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King Edward hosts Year 5 & 6 Swimming Gala

King Edward VII Science & Sport College recently hosted the North West Leicestershire School Sports Partnership’s (NWLSSP) annual School Games Primary School Swimming competition...

King Edward VII Science & Sport College recently hosted the North West Leicestershire School Sports Partnership’s (NWLSSP) annual School Games Primary School Swimming competition; open to Primary Schools within the partnership. The competition was held over two days in April 2016 with a total of 23 teams and 261 children taking part in the competition.

Four galas were run over the two days, delivered by the NWLSSP staff and 10 Young Leaders from the College. King Edward VII students from also acted as lifeguards during the galas.

The overall winner of the competition was Packington Primary School who will now go on to represent the NWLSSP at the Level 3 School Games County Finals, held on 30th June as part of the Leicestershire Summer Championships.  The ‘Spirit of the Games’ award was shared between Ashby Hill Top Primary School and Sir John Moore Primary School for the best demonstration of the values of the School Games; team work, self-belief, passion, honesty, respect and determination.

Well done to all the participants involved and thank you to all our young leaders who helped at the events.

King Edward VII Science and Sport College is an exempt charity and a company limited by guarantee, registered in England with Company Number 8158225 and has a registered office at Warren Hills Road, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 4UW