County Games!

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Earlier this week, nine children from Year 4 and ten children from Year 5 and 6 represent the school, and the South Northants and Daventry district, at the Level 3 Summer County Games at Moulton College. The event was a chance for the top school in a range of sports to compete to become the county champions after performing well at district competition level.

County Games Squads

After being named district champions two weeks ago, the Year 4 hockey team came into the tournament full of confidence. After a few encouraging words from Paralympic athlete Ellie Robinson (pictured below), the competition began. The team overcame some early struggles to finish the round-robin group stages in 2nd place, winning 2 games, drawing 1 and losing 1. This put them into a third place playoff match to face Millway who had finished second in their group. The team dug deep in blazing sunshine to come out on top with a commanding 5-1 victory and a third place finish overall! This meant that the children picked up the bronze medals from the event!

The tennis team had also won a district competition two weeks ago and also entered the tournament raring and ready to go! After a few changes to the team from the last time out, each child battled hard through the round-robin competition winning many of their team games and putting on great performances in some close, hard-fought battles. Eventually, after a close points decision, the team was crowed the runners-up and received silver medals for their efforts!

A few weeks ago, the Year 5 and 6 quadkids squad competed in the Level 2 South Northants finals finishing second and advancing to the Level 3 games. The event included a 75m sprint, a 600m run, a standing long jump and a vortex howler throw. Each of the children were amazing and showed all of the school games values throughout the event. When the scores were published, we found out that we had finished 5th overall in the whole county!

Overall, each child represented themselves, their team and their school incredibly well and we are very pleased and proud of them. They demonstrated all of our school values as well as the core values that Northamptonshire Sports promotes through the School Sports Partnership. We are extremely proud of what each team has achieved this year and it adds to the long and amazing list of sporting achievements that have been had collectively throughout the school this academic year. We would like to thank the parents who also stayed and participated in the day as your encouragement and support through these ventures has been fantastic and we wouldn’t be able to do this without you.

We are extremely proud of you all and look forward to seeing what you can achieve in the future!

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