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Bedgrove Juniors win Oxford City Football Final and are through to South West Regional Final. Excellent Job Girls. Great Trophy!

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Sports Desk

 

We are delighted to have started the year with another qualification for the Bucks & Milton Keynes School Games, after taking two teams to a Basketball Tournament at Aylesbury Grammar School. The format of the competition was girls v girls in the first half of matches and boys v boys in the second half. After some excellent play and some very tight matches, we were placed 1st and 4th, with our winning squad going forward to represent the Mandeville School Sports Partnership at the forthcoming games. Well done to all those involved, both teams played fantastically well. (Star players Poppy and Noah.)

 

Our basketball win was quickly followed by our first Netball match of the year. We have entered two teams into the local leagues, in order to maximise the number of children playing in games this year. Our first match was away against Ashmead School, where we had a fantastic 12-0 win. Congratulations to our marvellous Monkeys (the name the team have chosen for themselves). The second match for the Monkeys is expected to be tougher, so we will be working with the children in training to maximise their opportunity. The star player will be announced in our Friday Celebration Assembly.

 

Many thanks to all the parents who have taken children to matches, and especially those who stood outside at the netball match in extremely cold weather. Also to George and Dom from The Grange School, who joined us for an additional training session with our basketball teams.

Cross Country Club - Santa Dash- Tuesday 19th December

Cross Country club held their postponed Santa Dash in Bedgrove Park this morning.  15 intrepid children and 3 staff ran around the frosty park wearing Father Christmas hats and singing carols at the top of their voices.  

Build something that will float in a child's paddling pool.

House Day

 

Our inaugural House Day was held on Friday 1st December, the aim being to build something that could float, with the criteria of style, durability, ingenuity and closeness to original design. It was an amazing opportunity for children to work as a team to design, build and test models, creating new friendships across the school in the process. Despite only having junk and one roll of sellotape to work with, the creativity of the children shone through. Ultimately, there could be only one winner and that was Van Gogh who have been awarded a mufti day to celebrate. During the day we discussed re-cycling of the discarded materials and it was great to see so many children taking this on board.

Finally, a massive congratulations to our winners, but also to our House Captains on the day, Esme, Max, Amelia, Dylan, Corey, Hannah, Simona and George. They had the task of encouraging their teams, providing advice and choosing both the winning design to represent their house and their House Star of the Day. Not an easy task, but one that they completed very well.

Bedgrove Junior School Choir at the Mayor's Carol Service

Bedgrove Junior School Choir at the Mayor's Carol Service 1
Bedgrove Junior School Choir at the Mayor's Carol Service 2

Autumn Term Sports Results

 

Sport

Team

Date

Location

Competition

Score

Star Player

Football

Ravens

5.10

Home v Ashmead

Cup

Lost 4-2

Alex

Handball

Y6

12.10

AGS

School Games Qualifier

3rd & 4th

Mohsin & Ciaran

Football

Y5/6

14.10

Haddenham

ESFA Comp

Won Tournament

Kaiden

Girls Football

Falcons

14.10

Haddenham

ESFA Comp

Won Tournament

Grace

Football

Y5/6

18.10

Haydon Abbey

Friendly

Won 4-1

Oli

Girls Football

Falcons

19.10

Mandeville Sch

School Games Qualifier

Won Tournament

Grace

Football

Ravens

2.11

Home v William Harding

League

1-1

Rohan

Football

Eagles

2.11

Home v William Harding

League

Won 8-0

Bobby

Football

Y5/6

4.11

Butlers Court, Beaconsfield

County Final

Reached Semi-Finals

Alex

Girls Football

Falcons

4.11

Butlers Court, Beaconsfield

County Final

Reached Group Stages

Rosie

Cross Country

All

4.11

Turnfurlong Junior School

Open to all

Y4 Girls (Lucy, Edie-Mae & Kimberley) 2nd, Lucy 3rd, Teddy 4th, Martha 5th, Matthew 7th, Callum & Edie-Mae 9th

Sports Festival

All

9.11

Mandeville Sch

Skills Event

 

Joe

Girls Football

Falcons

13.11

Turnfurlong

League

Won 4-0

Lily

Dodgeball

Y5

15.11

John Colet

Tournament

1st & 4th

Ewan &

Shepherd

Badminton

Y3/4

16.11

AGS

School Games Qualifier

1st & 2nd

Lily &

William

Football

Ravens

17.11

Home v Broughton

League

Won 2-0

Mohsin

Football

Eagles

17.11

Home v Halton

League

Won 9-0

Harry

Football

Eagles

22.11

Home v Weston Turville

League

Lost 2-0

Kaiden

Football

Hawks

22.11

Home v Weston Turville

League

Won 3-0

Riley

Football

Hawks

29.11

Home v Newton Longville

League

Lost 2-1

Ciaran

Football

Y5/6

30.11

Mandeville Sch

Skills Event

 

Harry

Football

Hawks

4.12

Home v Turnfurlong

League

1-1

Jacob

Dodgeball

Y6

6.12

John Colet

Tournament

2nd & 4th

Lacey &

Fynley

Sport at Bedgrove Junior School

 

PE and School sport is a real strength of our school - we have an exceptionally talented group of children across a range of different sports.  Many of our children compete at local, regional and national level in sports such as netball, dance, football and gymnastics.  Our school teams are very successful when they compete in tournaments, festivals and other sporting events. This resulted in many of our teams going through to the Bucks youth games finals and even the National youth games finals last year. Our netball team were undefeated in the league last year.

57% of our children competed in a school sports team last year and 68% of our children attended an after school sports club. 

We have an excellent team of staff who deliver the majority of our school sports and who support other teachers to deliver quality PE sessions particularly in the areas of dance and gymnastics.

Our sports team are:

Mr Niesyto

Mrs Tatlow

Miss Adams

Mr McDonald

Bedgrove Junior School Sports Code of Conduct:

Young Players

Spectators

When playing I will:

  • Always play to the best of my ability
  • Play fairly – I won’t cheat, complain or waste time
  • Respect my team-mates, the other team, the referee or my coach/manager
  • Play by the rules , as directed by the referee
  • Shake hands with the other team and referee at the end of the game
  • Listen and respond to what my coach/team manager tells me
  • Talk to someone I trust, my coach or my teacher if I’m unhappy about anything

When spectating I will:

  • Remember that children play for fun
  • Applaud effort and good play as well as success
  • Always respect the match official’s decisions
  • Remain outside the field of play and within the designated spectators’ area (where provided)
  • Let the coach do their job and not confuse the players by telling them what to do
  • Encourage the players to respect the opposition, referee and match officials
  • Avoid criticising a player for making a mistake – mistakes are part of learning
  • Never engage in behaviour that could be considered offensive by others

 

Cross Country Event - Saturday 4th November at Turnfurlong School.

 

Twenty one boys and girls from across the school took part in this event on Saturday morning.  The pouring rain did not squash the enthusiasm of any of the children who came to run this challenging course.  Year 5 and 6 children ran approximately 1200m, Year 4 children 1000m and Year 3 children approximately 700m round a soggy and slippery course at Turnfurlong Junior School.   Mrs Makepeace and Miss Bates were really pleased with the perseverance and stamina of all the children who took part and would like to thank all the parents who brought their children along to this event.   

 

Lucy Workman (4NP) came 3rd in the Year 4 girls race and received a bronze medal for this and the Year 4 girls team, Lucy Workman, Edie-Mae Hurrell (4LT) and Kimberley Richardson  (4NP) came 2nd in the Year 4 team event, winning a silver medal each. 

 

The rest of the results are as follows:

Lily Jackson (6CM) 31, Kayleigh Parkins (6JR) 32, Josh Gasson  (6CM) 19, Adam Ward (6CM) 20, Martha Edwards (5KL) 5th, Teddy Cawston (5CA) 4th, Leo Soames-Pearson (5NA)15th, Matthew Lewis (4LC) 7th, George Spriggs18th , Arnav Rai  (4NP)  41, Saif-Ali Khan (4LT) 49, Callum McArthur (3MA) 9, James Godley (3HW) 23,  Alfie Cawston (3HW) 24, Archie Page (3HW) 43, Finley Groat (3MA) 49, Dexter van Loggerenberg (3EA) 60 and Chloe Prickett (4LT) 

Cross Country Saturday 4th November 2017

PE Long Term Overview

We are delighted to announce that we have been nominated for a LEAP award for 'Primary School of the Year' for our commitment to school sports!

Haddenham Tournament

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