Oakbank pupil Nathan Connelly has been given a special role over the next few days.

The 16-year-old is the ambassador for the West Yorkshire School Games.

His citation reads: “Nathan has made a difference to sport in his local community and was nominated by his headteacher to be the young person representative on the West Yorkshire School Games Local organising Committee.

“He is working hard to ensure the School Games delivers what young people want it to.”

Bradford will be taking on Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield at badminton, basketball, cross-country, football, netball and table tennis tomorrow at the Headingley campus of Leeds Metropolitan University.

On Monday, the areas square up at sportshall athletics at North Bridge Leisure Centre in Halifax, while on Tuesday the focus switches to Bradford University and trampolining.

Also on Tuesday is the Para Games at Batley Sport and Tennis Centre, which involves sportshall athletics, table tennis, football and basketball.