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School does double at athletics event

Duddon St Peter's take double gold at infant inter-school athletics competition

Back row L-R: Sam Stanyer, Grace Fawcett, Niamh Broomfield, James Goodrich, Charlotte Edwards. Front row L-R: Alfie Lightfoot, Zach Hard-Smith, Adam Palfreyman, Harvey Coppell, Anna Dodd, Grace Latham, Matthew Freeman

Children from Years 1 and 2 at Duddon St Peter’s Primary School took part in an inter-school athletic competition.

There were 11 teams taking part in the tournament which was held at Tarporley High School and the event was well supported by parents and teachers.

The children competed against each other in the 50m sprint, 400m, 4 x 50m, long jump and two throwing events.

Duddon St Peter’s Primary School came in third place overall taking first place and 'double gold' in both the boys 400m and the girls 400m with Niamh Broomfield and James Goodrich running an excellent tactical race.

A school spokesperson said: "It was extremely well organised and we would like to thank Tarporley High School and all of the staff and pupils involved in hosting the event."

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