Blackburn school encourages boccia playing

A SCHOOL is continuing to influence others with its Olympic legacy.

Queen Elizabeth’s Grammar School have developed an outreach programme designed to engage QEGS pupils with other pupils from the local community, An Olympic legacy day saw pupils get together with Blackburn pupils from Longshaw Primary School.

Together the children participated in a total of 16 Olympic and Paralympic events including cycling, mountain biking, weight lifting, hockey and badminton.

Paul Oliver at QEGS said: “In addition we encouraged pupils to participate in Paralympic events such as seated volleyball, boccia and blind football. The highlight was undoubtedly the boccia and the blind football.

via Blackburn school continues Olympic legacy (From This Is Lancashire).

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