A dynamic wave of jubilation and camaraderie swept through Kampala Parents’ School on August 26th, 2023, as the campus transformed into a pulsating arena of athleticism and unity.
This wasn’t just a regular sports day; it was a testimony to the transformative power of sports in nurturing well-rounded individuals. If you’re a parent seeking the best for your child, keep reading to discover why Kampala Parents’ School is your ultimate choice for a holistic education.
The event witnessed pupils from various houses showcasing their athletic prowess, camaraderie, and the positive impact of sports on education. The day was graced by the presence of esteemed guests, Dr. Isabirye Paul, a public health specialist, and SPC Frank Mwesigwa, the deputy director of counter-terrorism.
The participating houses – Kob, Lion, Leopard, Rhino, Crane, and Elephant – battled it out in a series of thrilling competitions, ranging from the 800-meter race to quirky challenges like “In Daddy’s Shoes” and “Fruit Picking.” The students displayed remarkable sportsmanship, determination, and teamwork throughout the various activities.
In a riveting showcase of talent and dedication, the Kob house emerged victorious with a total of 637 points, closely followed by Lion with 611 points, and Leopard securing third place with 603 points.
Rhino claimed the fourth spot with 597 points, while Crane and Elephant houses secured sixth and seventh places, respectively. The sports arena was brimming with excitement, as parents and pupils alike cheered enthusiastically for their respective houses.
Dr. Isabirye Paul, one of the esteemed guests, praised the school’s commitment to fostering education through sports. “As a parent in the school, we take pride in the role of sports in primary education. It not only nurtures physical health but also instills values like teamwork, discipline, and perseverance,” remarked Dr. Isabirye.
SPC Frank Mwesigwa, the deputy director of counter-terrorism, expressed his delight at being part of the event, emphasizing its significance in connecting with the community and promoting various services. “This prestigious exhibition of talent and sports allows us to engage directly with the public and educate them about a wide array of services,” he said.
Ms. Daphine Kato, the headteacher of Kampala Parents’ School, extended her gratitude to the parents for entrusting the school with their children’s education.
She emphasized the holistic approach of the school’s education system in nurturing talents from a young age.
Ms. Kato also acknowledged the unwavering support of the school’s management, especially Dr. Sudhir Ruparelia and Mr. Rajiv Ruparelia, in prioritizing the interests of pupils, parents, and teachers.
As the event concluded, Ms. Kato Daphine announced that the school still had vacancies available for parents seeking to provide their children with a balanced and holistic education. The sports day not only highlighted the students’ athletic achievements but also underscored the crucial role of sports in shaping well-rounded individuals.
Kampala Parents’ School continues to stand as a beacon of holistic education, where students not only excel academically but also thrive as individuals with diverse talents, values, and a strong sense of community.