Boccia fun in Selston

NDET 95072'Selston Community and Arts College Boccia festival saw pupils from Brinsley Primary School, Joe Reeve and Alisha Smith both aged 5 try out some disabled sports with the help of year 8 pupils from the college Sarah Hool, Emily shacklock and Lauren Peart-Roddis.
NDET 95072'Selston Community and Arts College Boccia festival saw pupils from Brinsley Primary School, Joe Reeve and Alisha Smith both aged 5 try out some disabled sports with the help of year 8 pupils from the college Sarah Hool, Emily shacklock and Lauren Peart-Roddis.

STUDENTS from seven Selston-area primary schools took part in a Boccia tournament at Selston Arts and Community College, with the aim of boosting the youngsters’ confidence and social skills.

Boccia is a Paralympic sport played by athletes who require a wheelchair and have cerebral palsy or motor skills disabilities.

The participants were aged five to 11 and were split across three different competitions.

Selston CofE Infant School won gold, winning three games and drawing two.