Playground to Podium

Oscar Parry, Davey Dempsey, Timmy Todd, Anthony Harvey, Harry Bradley, Sam Revivo and Onajite Ighorodje spent six hours at Chelmsford Athletics centre today. They were testing their sporting skills in a various of activities including athletics, wheelchair basketball, football, cricket, table tennis and football.

Professional coaches in all these sports were amazed with the determination, motivation and enthusiasm showed by all the children from across all partnerships.

All of the seven boys showed great skill and ability in all of the activities especially Onajite from Westcliiff school for Boys who excelled in the athletics and table tennis which were also his favorite activities of the day.


" I really enjoyed the wheelchair basketball and the athletics. It's been a great day!"     Timmy Todd Eastwood High School

"I really enjoyed the volleyball"  Davey Dempsey Our Lady of Lourdes

"I really enjoyed the wheelchair basketball and the javelin" Anthony Harvey Eastwood School

"I loved the wheelchair basketball, everyone liked it. I also liked the football it was fun" Harry Bradley Eastwood School

"Like everyone else I enjoyed the wheelchair basketball and the football. My javelin went so high it hit the security camera!" Sam Revivo Eastwood School


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