Sport News 2017 to 2018

Autumn Term 2017-2018

The School Games Mark Silver Award

We are absolutely delighted to have just been awarded the School Games Mark Silver Award for the 2016-17 year. The School Games Mark is a Government led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust, to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community. We are delighted to have been recognised for our success.

 As part of our application, we were asked to fulfil criteria in the areas of participation, competition, workforce and clubs, and we are pleased that the hard work of everyone at our school has been rewarded this year. Well done to all the children and staff.

Grass Track Cycling Qualifier

On Tuesday 19th September 2017, eight of our Year 5 and 6s went to Penryn College to take part in the Peninsula Area Grass Track Cycling Qualifier. It was a fantastic afternoon’s cycling and the children all had a good time. In the end we came 5th. Well done to all of the cyclists and a huge thank you to  Mrs Glanville and Mr Sims for taking the children to Penryn. 

Girls’ Football  Festival

On Friday 29th September 2017, ten Year 5 girls went to Penair for a girl’s football festival. They had a great time and enjoyed practising their football skills.

Thank you to Mr Sims and  Mrs Glanville for taking the children.   

Year 3/4 Badminton Festival

 On Friday 6th October 2017, 12 of our Year 4s went to Richard Lander School to take part in a badminton festival and qualifier for the Cornwall School Games. We had two teams of 6, Team Archbishop and Team Benson. Both teams took part in a range of games, activities and challenges involving skills linked to badminton. Both teams did really well! Team Archbishop came 5th out of 11 schools and managed to qualify for the Peninsula finals as the second placed Penair feeder school. Team Benson also did well to finish 7th.  A huge thank you to Mrs Glanville and Mrs Nolan for taking the children to Richard Lander.     

Year 5 and 6 Boys' football matches against Mount Hawke
 
On Monday 9th October 2017, we played our first boy's football matches of the season. Our A team lost but our B team won. Well done to all of the boys. 
Year 3 and 4 Football Tournament
 
On Friday 13th October 2017, 17 of our Year 4s went to Penair School to take part in the Penair feeder schools football competition. There were 9 teams in total and it was a first ever tournament for many of our players. It was a fantastic afternoon's football and both of our teams did extremely well. Our A team were unbeaten all afternoon, winning 6 and drawing 2 of their games, to win the competition. Our B team also played really well, scoring some excellent goals, and came 7th. 
 
Well done to all of the boys and a huge thank you to all of the many parents who came to support us!
Boys' Football Matches Against Bosvigo
 
On Monday 16th October 2017, our Year 5 & 6 boys' football A and B teams played against Bosvigo School.
 
Our A team were playing a league game and delivered an excellent performance to win 5-0. Our B team also played extremely and well and scored some fantastic goals in a convincing 5-1 victory. Well done to all of the boys!   
Cornish Pirates Tag-Rugby Festival
 
On Wednesday 18th October 2017, fifteen of our Year 5s went to Richard Lander School to take part a Tag-Rugby festival organised by the Cornish Pirates Community Rugby programme. This is the culmination of the weekly coaching sessions that the whole of Year 5 have enjoyed with Pirates' community coach, Sam Teasdale, this term.      
 
It was a fantastic afternoon's rugby. We played 6 games, winning 2, drawing one and losing two. The children improved with every game that they played. Well done to all of the children and huge thanks to Mrs Glanville and Mr Thomas for taking the children to Richard Lander.  
Year 5 and 6 Badminton Competition 
 
On Thursday 19th October 2017, eight of our Year 6s went to Richard Lander to take part in a badminton competition. It was a great afternoon of sport and a lot of fun was had by all. Well done to all of the players and a huge thank you to Mrs Glanville and Mrs Nolan for taking the children. 
Truro Primary Schools Football Tournament
 
On Friday 3rd November 2017, our boys' football team went to Truro College to take part in the Truro Primary Schools Football Tournament. 
 
We started well with a 3-0 victory against Kea followed by a 1-0 win against Bosvigo. We then beat TLA B 8-0 and finished the group stage with a 7-0 victory against Shortlanesend. Next up was a quarter-final against Kea B which we won 3-0. Finally, we were unlucky to lose 1-0 to St Agnes in the semi-final. Overall, it was a good afternoon's football and we played really well, scoring 22 goals and only conceding 1 all afternoon. 
 
 As we finished as the highest placed team in the Penair cluster, we now qualify for the Peninsula finals later in the year.

Well done to the boys and thank you to Mr Thomas, Mrs Glanville, Mrs Phillips and all of our kind parents for helping to take the children to Truro College.  

Boys' Football Matches v Truro Prep School.
 
On Monday 6th November 2017, 33 of our Year 5 and 6 boys went to Truro Prep School to play in four football matches. Our A team match was a league game. We played really well and won 5-1, scoring some excellent goals. The B, C and D games were friendlies and all three were close. Our B team drew 2-2, our C team lost 2-1 and our D team lost 1-0. 
 
Well done to all of the players and thank you to all of the parents and members of staff for taking the children to Truro Prep School. 
Boys' Football v Kea School
 
On Friday 17th November 2017, our Year 5 and 6 football team played against Kea School in a league match. It was an extremely exciting and action packed match. In the end, we triumphed 3-2 with goals from Sid, Alfie L and Alfie T. Well done to all of the boys.
Boys' Football matches v Truro Learning Academy
 
On Tuesday 21st November 2017, 19 of our Year 5 and 6s went to Truro Learning Academy. Our A teram played against their A team in a County Cup match. It was an exciting game in very windy conditions. We played way and scored some good goals to win 3-1. Alfie L scored two and Jake one. Our B team also played their A team in a friendly match. It was a really good, close and hard fought match which finished in a 0-0 draw. 
 
Well done to all of the children and huge thanks to all of the parents who supported the boys and helped take them to Truro Learning Academy. 
Boys' football league match v Threemilestone School
 
On Thursday 23rd November 2017, our Year 5 and 6 boys' football team played against Threemilestone in the Truro Schools' football league. It was an exciting game and a great performance from our boys. We played some scintillating attacking football and scored some great, team goals. Alfie L capped a brilliant game with a hat trick and Jayden contributed a superb individual performance. Sid, Jake and Thomas G also scored good goals. They were supported by excellent games from Tom H, Joe and Oliver B. 
 
Well done to all of the boys. 
Girls' Football County Championships
 
On Friday 24th November 2017, our girls' football team went to Penryn College to take part in the County Championships. They did fantastically well, winning 3 games, drawing 2 and losing 1 to finish third in the county.
 
Well done to all of the girls and a huge thank you to Mr Sims and Mrs Fleet for coaching the girls and to Mrs Glanville for driving them there in the minibus. 

Truro Schools Gymnastics Competition

On Friday 24th November 2017, 8 of our gymnasts went to Aspire Gymnastics Academy to take part in the Truro Primary Schools Gymnastics Competition. It was an excellent afternoon's gymnastics and all of the children did incredibly well. Our club gymnasts’ team came second overall and our school gymnasts’ team came first overall in their category! 6 of our 8 gymnasts have also qualified for the next round in February.  

Well done to all of the children and a huge thank you to Mrs Lyndon for coaching the girls. Thank you also to all of the parents who helped walk them to the competition. 

 

KS2 Sportshall Athletics - Cornwall School Games Qualifier

 

On Friday 1st December Mrs Williams took 18 Y3 &  4 athletes, followed by 18 Y5 & 6 athletes to Penair School to compete in this exciting Cornwall School Games Qualifier.  The children really enjoyed the range of disciplines which included relays, sprints, throwing and jumping.  They displayed superb sportsmanship in a very tense and highly exhilarating event.   

The Y3/4 team managed to finish 1st overall.  The scores were as follows:

1st Archbishop Benson 342 points

2nd Bosvigo 338 points

3rd Devoran 296

The Y5/6 team also came 1st in their afternoon session.  The scores were as follows:

1st Archbishop Benson 340 points

2nd Bosvigo 324 points

3rd Devoran 314 points

Their behaviour and team spirit was excellent and they did themselves and the school proud.  Well done to both teams!  

All 36 athletes will now go onto represent the Truro area Primary Schools Sportshall Athletics at Penryn College in the New Year.

 

Mrs J Williams (Athletics teacher)

School cross-country races

On Monday 4th December 2017, this year’s Key Stage 2 cross-country races and Christmas fun run took place. It was a fantastic, fun and well contested afternoon of cross-country running. The house cup was the most closely competed in recent memory, with all four house separated by just a few points. In the end, Grindal were victorious. Well done to all of the children and a huge thank you to Mrs Williams for all of her hard work organising the event. Thank you also to all of our parent and staff helpers and supporters. Special mention must go to our fabulous hares, Mrs Bullen and Mrs Harrold. 

Year 3 and 4 Feetbeat Dance Competition
 
On Friday 8th December 2017, ten of our Year 3 and 4 dancers went to Richard Lander School to take part in a Feetbeat dance competition. The children did really well and came 4th overall. Thank you to Mrs Medcalf for teaching the children and to Mrs Glanville and Mrs Nolan for taking them to Richard Lander.  
Table Tennis Schools County Team Championships

On Thursday 14th December, 16 of our children went to Penryn College to take part in the Table Tennis Schools County Team Championships. It was a great day's table tennis and all of our players did really well. Our boys A team came second overall in the county. They won their group after beating both St Francis and King Charles 8-0. They reached the final where they lost a great match against a very strong Bosvigo team. Our boys B team also played very well, beating Bosvigo B and our C team and ended up coming third overall. Our boys C team drew an exciting match with Bosvigo B and lost to our B team. Our girls team also played really well, coming joint third. They beat King Charles before losing to Bosvigo.

Well done to all of the players and thank you to Mrs Glanville for taking the children to Penryn in the minibus. 
Spring Term 2017-2018
Truro Primary Schools’ Basketball Competition

On Friday 12th January, 14 of our Year 6 children went to Penair School for a basketball competition. Our A team played well and won their group. This meant a final play-off with Devoran, the other top team in the Penair Cluster, for a place in the Peninsula finals. Unfortunately, we lost this 3-1. Our B team also did really well, winning two games, drawing one and losing three. Well done to all of the players and a big thank you to Mr Thomas Jnr and Mrs Glanville for taking the children to Penair.

Netball League Matches 

Well done to our Year 6 netball team who had a great start to the league season on Monday 15th January 2018, beating Kea School 15-1 and Threemilestone School 16-0 . A huge thank you to Mrs Olds and Mrs Hirst for all of their hard work coaching the players and taking them to the matches.

 

 

KS2 Sports Hall Athletics Semi-finals (Cornwall School Games)

 

On Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 36 children, from years 3 to 6, took part in this exciting event held at Penryn College.  They showed great skills, determination and teamwork, participating in running, throwing and jumping events.  They were up against some tough competition from other primary schools in the mid Cornwall area.

 The final results for the year 3 & 4 event was:

1st Archbishop Benson - 348 points

2nd Threemilestone - 318 points

3rd Constantine - 266 points

 

The final results for the year 5 & 6 event was:

1st Mount Hawke - 346 points

2nd Treworgie - 274 points

3rd Archbishop Benson - 264 points

The top two schools from each age group will go through to the Cornwall School Games county finals on 20th April (well done to the year 3 & 4 team).  

I would like to say a giant well done to all the athletes.  I am very proud of their hard work and amazing performances.  They enjoyed their day and were a real credit to Archbishop Benson.   Finally, a huge thank you to all the parents and carers that came to support us.

 

Mrs J Williams (Athletics teacher)

Year 4 Boys' Football Matches At Truro Prep School.
 
Well done to our Year 4 footballers who played away against Truro Prep School on Tuesday 23rd January. Both teams played really well, our A team winning 11-1 and our B team winning 9-1. Thank you to all of our lovely parents for taking the boys to Treliske.
Netball League Match
 
Well done to our Year 6 netball team who beat Bosvigo 18-0 in a league match on Monday 29th February 2018. It was a great team performance and all of the players played fantastic netball. Thank you to Mrs Olds and Mrs Hirst for coaching the children.

Gymnastics Peninsula Finals

 Yesterday, we took two teams to the Peninsula gymnastics finals at Penryn Gymnastics Centre. The competition was tough, but all the gymnasts performed extremely well and were fantastic representatives for our school. Although we did not place as teams, Keby Bland placed 5th for our school team and Maisy Polkinghorne placed 4th for our club team. The gymnasts thoroughly enjoyed the competition and even got to learn and practise new skills with some of the coaches that were there! We can’t wait to compete again next year!

 Mrs Lyndon

Truro Area Cross Country Races at Penair School

 

On Friday 2nd February 48 athletes from years 4, 5 and 6 took part in the Truro Area cross country races at Penair School.  We were very fortunate with the weather and the sun shone nearly all afternoon.  The children ran extremely well in very muddy conditions.  They all showed great determination and dedication. Consequently, all the hard work and training has paid off, with 22 runners now qualifying for the Peninsula Semi Finals on 20th February at Pool Secondary School, at 4pm.  This is the most that have ever qualified for the next round.  

 

There were medals for those individuals that came 1st, 2nd and 3rd in their races.  There were awarded to:

Year 4

Lara H gold 

Saffron J bronze 

Myles R gold 

Charlie M silver 

Hurley O bronze 

Year 5

Maisy P gold

Izzy B silver

Phoebe G bronze

Jack B silver

Tarran C bronze

Year 6

Olivia G gold

Lewis T bronze

 

There was also a team competition element for the six races, amongst the five Truro primacy schools that entered, in which we were placed:

1st in Year 4 girls 

1st in Year 4 boys

1st Year 5 girls

1st Year 5 boys 

1st Year 6 girls 

Joint 1st Year 6 boys (with Devoran)

What fantastic results!

 

I would like to say a huge well done to all those that competed and thank you to all the family members that came to support for the afternoon.

Mrs J Williams (Running teacher)

Netball League Matches
 
On Monday 5th February 2018, our Year 6 netball team had two fantastic victories in the Truro Primary Schools League. We beat St Agnes 5-3 and Devoran 9-2. Congratulations to all of the players and a huge thank you and well done to Mrs Olds and Mrs Hirst for coaching them so well!

Year 4 Football Tournament

 

On Tuesday 6th February 2018, ten of our Year 4 boys went to Truro Prep School for a football tournament. The boys did really well, winning all four of their games. They scored loads of goals and didn’t concede once all afternoon. Well done to all of the players and a huge thank you to all of our kind parents for braving the cold to support them and take them to Truro Prep. 

Key Stage 1 Multi Skills Festival At Penair School
 
On Friday 9th February 2018, twelve of our Year 2 children went to Penair School for a Multi Skills Festival. The children had a great time taking part in lots of different activities run by the Penair staff and sports leaders. Thank you to Mrs Glanville and Mrs Nolan for taking the children to Penair. 
County Individual Table Tennis Championships.
 
On Friday 9th February 2018, three of our boys went to Penryn College to take part in the County Individual table tennis championships. All the boys played some excellent table tennis and did really well. Alfie came third in the whole county! Well done to Sonny, Max and Alfie and thank you to Mrs Tangye and Mrs Glanville for taking them. 

Penair Primary Schools Netball Competition

On Friday 23rd February 2018, our Year 6 netballers went to Penair to take part in the Penair Cluster netball competition. Some great netball was played in bitterly cold winds! Our A team won the Penair competition with 1 draw and 5 wins. They now go on to the Peninsula finals at Penryn. The B team, playing their first matches of the season, won 1 game, drew 1 and lost 4 games finishing 4th overall for Penair cluster.

Well done to all of our players- we are so proud of them all! Thank you to Mrs Olds and Mrs Hirst for coaching the girls so well. Thanks also to Mrs Reynard and Mrs Ellis for braving the elements and helping Mrs Olds with the teams on Friday.
Polwhele Cross Country Event year 3-6
 
Thank you to all 22 pupils that represented Archbishop Benson at Polwhele's annual cross country event on Saturday 24th February 2018. The children enjoyed walking the beautiful woodland course, early on Saturday morning, in very cold conditions.  They then all did extremely well in their races and we managed to win the overall team trophy.

Individual medal winners were:

Year 3 & 4 girls

1st Lara H

2nd Saffron J

3rd Emma H

 Year 3 & 4 boys

1st Myles R

2nd Alfie T

3rd Tom R

 A huge thank you to all the runners and to their families for their fantastic support.

 Mrs J Williams 

Cross Country county semi finals

 

Well done to the 22 children who represented the Penair Cluster at the Peninsula Cross Country races held at Pool School on Tuesday 7th March 2018.  We managed to dodge the showers and all the children ran extremely well on a very flat and fast course.

Twelve children now go on to represent the Peninsula Area on Thursday 15th March at 2.30pm.

The results for these children were:

Year 4

1 Lara H

6 Saffron J

14 Amelie G

1 Myles R

4 Tom R

8 Alfie T

10 Charlie M

14 William S

Year 5

4 Maisy P

Year 6

10 Olivia G

13 Xanthe K

8 Lewis T

Thank you to all the parents that helped transport the children to this event.

We wish the runners all the best for the county finals.

 

Mrs J Williams (cross country teacher)

County Cross Country Finals

 

Last Thursday (16th March 2018) 12 pupils attended the County Cross Country Finals, held at Newquay Sports Centre, in very gruelling conditions.  The weather was particularly cold with heavy rain showers and the ground was the muddiest that we have ever known.  The children ran amazing well and were representing the Peninsula Area.  Unfortunately the runners were not given place cards as they crossed the finish line, so we do not yet have the results of all the Archbishop Benson athletes.

Below are the children that competed and the positions that we can confirm:

Year 4

Lara H 3rd

Saffron Jenkins 14th

Amelie G 34th

Myles R 3rd

Alfie Tai 17th

Tom Robilliard 26th

William Stewart 42nd

Charlie M

Year 5

Maisy P 8th

Year 6

Olivia G

Xanthe K

Lewis T 9th

Overall the Peninsula teams came 3rd in the y4 boys and year 4 girls.  They also came 1st in the y5 girls and y6 boys. 

I would like to say a huge well done to all the runners and thank you to all the family members who came to support.  This is the most children we have ever taken to the county finals and I am so pleased with their perseverance, team spirit and support for each other.   

That brings us to the end of the cross country season and we now look forward to athletics, in the summer term – hopefully with some warmer weather.

 

Mrs J Williams (Running teacher)

Year 6 Hockey Competition
 
Well done to our Year 6 hockey teams who took part in the Truro schools competition on Friday 16th March 2018. It was a great afternoon's hockey in the glorious sunshine. Both of our teams did really well and our skills improved throughout the day. Thank you to Mrs Fleet and Mrs Glanville for taking the players to Penair.
Netball League
 
Our Year 6 netball team travelled to Mount Hawke Academy on Tuesday  20th March to play their final league match of the season. This was an important match for both teams as we had both won all our other games. The team started strong and took an early lead. Mount Hawke had some great defenders but we managed to dodge them and went on to score 6 more goals. We were delighted when the final whistle blew and we had won 7-1, meaning that although we still have to wait for confirmation from Mrs Hinton at Penair, we will be crowned winners of the Truro league for 2018. A huge well done for the whole team who have trained hard and played well together throughout all the matches. Thanks to Mrs Glanville who drove the team to Mount Hawke and Mrs Osborne who scored for us. Mrs Olds
 
Boys Football County Cup Match
 
On Thursday 22nd March 2018, our boys football team travelled to St Austell to take on Sandy Hill Academy in the Rosewarne Shield County Cup Competition. We played some really good football and created countless chances. In the end, we won 3-1 with two goals from Alfie L and one from Alfie T. We now play Biscovey Academy, also of St Austell, in the next round. Well done to all of the boys.
 
Lawn Bowls
 
On Thursday 22nd April 2018, our lawn bowls team were busy training for the Cornwall School Games on the short mats at Truro City Bowling Club. After Easter, they'll be moving outside onto the greens. Thank you to Mrs Glanville for taking the children and Mr Colin Garthwaite of TCBC for coaching them.

Truro Schools Girls Football Tournament 

On Friday 23rd March, our two girls football teams went to Richard Lander to take part in the Truro schools girls football tournament. It was a great afternoon’s football in the pouring rain! Both of our teams did exceptionally well. Our A team won the whole tournament, beating St Marys in the final, and our B team came 3rd. Mr Sims was incredibly proud and impressed with the girls’ attitude and determination. Congratulations to all of the girls and thank you to Mr Sims, Mrs Fleet and Mrs Glanville.

 

 

Rugby with Cornish Pirates

On Sunday 25th March, our Year 6 rugby team enjoyed being part of Cornish Pirates’ rugby match against London Scottish. It was a fantastic day out for all of us and an amazing experience for the children. We witnessed an excellent game of rugby and a Pirates’ win filled with lots of tries. We were part of the guard of honour at the beginning of the game and Florrie and Joe were mascots, running out onto the pitch with the players. Perhaps the highlight was when we played an exhibition game of tag rugby on the pitch at half time. The children all did extremely well! Thank you so much to all of the parents for bringing their children to Penzance and helping to make it such a special day.

Summer Term 2018
Boys Football
 
On Tuesday 17th April 2018, our boys football team travelled to Biscovey Academy in St Austell to play the quarter final of the Rosewarne Shield County Cup Competition. We won 2-1 in an fantastic match. The boys played some excellent football and it was a great overall team performance. We are now in the semi-finals. Well done to the boys!

Tri-Golf Competition

 

On Wednesday 18th April 2018, our Tri-Golf team took part in the Peninsula qualifier for the Cornwall School Games at Truro Golf Club. The children did brilliantly and came 2nd overall. They now qualify for the Cornwall School Games on June 29th at Penryn College. Well done to all of our golfers and thank you to Mr Thomas and Mrs Glanville for taking the children.

Girls Football

 

On Thursday 19th April 2018, our girls football team went to Mount Hawke Academy to play a County Shield football match. The girls did really well but, in the end, lost 2-1. Well done to all of the girls and thank you to Mr Sims and Mrs Glanville for taking them to Mount Hawke.  

CSG (Cornwall School Games) finals
 
Yr 3 and Yr 4 have today taken part in the County Sports Hall Athletics Finals at Truro School. The children have been practising hard ready to compete in relay races, throwing and jumping events. All their hard work has paid off. The top three winners out of eight schools were: 1 st Archbishop Benson School 2 nd Charlestown School 3 rd Threemilesone School Thank you to the parents and carers who helped and came to support. We now look forward to a busy Athletics season. Jo Williams

Cornwall School Games Biathlon

 

Huge congratulations to Maisy P who won gold in the Year 5 Biathlon at the Cornwall School Games this morning! She is now County Champion! What an absolutely fantastic achievement!

Boy's Football
 
On Thursday 26th April 2018, our boys' football team travelled to Penzance to take on Pensans CP School in a cup match. The boys played some excellent football and won 5-0, with a hat trick by Alfie L and a brace from Jake. Well done to all of the boys.
Year 4 and 5 Girls' Football
 
On Friday 27th April 2018, our Year 4 and 5 girls' football team won their first match 5-0 against Mylor Bridge School. Well done to the girls! 

Truro Schools Touch Rugby Competition

 

On Friday 4th May, our touch rugby team went to Penair School to play in the Truro primary schools competition. They played really well, winning 4 games and drawing one and winning the Penair Cluster competition. The team now qualify for the Peninsula finals on 22nd May at Redruth RFC. Well done to all of the players and thank you to Mr Thomas and Mrs Glanville for coaching and taking them.

Rosewarne Shield East Cornwall Final

 

On Thursday 10th May, our boys’ football team travelled to Grampound Road Primary School for the East Cornwall Final of the Rosewarne Shield County Cup Competition. We were up against Newquay Junior School and it was an absolutely fantastic match. Our boys saved one of their best performances of the whole season for when it mattered. We started well and took the lead with a great goal from Alfie T. We continued creating chances but couldn’t convert them and went in at half time 1-0 up. Newquay equalised with a deflection before we went back on the offensive and eventually scored a brilliant team goal, which was finished superbly by Sid. However, Newquay equalised again before full time to make it 2-2. After ten minutes of extra time, it went to the dreaded penalty shoot-out. After a series of high quality spot kicks from both teams, we narrowly lost 5-4. Well done to the players for a great team performance and a huge thankyou to all of our amazing parents who helped take and support the boys.

Truro Primary Schools Netball league

 

It's official! After a prolonged netball season due to the weather, all the remaining league matches have now been played and the team have been crowned Truro league winners 2018. The team played some amazing netball throughout the season winning all of their matches against Kea, Bosvigo, Devoran, Threemilestone, St Agnes and Mount Hawke. Congratulations to Gracie, Ellie, Jake, Ella, Silvenna, Olivia, Ellie-Maeve and Bradley.

Mrs Olds

A huge, huge thank you to Mrs Olds and Mrs Hirst for all of their hard work with the netball team over the last two years. It has really paid off and the children have loved it! It is greatly appreciated here at school. 

Mr Thomas

 

Cornwall School Games Qualifier - QUAD KIDS

 

Well done to the children that entered the Quad Kids event at Carn Brea on Friday 11th May.  Eight children from years 3 &4 competed.  Every child had to enter four events: long jump, throw, sprint and long distance.  They really enjoyed these activities and I am very proud of their effort and team work skills.   The children dominated many of the events, particularly the track disciplines, they were extremely focused and behaved modestly, a real credit to ABB. We find out next week whether we qualify for the Cornwall School Games on 29th July. Thank you to all the parent support, particularly Mr and Mrs Robilliard who travelled down with us in the minibus.

Miss Palmer

Inter-house netball competition

Year 6 house netball matches took place yesterday afternoon in glorious weather. The first round matches saw Beckett take on Islip who ended up winning 7-2 and Tenison taking on  Grindal. Despite Grindal's great defending, Tenison eventually won the match 12-0.

Beckett then won against Grindal 4-1 with the final game being played between Islip and Tenison. This was a very close game but ended win a win for Tenison 3-1.

Final placing were

4th   Grindal gaining 10 house points

3rd   Beckett gaining 20 house points

2nd  Islip gaining 30 house points

1st   Tennison 40 house points

Congratulations to Tenison and all the teams who took part. There were some great teamwork and skills on display.

Thanks to Matt and Mark Thomas for helping, Mrs Osborne for providing the much needed ice lollies and all the parents to came to support.

Mrs Olds and Mrs Hirst
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