Killicomaine Junior High School pupils at Craigavon Watersports Centre

Best GLAMS group award 2019 for Killicomaine

Girls at Killicomaine Junior High School in Portadown are taking charge of promoting sport in school to increase girls’ participation in physical activity and have recently been awarded the ‘Best GLAMS Group’ Northern Ireland 2019.

GLAMS (Girls Leadership and Marketing Squad) are a team of girls within the school that have developed and promoted new activities to girls throughout the school.

The Killicomaine squad was up against stiff competition from over 30 schools and it was their outstanding work throughout the year that resulted in them being awarded the best GLAMS group.

Some of the activities developed by the girls within the school inlcuded a morning fitness club and afterschool rugby and football sessions.  In addition, they also organised other promotional activities including a ‘flash mob’.

Their award included a trophy, certificates and an athlete mentor visit along with a trip to Craigavon Watersports Centre at the end of term.