A PRIMARY school in Woolston celebrated European School Sports Day in a unique and memorable way last week.

St Peter's Catholic Primary School, off Hillock Lane, celebrated European School Sports Day on Friday, September 29, with a range of activities.

According to staff at the primary school, the aim of the day was to ensure that all children engaged in at least two hours of physical activity.

Warrington Guardian: The day started with a visit from Warrington Wolves' mascot, WolfieThe day started with a visit from Warrington Wolves' mascot, Wolfie (Image: St Peter's Catholic Primary School)

Speaking to the Warrington Guardian, staff said activities included:

  • Starting the day with a whole-school assembly led by headteacher Helen Lea, where staff talked about the importance of physical activity and how it helps physical and mental health.
  • During the assembly, Penny Moorefield who is the Warrington School Sports Partnership School Support Manager presented St Peter's with a platinum School Games Award. 
  • Pupils were also joined by Wolfie who came in and danced to 'I Like to Move It It' with the whole school - including parents 
  • The school took part in a sponsored activity, led by the Year 6 children, in order to raise money for equipment for more physical activity within the school
  • Warrington School Sports Partnership and the Warrington Wolves Charitable Foundation came in to do physical activity with classes in Key Stage 2
  • Staff and pupils also took part in a huge walk around our mile track

One teacher at the primary school added: "What a day we had, and we hope that people will enjoy reading about all of our sporting fun for European School Sports Day."