Pupils competing in the swimming event at the Grace Children School Gbagada Lagos

It was a fun filled fiesta this past weekend as Grace Children School, Gbagada marked her 35th annual inter house athletic competition tagged the Grace Olympiad.

According to the Administrator, Grace Schools Mrs. Tokunbo Edun, the 35th Grace Olympiad is the best athletic sporting event the school had so far as the school provided lots of innovative activities for the pupils to compete on.

The pupils of the top notch school participated in various sports including various relay races, cricket and swimming competitions. Innovative games such as Hooparul, Bursting the-balloon, Big-slippers race, dancing competition and cheerleaders display made the all day event colourful.

Mr. Temitope Olotu, managing director, Abeje Foods who was the chairman of the occasion commended Grace Schools for taking the lead in the consistent provision of sporting activities to enhance the children’s physical growth.
In her comments the Head of School, Grace Children School, Dr Nike Akindayo, noted that education is not just about academics and that the school emphasizes the development of the total child. The pupils are given opportunities to express themselves and develop in the areas of intellect, physically and also socially in accordance with the education curriculum.

Other special guests that witnessed the event were the Principal of Grace High School, Mr. Ronald Cilliers, Mrs Maryam Yahaya, Mrs. Toyin Odusote, Mrs Arome-Sule, Mr. Henry Ozulumba among other dignitaries and parents.
The event which was officiated by top sporting officials from all over Lagos State was ably coordinated by the supervisor of the school, Mr. John Ibe and the Sports Master, Mr. Obioma Thomas. Corporate organisations such as Airtel, Domino Pizzas and Milo were available to add colour to the event.