YOUNGSTERS are being urged to try out new sports during a special half term activity week.

Hummersknott Academy, in Darlington, is hosting an active sports week during the February half term holidays from Monday, February 18 to Friday, February 22.

The week-long event is designed to get children aged five to 16 interested in a range of different sports, including volleyball, tag rugby, water polo and field athletics.

Youngsters can take part for one day, for £8, or the whole week, for £32.

To book a place contact Stephen Cheeseman at Hummersknott Active on 01325-246469, or 07785-310-214, or by emailing