GB athletes visit school for healthy living week

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Youngsters at a West Norfolk school were learning about how to keep healthy with the help of two British athletes.

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Team GB sprinters Richard Buck and Leon Baptiste visited Nelson Academy in Downham Market as part of healthy living week.

On Thursday, June 28, they hosted an assembly at the school and took part in various activities with the children.

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

PE teacher Lisa Williams-Ward said: 'It was a truly fantastic day and a wonderful memory for all of the children at Nelson Academy. There was a clear message that if you work had and believe in yourself you can achieve your goals.

'This day has been part of our healthy living week in school and all children have had a fantastic week of activities including sports day, dance workshops, meditation, yoga, a visit from the dentist, inflatable obstacle courses and of course athletics with the GB athletes.'

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant


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Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture

Team GB 400m runner Richard Buck speaking to pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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Pupils at the Nelson Academy in Downham Market, had the chance to work with TEAM GB athletes, part of healthy living week at the school. Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

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