Sport­sac­co­lade for Clackss­chools

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Wee county schools have re­ceived a na­tional ac­co­lade for their de­liv­ery of sport.

The sportscot­land School Sport Award is given for in­no­va­tion and achieve­ment in de­liv­er­ing school sport and 24 schools in Clack­man­nan­shire have passed with fly­ing colours.

Clacks now has 21 `gold–rated’ schools, in­clud­ing Coal­snaughton Pri­mary, Fishcross Pri­mary, Til­li­coul­try Pri­mary and Strathde­von Pri­mary.

All main­stream pri­mary and sec­ondary schools in Clack­man­nan­shire cur­rently hold the gold award, while all ad­di­tional sup­port needs schools have achieved a bronze.

Funded by the Na­tional Lot­tery, the award is a na­tional ini­tia­tive to en­cour­age schools to im­prove phys­i­cal ed­u­ca­tion and sport.

Clack­man­nanhsire Coun­cil’s ed­u­ca­tion spokesper­son Gra­ham Lind­say said: “With all our pri­mary and sec­ondary schools at gold, I want to con­grat­u­late the school sports com­mit­tees based in each school who have met all the award cri­te­ria, en­sur­ing a qual­ity ex­pe­ri­ence for all pupils.”

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