Students from the pathfinders group and years 7 – 10 did wheelchair basketball at Calne Leisure centre.
But first, a little history…
The 1940s saw the beginning of wheelchair basketball. In 1944, Ludwig Guttmann, through the rehabilitation program at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital, in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, England, adapted existing sports to use wheelchairs. It was known as Wheelchair Netball.
The website below, will give you more information about the British team;
To see how our pupils got on, check out the photos below!
Reported by Josh Clacy, year 10.