News about ‘Sport’

Indoor Sports Hall Athletics October 2015

Well done to Wallop School for their second consecutive win at this event.

This year all seven schools competed in the Primary Schools’ Indoor Athletics Challenge. Coaches from Personal Best Education set up seven field events which included the foam javelin, speed bounce and long jump stations. The Young Sports Leaders watched and recorded the results for each school encouraging all the competitors to do the best that… Read more »

Primary Schools’ Cross Country 2015

Junior Cross Country -- Medals

Test Valley School was this year’s new venue for the cluster schools’ Cross Country event. There was also a new format this year with the introduction of a Year 4 race and competition runners from the whole year group could compete not just Elite and Intermediate runners. The atmosphere was electric with lots of cheers… Read more »

Leaders have ‘Spirit’

Alex Farrow and Emily Fitzpatrick

Year 11 pupils Alex Farrow and Emily Fitzpatrick successfully achieved the Sports Leaders UK ‘Spirit of Leadership Award’ as part of their Level 1 qualification. This award recognises the Leadership and Volunteering they have undertaken during the course and working beyond the course requirements. Both pupils are Young Ambassadors. This part of the London 2012… Read more »

Primary Area Athletics 2015

Primary Area Athletics

The annual Area Athletics took place at King’s Somborne Recreation Ground on June 23rd 2015. Six of the local schools participated in this anticipated event which had been adapted by the coaching company Personal Best Education [PBed] from last year’s competition structure. Schools were prepared for the new schedule and enjoyed the continuity of both… Read more »

Tri-Golf 2015

Six local Primary Schools competed in the Tri-golf challenge at Broughton Primary School on the 9th June.

Six local Primary Schools competed in the Tri-golf challenge at Broughton Primary School on the 9th June. Young Sports Leaders helped with the team scoring and watched as the Year 3 and 4 pupils developed their basic golf skills with various challenges, including ‘reach the target’ and ‘driving range’. Broughton Leaders helped with the demonstrations… Read more »

Well Done Medals for KS1 Pupils

Local company Hildon Natural Mineral Water, based in Broughton, sponsored ‘Well Done’ medals at a Key Stage 1 event for local primary schools held at Test Valley School. The medals were presented to all participants at the end of the event. Personal Best education coaching company organised the seven individual activity stations all related to basic… Read more »

Year 10 Sports Leaders: Keeping Fit and Improving Skills

The Year 10 Sports Leaders group organised, as part of their course, a circuit training & basic skills session for Wherwell Primary School. The Year 6 pupils, who worked hard at the session, listened to the instructions from the leaders and developed their basic knowledge and fitness level. The primary pupils were shown how to… Read more »

2015 Youth Sport Trust Young Ambassador Conference

Young Sports Ambassadors Practical Session 2

On Monday 9th March five selected Leaders travelled to Southampton Solent University to attend a Young Ambassador Conference. The Ambassadors were chosen because of the dedication to sport and leadership qualities shown at Test Valley School. The Ambassadors were: Year 10 Sports Leaders Emily Fitzpatrick Alex Farrow Luke Dennis Year 9 Leaders Ethan Bullis Callum… Read more »

KS2 Indoor Girls Football Event

The WINNING Team Wallop A with the Sports Leaders

    Wallop followed last year’s success by once again winning the Girls Indoor Football event held on Monday 9th February 2015. Only four teams entered this year with Wherwell having to pull out of the event at the last minute. The Sports Leaders organised the score table, timed the games and refereed all the… Read more »

New Age Kurling: Tutors and Year Head Inspire the Pupils

Mrs Wingham had an impressive technique showing all the qualities of a professional.

Miss Williams, Mrs Knight and Mrs Wingham set the bar high for the Year 7 Inter-House New Age Kurling competition held in January.   Pupils had to follow an excellent score set by the Teachers during the practice session for the event.   Mrs Wingham had an impressive technique showing all the qualities of a… Read more »

KS2 Basketball

Wherwell and King’s Somborne Primary Schools were able to attend this event and developed their basic basketball skills of shooting, dribbling and passing.

Despite the ‘snowy’ conditions two local Primary Schools managed to attend the coaching and assessment session for basketball organised by the Year 10 Sports Leaders. Wherwell and King’s Somborne Primary Schools were able to attend this event and developed their basic basketball skills of shooting, dribbling and passing. The pupils were encouraged to use these… Read more »

U16 Rugby Team Reach ‘Hampshire Plate’ Final

Flanker James Robinson carries the ball forward, supported by Kieran McCauley, in their win against Westgate School.

Test Valley School U16 team have battled their way through to the Hampshire Plate Final to be held on 17th December. The squad have worked hard over the last five years to reach this pinnacle in their final year at the school. The team have won through three rounds beating Eggars School 59 -10 in… Read more »