ Rutland – (Langham)
4th Place ~ North Charnwood – (Shepshed High)
5th Place ~ North West Leicestershire – (Broom Leys)
6th Place ~ Blaby & Harborough – (Badgerbrook)
7th Place ~ West Leicester – (Holy Cross)
8th Place ~ East Leicester – (Willowbrook)
9th Place ~ Melton and Belvoir – (Brownlow)
10th Place ~ South Charnwood – (Bishop Ellis)

'Spirit of the Games' ~ South Charnwood – (Bishop Ellis)

The Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games is part of the national 'School Games Programme' that is a unique opportunity to motivate and inspire young people to take part in more competitive school sport. It is open to all young people aged 5-18 years, of all abilities and backgrounds from every school across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

The 2015/16 School Games programme sets to provide 20 Level 3 Super-Series Finals, a Spring and Summer Championships in 55 competitions across 26 sports!

Delivered locally by Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and the 10 School Sport & Physical Activity Networks (SSPANS), the Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games provides schools the chance to boost their existing work in school sport to create a year-round calendar of competition for all students.

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