SCHOOL SPORT: Bury pupils somersault their way to double success at gymnastics event

The Houghton Primary School team at the gymnastics competition. Picture: SUBMITTED

The Houghton Primary School team at the gymnastics competition. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

Brilliant Bury CofE Primary School were left head over heels – after completing a double success in a recent competition.

The triumphant Bury CofE Primary School team which tasted glory in the 'A' section. Picture: SUBMITT

The triumphant Bury CofE Primary School team which tasted glory in the 'A' section. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

The village pupils showed off their somersaulting skills to triumph at the Hunts School Sports Partnership’s annual Year 3/Year 4 Key Steps 2 Gymnastics event.

Children from schools across the area followed in the footsteps of Olympic great Louis Smith as they took part in three disciplines – vault, floor and body management – at Huntingdon Gymnastics Club.

Bury triumphed from runners-up Great Gidding CofE Primary School and third-placed Crosshall Junior School in the ‘A’ section.

And they also came out on top in the ‘B’ bracket with Thornwdown Primary School finishing second and Westfield Junior School filling third spot.

Crosshall Junior School pupils at the Hunts School Sports Partnership’s annual Year 3/Year 4 Key Ste

Crosshall Junior School pupils at the Hunts School Sports Partnership’s annual Year 3/Year 4 Key Steps 2 Gymnastics competition. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant


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A total of 26 teams were involved in the competition with 15 different schools represented.

Brampton Village Primary School, Cromwell Academy, Godmanchester Community Academy, Great Staughton Primary Academy, Houghton Primary School, Kimbolton Primary Academy, Priory Junior School, St Helen’s Primary School, St John’s CofE Primary School, Warboys Primary Academy were also in attendance.

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The successful Bury CofE Primary School team which won the 'B' competition. Picture: SUBMITTED

The successful Bury CofE Primary School team which won the 'B' competition. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

Pupils from St Helen's Primary School, in Bluntisham, at the gymnastics event. Picture: SUBMITTED

Pupils from St Helen's Primary School, in Bluntisham, at the gymnastics event. Picture: SUBMITTED - Credit: Archant

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