Sports News 2017/18

Monday 18th September 2017

Year 5/6 Girls CVL High Five Netball @ Pendle Vale College

Our Year 5/6 Girls High Five Netball team enjoyed their first competition on a very wet and cold Monday evening at Pendle Vale College. Despite all of this, the girls showed some great

determination to battle through and put in some gritty performances. Well done girls – you were fantastic!

Team: Nicole Jackson, Marukh Khan, Amelia Garrett, Leona Williamson, Paige Thompson, Jade Peel and Amaya Greenwood.

Wednesday 20th September 2017

Year 5/6 Boys CVL Football @ Pendle Vale College

Our Year 5/6 Boys Football team got off to a flying start in the Central Venue League at Pendle Vale College on Wednesday evening. The boys won all 3 of their games meaning they are now automatically pooled in to the top group for the next round. Well done boys – you were all brilliant!

Gisburn Road 1-0 Sacred Heart

Gisburn Road 3-0 St Joseph’s

Gisburn Road 2-0 Christ Church

Team: Thomas Townsend, David Rawson, Alfie Crawford, Seamus Driver, Corey Parker, Cameron Thompson, Liam Peel and Tom Boothman.

Thursday 21st September 2017
National Schools Run a Mile Day
All our children from Reception through to Year 6 enjoyed participating in Run a Mile Day by running 20 laps of the MUGA. All the children showed great grit and determination to complete their mile. Well done to everyone!
Thursday 28th September 2017
Playground Leaders Training 
12 children from Year 6 enjoyed their Playground Leader training on Thursday with Fiona Callaghan – the School Games Organiser for Pendle Sports Partnership. These Year 6 children will now be helping to keep all the equipment safe at break times, organizing small team games and helping get all the younger children active every break time. We hope you enjoyed your training!
Playground Leaders: Megan Dodd, Lily Cave, Leona Williamson, Zaira Khan, Amna Afzal, Marukh Khan, Amelia Garrett, Kanoknipha Panchart, Liam Peel, Isaac Howarth-Hynes and Jacob Miller.
Tuesday 10th October 2017
Year 5/6 Hockey Festival @ Marsden Heights College
Four children from Year 6 loved their Hockey Festival on Tuesday evening at Marsden Heights. They all learnt some new skills before playing 3 matches against other local schools. The children won all 3 matches – scoring 11 goals and conceding just 1 goal. Well done all of you. You were a credit to the school and did brilliant!
Team: Megan Dodd, Liam Peel, Kanoknipha Panchart and Seamus Driver.
Wednesday 11th October 2017
Year 1/2 Multi-Skills Festival @ Pendle Vale College
Four children from Year 2 enjoyed a Multi-Skills Festival on Wednesday morning at Pendle Vale College. They learnt Rugby based skills throughout the morning and most importantly had lots of fun! We hope you all had a good time.
Team: Adam Inman, Shelby Parker, Sophie Cawdrey and Nathan Emberson.
Monday 16th October 2017
Year 5/6 Girls CVL High Five Netball @ Pendle Vale College
Our Year 5/6 Girls Netball team showed great improvement at the latest Central Venue League on Monday evening at Pendle Vale. The girls showed good teamwork and got more confident as the night went on – showing some good passing and moving skills as well as scoring lots of goals too. The girls played 5 games – winning 2, drawing 2 and losing just the 1. Well done girls!
Team: Paige Thompson, Amelia Garrett, Megan Dodd, Marukh Khan, Jade Peel, Leona Williamson.
Wednesday 18th October 2017
Year 5/6 Boys CVL Football @ Fisher More High School
The Year 5/6 Boys football team enjoyed taking part in the Central Venue League on the brand new 4G pitch at Fisher More High School on Wednesday evening. The boys drew all 3 of their games – against some tough opposition and remained unbeaten all night. Well done boys!
Gisburn Road 0-0 Higham
Gisburn Road 1-1 Sacred Heart
Gisburn Road 1-1 Salterforth
Team: David Rawson, Seamus Driver, Corey Parker, Thomas Townsend, Cameron Thompson, Liam Peel, Alfie Crawford and Tom Boothman.
Thursday 19th October 2017
Year 3/4 Football Friendly v Sacred Heart
The Year 3/4 Boys football team enjoyed their first ever match on Thursday evening against a very strong Sacred Heart team. Despite the torrential rain and muddy pitch, the boys battled on and showed a lot of determination to keep battling on.
Team: Kai Lawson, Kyle Storey, Archie Lawson, Musa Khan, Tyler Sharp, Harry McCreddie and George Bibby.


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