Fulwood schools top gym contests

Primary schools gymnastics competition.  Pictured are pupils from Harris Primary.
Primary schools gymnastics competition. Pictured are pupils from Harris Primary.

High-kicking youngsters from Preston’s primary schools have been showing off their agility.

Balancing on the bar and working the pommel were among the skills on show when pupils from 22 teams took part in the under-nines gymnastics event at the City of Preston Gymnastics and Performance Centre.

Primary schools gymnastics competition.  Licoln Smith from Harris Primary

Primary schools gymnastics competition. Licoln Smith from Harris Primary

The girls and boys had a chance to demonstrate their talent in vault and perform floor routines with the goal of a clutch of medals on offer

A clean sweep of medals went to Fulwood schools with Harris Primary School taking the gold medals with Queen’s Drive got silver and in bronze medal position went St Clare’s Catholic Primary.

Dean Brandwood, director of Sport, DB Sports, said “ The City of Preston Gymnastics Club did a fantastic job in the organisation of the event and there were some great performances from the young gymnasts”.

The year one and two pupils will hoping to snatch victory when they compete in June.

Primary schools gymnastics competition.  Julia Czerczak, Ellie-May Burrow and Tiegan Hardman from Holy Family Primary.

Primary schools gymnastics competition. Julia Czerczak, Ellie-May Burrow and Tiegan Hardman from Holy Family Primary.

Primary schools gymnastics competition.  Pupils from Broughton Primary clockwise from top left are Isabel Heath, Emilia Simpson, Chloe Alty, Ben Swan and Jack Needham.

Primary schools gymnastics competition. Pupils from Broughton Primary clockwise from top left are Isabel Heath, Emilia Simpson, Chloe Alty, Ben Swan and Jack Needham.

Primary schools gymnastics competition.  Arlo Jones from Queen's Drive Primary.

Primary schools gymnastics competition. Arlo Jones from Queen's Drive Primary.

Primary schools gymnastics competition.  Lea Community Primary clockwise from top left Jack Robinson, Elliott Smith, Lacey Gould, Chloe Magee and Aaliyah Johnson.

Primary schools gymnastics competition. Lea Community Primary clockwise from top left Jack Robinson, Elliott Smith, Lacey Gould, Chloe Magee and Aaliyah Johnson.

Primary schools gymnastics competition

Primary schools gymnastics competition

Primary schools gymnastics competition.  Sherwood Primary pupils Owen Howard, Ella Thompson, Poppy Lincoln, Ian Killingback and Alicia Giobaraki (front)

Primary schools gymnastics competition. Sherwood Primary pupils Owen Howard, Ella Thompson, Poppy Lincoln, Ian Killingback and Alicia Giobaraki (front)