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Ilford youngsters celebrate gymnastics achievement

Children celebrate gymnastics achievement Children celebrate gymnastics achievement

Friday, March 28, 2014
10:47 AM

Ilford youngsters have been enjoying a series of free gymnastics classes held at Winston Way Primary School every Tuesday for the last 20 weeks.

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Starting as beginners, the children have worked their way to achieving both grade seven and eight British gymnastics proficiency awards.

The programme, organised by Redbridge Carnival and funded by Capital FM’s Help a Capital Child initiative, will continue if further funding is available.

Gym instructor Stephanie Thomas, who led the classes, said: “Although many of these children had not learnt gymnastics

before, you simply could not tell. They adapted well and learnt the new skills with great ease.

“It was a privilege to work with this group of children who illustrated a strong

desire to learn and have fun.”

Organiser Wilson Chowdhry said: “They proved that there is a wealth of talent

locally, they were all wholly committed and developed better co-ordination and healthier lifestyles, whilst on the course.”

“Our thanks also to Winston Way Primary School for the use of their facilities.”

If you would like your children to be involved in future classes contact Mr Chowdhry on 020 8514 0861, or email redbridgecarnival@yahoo.co.uk.

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