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SCHOOL SPORTS. - Scenes at Moorlands, Wetherby, on Tuesday during the Secondary School sports. Above is a group of competitors and spectators.
Mr. W. Dibb, a former head of the school, presents the house cups to Leslie Apew and Michael Campbell.
The final of the 80 yards shows Jennifer Lancaster beating Sandra Smith into second place.
* sadly, the pictures are not available, so you'll have to use your imagination!

Canada House wins Modern School Trophy

CANADA house gained a sweeping victory in the Wetherby Secondary Modern School inter-house sports day on Tuesday.

Totalling 90 points, they finished 21 points ahead of South Africa who were second. Australia were third with 67½ points and Malta, who were last year's winners of the sports trophy, were last with 61.
The trophy was presented by Mr. W. Dibb, who was headmaster of the school for 31 years until his retirement in 1953.

Boys

Third and fourth year - 440 yards: 1, B. White (M); 2, T. Marran (A); 3, T. Skelton (C). Time: 1 min 7 secs. 220 yards: 1, R. Miller (A); 2, B. Wardingley (C); 3, R. Seward (M). Time: 27.7 secs. 100 yards: 1, P. Herridge (A); 2, R. Oldfield (A); 3, I. Hunter (M). Time: 12 secs
Javelin; 1, P. Herridge (A); 2, R. Seward (M); 3, G. Kitchen (C). Distance: 82 feet. Shot; 1, B. White; 2, K. Blakeson (A); 3, M. Scott (SA). Distance: 32 feet 10 ins.
Long Jump; 1, K. Miller (A); 2, B. White; 3, G. Kitchen. Distance: 15ft. 8½ins. High Jump; 1, P. Herridge (A); 2, M. Roberts (C) and P. Wardman (SA). Height: 4ft. 9ins.

Second year - 150 yards: 1, M. Driver (C); 2, G. Cowan (C); 3, A. Corbett (A). Time 20.6 secs. 80 yards; 1, G. Gamble (C); 2, J. Hardcastle (A); 3, B. Walton (C). Time: 10.9 secs.
High jump; 1, G. Gamble; 2, P. Butler (SA); 3, P. Wijowski. Height: 3ft. 10ins. Long Jump; 1, A. Corbett (A); 2, P. Watson (SA); 3, W. Holmes (M). Distance: 12ft. 2ins.

First year - 150 yards: 1, J. Dennis (A); 2, D. Vlpurs (SA); 3, R. Andrews (C). Time 22.3 secs. 80 yards; 1, C. Noble (SA); 2, M. Susters (C); 3, J. Carling (SA). Time: 11.4 secs.
Obstacle race; 1, G. Wilkinson (M) and I. Hunter; 3, H. Saville (A). High jump; 1, J. Dennis; 2, R. Andrews; 3, C. Noble. Height: 3ft. 10ins. Long Jump; 1, R. Wrigglesworth (SA); 2, J. Askham (C); 3, B. Atkinson (M). Distance: 11ft. 10ins.

Girls

Third and fourth year - 150 yards: 1, B. Chambers (C); 2, J. Hayter (M) and S. Bowes (SA). Time: 21 secs. 100 yards: 1, M. Wilby (SA); 2, A. Hunter (C); 3, P. Chandler (M). Time: 14.3 secs.
Javelin; 1, S. Bowes (SA); 2, A. Abbott (M); 3, J. Cowling (C). Long Jump; 1, M. Wilby (A); 2, S. Jones (M); 3, S. Plews (C). Distance: 12ft. 5ins. High Jump; 1, S. Bowes; 2, B. Chambers; 3, C. Greaves (A). Height: 3ft. 9ins.

Second year - 80 yards: 1, J. Lancaster (C); 2, S. Smith (A); 3, J. Shaw (SA). Time: 11.2 secs. Skipping; 1, C. Wilson (C); 2, L. Heppenstall (M); 3, A. Preston (SA). Time: 12.2 secs. Rounders ball: 1, C. Wilson; 2, J. Shaw (SA); 3, S. Smith. High jump; 1, S. Farndale (A); 2, M. Auton (M); 3, S. Harrison (SA). Height: 3ft. 8ins. Long Jump; 1, C. Wilson; 2, S. Smith; 3, J. Shaw. Distance: 12ft. 6ins.

First year - 80 yards: 1, S. Crook (M); 2, M. Thirkell (SA); 3, B. Swann (C). Time: 11.4 secs. Sack Race; 1, J. Dodd (SA); 2, H. Blackstone (C); 3, J. Goddard (SA). Skipping; 1, P. Oxtoby (M); 2, B. Morgan (C); 3, M. Wainwright (M). Time: 13.1 secs. Long jump: 1, J. Dodd; 2, S. Massey (M); 3, M. Wardingley (A). Distance: 11ft. 6ins. High jump; 1, S. Rennoldson (SA); 2, L. Edmonson (A) and S. Crook (M). Height: 3ft. 5½ins.

Relay

Third and fourth year - boys: 1, Australia; 2, Malta; 3, Canada. Time: 55.7 secs. Girls: 1, Canada; 2, Malta; 3, South Africa. Time: 1 min. 2.7 secs.
Second year - boys: 1, Canada; 2, Australia; 3, Malta. Time: 1 min. 0.7 secs. Girls: 1, Canada; 2, Malta; 3, South Africa. Time: 1 min. 3.8 secs.
First year - boys: 1, South Africa; 2, Canada; 3, Malta. Time: 1 min. 3.1 secs. Girls: 1, Malta; 2, South Africa; 3, Canada. Time: 1 min. 6.5 secs.

WSPANE banner Wetherby Secondary Modern School; Sports Day, 1960s
submitted by Barrie Wardingley, August 14th 2008. (re-typed from the original clipping)
Lots of names from Wetherby Secondary Modern School around 1960 - unfortunately no faces! Perhaps someone somewhere has the pictures to accompany these names?
related picture Teachers' Strike 1962
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