Inaugural soccer carnival a big hit.
THE sun was out and some great skills on show as almost 200 Perth students with special needs competed in an inaugural soccer carnival last week.
Hosted by Cannington Community Education Support Centre (ESC) at Coker Park, the inaugural Education Support South Network Soccer Carnival invited students from seven ESCs to take part in a day of inclusive soccer fun.
Cannington Community ESC student support co-ordinator Bernardo Dewey said with basketball and athletics carnivals already on the calendar, organisers wanted to give the students another chance to take part in interschool events.
“It is the first time hosting a soccer event but we are very happy to announce that we are going to repeat this event in 2018,” he said.
“We want to integrate students into soccer through social inclusion and by creating new bonds and friendships, and we also wanted to give an opportunity to students
William Tondut, Malachi Johns, Seth Watkins, Riley Bickle and James Robinson.