Thousands of London schoolchildren participated in Olympic-themed sporting activities on March 22 thanks to 100 newly trained coaches, referees and officials.
SkillsActive, which manages the Mayor’s Sports Legacy Fund, a programme that aims to increase the number of Londoners working and volunteering in the sports sector, co-hosted the third annual Fitter Schools Games Legacy event with Fit for Sport, the UK's Leading Healthy Lifestyle Activities Provider.
More than 1,500 children from six London schools attended the event, enjoying a range of activities and learning about healthy lifestyles. It was delivered by Fit for Sport Healthy Activity Lifestyle Educators and 100 volunteers who have received subsidised training through the Mayor’s Sport’s Legacy Fund in areas such as coaching, officiating and refereeing.
The participating schools were: St Christians, Graze brook, Christchurch Brondsbury, St Stephens, Southfields, and St James St Michaels School