Sport at Wollescote Primary School 2019/2020
Children at Wollescote are taught to give 100% and aspire to learn together and smile together.
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Wollescote Sporting News/Events
As we are currently unaware of how long schools will be closed, we are collecting resources for you to access whilst at home. Websites will be provided below to access activities and games to keep up with learning and keeping you fit and healthy:
Premier League Stars
(Resources for maths, science & english as well as PE)
Joe Wicks - Quick Workouts at home
(Joe has created some videos that you can access for children to workout at home)
Joe Wicks is also providing PE lessons/Workouts live on his youtube channel every day at 9am. His youtube channel has been linked below:
NHS - 10 Minute Home Cardio Workout
(A quick 10 minute circuit you can do at home provided by the NHS)
BBC Sport - Help and Support for Staying Active
(BBC Sport have a range of short activites provided by sporting celebrities. If you scroll down to Help and support for staying active, you will find the videos)
After Half term (W/C Monday 4th November) Wollescote PE will still be taking part outside as we draw nearer to the winter. With this being the case, children will require an outdoor PE kit as well as an indoor PE kit which they have at the moment. The outdoor PE kit will require: Jogging bottoms, t-shirt, hoodie and trainers.
Wednesday 18th September 2019- Chance to Shine Cricket Roadshow
On Wednesday, Nick Jones from chance to shine came into school for the cricket roadshow. The day was a major success with all classes enjoying their time on the top playground with Nick, improving and learning new skills that they can now take home or practice on the playground. Nick was engaging with the children the whole day and it was a really fun day had by all!
Wednesday 4th December 2019 - Sports for Schools Roadshow
GB Gymnast Dominick Cunningham, visited Wollescote Primary School on Wednesday 4th December for a morning of fitness fun. Over 350 pupils took part in the event which finished with Dominick performing for the whole school! Dominick wanted to deliver a very important message about inspiring young children to persevere and continue participating in sport.
Children’s sponsorship will raise money for sports equipment for our school. Please remember that sponsorship money for the event must be in by Wednesday 11th December!
Thank you to everyone who took part and we hope you enjoyed the event as much as we did!
We raised a massive £516.99!! Well done to everybody who was sponsored and collected their money. This will go a long way to improving our PE in school!
Friday 15th November- CHILDREN IN NEED 2019!
Our Key Stage 2 children took part in sports activities linked to this year’s Children in Need, organised by our School Sports Council, at lunchtime! The children had a great time taking part in a number of activities such as rock, paper, scissors extreme! Bean bag throw onto pudsey and lots of multi skills stations!
Friday 13th March 2020 - SPORTS RELIEF 2020
On Friday, Wollescote took part in this years sports relief appeal. As a school, all the children and staff dressed up as sportspeople and took part in an afternoon of fitness fun! This included a circuit which all the children took part in from EYFS to Year 6.
In total we raised £180.74, with all the generous silver coin donations. It was an amazing day of fun had by all children and staff. Thank you very much!
Wollescote Fixtures and Results
Pedmore vs Wollescote - Football squad - 03/10/19
On Thursday 3rd October, Mr Horton and Mr Brookes took 14 pupils to participate in their first game of the season at Pedmore Primary school. The children tried their very best but fell short to a very strong side. The final score was 6-0 to Pedmore, special recognition goes to David for saving two penalties in goal and making some wonder saves, also Aidan for his amazing performance in defence. Even though the score wasn’t what we hoped, everyone gave maximum effort until the final whistle and showed great sportsmanship throughout.
Our Wollescote football team have taken part in 3 very challenging matches over the past few weeks. We are extremely proud of their hard work and resilience playing against the other school teams who all have very experienced players. The season has now finished until the spring and our team are now fully focussed on training and developing the squad ready for the next year. Each player has shown great strength in every match, promoted good sportsmanship and been a real ambassador for the Wollescote way.
Year 1 & 2 Multi Skills - Leasowes High School - 12/11/19
On Tuesday 12th November, Mr Brookes & Miss. Booth took 20 children to compete in this years Multi skills competition at Leasowes High School. All the children who went behaved exemplary and showed the Wollescote way throughout the afternoon. They all performed to the best of their ability and took everything they have learnt and applied it to the competition. Well done to all the children who took part. You made Miss Booth and I extremely proud.
Year 3 & 4 Indoor Athletics - Windsor High School - 23/01/20
On Thursday 23rd January, All four sports coaches took 24 children to compete in this years Indoor athletics competition at Windsor High School. There was a range of track and field events such as Sprint, Hurdles, Speed Bounce & More. There were 10 schools taking part with 12 teams overall and we are currently awaiting the results. They all performed to the best of their ability and we are immensely proud of all the children for their efforts and representing Wollescote to the highest standard.
Year 3/5 Changeforlife Aqua Splash Event - Wollescote - 27/01/20
On Monday, we entertained Caslon Primary school and launched the first ever change for life aqua splash event. It consisted of 10 children from Wollescote and 10 Children from Caslon and mixed the children up, playing a variety of games throughout the morning. The children really enjoyed themselves and mixed really well with Caslon children as well, as well as, making all of the sports coaches proud because of the way they entertained Caslon and followed the Wollescote way. Well done to all involved.
Year 4-6 Cross Country at St Josephs - 05/02/20
Such a fantastic effort from our group for Cross Country from years 4,5 & 6 children. We achieved positions, 18th, 22nd and quite a few in the 30’s out of 53 children racing. Such a great team spirit from all cheering each other on and even a special mention that we had some of the girls re-doing the final bit of the race to run with the boys and cheer them on! What inspirational students to support each other and show fantastic sportsmanship. Not only that but the polite manner of the whole group thanking the Head teacher of St Josephs school for the opportunity. Well done team you have been amazing!
Wollescote Swimming Gala - 06/02/2020
On Thursday, we hosted our half termly swimming gala at Wollescote with Amblecote visiting us. The races were competitive and after a few close races it was Wollescote who came out as the winners with 100 Points compared to 80 points for Amblecote. A massive thank you to Amblecote for their amazing sportsmanship and behaviour, they were a credit to their school. An enormous well done to the swimming squad for their efforts this half term and a great win!
Years 1-5 Gymnastics at Earls Gymnastics Centre - 12/02/2020
On Thursday 12th February our Gymnastics team took part in a competition at Earls Gymnastics Centre in Oldbury. The children who were from Year 1 right up to Year 5, competed in what was a very tough competition amongst some very experienced gymnasts. We are extremely proud of how each of our children performed showing great sportsmanship and attitude.
Wollescote v Pedmore - Football Squad - 27/02/2020
Wollescote played the first home game of the season against Pedmore. It was an end to end game. The boys have improved immensely through efforts and possession, of which Hassan scored a wonder goal. Even though the final score was 4-1, we played a fantastic game of football and did not show the true reflection of the game.
Cross Country at Gigmill Primary School - 03/03/2020
On Tuesday 3rd March, 12 children attended the final cross country of the year at Gigmill Primary School. The weather was cold but dry and the sun was shining (At Last!). The children really committed themselves to the event and all children finished the gruelling 3 lap race. Our top scorers were Aidan Hickman (Year 5) and Sally Abdo (Year 6). As like any cross country, some children loved it and some found it very difficult. A great afternoon had by all. Very proud of their achievements. Mrs Petchey and Mr Horton.
(Due to the current situation regarding school closures & other circumstances, all competitions/fixtures at Wollescote & Away are postponed for the foreseeable future)
Thursday 26th March - Swimming Gala - Wollescote (POSTPONED)
Thursday 14th May - Swimming Gala - Wollescote (POSTPONED)
Thursday 4th June - Year 5/6 Girls Cricket - TBC (POSTPONED)
Thursday 18th June - Year 3/4 Cricket - TBC (POSTPONED)
Thursday 25th June - Swimming Gala - Wollescote (POSTPONED)
Friday 26th June - Black Country School Games (Wolves Uni) (POSTPONED)
Friday 10th July - Year 5/6 Outdoor Athletics - The Dell Stadium (POSTPONED)
Christmas - The Christmas Carousell
Easter - Tri-Golf
Summer - Olympic Games
School Games Mark 2018-2019
This year Wollescote Primary School have achieved GOLD in their School Games Mark.
Results for 2017 -
1st - Green Ash
2nd - Yellow Birch
3rd - White Oak
4th - Red Maple
Results for 2018 -
1st - Yellow Birch
2nd - Green Ash
3rd - White Oak
4th - Red Maple
Results for 2019 -
1st - Yellow Birch
2nd - Green Ash
3rd - Red Maple
4th - White Oak
Outstanding Sports Achievement Award 2018-2019
Mrs Petchey's choice's- Ahsan Zaman (5R) & Kayleigh Soreng (3R)
Mr Horton's choice's - Aidan Hickman (4R) & Antonia Sladariu (3R)
Mr Brookes' choice's - Sachkirat Matharu (6B) & Destiny Busby (1B)
25m Achievement Award
20 Children, of last years cohort achieved their 25m swimming achievement. That means they swam two lengths of our swimming pool without touching the floor or stopping!! This is a fantastic achievement for these children. Well Done all!
WOLLESCOTE SPORTS CAMP
Next sports camp will be held on Monday 17th February & Tuesday 18th February
A fantastic week had by all children! Parents were really pleased and commented on the success of the camp!