Sporting students reap success at Witchford and Soham

PUBLISHED: 14:48 22 March 2016 | UPDATED: 15:09 22 March 2016

Sohan Village College at the Intersports Challenge

Sohan Village College at the Intersports Challenge

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Students from Witchford and Soham stood out for their sporting skills at a recent county sports championships.

School Games Spring Festival, at Hinchingbrooke School, Witchford School Partnership rowing team,School Games Spring Festival, at Hinchingbrooke School, Witchford School Partnership rowing team,

Witchford College came third in the adapted multi sports category and Soham Village College came second in the rowing category.

Manea Community Primary won the spirit of the games trophy.

The event saw 54 schools from across Cambridgeshire compete in the school games level three Spring Festival.

An exciting competition involved children aged seven to 19 who battled it out to become county champions.

A bright and colourful opening ceremony with musical performances took place at St Ives Indoor Centre.

A spokesman said: “Following the ceremony schools competed in the events with each venue alive with the sound of cheering and camaraderie as schools battled it out to become champions.

“The aim of the games is to create a positive and rewarding sporting experience for all involved.”

Each school represented one of the five School Sports Partnerships – Cambridge, Hunts, Peterborough, South Cambs and Witchford.

England netball player Lindsay Keable opened the ceremony and spoke to the performers and athletes inspiring them to believe in their abilities and have fun

The festival was organised by Living Sport, the county sports partnership.

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