Uttlesford has got sporting talent

17:29 12 June 2014

Uttlesford Schools Sports Partnership organised a Year 6 talent camp.

Uttlesford Schools Sports Partnership organised a Year 6 talent camp.

Archant

Some of Uttlesford’s most promising young athletes took part in the annual Year 6 Talent Camp.

Forty-five students were selected from across the district’s primary schools for the three-day event, organised by Uttlesford Schools Sports Partnership and held at Newport Free Grammar during the May half-term.

They took part in multi-sports training and had been tested on their individual athletic ability, speed, co-ordination and fitness, which also included a bleep test.

On the Wednesday afternoon they had a series of physical tests to see if they were the fastest in Uttlesford. Then, on the Thursday, they travelled to the Lea Valley to the indoor athletics track where they were trained by different coaches working on hurdling, long jump and javelin.

Jackie Coleman, sports games co-ordinator, said: “The students had a fabulous experience of a large variety of sports. The boys and girls had opportunities to be challenged in handball, basketball, badminton, cricket and Gaelic football.

“The students worked extremely hard over the three days and had a fun but challenging time.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Dunmow Broadcast visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Dunmow Broadcast staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Dunmow Broadcast account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:01
Baby robins hatching out at Mountfitchet Castle

A friendly robin brought his bride to nest at the entrance to Mountfitchet Castle, in Stansted Mountfitchet. Now the tourist attraction is asking for help in naming the baby birds.

Yesterday, 15:24
Dunmow Stroke Club 20th Birthday

Members and volunteers of Dunmow and District Stroke Support Group celebrated the 20th anniversary of the founding of the group by singing “Happy Birthday” and enjoying a special birthday cake made by Sheena Pike.

Yesterday, 11:00
Emma Culley-Morgan with baby Otis

A pain and fear-free childbirth may seem like a dream scenario for many women.

Yesterday, 15:27
IWM Duxford’s VE Day Anniversary Air Show [Picture: David Mackey / IWM]

Motorists are being warned of potential delays on the M11 this weekend during the VE Day Anniversary show at Duxford.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Dunmow Broadcast e-edition today E-edition

Most read stories