Multi-sports day gets top marks from students

Students taking part in the Craigavon Area Learning Communities' 'Fit Together' programme.
Students taking part in the Craigavon Area Learning Communities' 'Fit Together' programme.

Pupils representing Killicomaine, Clounagh and Tandragee junior high schools took part in a special sports day recently at Craigavon Leisure Centre.

Ceara students also enjoyed the event as part of the 50-strong group of children connected to the ‘Fit Together’ session.

Sports on the schedule included basketball, volleyball and Olympic handball alongside inclusive events such as wheelchair rugby and boccia.

“The event brought together young people for a day to engage with other young people from neighbouring schools to try out a variety of activities delivered by the experienced Active Communities coaching staff,” said Craigavon Borough Council community sport development officer Nuala McVeigh. “The team was led by Colleen Connolly, the inclusive sports and leisure officer from Disability Sports NI.

“Feedback from teachers and class assistants was really positive and it was evident that everyone had an enjoyable day.

“The Craigavon Area Learning Communities’ ‘Fit Together’ event was delivered alongside Disability Sport NI and the Active Communities programme managed through Craigavon Borough Council.”