Children and care home residents go for gold

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School pupils joined residents at a Sanctuary Care home in Bletchley to hold their own mini Olympics.

Young athletes from Bletchley’s Chestnuts Primary School dropped into Caton House Nursing Home where they showed off their sporting prowess with their own mini Olympics events.

Kids from Chestnuts primary school Bletchley do Olympic events at Caton Care Home

Kids from Chestnuts primary school Bletchley do Olympic events at Caton Care Home

The children brought home medals, which were presented by the residents – who are the school’s most dedicated spectators - in a variety of events, including potato and spoon races, velcro darts, bean bag throwing, hula hooping and skipping.

The home’s manager, Isobel Scott, said: “The children from Chestnuts Primary School are always a huge hit with our residents and their faces light up when they see them. They come into our home regularly and our residents love sitting and chatting with them and taking part in activities like this.”

Teacher, Lynn Samwell-Smith, said: “The children visit Caton House as part of their Friday afternoon activities. It is always a popular choice and they thoroughly enjoy their time spent there.”

Kids from Chestnuts primary school Bletchley do Olympic events at Caton Care Home

Kids from Chestnuts primary school Bletchley do Olympic events at Caton Care Home