Days Gone By: Memories from Orwell High School’s sports day in 1983

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983.

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983. Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL - Credit: Archant

Are you pictured in this gallery from Felixstowe’s Orwell High School Sports Day in 1983?

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983.

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983. Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL - Credit: Archant

Whether you loved it or hated it as a child, there was no getting out of sports day. Here we remember the event at Felixstowe’s Orwell High School in 1983. An annual fixture in the school calendar, sports day would see all pupils taking part in a range of events, competing against their peers or working together in the many events on the school field across the country.

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983.

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983. Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL - Credit: Archant

These pictures taken by one of our photographers on the day show the many events that took place at the school on a hot summers day including running events between pupils, the two legged race and much more.

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983.

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983. Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL - Credit: Archant

Did you take part in the event over 30 years or can you recognise yourself or someone you know in this gallery?

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983.

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983. Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL - Credit: Archant

To reveal the names of someone in the photographs, or to share your own pictures and memories with us, email our picture desk at suffolkpicturedesk@archant.co.uk

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983.

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983. Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL - Credit: Archant

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983.

Pupils race to get their bucket to the finish line first at Orwell High School's sports day in 1983. Picture: RICHARD SNASDELL - Credit: Archant


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