Records Smashed At School Sports Day

It was a record-breaking afternoon at the Five Islands School sports day for secondary pupils on the Garrison yesterday.

Liam Kirkby smashed the year 10 javelin record with a 34m throw and Phoebe Kirkby gained a discus record of 17.7m beating the previous record of 15.3 m.

Zoe Hitchins set a new benchmark for the school high jump, achieving a height of 1.39m. The previous record, which was set in 2002, was 1.27m.