Girls Help Bolton to School Games Medals’ Haul
Monday, 16 April 2018
A swimming relay team comprised of Year 4 and 5 girls from Bolton School Girls’ Division Junior School won bronze at the recent Greater Manchester Winter School Games. Lucy Pickett, Amelia Crompton, Lily-Grace Greer and Georgia Ainscough helped the borough of Bolton to a successful medals' haul; they were part of 92 athletes competing from 13 different schools from across the town. Four other teams from Bolton won medals.
Two thousand pupils from across Greater Manchester took part in the Games, now in its eighth year, participating in 24 competitions across 13 different sports.
The School Games is a programme designed to motivate and enthuse young people to participate in high quality, meaningful competition and support them in achieving their own personal best in sport and in life. All competitors epitomised and embodied the 'spirit' of the School Games, demonstrating the six School Games values - Passion, Self-Belief, Respect, Honesty, Determination and Teamwork.
The Summer Games will take place on Friday 6th July.
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