A massive well done to all the children who took part in the Sportshall Athletics Links Cluster event at All Saints Goal centre on Wednesday 12th November.
The team was made up of 10 boys and 10 girls mostly from the y5 and y6 age groups with the addition of a couple of exceptionally talented y4 children.
The event consists of various running events including sprints, hurdles and relays combined with field events such as long jump, speed jump and ball throw.
From the outset it was obvious that St Wilfrids were in no mood to take things easy and the boys rattled off 7 straight wins in various sprints, obstacle, hurdle and relay races. In the field events some top performances by the girls in the standing long jump, seated throw and speed bounce ensured St Wilfrids were near the top of the leaderboard.
It was fantastic to see our 8 year old boy and girl competing against 11 year olds!!
Half time and the boys were now doing the field events and the girls the running races.
Cheered on by Mr Brelsford and quite a few parents, the girls excelled themselves in all the sprints,winning 4 out of 7 and coming 2nd in the other 3. The boys made an almighty effort in the field events with impressive performances in the long jump, ball throwing and speed bounce .
The final event was the mixed relay ….2 boys and 2 girls 1 lap sprint………. the children gave it their all and secured 1st place.
The children will now progress to the next stage of the competition on Wednesday 17th December at All Saints.
Many thanks to all parents who helped with transport and supported us on the day.