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Ashley Sport Newsletter Easter Round Up

Welcome to your first Ashley School Sport Newsletter! We, the sport council, have been working hard to give you a round up of our sporting events and achievements this year - there have been so many! Please read on below to find out all the exciting things we have been up to!

Thanks for reading!

The Sports Council - Frankie, James, Bradley (year 3), Lottie, Charlie (year 4), Max, Toby (year 5), Evie and Seonghun (Year 6)

Year Five and Six Girls' Football

The year 5 and 6 Girls' team have had an extremely successful year. We are undefeated in the league and are awaiting our next opponents in the knock-out cup semi-finals! Please see the links below for the results tables so far.

They even played a match in the snow!

"It was a tough match as the snow got in everyone's eyes but the girls powered through the heavy snow. " - Evie

"In previous matches, we have conquered Cleves 1-0. This has lead us to the top of the league" -Evie

The team: Evie, Lily , Chloe-Jane , Sofia , Matilda , Stephanie , Louisa , Eva, Abi, Chloe K

Year 6 Boys’ football

In their last year at Ashley School, the Year 6 Boys have done us proud! See the links below for their results this football season.

We reached the quarter finals in both the knock-out cup and Royal Holloway Football Competition. The boys have played really well against some strong competition this year and should be proud of their achievements.

The team: Seonghun, George, Ryan, Ethan, Noah, Harry, Eliab, Matt, Sam Co, Matthew M, Christopher M, Joseph M, Baseale, Billy, Ollie B, Andrew, Joe, Christian

Year 5 Boys’ Football

For Year 5, this was our first experience of the Football league, everyone got a chance to play and we had a really great time throughout the season. We had mixed results but have enjoyed every match. See below for a link to the league table!

I liked playing football with our team because whilst it was hard, we won a few games.” - Max

Royal Holloway Football tournament

On Thursday 28th March, the team attended a tournament at Royal Holloway University. We were competing against 16 other schools! Fantastically, the boys were brilliant throughout the day and WON the whole tournament! They were deserved winners with both the semi-final and the final going to penalty shoot-outs. What a great way to round off the football season!

“The tournament was really fun because we had a strong defence and we didn’t let any goals in.” - Toby

The team: Benjy, Jack H, Charlie, Harry, Joe, Freddie, Sam, Daniel T, Max, Toby, Guy, Scott, Shae, Jake, Jack S, Alex, Gabriel, George

Year 6 Netball

The Year 6 team have had a fantastic netball season this year! We have played 6 matches in the league and won four of them! This meant we finished second in the league overall. Through training every week and showing great team spirit, the team have been a shining example to the other year groups. Please see the link below for the full results table.

The team: Evie, Isla, Seonghun, Andrew, Abi, Charlotte, Molly, Harry, Alisa, Noah

I enjoyed the matches the most because you get to compete with different schools.” - Seonghun

Year 5 Netball

This was our first year taking part in competitive netball matches as a Year 5 team. We have had so much fun throughout the year, trying our hardest in every match. Whilst we may not have won the league - we certainly had fun trying to! See below for the full league table.

The team: Megan, Harry, Shae, Olivia T, Olivia P, Carla, Amber, Myla, Tess, Jake

Infant Sport Update

It has been a busy time for the Infants in PE this year as well. The Infant Sport Council and 8 children from Year Two attended ‘My First Steps to Leadership’. They were given the skills and confidence to lead P.E warm ups and games in their class lessons.

We are also excited to provide a funded multi-sport after school club for Infant children. The club has been a fantastic success; children have enjoyed building on their ball skills and playing lots of fun games. We look forward to the Infant running club starting in the Summer Term.

Year 3 and 4 PE lessons

Year 3 and 4 have been very busy in their PE lessons this year. They have trained hard and had fun doing:

  • Football
  • Netball
  • Gymnastics
  • Cross-country
  • Tennis
  • Tag Rugby
  • Roman training
  • Hockey
  • Team Games
  • Fitness

Football was my favourite, it was really fun doing something I like at school” - James

I like cross-country because everyone is supporting each other”- Charlie

My favourite was hockey because we got to learn all the passes and dribbling.” - Bradley

I like cross- country because I got to know how first I can run.” - Lottie

Year 3 Fitness

Cross Country

On Saturday 9th March four year 5/6 children headed to Reigate Priory to take part in the Surrey Primary races. Despite the very windy conditions, the children did Ashley proud in an extremely competitive field. Well done India, Chloe, Charlie and Ollie!

On Saturday 23rd March, children from Years 3-6 represented Ashley School at District Cross Country. All the children did us proud against some strong competition. The under 9 boys came second overall, the under 10 boys came third and there was a fantastic second place run from Lily in the under 11 girls event. Well done everyone!

District Cross -Country

Sportshall Athletics

On Wednesday 13th January, children from year 5 and 6 attended the ERPSSA sportshall athletics competition. Having practiced hard in PE, the children were all very enthusiastic and keen to do well. There was a mixture of track and field events such as obstacle relays, speed bounce and the Parlauff! Against some stiff competition, the children did amazingly - finishing in 7th place overall! Well done.

Sportshall Athletics

Mini-Olympics

30 children from Year Four took part in a mini Olympics tournament at Cleves School. They competed in a range of relay events including; running, rugby and hockey. Ashley School did an amazing job and came in a very impressive 2nd place, only 5 points behind the winners!

"The Olympics was really fun and it took a lot of team work."

"It was a good day because everyone cheered each other on."

"It was amazing because everyone played there part to achieve second place."

Mini-Olympics

Physifun

In the Autumn term 20 children from Year 5 and 6 took part in ‘Physifun’ training. The children learnt many leadership strategies and skills to make games both fun and challenging. The children will use what they have learnt to deliver exciting and engaging lunch time clubs to the rest of the school during the summer term.

Running club

We would like to say a really big thank you to the parents who have been organising and running Junior running club this term. It has been a huge success and has got so many children running regularly at school! We are in no doubt that they contributed massively to our success at the District Sport Cross Country Event. Thank you!

Message from Mr Dunne

We are developing a great partnership together to support PE and sport throughout the school. Well done to all the children for all of their successes. We look forward to many more exciting opportunities to come in the summer term!

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