SPORTING EVENTS 2015 -2016
CROSS COUNTRY – October 2015 – March 2016
This was held as 2 after school meetings. Once again, all our children showed a good level of determination and endurance in the events. Our highest placed girl was 6th and in the Boys’ event it was 7th. This was out of well over 100 runners in each event.
GIRLS’ FOOTBALL September 2015 – June 2016
Our girls’ team entered several competitions throughout the year.
They entered the BwD 6 a-side competition which was held at St Bede’s and after some fantastic performances, made it all the way to the final only to be pipped at the post!
The girls however learnt some valuable lessons and went on to be joint winners of the BwD girls’ league.
Congratulations went to the Boys’ Football team who were winners of their league.
YEAR 3 / 4 BOYS’ FOOTBALL TEAM
The annual Year 3/4 Blackburn with Darwen football tournament was held on Feniscowles Recreation Ground. The boys’ won all their matches in the group stage but lost in a closely contested final.
YEAR 3 / 4 GIRLS' FOOTBALL TEAM
We entered two teams into a friendly football competition, hosted by Fenny Reccers FC. While the results were mixed, the girls learned lots and had a great afternoon.
The boys’ cricket team took part in the Boys’ Blackburn with Darwen Cricket Competition at Darwen Cricket Club. They made it through to the semi – finals where they were beaten. They played the losers of the other semi-final and came third overall.
The girls’ cricket team took part in the Blackburn with Darwen Girls’ Cricket competition at Darwen Cricket Club. They played several matches but unfortunately on this occasion did not progress to the semi-finals.
We entered every event at the Blackburn Swimming Gala at Darwen Leisure Centre. Every member of the squad reached the final of their event(s).
KEY STAGE 2 Athletics
A team of children took part in the Blackburn with Darwen Athletics competition at Witton Park. It was a successful evening for many of our pupils.
INTERNAL SPORTS AFTERNOON
Three separate internal sports afternoons were held – Infants, Lower Junior and Upper Junior. The Infants and Lower Juniors were lucky with the weather, and even the Upper Juniors managed to fit in Sports Day after a couple of failed attempts! These events were well supported by many parents, friends and relatives.
During the year, nine children went to St Bede’s R.C. Secondary School to take part in the a two part Boccia competition.
CROWN GREEN BOWLING – APRIL – JULY 2016
The Bowling Team went along to a competition which was held at Blackburn Corporation Park. Again, there were four teams in the competition and we matched last year's position coming third. The children all enjoyed the competition.
A mixed boys and girls rounders team took part in the Blackburn with Darwen Rounders’ Tournament. They were placed third overall.
A group of 9 children entered the Year 3 and 4 Gymnastics competition which this year was held at St Bede’s. There was a team and individual event and approximately seventeen other schools entered. There were five children in the team event and four entered the individual event. One of the girls’ in the individual event won. This was a first for Feniscowles!