Long-running success for primary kids

Winners! Warley Town pupils win the Sowerby Bridge Schools' Sports Association Cross Country Competition
Winners! Warley Town pupils win the Sowerby Bridge Schools' Sports Association Cross Country Competition

A Halifax primary school has been crowned cross-country champions.

Warley Town School were joint winners of the Sowerby Bridge Schools’ Sports Association Cross Country Competition at Ryburn Valley High School.

The 16-pupil team who took part on the day shared top spot with Heathfield School.

As well as the overall award, individual medals were also won by Lucie Hall, who came first in the Year 5 girls’ race, Mason Hogan who came first for Year 4 boys, Bobbie White, who came second for Year 4 girls and Libby Greenwood, who bagged third place for Year 3 girls.

Teaching assistant Joanna Allsopp said: “It was a great team effort and we’re extremely proud.”