Primary Panathlon 2020


Another fantastic day at Sportspark. The Primary Panathlon was run by The Panathlon Challenge, a national charity which delivers sporting opportunities for children with a special education need or disability (SEND). Children from mainstream primary schools were invited to represent their school sports partnership at the event and it was great to see so many smiling faces throughout the event.

This year, we had 2 separate competitions split across the day with 62 children competing in a morning event from 8 schools and 61 children in the afternoon from 7 schools. The event ran as a carousel of activities which the teams rotated around and collected points for their team. Some of the activities included basketball, boccia, curling, precision bean bag, messy football and skittles.

The teams were supported by leaders from Diss High School all of whom were brilliant. A huge thank you to them for helping the event today.

It was a very close finish but after all points were collected and counted, the results were as follows:

Morning Results

1st– Toftwood 50 points

2nd– Hillside 49 points

3rd– Mattishall 43 points

4th– Nelson Academy 39 points

5th –Wayland 38 points

6th – South Norfolk 1 34 points

7th- – Nelson Academy 2 24 points

8th-  South Norfolk 1 15 points


Afternoon Results

1st–  Happisburgh 41 points

2nd– Bluebell 35 points

3rd– South Town 34points

4th– Catfield 33 points

5th – St Michaels 21 points

6th– Sprowston 18 points

7th-    Old Catton 15 points

A big well done to all teams who took part today. There was so much encouragement from all the children not only for their individual team but for others as well. We’d like to thank the deliverers from The Panathlon Challenge who ran the event today and ensured all competitors had great fun. Photos from this event can be found here. To keep up to date with all results/photos from the games, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


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