Hundreds of east Dorset school children tried their hand at golf when they took part in a special festival.
Schools that took part included WAT’s Colehill First, Witchampton CE First, Merley First, Hayeswood First and St John’s CE First and they were joined by Sturminster Marshall First, Parley First, St James CE First, Hampreston CE First and St Catherine’s Primary.
They were ably assisted by St Michael’s Sports Leaders who helped out their younger peers on the day.
In the morning the young sporting stars swung into action with the Tri Golf part of the day.
This was led by Ferndown Forest Golf Club’s pro golfer, Darren Stratman.
The would-be Tiger Woods and Georgia Halls were challenged to perform golf shots using adapted equipment – the more targets they hit, the more points they scored.
And the top scoring teams – Colehill, Hayeswood, Sturminster Marshall and Hampreston – will now get to tee off at the Dorset School Games Final next month.
In the afternoon the Wimborne Area Sports Partnership (WASP), with the support of St Michael’s Sports’ Leaders, led a multi-skills event.
Children competed at running, throwing and jumping events.
CEO of Wimborne Academy Trust, Liz West, said: “It was an honour to host such a fantastic event and welcome so many children from across our area to St Michael’s.
“We are very proud of St Michael’s Sports Leaders who volunteered their time to help the younger children enjoy such a fantastic day.”
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