Boys football league match Vs Chalkwell

On Monday 10th February, the boys’ football team played their third game of the season against Chalkwell Hall. In the first half, the boys had their defending ability’s put to the test, unfortunately Chalkwell managed to find space and get an early 2-0 lead. Despite this, the boys remained focused and played with great determination to find a way through Chalkwell’s defenders and passed the keeper to bring them back into the game. Chalkwell then managed to extended their lead just before half time, bring the score to, West Leigh 1-3 Chalkwell. In the second half, the boys continued to demonstrate their skill and ability, playing with great confidence they manage to equalise the score. Chalkw

Year 3/4 boys' football tourament

On Friday 14th February, the year 3/4 boys’ football team travelled to the Len Forge Centre to compete in the year 3/4 football tournament. The day started with the group stages with four games to play. The boys were unfortunate to lose their first game but kept confident. Putting the result behind them, they then went onto score early in their second match before Thorpedene scored in the closing stages of the match, ending in a draw. In the third game, the boys went 2-0 down to Bournemouth Park, however this did not get to the team as they demonstrated their determination and managed to pull the game back to earn them the win. In the last game of the group, the boys worked incredibly well t

Head for the Day

On Friday 7th February, West Leigh Junior School had a new headteacher – for the day! Alex Miller won the school election and fulfilled his role as well as some of his campaign promises. Children were treated to games in their English and maths lessons, an extra afternoon break and an exciting whole school art project. Alex started his day completing a full health and safety check of the school with Mr Silver, who was extremely impressed with Alex’s questions and attention to detail. He then entered the staffroom to address the full staff and fill them in on his plans for the day – a very daunting experience but Alex managed this well. Following a phone call with Mr Queenborough, Head of Lea

Boys' football team play Thorpedene Primary School

On Friday 7th February, the boys football team travelled to Thorpedene Primary School to play their second league game. The boys put their previous game behind them and went into this game with confidence and determination, which showed with superb passes and set pieces. In the first half, the boys played a number of shots, with Thorpedene’s keeper and defenders pulling out critical saves and tackles in the box. At half time, the boys had a 3-1 lead. The boys went into the second half and continued to play with confidence, Thorpedene put our defence to the test, applying pressure and tacking shots towards the goal, but the boys kept calm and composed throughout. The final whistle was blown w

West Leigh girls' football team play Chalkwell Park

On Monday 3rd February, the girls’ football team travelled to Chalkwell Park to play in their first league game of the season. In the first half, Chalkwell managed to score two early goals, the team remained positive and focused finding a couple of opportunities but were unable to get past the keeper, with the first half ending, West Leigh 0-2 Chalkwell. In the second half, the team continued to show strong defending and goal keeping skills, preventing a number of chances from Chalkwell, as well as finding some space to move up the pitch, but once again were unable to get past the defenders and keeper. With the final whistle blown, the match ended, West Leigh 0-2 Chalkwell. The girls put

West Ham United Premier League Primary Stars under 11 Girls Football Festival

On Thursday 30th January, the girls’ football team competed in ‘West Ham United Premier League Primary Stars under 11 Girls Football Festival’ at Woodlands School in Basildon. The festival was made up of nine schools all playing eight ten minute games. Every match provided nail biting moments with a number of close shots at goal and fantastic use of space from every team involved in the festival. The girls had to work tirelessly throughout every match, demonstrating great resilience, perseverance and determination helping them to 3 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss, giving the team 13 points, earning the team a place in the West Ham United Premier League Primary Star Regional Finals. The team wer

Southend Hockey B team competition

On Tuesday 4th February 10 year 6 children attended the Emerging B Team Hockey competition at Southend Hockey Club. It was a very cold, windy morning and 7 schools were in attendance. All the children improved as the morning went along and thoroughly enjoyed the experience of playing on the huge AstroTurf pitch. Well done to all. #Year6 #Wholeschool #Sport

Southend Hockey A Competition

In the afternoon of Tuesday 4th February, 10 Year 6 children entered the Southend Hockey A competition at Southend Hockey Club, Warner’s Bridge. We played 6 games, lost one, drew one and won four. It came down to a three way draw between us Thorpe Hall and Greenways all finishing on 24 points. After waiting patiently for the results; on goal difference by only one goal we finished third. However all three teams have been allowed to enter the Essex finals at the end of the month. Well played to all the children. #Year6 #Sport #Wholeschool

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