Youngsters inspired by Paralympics
TEENAGERS from Stroud were awed and inspired by their visit to the Paralympics.
The party of 44 pupils from Thomas Keble School, and four staff witnessed GB athlete, Hannah Cockcroft's victory in the 200 metres.
"We were engulfed by the passion and electric atmosphere," the school's head of PE Glenn Price said.
"To be there was really special. The impact of this kind of experience can have on the pupils is huge and will stay with them for the rest of their lives," Mr Price added.
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The following day the party returned to the Olympic Park on day passes which allowed them to visit various venues and absorb the unique atmosphere.
Mr Price said Thomas Keble was committed to ensuring the legacy of the games lived on at school through its pupils' involvement in sport.