Yr 6 Hockey tournament

On Tuesday 19th February, Mrs Denison and Mr Nash travelled to Warners Bridge for the year 5 and 6 Hockey Tournament. In the morning a team of 11 made up of 4 girls and 6 boys played in the emerging group. Which consisted of 8 schools with 3 games organized for each school. With the rain pouring the team were eager to get playing, the first game was a bit of a challenge as both teams had very similar kit; both in black and yellow. Out of the 3 games the team played they lost 2 and won 1. The team played really well and got some valuable experience playing on a hockey pitch. In the afternoon the tournament team arrived full of excitement and were ready to get playing. With 10 schools entered

Yr 5/6 Football vs. Greenways

On Thursday 8th February, Mr Nash and Miss Jones travelled to The Federation of Greenways School with the boys’ football team to play their fourth game of the season. The boys got off to a great start by maintaining possession, pushing up the pitch followed by some close shots and good saves from Greenways keeper. The boys managed to score in the first half, finishing the half 1-0. In the second half to boys continued to work well as a team, the boys had to put their defensive skills to the test as Greenways pushed forward and got closer to the goal, the boys remained calm throughout and even managed to get a counter attack to bring the score to 2-0. Greenways in last few minutes of the game

Netball League

Before we broke up for the half term our Year 6 girls played two league games. The first was against Chalkwell on Thursday 25th January where we won 5-0 after waiting for the rain to stop, and then Head of Chalkwell School sweeping the puddles off the court. The second game was against St Michaels who we managed to beat 8-1 with superb team play and excellent shooting. Well done girls. #sports #year6 #wholeschool #Year6 #Sport #Wholeschool

Boys' Football vs. Hamstel Junior School

On Monday 29th January, Mr Nash and Miss Fletcher travelled to Hamstel Junior School with the boys’ football team to play their second league game of the season and a friendly. In the league game, the boys played a superb game of football with both teams applying pressure throughout; there were some close shots at goal with some great saves from both keepers. At the end of the first half, the score was West Leigh 1-0 Hamstel. In the second half, the boys continued to push forward but struggled to find a way past Hamstel’s defenders, In the last few minutes of the game, the boys managed to break through to score two more goals. With the final whistle blown, the game finished West Leigh 3-0 Ha

Sport Hall Athletics

On Wednesday 31st January West Leigh competed in both the Year 3/4 and 5/6 Sportshall Athletics at Garons Tennis and Leisure Centre. The day was split into 2 parts with Years 5 and 6 competing in the morning and Years 3 and 4 competing in the afternoon. With each competition consisting of 6 track events and 6 field events, each athlete is also only allowed to compete in a maximum of two track and two field events. In the morning year 5 and 6 performed consistently throughout all of their events, with some children completing one event and going straight into their next event. When all the events were completed and the scores added up, all 22 schools gathered in the middle of the hall to find

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