Sprowston pupils get into the Olympic spirit

High school and junior school pupils from near Sprowston came together yesterday to celebrate the Olympics.

They participated in a range of artistic and sporting activities at Sprowston Community High School.

Pupils from Year 5 and 6 at Sprowston Junior, Woodland View, Hainford and Frettenham, and Sparhawk Infant schools all attended.

Along with the high school's Year 7 pupils, they joined in a multi-sport event including athletics, cycling, rugby, tennis and cricket, and received certificates and medals for their efforts.

They were supported by student leaders at the school, and students in Years 8 to 10 worked on sculptures which will be displayed when the Olympic torch visits Norwich on July 4.


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Assistant headteacher Margaret Quigley thanked the school's sports department for having organised the day.

She said: 'The day was held to celebrate the 2012 Olympics and the cultural Olympiad.

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'It reflected the three values of the Olympic Spirit: friendship, peace and unity, and was brilliant day for those involved.

'The weather was great, and the pupils really enjoyed the activities.'

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