PE

Catch up with all the latest PE and sporting news!

 

Cross Country Continues

Well done to all the boys and girls who represented Whitehouse Common in the WSAS cross country race yesterday after school. All the children did very well and made their parents' and school proud. 

In all, over 200 children competed representing over 15 schools. The final championship race and awards take place next week at Streetly Gate in Sutton Park. 

Birmingham Hockey Champions!

Whitehouse Common took part in the Birmingham School's Winter Games today - representing Sutton Coldfield for hockey.

We won! 

Well done to Sam, Matthew, Libby, Charlotte, Louey, Sam and Ben.

The team won every game (4-1, 6-0, 2-1, 4-2, 3-0, 3-0). We are extremely proud of them. Miss Maltby took the children to the event and was influential in supporting them whilst they were there. 

 

Hockey Birmingham

We gained acess to the competition (Level 3) from our success at winning the Sutton Coldfield competition (Level 2) back in the Autumn term. All the children during Year Five access a Level 1 tournament in school with the support from Bishop Veseys' PE teachers. From this teaching a team is selected to represent the school. 

The next Level 3 competition will be held in the Summer Term (We won last year in the rounders and came third in rugby). We will be aiming to get through in the cricket and rounders Sutton competitions (Level 2), so watch this space. 

 

Sutton Coldfield Sport's Awards - Primary School of the Year!

 

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Wow! Whitehouse Common Primary School are extremely proud to have been awarded the Sutton Coldfield Sports Awards 2015 - Aspire Trophy - Primary School of the Year. The prestigious event recognizes and celebrates the sporting achievements of schools and clubs from across the local area. 

To be nominated for the award the school needed to show that gives its’ pupils a wide range of activities to participate in, within a high quality physical education programme. We needed to prove we that engage our pupils in a variety of extra-curricular sport. (The school should show commitment to School-Club links). Children are able to access high quality competitive opportunities at all levels of competition (Level 1 – Intra school, Level 2 – Inter school). WHC shows a commitment to engaging the least active students in sport and physical activity and ensures that KS1 students have high quality PE lessons to ensure they are physically literate by seven years old.

Mr Melville attended the awards ceremony last Friday evening at Sutton Town Hall. Look out for us in the Sutton Coldfield Observer for more details about the event and the winners of the other categories.

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AVFC Tournament Success

Whitehouse Common Football Team took part in the AVFC Premier League School's Football Tournament today.

We played brilliantly against some stern opposition. First up was The Shrubbery who we beat convincingly 3-0. Next up was St. Joseph's who beat us 3-2 in a close encounter which we were unlucky to lose. Banner's Gate were dismissed with a 4-0 win followed up by a 4-1 win over Blackwood.

The two clean sheets were especially impressive due to the fact the goals were huge! Well done to Felix in goal.

We waited nervously to see if our 10 points were enough to see us through for our group. Success! We were through to the Semi-Finals. The boys groaned when they heard we had been drawn against Little Sutton (the best performing team in the group stage). Despite our nervous facing such strong opposition we stepped out on the pitch for the Semi Final match.

10mins later the whistle blew for extra time both teams having scored a goal. We went at it in the last stages of the match but unfortunately Little Sutton prevailed (they went on to win the whole tournament).

We are very proud of our efforts and have shown we have improved greatly since our first match of the season against Four Oaks. Things are looking good for the future.

That was our last football match until the second spring term due to the weather and light. We will pick up the league fixtures and cup matches then. 

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Year 4 Football Tournament

Last night boys and girls from Year Four competed against other local school in the WSAS Y4 Mixed Football Competition. The children in Year Four have been learning football skills in their PE lessons and were selected based on their performance.

The children won two out of four within their group and were unlucky to proceed through into the finals.

 

Things certainly look promising for when these children enter Years 5 and 6 when they will have many more opportunities to compete.  

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