Children’s Charity Teams Up with Sports Direct to Get Children Moving

With key statistics showing a dramatic decrease in the number of PE hours being lost from the curriculum (more than 36,000 hours since London 2012, Department for Education Workforce Survey), Sports Direct and the Youth Sport Trust have identified a real need for support among parents, PE teachers, and caregivers alike.

Year 3+4 Large School Title Heads South

Heron Way beat Southwater by 43 points to win today’s Large Schools Year 3+4 District Sports Quadkids Athletics in the midst of an entry field of nine local primary schools competing at The Bridge leisure centre’s athletics stadium. 43 points is not a lot when the winning points score is 2710!

St John’s and Loxwood Enjoy Quadkids Success

St John’s, Horsham and Loxwood schools took the two age group titles on offer yesterday in the Horsham Area Small Schools Quadkids District Sports events run at The Bridge leisure centre’s athletics track.

Kingslea Win Out in Tight Rounders Tournament

Kingslea are the new primary school rounders top dogs in the Horsham area after their A team impressively rode the waves of some tough opponents at this year’s championships again held at Millais School in Horsham under the auspices of an excellent team of young leader (year 9) officials.

Southwater Take Stoolball Title

An enjoyable annual Horsham Primary Schools Stoolball Tournament ran at Horsham Sports Club on Wednesday morning. The sun shone nicely and 12 teams from seven schools competed well on the well prepared outfield of Horsham Cricket Club. A strong Southwater A team emerged triumphant but only after a tight final against Leechpool A.

Jensen On the Button, Alex In the Groove

Tennis

The last part of this year’s primary schools tennis competition took place at Horsham Tennis Club yesterday afternoon with the individual competitions. Inset days and the last day before the half term holiday contributed to entry numbers being modest but two good age group tournaments progressed nonetheless. 

Southwater Win Tennis Leagues

The team event of this year’s primary schools tennis process was completed tonight at Horsham Tennis Club and there were no surprises as Southwater marched to glory in both the age group competitions, year 3+4 and year 5+6. The third and final instalment of action involved both singles and doubles matches.

Southwater Continue to Court Success

The second week of the Horsham primary schools tennis league proved to be a good one with Southwater consolidating its leading position in both age groups but Holbrook’s year 5+6s upping their challenge and the other teams all continuing to enjoy positive moments.

Southwater Take the Lead in Schools Tennis Leagues

Shelley proved the surprise package at the last meeting of the Horsham Primary Schools Netball League Division B this season, coming through from mid-table to top spot as a result of four straight victories. Leaders at the start of the night added two wins to their first meeting total but suffered a critical 4-3 loss to Kingslea B in the night’s most exciting match.

Basketball Double for Kingslea

It was the turn of the year 3+4 basketballers from local primary schools to strut their stuff tonight at Kingslea School. Just like in the year 5+6s it was Kingslea A who came through to win the glory, albeit very closely, requiring superior baskets difference (‘BD’ in the results table below) to elevate them above St Robert Southwell into top spot.