Falmouth School has managed to keep its yearly much-loved sports day going this year - online.

The school set a virtual challenge, with students, parents and staff completing eight different activities to win points for their houses.

Challenges included: doing something inspiring, ‘going the distance’ on a run or cycle, press ups, planking, balance, coordination, keepy uppies and ''the bottle flip challenge'.

Head of PE Mrs Benney said: “I am extremely proud of how the students, staff and even some of the parents have come together to complete these challenges, with some competitors devoting hours of practice to be successful and win the bonus 100 points for their houses.

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"Every single entry earned points, therefore the emphasis was on team work. In most cases the tutor groups with the most entries won, over the tutor group with only one or two entries that were impressive.

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“I would like to thank and congratulate every single person who entered a challenge and contributed to their house, however I would like to make an extra-special congratulations to Amelia-Hayden Rowlands and Emily Carter in year nine, who chose to ‘inspire me’ through walking ten miles to raise money as part of Global's ‘make some noise’ campaign to raise vital funds for people within the local area who have most been effected by coronavirus.

"They have raised over £280, with donations continuing to come in, which is absolutely fantastic. Girls you certainly inspired me, you should be really proud of yourselves. I hope everyone who took part enjoyed the challenge”, she added.

Every participant who completed a challenge won ten points for their house, and anyone who completed all 8 challenges won a further 50 bonus points. Individual winners of each challenge within each year group then won 100 bonus points for their house.

The tutor winners were 7T1, 8T1, 9B1 and 10T1, with Trelawney crowned as champions.