North Charnwood & West Leicester Throw Their Way to Victory!

Posted: Fri, 22 Apr 2016 13:00

North Charnwood & West Leicester Throw Their Way to Victory!

10 Teams from across Leicestershire, Leicester City & Rutland, took part in the key stage 4, MLD & SLD Boccia Super-Series Finals which took place on the 15th April taking place at Loughborough University.

The MLD competition saw 5 partnerships represented, it was West Leicester (Ellesmere College) that took home the gold medals. Rutland (Aiming High) came second, with Blaby & Harborough (Birkett House) finishing in third position. The 'Spirit of the Games' trophy was awarded to Hinckley & Bosworth (Dorothy Goodman).

The SLD competition also saw 5 partnerships represented, it was North Charnwood (Maplewell Hall) that took home the gold medals one again. Blaby & Harborough (Birkett House) came second, with Hinckley & Bosworth Dorothy Goodman finishing in third position. The 'Spirit of the Games' trophy was awarded to North West Leicestershire (Forest Way).

The umpires collectively believed that the schools that won the 'Spirit of the Games' award best showed the values in which the "School Games" represents - Determination, Honesty, Passion, Respect, Self-Belief and Teamwork.

Results – SLD Boccia, KS4.

Winners ~ North Charnwood - (Maplewell Hall)
2nd Place ~Blaby & Harborough – (Birkett House)
3rd Place ~ Hinckley & Bosworth – (Dorothy Goodman)
4th Place ~ North West Leicestershire – (Forest Way School)
5th Place ~ West Leicester – (Westgate School)

'Spirit of the Games' ~ Forest Way School – (North West Leicestershire)

Results – MLD Boccia, KS4.

Winners ~ West Leicester – (Ellesmere College)
2nd Place ~ Rutland – (Aiming High)
3rd Place ~ Blaby & Harborough – (Birkett House)
4th Place ~ North Charnwood - (Maplewell Hall)
5th Place ~ Hinckley & Bosworth – (Dorothy Goodman)

'Spirit of the Games' ~ Dorothy Goodman – (Hinckley & Bosworth)

The Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games is part of the national 'School Games Programme' that is a unique opportunity to motivate and inspire young people to take part in more competitive school sport. It is open to all young people aged 5-18 years, of all abilities and backgrounds from every school across Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland.

Delivered locally by Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport (LRS) and the 10 School Sport & Physical Activity Networks (SSPANS), the Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Gamesprovides schools the chance to boost their existing work in school sport to create a year-round calendar of competition for all students.

The 2015/16 School Games programme sets to provide 20 Level 3 Super-Series Finals, a Spring and Summer Championships in 55 competitions across 26 sports!

For more information on the Leicester-Shire & Rutland School Games and to get your School involved visit

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