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Cockburn John Charles Gets Gold!

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Nov 7th 2023

Cockburn John Charles Academy is celebrating a remarkable achievement as it proudly announces that it has been awarded the prestigious School Games Gold Mark for its outstanding commitment to school sports and physical education. This recognition not only reflects the dedication of the school's staff and students but also reaffirms the academy's commitment to promoting a healthy and active lifestyle amongst its students.

The School Games Gold Mark Award is a nationally recognised accolade that highlights schools' efforts to ensure that young people experience the benefits of physical activity, competition, and teamwork. It acknowledges schools that consistently prioritise sports and physical education while fostering a positive and inclusive sports culture. Receiving the Gold Mark Award is a testament to the hard work and passion displayed by both the students and staff at the academy. It recognises the numerous initiatives taken by Cockburn John Charles Academy to ensure that physical education is an integral part of the curriculum, as well as to promote healthy lifestyles amongst the students.

Headteacher Siobhan Roberts expressed her delight at achieving the School Games Gold Mark Award, saying, "We are thrilled to have been awarded the Gold Mark. It is a testament to the incredible dedication and hard work of our staff and students. We believe that a strong focus on physical education and sports is essential for the holistic development of our students, and this award validates our efforts in this regard."

As Cockburn John Charles Academy continues its journey to excellence in education and sports, the Gold Mark Award serves as a symbol of its dedication to producing well-rounded, active, and healthy citizens of the future. Congratulations to Cockburn John Charles Academy on this remarkable achievement, and here's to many more years of inspiring young minds through sports and physical education!