Sports Blog - 13th February 2015

Sports Blog - 13th February 2015

Year 8 Sports Hall Athletics

On Tuesday after school our Year 8 Boys and Girls entered the Tameside School Games Sports Hall Athletics Heats at Fairfield High School. The competition included indoor individual and relay races as well as field events such as standing badminton throw, vertical jump and triple jump which Sulemain Djalo won first place in. Our Year 8 Boys and Girls will return for the finals after Half Term. Good luck!!

Dinner Time 6-a-side Football League

The dinner time 6-a-side football league began on Tuesday. Each day two games will take place on the astroturf (Kick off at 1.10) and teams from each year group will go into a league table. Early match winners have been AC Manpool in Year 9 and Jeff’s Super Six and Legends FC In Year 7. If you would like to enter a team, please see Mr Lees in the PE Department. Good Luck to all pupils taking part!

Rugby Training

Rugby training on Tuesdays after school with England Rugby Coaches and Mr Teasdale and Mr Mortimer is growing in popularity with boys and girls from all year groups attending. 

Sports Leader Referee

Well done to Aiden Brown who refereed an entertaining cup match here at the academy between Moorside Primary School and Cannon Burrows Primary School. The game finished 4-4 with Cannon Burrows winning in extra time. Aiden was superb throughout the game, Well Done Aiden!

Year 10 GCSE Fencing

Year 10 PE Students have been taking part in fencing lessons this week as part of their GCSE PE Syllabus. For many of the students this was their first time attempting the sport!

Upcoming Competitions after Half Term

Tuesday 24th February – Year 8 Boys and Girls Sports Hall Athletics @ Fairfield High School

Tuesday 3rd March - Year 7 Boys and Girls Sports Hall Athletics @ Fairfield High School

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