Success for South Cambs Schools at Spring Festival

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Thursday 23rd March saw 49 schools from across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough compete in the School Games Level 3 Spring Festival for 2016/17. An exciting competition ensued as children aged 7 to 16 battled it out to become county champions.

The Opening Ceremony took place at One Leisure St Ives Indoor Centre, led by four Young Ambassadors from Swavesey Village College, and was a bright and colourful affair with musical performances from St Laurence Catholic Primary School and St Ivo School.

Following the Opening Ceremony schools dispersed to the respective venues of their events. Adapted Multi-Sports took place at One Leisure St Ives Indoor, Tag Rugby and Aspire Netball were held at One Leisure St Ives Outdoor and the Gymnastics competition took over Huntingdon Gymnastics Club. Hinchingbrooke School saw schools compete at Indoor Rowing and the Table Tennis competition took place at St Neots Table Tennis Club.

Each venue came alive with the sound of cheering and camaraderie as the schools battled it out to become champions. Each school represented one of the five School Sports Partnerships – Cambridge (CSSP), Hunts (HSSP), Peterborough, South Cambs (SCSSP) and Witchford (WSSP).

Results for the Games were as follows:

Adapted Multi-sports (PLUS) – Primary
1st – Peterborough
2nd – Cambridge SSP
3rd – South Cambs SSP

Gymnastics – Year 3/4
1st – Newnham Croft Primary School (CSSP)
2nd – Meridian Primary School (SCSSP)
3rd – Stapleford Primary School (CSSP)

Indoor Rowing – Year 9
1st – Hinchingbrooke School (HSSP)
2nd– Kings School (Peterborough)
3rd – Comberton Village College (SCSSP)

Indoor Rowing – Year 10
1st – Chesterton Community College (CSSP)
2nd– Peterborough School (Peterborough)
3rd – Soham Village College (WSSP)

Indoor Rowing – KS4 (Aspire)
1st – Comberton Village College (SCSSP)
2nd – Hinchingbrooke School(HSSP)

Netball – KS3 (Inclusive)
1st – St Bede’s Inter-Church School (CSSP)
2nd – St Ivo School (HSSP)
3rd – Witchford Village College (WSSP)
Spirit of the Games – Hinchingbrooke (HSSP)

Table Tennis – Year 7
1st – Chesterton Community College (CSSP)
2nd – St Ivo School (HSSP)
3rd – Comberton Village College (SCSSP)

Tag Rugby – Year 4/5/6 Small Schools
1st – Spaldwick Primary School (HSSP)
2nd – Stretham Primary School (WSSP)
3rd – Cambridge International School (CSSP)

Tag Rugby – Year 5/6
1st – Westfield Junior School (HSSP)
2nd – Steeple Morden Primary School (SCSSP)
3rd – Rackham Primary School (WSSP)

The Festival was organised by Living Sport, the County Sports Partnership, on behalf of the Local Organising Committee for Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The aim of the Games is to create a positive and rewarding sporting experience for all involved.

Date for the diary: The School Games Summer Festival takes place on Thursday 29th June at One Leisure St Ives Outdoor.


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