On Thursday 19th May 2022, the English Martyrs’ PE department took a team of 73 students from years 7-10 to compete against other schools at the West Area Athletics meeting. This is the annual athletics event held at Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium where students compete to qualify for the Leicestershire and Rutland athletics meeting later in the year.

As usual, our male and female teams performed superbly in a range of different track and field events, making it an extremely enjoyable and memorable day for all representing the school.

In total, 31 students qualified in either their own individual event, as part of a winning relay team or both. These students have now been invited to attend the Leicestershire and Rutland athletics event that is taking place on Saturday 11th June at Saffron Lane.

Congratulations and well done to all students involved and the very best of luck to our students competing in the upcoming county championship.