Kampala Parents School held its Inter-schools sports championship featuring football, netball and basketball competitions last week.
Four schools took part in the one-day event namely Kampala Parents School, Kisule Primary School, Muto Primary School Buwama and St Catherine Primary School.
According to Margaret Okwi, Kampala Parents School head of co-curriculum activities, pupils get very many things from co-curriculum activities, Socializing, getting friends and learning to live with other people.
“Sports activities help pupils build their bodies, become physically fit and body endurance. It is relaxes their minds after spending a lot of time in classrooms. At Kampala Parents School, we try to build a child as a whole – physically and mentally,” she said.
“We don’t only deal with parents and pupils of Kampala Parents School but also the outside community including other schools. Those who cannot come to study can be part of us through such activities. We are preparing for interclass sports day in September 2016.”
Okwi said parents love to see these activities. Many parents complain when their children’s are no doing such co-curriculum activities.
Kibuuka Mugaga, the Games Master and coach football team at Muto Primary School said: “We are very happy to be the winners today. First, we work together as a school. Secondly as games teacher, I love what I do. My players believe in themselves and what they are capable of.”
Daphne Kato, Principle Kampala Parents School said: “We are all colleagues in the struggle. We need to strengthen our relationship with other schools; we are all brothers and sisters. Teams like Muto Primary School have come from upcountry and have been able to interact with us. They defeated us and this builds their confidence.”
She added: “You have made us proud Strengthened our relationship Thank proprietors for the financial support and great ideas. They look forward to these events. They want to support your talent because they know people have been successful through their talent.”