Children stepping in right direction

GymnasticsMORE THAN 100 pupils aged four to seven from Bury St Edmunds and surrounding villages took part in a Key Steps Gymnastics Competition, the first of its kind to be held in the East of England.

MORE THAN 100 pupils aged four to seven from Bury St Edmunds and surrounding villages took part in a Key Steps Gymnastics Competition, the first of its kind to be held in the East of England.

The competition, developed by English Gymnastics, was organised and run by the Bury Spectrum Gymnastics Club in partnership with the Bury St Edmunds School Sport Partnership.

Two families of schools took part, one in the morning and one in the afternoon.

These schools were Great Welnetham, Barrow, Hardwick, Sextons Manor, Westgate, St Edmundsbury, Sebert Wood and Guildhall.


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After only 12 hours training over 12 weeks, every child, both boys and girls, managed to perform three

different routines which were individually judged to produce a boys' champion, girls' champion and school champion in the morning and afternoon competitions.

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Parents of the pupils came along to see their children take part, looking very proud to watch their performances.

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