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U16 Boys Basketball Plate Runners-up

U16 Boys Basketball Plate Runners-up 2013/2014 Season

The U16 boys basketball team, comprising of both Y11 and Y10s, reached the final of their league after finishing 3rd in the regular season and then beating the team who came second in the play-offs by an impressive 20 points! In the final they faced Upper Shirley High from Southampton, who finished top of the… Read more »

Jacob Ness at SIAB Schools International Championships

Former pupil, Jacob Ness, competed in the SIAB Schools International Championships for England, winning both his 400m race as well as the 4x400m relay in which he participated. Well done Jacob! I competed in the 400m, wearing the England Kit in Lane 1. I had a good start and a good first 300m but started… Read more »

U16 Hampshire Bowl Rugby Final

Captain Ben Brownhall receives the U16 Hampshire Bowl

On Wednesday 24th February, the Test Valley School U16 rugby team travelled to the King Edwards Sports ground to play in the Hampshire Bowl Final against Sandown Academy from the Isle of Wight. Test Valley made a strong start and it took Sandown a little while to find their feet, as a result of this… Read more »

Kieran Hannan wins silver at British Sled Dog Sports Federation event

Kieran Hannan British Sled Dogs Championship

Kieran Hannan took part in the British Sled Dog Sports Federation & International Sled Dog Sports Federation event at the weekend. The event was held at Thetford, Norfolk. The event had a large turnout with 232 entrants taking part as it was the qualifying event for the World Championships which will be held later this… Read more »

Year 8 Young Leaders organise New Age Kurling Competition

New Age Kurling Competition

Year 7 pupils were shown the basic skills for the New Age Kurling competition by the Year 8 Young Leaders. Results 2014 Team A D S N Total Points Score Differ Position A X 13-381 82-313 14-103 7 + 30 1st D 38-133 X 22-271 15-123 7 + 23/td> 2nd S 31-821 27-223 X 27-131… Read more »

Sports & Young Leaders KS2 Indoor Girls Football Event

Sports & Young Leaders KS2 Indoor Girls Football

This year’s girls indoor football competition saw 4 teams from the local Primary Schools battle it out in the Test Valley Sports Hall. The teams competed in pool matches of 6 minutes then played for final placing. Both Wherwell and King’s Somborne had 2 teams available to compete this year. Winners 2014: Wherwell A

Cross Country – Getting through to the Nationals!

Sarah Brett, Cross Country Nationals

Recently I competed in a cross country race where I represented Wiltshire. As a result of coming home as the 2nd Wiltshire runner I have been asked to represent Wiltshire squad in the National Cross Country Competition! It will be held on the 8th of March in Birmingham. Due to it being the Nationals it… Read more »

Sports Leaders KS2 Basketball

KS2 Basketball

Three Test Valley Cluster schools attended the basketball coaching session on Tuesday 4th February 2014. Pupils from Wherwell, Stockbridge and Wallop developed their basic skills and knowledge of the game from the Year 10 Sports Leaders. Twenty Sports Leaders taught the skills of basketball involving dribbling, shooting and passing and developed the game situation using… Read more »

Youth Sport Trust Young Ambassadors Conference Tuesday 21st January 2014

Youth Sport Trust Young Ambassadors Conference Tuesday 21st January 2014

“The Young Ambassador Programme is a true legacy of London 2012. Established by the Youth Sport Trust (YST) when London won the right to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the programme has now become embedded in our schools. Young people are now aspiring to, and striving to become, the next Young Ambassadors in… Read more »

Sports Leaders run mini-games session for two local primary schools

Holly Deere demonstrates

Holly Deere demonstrates As part of the Year 10 Sports Leaders Course, Stockbridge and Wherwell Primary Schools attended mini games activities organised by the Leaders. The aim of the session was to develop basic skills and understanding for a game activity. Some Sports Leaders were assessed during the mini games session and the teachers were… Read more »

Kickboxing World Championships 2013

Kickboxing Championships 2013

Kickboxing World Championships WKU (World Kickboxing Union) 2013 On October the 20th 2013 I travelled out to Greece to compete in the WKU World Championships. I had qualified by competing in tournaments all over the Country this year. I fought in two categories; semi contact/point fighting and continuous, each fight is 1:30 then 1 minute… Read more »