Catch up with all the latest PE and sporting news!
Created on Monday, 13 February 2017 16:00
Once again we took a team of swimming superstars to the WSAS Swimming Gala, who really did us proud! The team showed fantastic dedication in the weeks leading up to the gala during extra sessions with our swimming instructor and many practising outside of school. On the day, they showed great sportsmanship and competed excellently - with a few 1st, 2nd and 3rd places being achieved! Well done to the other competing schools who also had some very strong teams!
Congratulations to our Boys' Team and Relay Team, who both finished in 3rd place against some tough competition!
We look forward to next year's!
Created on Monday, 13 February 2017 15:49
A huge well done to our fantastic Year 3/4 and Year 5/6 Gymnastics team last week! We attended the Tournament at the GMAC in Birmingham, achieveing some excellent scores. All of the children worked incredibly hard in the lead up to the compeition and represented our school excellently. The children showed dedication and great sportsmanship - we're all very proud of them! We were very lucky to have some expert coaching from our after-school club teacher, which the children definitely enjoyed and made a big difference to their competitive preparation.
We would like to say a big thank you also to our reserves who trained along with the final competition team and were ready on stand by to step in at the last minute if we needed them!
Our finishing places were:
Year 3/4 Team (out of 14 schools) - Vault 6th, Floor 8th, Overall 6th (it was so close that we were less than 1 point away from 4th place!)
Year 5/6 Team (out of 15 schools) - Vault 2nd, Floor 3rd, Overall 2nd (only half a point off 1st!)
We are looking forward to preparing for the Year 1/2 Competition in April!
Created on Monday, 13 February 2017 15:37
KS2 were very lucky this year to have some Golf sessions delivered by a professional Golf Player from The Belfry. We had a great day where children took part in House Team competitions on a range of golf-related activities. Children who showed exceptional talent were also invited to some free sessions at The Belfry Golf Club!
It was a fantastic opoprtunity for us to try something different, as we don't normally do Golf in school, and we saw some budding talent coming through!
Created on Monday, 13 February 2017 15:27
We had a very busy Autumn Term at Whitehouse Common, taking part in lots of compeitions with other schools in the area. All of the children who have taken part in training and representing our school have done us proud and impressed us with their dedication, teamwork and sportsmanship.
We were lucky enough to have some expert coaching for the Tag Rugby and Hockey competitions from Bishop Vesey, and are going to be working with Aston Villa Footall Club School Sports Coaches to help with our football team training!
The competitions and Tournaments we have participated in are:
October – Y5/6 Football Team (against Coppice)
October – Y5/6 Tag Rugby
November – Y5/6 Hockey - achieved 2nd place
November – KS2 Cross Country – Girls' team achieved 5th out of 17 teams
November - Y5/6 Indoor Athletics
We are looking forward to many more sports opportunities and competitions after the New Year!
Created on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 16:49
We have been lucky enough to receive some vouchers for free tickets to the British Basketball League (BBL) Cup Finals on Sunday 15th January 2017, 3.30pm Tip Off at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham.
On arrival to the arena, the vouchers are swapped for tickets and give entry on the basis of if you arrive together then you sit together.
We have been assured that:
* there are plenty of seats available for the voucher holders (they have operated this system for numerous years and never had to turn people away)
* entry for voucher holders is completely free of charge (there is no catch).
For more information on the event visit www.bbl.org.uk/2017cup/