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School hosts inclusive sports festival

Published Thursday, 13 June 2019

A free Inclusive Sport Festival for children will be taking place on Friday 21 June at Howes Community Primary School.

The event will be opened by British wheelchair athlete and BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year Kare Adenegan at 10am. 

Sessions are open for schools to book throughout the day with a free family session from 3.30pm-6pm with activities and refreshments.

There will be a wide range of organisations offering 20 minute taster sessions including Warwickshire Cricket for softball and tabletop cricket; Sky Blues in the Community for inclusive football; Volleyball UK for sitting volleyball; Wheelchair Rugby; Wheels for All inclusive cycling; wheelchair racing with Godiva Harriers; inclusive boxercise; boccia; and wheelchair tennis.

Governor of the school, Cllr Richard Brown, said:  “This festival is to give children with physical or learning difficulties the opportunity to try out a range of inclusive sports in a friendly environment.  The event is free and is to celebrate Coventry being European City of Sport 2019. 

"We’re encouraging schools to sign up for the sessions in the day and families are welcome to come along at 3.30pm to try lots of different activities.”

Tickets for the event can be booked on Eventbrite or by emailing deputy@howes.coventry.sch.uk
 

 

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