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Did you enjoy the school sports day? What are your favourite memories? Did you take part in any events?
I did take part in the 3K race. I planned to take it easy as I have just recovered from a calf injury, but that didn’t work out–I injured the muscle again after a couple of laps. In Canada, my secondary school did have a sports day, but it was a very informal affair. It was just held on the track behind the school. Also, we didn’t have houses (this is a British tradition), so we just had interclass competitions. I sometimes wonder what the purpose of the house system is. Is it to foster a sense of competition among students? Is it to give students a sense of belonging?