LEEDS SCHOOL GAMES - Come & Try Inclusive Sportshall Athletics

DATE: 19th Jan 2018

VENUE: John Charles Centre for Sport - Athletics & Bowls

PRIMARY SCHOOLS ENTERED: Holly Bush- West SILC, Ingram, Highfield, Brodetsky, Broomfield- South SILC, Ireland Wood, Oulton, Farsley Farfield, Hunslet Moor, Hunslet St Marys, Christ Church Upper Armley, Guiseley, Bramlet St Peters, Pudsey Bolton Royd, Hill Crest, East SILC, Valleyview, Pudsey Waterloo & Five Lanes Primary.

SECONDARY SCHOOLS ENTERED: Temple Moor- East SILC, Broomfield- South SILC, Prince Henrys, Cardinal Heenan, Abbey Grange, Leeds City Academy.

An Introduction to Sportshall athletics with the emphasis on  FUN & ENJOYMENT . The Event focused on skill development and personal achievement, utilizing the School Games sporting spirits to building confidence within pupils and staff to potentially enter the West Yorkshire Disability Sportshall Athletic School Games Competition, representing LEEDS 2017-18

The event also gave pupils an extra opportunity to experience a new environment, meet new people and in some cases try athletics for the first time.



201 pupils from 25 Leeds Schools, with a wide range of disabilities, attended Leeds ‘Come and Try’ Inclusive sports hall athletic event.Participants rotated around 11 station circuit of appropriate activities to challenge their skills based around throwing, movement, hand eye co-ordination & balance. These included: chest push, shuttles, run relays, long jump, javelin, speed bounce balance bar, High Stepper & Hurdles

MASSIVE ‘Thank You’ and ‘Well Done’ to all children who took part!!

LEADERSHIP - Workforce

Leeds City College & Abbey Grange 

I wanted to place on record my thanks and appreciation to Abbey Grange & Leeds City College - Staff- Martin Parker and Sports Students, for Supporting the running of the Event.

Their enthusiasm, support and hard work had not gone unnoticed with schools and SGO Staff!! Excellent Job!!

A credit to the PE Dept and College

Without Their continued support the School Games & School Sports Partnership it wouldn't be the success it is!!