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Aston Hall Represents WPT at the Greater Sheffield School Bouldering Competition

Earlier in the year, our Y5/6 children took part in climbing activities on WPT’s climbing wall at Cranworth. The two schools in the Trust with the fastest climbers – Aston Hall Junior & Infant School and Rawmarsh Sandhill Primary School – were selected to represent WPT at this year’s Greater Sheffield Bouldering Competition.

On Friday, six Y6 children from Aston Hall and 6 from Rawmarsh Sandhill went to the Climbing Works in Sheffield to take part.

Layla, Charlotte, Evie, Niamh, Eddie and Finley did an amazing job and racked up a huge amount of points by working as team, being strategic and thoughtful in their approach to the bouldering problems, as well as providing great encouragement for each other.

After a tough few hours and some sore hands – despite not having safety lines/ropes – they completed the course with a great score.

We eagerly await now for a few weeks whilst the remaining schools compete to see if they have qualified for the next round. 

Either way, they had a great time, did amazingly well and were a credit to the school in their attitudes and behaviour. 

Well done!

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