Friday 23rd August 2019

Youth Sport Trust

Wednesday 20th January we hosted an event that was attended by 130 additional needs pupils from schools across the Wirral, both primary and secondary. The event was to showcase the school as the HUB site on the Wirral for wheelchair sports. The HUB site is funded through the youth sports trust, and this funding pays for specialist sports wheelchairs, specialist equipment and the HUB site to run on a Friday after school and on a sunday morning.

The HUB site, is a key indicator of the links WHS has with other school schools, Claremount school in Moreton have been fundamental in the dri The event was attended by Baroness Sue Campbell, who is the person who originally set up the Youth Sports Trust and is a influential person in sport and school sport. Sue was very complimentary of the school, the activities on the day, and the provision that is available to pupils in school time, and out of school time.

On the day the pupils took part in Wheelchair; tennis, football, rugby, athletics, Boccia, fitness training, bench hockey, table cricket, goal ball and seated volleyball.