Ballachulish win dodgeball festival
A TEAM of pupils from Ballachulish Primary School have won the 10th South Lochaber Primary Schools Dodgeball Festival.
Organised by High Life Highland’s Active Schools coordinators, Kim Boa and Jane Bruce, the friendly event is always fiercely contested.
Forty- eight pupils took part in the competition on Tuesday April 4 from Ballachulish, Kinlochleven, Duror, Glencoe and St Brides primary schools, with teams of six children, from P4-P7 who will competed for the top spot.
It was a close-run match but in first place was Ballachulish Yellow, second were Glencoe Primary School, third were Kinlochleven Primary, fourth Ballachulish Green, fifth St Brides, sixth was a tie with Ballachulish Red and Ballachulish Blue, seventh were Duror Primary School.
A spokesperson said: ‘ Thanks to the volunteer students, parents and teachers who have been running practice sessions in each school in preparation for this.’
The dodgeball competition is part of the wider Lochaber Active Schools PE programme of festivals, with the aim of encouraging children to try and take part in a range of different sports and activities.
Ballachulish, Kinlochleven, Duror, Glencoe and St Brides primary schools all entered.
Pupils took part in the 10th annual competition.
There was fierce competition this year from the 48 pupils who took part.