Pupils show off sports skills in summer athletics competitions
07 July 2017
Students across the Vale have made their mark on the sports scene this summer.
Pupils across the Vale have made their mark on the sports scene this summer.
On Tuesday 6 June, ten schools battled to make it through to the Quad kids final held at Jenner Park stadium.
QuadKids is a nationally recognised athletics concept supported by Welsh and England Athletics. It aim is to urge children to participate in and enjoy the core disciplines in athletics.
Students from Evenlode, Llancarfen, Victoria and Fairfield school will now compete for the number one spot at the annual sport competition, in Cardiff later this month.
Each school will present two teams of girls and boys and pupils will take part in several activities including the 75m Sprint and the Vortex Howler Throw.
The festival was organised by the Vale of Glamorgan sports team in partnership with Welsh Athletics.
Elsewhere this year’s annual Girls football festival attracted 200 students to the three day challenge.
Girls in year 3 - year 6 from eight different schools, headed to Jenner Park stadium on Tuesday 20 June.
In partnership with Barry Town Utd Ladies FC, the festival was organised by the Vale of Glamorgan Council’s sports development team.
The schools who attended were St Baruc, Gladstone, Barry Island, Romilly and Dinas Powys, Sully, Evenlode and Llancarfen.
For more information on sports around the Vale of Glamorgan, visit valeofglamorgan.gov.uk