'DEDICATED' and 'committed' youngsters from Stockton Heath Primary School have excelled in a netball tournament.

The West Avenue school's year six netball team finished in second place in the Cheshire School Games event.

PE leader Simon Dow was 'delighted' with the performances from the pupils.

He said: "The netball team have been fortunate to receive brilliant coaching and support, which has enabled them to achieve this fantastic achievement.

"The girls in the team have shown amazing skill, determination and attitudes throughout and we as a school are extremely proud of them."

Deputy head teacher Jennie McAleny added: "We are absolutely delighted with the dedication and commitment that our team displayed throughout the tournament."