Sports News 2016
It has been another successful year for sport at The Redeemer CEP.
Underneath is a brief overview of the highlights.
We had our most successful Swimming Gala ever in March. We had multiple podium finishes and two first places in the boy’s 100m Individual Medley and the 100m Butterfly. We were ranked in the top 3 schools overall.
The orienteering team were victorious in the BWD competition and will go on to represent Blackburn with Darwen at the Lancashire Youth Games in Blackpool in July.
The football team came in third place overall in the BRIC league, and finished runners up in the Darwen Rangers competition held in June at DACA. They are also in a strong position in the BWD outdoor league with 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 defeat.
The girls were knocked out in the group stages of the Jubilee Shield but were victorious in the BRIC competition in the Spring term.
The netball team have had an extremely busy year. They have achieved some fantastic results in the BRIC indoor league and reached the finals of the BWD High Five’s competition.
A mile a day
Year 6 have been running a mile each day since SATs as part our Health and Wellbeing focus in school. The pupils have achieved some brilliant times and shown great enthusiasm and commitment.
- Lancashire Youth Games in Blackpool.
- Football fixtures for girls and boys in the BWD outdoor league.
- Year 3 and 4 football tournament.
- Year 5 and 6 tennis competition.
Sports News June 2014-2015 – Spring/Summer Term
Tag Rugby – Oct 2014
Our Tag rugby team did us proud as usual at this year BWD Tag Rugby competition. They won every game and won the competition for the 4th year running. They will now represent BWD at the Lancashire Youth game on June 30th in Blackpool.
Cross Country – (Oct2014 – March 2015)
This was held over 3 nights, all the children did fantastically well and showed great determination to improve their positions in each race. In the Girls event w e finished in 3rd place, in the boys event we finished in 3rd place and in the combined whole school event we finished in 3rd place too!
Key stage 1 Athletics – Jan 2015
We took a group of children to a KS1 Sports hall Athletics competition. This was their first time representing our school at a sporting event. They did the school proud and finished in 4th Place.
LKS2 Athletics – Jan 2015
A group of children represented our school at the year 3 and 4 sports hall athletics competition. They each took part in a running, jumping and throwing event. After 2 hours of competing it was announced they finished in 4th place.
Key stage 2 Athletics – Jan 2015
Our KS2 Athletics team put in a great performance at their qualifying night, unfortunately they finished in 2nd place with only the winning school progressing to final night.
Gymnastics – Feb 2015
A group of 6 children took part in this year BWD gymnastics competition. The children had to do a vault, complete a floor routine and a body management routine. After 4 hours of competition we were announce at 4th place as a whole school. One of our girls finished in 2nd place individually and will now represent BWD in the Lancashire Youth Games in Blackpool on June 30th.
Girls Football – March 2015
Our girl’s team entered the BWD girl’s football competition at St Bedes. They played great football and won each of the group games comfortably. In the semi finals they met Lower Darwen, there was no separating the two teams during normal time so extra time was required. They went on to beat Lower Darwen 2-1 in extra time. In the final they met St Paul’s, the girls had a faultless display and came out comfortable winners, Retaining they title from last year, they will now represent BWD at the Lancashire Youth Games in Blackpool on 30th June.
Orienteering – March 2015
The team did extremely well and showed off their excellent map reading skills. One of our group of children finished in the top 3 timed events. As a school team we finished in joint 2nd place.
B& C Football Team competition – March 2015
Our B & C Teams took part in a football competition at St Bedes. This was a great competition and the children thoroughly enjoyed themselves. The team topped their groups and ended up meeting each other in the semi finals. The B team came out on top and progressed to the final. This went to a penalty shoot out which they unfortunately got beat 3-1
Darwen Rangers Football Competitions – April 2015
Both the boy’s team and girls team did extremely well. Both qualified for the semi finals, both wining and progressing to the finals. Our boy’s team lost out to Lower Darwen and finished in 2nd place. Our girl’s teams came out Champions for the 2nd year running.
Swimming gala. – April 2015
A great night was had by our team, reaching the finals in every event. One of our swimmers managed to win a medal, a bronze medal in girls 25m butterfly.
Year 3/4 Tennis – April 2015
The team did fantastically well. They won each of their group games and qualified for the semi finals. In the semis they won a hard fought match against St Paul’s, progressing to the final to play St Cuthbert’s. In the final the two teams were unable to be separated by point difference, meaning the game was decided by points scored, unfortunately we finished 5 points behind St Cuthbert’s meaning a 2nd place finish.
Cycling Competition – April 2015
A group of 4 children from year 6 were selected to represent the school in a cycling competition at Steve Burke cycle centre in Pendle. The children took part in a team sprint, individual sprint and various skill based challenges. The team finished in 3rd place
Sport School of the Year – April
For the 2nd year running our school was nominated for Blackburn Sport School of the Year. After the disappointment of finishing runner up last year we are pleased and proud to announce that we were crowned this year’s winners! The judges were impressed with the number of competitions the school enters as well as the high level of success rate Another pleasing point was also the variety of sport the school offers and how every child has the opportunity to trial for the teams.
The award now leads us forward to the Lancashire Sports School of the year with the winner being announced later this Year
Year 6 Tennis – May 2015
A group of 2 boys and 2 girls represented the school in a tennis competition. The standard on display from our team was fanatic. They reached the finals after wining every game in the group stages. We were narrowly defeated 3-1 in the final
Boys football – Ongoing
Our team has played 3 league matches so far and has 4 points. We are currently joint top with 5 games left to play, fingers crossed we can retain our title
- Girls Football league matches
- Boys football league matches
- Lancashire Youth Games finals