Pupils are taking part in the very first Viking Academy Trust Summer games in Thanet this all week.
The contest features children from each Trust schools C Upton Juniors in Broadstairs, Ramsgate Arts Primary, and Chilton Primary at Pegwell C competing in mixed teams.
It means the individual ‘house colours’ from each school are combining to handle 1 another just for this sporting challenge.
Each ‘house’ represents a Kent sporting hero C red represents Olympic double gold medallist athlete Dame Kelly Holmes; blue is made for the county’s women’s cricketer Tamsin Beaumont; yellow is perfect for James Barnes-Miller, British snowboarding Paralympian; and green is good for Adam Gemili, who’s got won gold and silver European, World and Commonwealth championship medals.
Contestants think about part in various races all week each and every of your three schools featuring different ages, using the final points being totalled up additionally, the winning ‘house’ crowned on Friday.
On Monday, Ramsgate Arts Primary hosted the youngest pupils who competed in events meant to test their balance over a beam, their aim through skittles, long jump, running relay, including a fancy dress costumes relay.
Ed the giant friendly elephant was available to cheer them on.
Michaela Lewis, Executive Head Teacher of the Trust, said: “Each within the schools felt it is an excellent way of demonstrating our unity by installing summer games where teams comprised members from each school, as an alternative to pit school against school.
“The first day’s events featured our youngest children nobody entered into the spirit with the VAT Games and had exciting too.”