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Cross Country 5/10/21

On Tuesday we took our winners from our mini marathon to a Cross country competition against another 15 schools. Each player ran 1500 Metres then passing the baton on. What a successful afternoon we had.


We took 2 teams to this event, a year 5 boys/girls team and a year 6 boys/girls team.


The year 5 girls team of, Ella, Naveah, India and Nyah returned to school with Gold Medals after winning the girls race. The Girls won the race by at least 1 minute a head of second place. Very impressive.


The year 5 boys team of, Obi, Lewis T, Samuel and Caleb returned to school with the Bronze Medals finishing 3rd. An amazing Finish by Caleb in this race going from 7th to 1st in the last 100 meters


The year 6 girls team of, Annalisa, Esme, Saphia and Kelsey came in 5th place but it was a great effort. Annalisa winning a medal for showing great determination on the last lap.


The year 6 boys team of, Hari, Gotham, Ethan P and Liam P returned to school with the silver Medals for there 2nd place finish,


This was a massive achievement for these children and represented the school with Pride.


A great afternoon and was great to be back competing against other schools in sport.