Oakview School in Loughton, part of the West Essex SSP won their first ever Panathlon event today at the Riverside Sports Centre in Chelmsford. Lakeside Thurrock team (Beacon Hill) qualified for the Final also and will meet Harlow Fields and Southview School (NW Essex) in the Final on July 1st. The last 2 days have seen close to 200 young disabled Essex sportsmen and women take part with much enthusiasm and great skill.
Many thanks to all the funders who have made it possible, Essex Youth Trust, Jack Petchey Foundation, Essex CC and others.
Team Harlow won the first Essex Semi Final on Thursday 22nd April just pipping Southview and the NW Essex Team in to 2nd place. Both now qualify for the Essex Final on 1st July. Tendring (Marketfield) came 3rd and Lexden Springs (Colchester) came 4th. 100 disabled young people took part at Braintree College and the Braintree Students helped run the day. Thank you to all who took part !!