Hundreds of pupils enjoy the Ipswich & South Suffolk Quadkids at Northgate
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Hundreds of students took part in the Ipswich & South Suffolk Quadkids event at Northgate this week.
Some 640 students from 59 schools took part in the celebration of sport, which served as a qualifier for the spectacular Suffolk School Games in Bury St Edmunds on July 7.
Under 11s competed, as the name suggests, in four events - the 600m, 75m sprint, standing long-jump and ‘vortex howler’, a javelin-style competition using a specially adapted ball.
The event was won, for the second year in a row, by Britannia A, with St Jo’s College second and Kyson in third.
Hadleigh, Sidegate A, Heath, Sproughton and Gorseland A completed the top eight, and will all move forward to the school games finals in July.
Ali Furlong, school games organiser, said: “It was a fantastic afternoon. We had Ian Morgan there, the creator of Quadkids, and he said it’s the best one in the country.”