Kettering and Corby youngsters pick up sports awards

The Brooke Weston Trust Sports Awards. The Oakley Vale Primary gymnastics Team celebrating their win.

The Brooke Weston Trust Sports Awards. The Oakley Vale Primary gymnastics Team celebrating their win.

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School pupils who are passionate about sport were celebrated at the first ever Brooke Weston Trust Sports Awards.

Hundreds of students and parents from across Corby and Kettering attended the awards ceremony which were held at the Core Theatre in Corby.

The Brooke Weston Trust Sports Awards. Oakley Vale Primary Pupil Caitlin Munro being presented her award by Baroness Sue Campbell from the Youth Sport Trust

The Brooke Weston Trust Sports Awards. Oakley Vale Primary Pupil Caitlin Munro being presented her award by Baroness Sue Campbell from the Youth Sport Trust

Pupils from Key Stage 2 to Key Stage 4 were recognised for their commitment to sport with 18 individuals and teams picking up prizes.

Students from Brooke Weston Academy, Kettering Science Academy, Corby Technical School, Corby Business Academy, Gretton Primary School, Oakley Vale Primary School and Beanfield Primary were all involved in the ceremony.

They were presented with their prizes by special guests Chair of the Youth Sport Trust Baroness Sue Campbell and former BMX World Champion Mike Mullen.

BWT Director of Sport Kirstie Smith said: “It was a great evening and a real celebration of the sport that happens across our Trust of ten schools.

“As a Trust we recognise the importance of sport in young people’s lives and what it does to enhance well being, build confidence and teach team skills.”

During the evening all nominees were invited onto the stage and the audience were told about their sporting achievements.

There were also messages of support and congratulation from the stars from the world of England Rugby and BMxer Mike Mullen demonstrated a trick with executive principal John Henrys.

For a full list of the evening’s sporting winners, visit www.brookewestontrust.org/news.