Kids in British schools can do a lot of sport. Lots of teenagers do swimming or play football — but these days, there are other things they can do, too!
Craig Hopkins is 15 and he is in Year 11 at St Mary’ s School in Oakham. He loves playing rugby and cricket. But his favourite sport is rowing. There is a big lake neer my school and we go there once a week to row, says Craig . ‘I’m in the school team, and two or three times a year we row against teams from schools in other parts of the country.
Julia Ho is 16 and is in Year 11 at Sandown School, Derby. ‘Netball is cool’, says Julia. ‘But I love orienteering! In orienteering, you have to run and run — but you have to find out where to go, too! You have a map and a compass, and you have to get to a place as fast as possible. It’s great fun — even when it’s raining!