Sattahip School students stepped out of the classroom for exercise and fresh air on Navy Children’s Sports Day.
Vice-Principal Chalaeng Rungsaengjan opened the games Sept. 4.
Activities Director Wattanee Ditsombun said Sattahip School conducts sports day in parallel with education. The school focuses on in-classroom education as well as other skills, such as physical education, as its important to the kids’ development.
Vice-Principal Chalaeng Rungsaengjan (left) presides over the Navy Children’s Sports Day opening ceremony.
School officials took into account the health and behavior of students and divided them into five teams, all designated by sea animals: dolphin, shark, octopus, stingray and whale.
Chaleang said organizing sports competitions is a good policy that supports children to have a foundation in sports and to learn sportsmanship. Sports is important to students since they are in the growing age, therefore, it is vital that children exercise for a healthy body