Sport Sports Fixture

School welcomes more than 100 external children to its very own cross-country trail.

The Thornton Trail, now in its third year, saw girls from 10 local schools join Thornton this afternoon for two nail-biting cross-country races. The U10/11 race had students in Years 5 and 6 compete in a 2,000-metre course around the school grounds, lit up with bright winter light.

Our team performed magnificently with Hannah S from Year 6 finishing in a splendid fourth place. The U8/9 race covered approximately 1,200 metres. Chloe C in 4T placed a deserving sixth.

Well done to all the competitors. Special thanks also to ex-student Anna Radford who kindly returned to lead the races as the hare and to the crowd of spectators cheering on their runners.

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