The Springfields Olympics
This first, great, big, event started on 26 June with the Junior Olympics, lasting two days until 27 June, which features the Senior Olympics.
200 people will take part in 5 events and 6 schools compete in one big event, hosted by the Springfields academy and St Mary’s School and Calne Leisure Centre.
The schools shared their own Olympic flags; photos below.
The Springfields Academy flag
Downlands School flag
Coln House School’s flag
Mr Lloyd, Head of PE and Mrs Wishart, Head of Specialism, have organised this event.
The first day began with the opening ceremony where athletes took the Olympic oath before going to their individual events.
The events are: table tennis, basketball, swimming, athletics and BMXing.
Reported by Miles Year 7
The Springfields Academy Junior Team
Mr Hobden, PE teacher at SPringfields said that “the day is ace, exciting and amazing, especially as we are using many facilities in Calne.”