Barleyhurst, Loughton and The Premier Academy through to Bikeability Olympics finals

Barleyhurst, Loughton and The Premier Academy primary schools booked their places in the MK Bikeability Olympics finals on 5th July with impressive performances in Heat 3 on a sunny afternoon at Bushfield School.

Encouraged by the Mayor of Wolverton & Greenleys, Bridget Lewis (photo below(, 26 Year 5-6 pupils from four schools, including Bushfield who already have a team in the final, each competed in five events:

  • Bike Detectives
  • Pump Relay
  • Slow Race
  • Obstacle Course
  • Road Ride.

See results.

The highest performing individual was Aashan from Bushfield, who scored 21 out of a possible 25 points from the five contests. The Mayor gave him a special reward – to have a go wearing her gold chain! The second highest scoring students was Polina of The Premier Academy (20 points), followed by Ivy of Loughton Primary School (19 points).

The Final on Friday 5th July will be take place at Middleton Hall hosted by thecentre:mk (see last year’s final). All parents are welcome to attend as spectators.

To find out more, contact the Cycling CitizensMK Organiser, tel 07962 838685.

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