South Cambridge Rotary Club is pleased to be associated with and assisting at the South Cambs Schools Sports Mini Olympics for year 4 children with 1300 children from 43 primary schools taking part.
On Tuesday 21st June the Sports Partnership held its annual Mini Olympics which involved all of the primary school in the catchment areas of the 8 Village Colleges in South Cambridgeshire. Approximately 1300 pupils descended on the University Athletics Centre in Wilberforce Road Cambridge. The small organising committee approached the Rotary Club of South Cambridge with an appeal for help to which the club was eager to respond and 3 members attended, the task assigned being to supervise the setting down of the children and oversee the parking of approx. 30 large coaches and despite numerous problems arising this was satisfactorily achieved. During the day each child rotated through 12 different activities, so that they all encountered various challenges throughout, a wonderful experience for them all.
Alan Shipp Chairman Youth/New Generation committee
TIMETABLE FOR THE DAY :
9:30-9.55am Arrival and registration
10.00am Opening Ceremony
10:30am Start events
Children will rotate activities every 10 minutes when an announcement/ siren is heard.
8 activities will be completed in the morning session.
12:30pm Re-start events
Re-start in your same colour zone but in a different area. So if you were on the track in the morning you will be on the grass area or on the astro in the afternoon and vice versa. Leaders will show you to your starting activity.
8 activities will be completed in the afternoon.
2:00pm Finish events
2:05pm Closing Ceremony
2:20pm Finish and depart
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