Beating the weather at school sports day

The Buckingham School sports day. High Jump.'130628M-C271
The Buckingham School sports day. High Jump.'130628M-C271

The Buckingham School held its annual sports day last Friday, as the school’s finale to National School Sports Week.

Hamilton House was the overall winner of the day and a number of school records were broken, despite dreadful weather conditions.

The Buckingham School sports day.High jump.'130628M-C273

The Buckingham School sports day.High jump.'130628M-C273

All Year 7 to 10 students competed in various athletic and fun sport activities.

In the afternoon the elite races took place , with many close and exciting finishes.

The event was supported by Lloyds TSB and Tesco, who supplied the students with water.

A school spokesman said: “The students were inspiring and everyone thoroughly enjoyed the competitive day.”

The Buckingham School sports day. Discus.'130628M-C288

The Buckingham School sports day. Discus.'130628M-C288

The Buckingham School sports day. Tug o' war.'130628M-C281

The Buckingham School sports day. Tug o' war.'130628M-C281

The Buckingham School sports day. Long jump.'130628M-C278

The Buckingham School sports day. Long jump.'130628M-C278