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NEARS Athletics Competition

An athletics competition for the NEARS group of ten schools (North Eastern Area Rural Schools) held on the ground of Handcross Park School


To provide a large space and facilities to safely hold an inter-school athletics competition between ten schools from the local area

A marked-out grass running track, and athletics field. Seating for parents 

Pupils, teachers and parents


Initially approached by local school.


A marked-out grass running track and finish line.

Athletics field, with seating for parents


This is an annual event

2017 - unfortunately this year the event was cancelled at the last minute due to excessive heat on the day, which was ruled a Health & Safety risk for young children.