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Junior Games

Junior Games


Pupils have been taking part in a variety of sports days among clusters determined by which secondary school they will ultimately attend.

There was a variety of events and competition was good-natured but intense.

Almost 80 cyclists took part in this year’s Smithdon Cluster cycle races hosted at Dersingham Primary School. Students from Year 2 up to Year 6 competed around a gruelling grass track course with medals being awarded to the top three in each year group.

Twelve school teams contested the SSP Mini Tennis finals held at KES. Glebe House, winners, and North Wootton, runners up, progress to the Sainsbury School Games county final.

Teams competing were Docking, Upwell, Denver, Glebe, North Wootton, Howard, Walpole, Terrington, Sacred Heart, Anthony Curton and Marshland St James

Twelve schools competed at this year’s Downham Cluster Area Sports. Large schools winners were Hillcrest and Small schools winners were Ten Mile Bank

Competitors ranging from Year 2 to Year 6 took part across a range of athletic and team events in the Smithdon cluster.All winners can be seen on the website www.westnorfolkssp.co.uk or follow the action on twitter @westnorfolkssp Sainsbury’s Norfolk School Games Angling finals

* Smithdon and St Clements anglers represented West Norfolk at the Sainsbury’s School Games finals held at Barford Lakes, Norwich.

The team finished sixth overall against some very strong opposition. Harry Hipkin caught the heaviest weight of fish for the team.

* South Wootton Junior school represented West Norfolk in the Cycling Finals held at Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre. They finished fifth following a Downhill slalom, Zigzig Slalom and endurance race.

* West Norfolk sailors from Dersingham and South Wootton were silver medallists at the sailing finals at Whitlingham Outdoor Education Centre.

When not on the water the team had the opportunity to try some archery.

 

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