MANILLA TOPS PHYSICAL CHALLENGE

And Manilla Central School is helping lead the fight against childhood obesity.

It’s won a diamond award after being named in the top 10 public schools participating in the Premier’s Sporting Challenge.

Students from 400 schools took part in the 15-week challenge, where they kept a log book of any physical activity in and of school hours.

Manilla Central School students clocked up 80 minutes a day during the course of the event.