Wallands School takes part in prestigious event

Wallands' team after collecting their medals
Wallands' team after collecting their medals

Wallands School participated in the Sainsbury’s School Games in Sussex yesterday, this is a prestigious Olympic Legacy event for schools with an opening and a closing medal ceremony.

They were one of 9 schools who made it to the Netball Hi5 finals, in total 255 schools in Sussex competed to make it to these finals making the netball the largest entry of participating schools in the finals held throughout the day and I’m delighted to say we finished 3rd.

The School Games is supported by the Department of Education, the Department of Culture, Media and Sport, the Department of Health and is funded by Sport England, through the National Lottery. The Games are sponsored nationally by Sainsbury’s and supported through local sponsors Freedom Leisure, the University of Chichester.

The focus of the School Games is to engage and encourage more young people than ever before, to participate in high quality meaningful school competition and supporting them in achieving their own personal best in sport and in life.

The School Games were held at K2 Crawley.

The event has been organised by the Local Organising Committee, School Games Organisers, Sussex School Sport Network, Freedom Leisure and Active Sussex.

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