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 on going.
Team: Kai Lawson, Kyle Storey, Archie Lawson, Musa Khan, Tyler Sharp, Harry McCreddie and George Bibby.

Wednesday 25th October 2017
Mini Whistlers Course

A group of children from Year 5 and 6 enjoyed their Mini Whistlers course on Wednesday afternoon with Sam from the Lancashire Football Association. Firstly, the children learnt all the rules of being a referee and also spoke about what good respect is when playing football. After the children had spent time learning all this, they had a go at putting it into action on the MUGA. They all learnt the rules, signals, how to use the yellow/red cards correctly and then finally took turns at being a referee whilst the others played. Well done refs – we hope to see you on the TV in a few years!

Wednesday 8th November 2017
Year 5/6 Boys CVL Football @ Fisher More High School

Gisburn Road 0-2 Blacko
Gisburn Road 1-0 Higham
Gisburn Road 2-3 Christ Church Colne
Team: Liam Peel, Corey Parker, Cameron Thompson, Isaac Howarth-Hynes, Seamus Driver, Tom Boothman, Thomas Townsend and Alfie Crawford.

Monday 13th November 2017
Year 5/6 Girls High Five CVL Netball @ Pendle Vale College

Gisburn Road 0-0 Lomeshaye
Gisburn Road 1-2 Reedley
Gisburn Road 0-2 Sacred Heart
Gisburn Road 0-0 St Mary’s
Team: Leona Williamson, Paige Thompson, Nicole Jackson, Marukh Khan, Megan Dodd, Amelia Garrett and Jade Peel.

Thursday 16th November 2017
Year 5/6 Bike Ability Training

Well done to all the children who completed their Bike Ability training this week. The children learnt all the different signs to use when riding on the road before actually putting their practice into purpose when they went riding on the busy roads. The children showed lots of enthusiasm and grew in confidence whilst riding their bikes. Well done bikers… You did wheelie good!

Monday 20th November 2017
Year 5/6 Dodgeball Festival @ Fisher More High School

These 8 children from Year 5 and 6 loved their Dodgeball competition on Monday evening at Fisher More. The children played lots of games against other schools – learning how to duck, dodge, dive, catch and throw… all at the same time! They all did fantastic and were a credit to the school.
Team: Cole Jennings, Casey Walsh, David Rawson, Joshua Shailes, Lily Rogan, Isabelle Jesson, Paige Thompson and Sophie Wright.

Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Year 3/4 Multi-Skills Festival @ Fisher More High School

These four children from Year 3 and 4 loved their Multi-Skills Festival at Fisher More on Wednesday afternoon. The children did some running races and throwing events and then even learnt how to do some Kurling. Well done you four!
Team: Ciaran Daly , Kayleigh Singleton, Alex Murgatroyd and Daisy Kershaw.

Friday 1st December 2017
Year 5/6 Athletics Competition @ West Craven Sports Centre

Well done to these 12 children from Years 5 and 6 who performed excellently on Friday morning at West Craven Sports Centre. The children all recorded fantastic individual scores in the events they competed in. This meant once all the scores were added up; the children finished the morning in Runners Up position – narrowly missing out on winning the overall event by a very narrow margin. Well done all of you. Great effort!
Team: Cole Jennings, Thomas Townsend, Corey Parker, Liam Peel, Seamus Driver, Alfie Crawford, Leona Williamson, Marukh Khan, Amaya Greenwood, Jade Peel, Megan Dodd and Paige Thompson.

Tuesday 5th December 2017
Year 3/4 Basketball Festival @ West Craven Leisure Centre

A team of Year 3/4 children loved learning how to play Basketball on Tuesday evening at West Craven Leisure Centre. The children learnt how to pass, dribble, shoot before putting all these skills into action against other local schools. Well done you all did great!
Team: Archie Lawson, Michael Richardson, Musa Khan, Harry McCredie, Jasmine Whittingham and Ruby Robinson.

Wednesday 6th December 2017
English Schools FA Danone Cup @ Fisher More High School

Gisburn Road 0-1 Park Primary
Gisburn Road 1-0 Laneshawbridge
Gisburn Road 1-1 Holy Saviours
Team: Liam Peel, Seamus Driver, David Rawson, Tom Boothman, Thomas Townsend, Alfie Crawford, Corey Parker and Cameron Thompson.

Tuesday 12th December 2017
Burnley FC vs Stoke City – Matchday Experience ‘Guard of Honour’

12 children from Year 6 had an amazing experience on Tuesday night at Turf Moor. Despite the freezing weather and torrential rain, the children all had a fantastic time. They got a pre-match coaching session with Burnley FC in the Community, before making their way around the ground and applauding all the Stoke City and Burnley FC players on to the pitch.. they even got a high five off Sean Dyche too! After this, the children then watched the remainder of the game in their seats where Burnley come out 1-0 winners thanks to a late goal. Well done you 12 – you represented the school magnificently.


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