Cross Country Dates
On 11th October 2018, Tanworth in Arden competed in the ESFA football tournament at Ajax park. It was their first competitive match of the academic year. They started off the group with two hard fought 0-0 draws to Clavedon A and the Willows. The girls won the next three games on the bounce, beating Clavedon B 1-0, Hampton Lucy 3-0 and Shottery 1-0. Unfortunately we lost our final match of the tournament 1-0 to Thomas Jolyffe. The girls fought hard and battled brilliantly throughout the tournament scoring some excellent goals and showing fantastic teamwork through their passing. We finished the tournament joint 2nd and only one point behind the winners Claverdon A.
A massive well done to all of the girls that took part in the tournament.
On 12th October 2018, Tanworth in Arden competed in the ESFA football tournament at Ajax Park. It was their first competitive match of the academic year. They started in the best possible way beating Warwick prep 1-0, but unfortunately they weren’t able to replicate this start in their next game losing 1-0 to The Willows. In our next game the boys battled hard and tried everything to get past the Claverdon defence but were unable to score before the final whistle, with the game ending 0-0. In our final game of the tournament the boys unfortunately lost the game 2-0 to Shipston, ending their run in the tournament with coming 4th in their group. The boys did well to battle throughout the whole tournament. Well done to all of the boys that participated in the tournament
On 17th October 2018, Tanworth in Arden took part in a school games event, which involved them playing Boccia, curling and archery at St Nicholas school in Alcester. The three children that took part in the event were split into three teams and spent the morning trying out the three sports.
On 19th October 2018 Tanworth in Arden started their first match of the boy’s football league with an away trip to St Mary’s C of E. From the very first whistle the boys from Tanworth put the opposition under immense pressure making them make plenty of mistakes which led to a few good chances to score. The opening came from a moment of brilliance from one of our midfielders, striking the ball into the top corner, giving the goalkeeper no chance, 1-0 to Tanworth in Arden. Minutes later the lead stretched to 2-0, with the same midfielder striking the ball from outside the box, straight past the keeper’s hands. In the second half the boys increased their lead to 3-0, with some lovely build up play for our striker to tap to the ball into the goal. The match finished 3-0 to Tanworth in Arden. A massive well done to all of the players.
On 25th October 2018 Tanworth in Arden started their first match of the girls’ football league with a home game against Bidford. From the very first whistle the girls knew they were going to be for a physical match, with the opposition putting constant pressure on the Tanworth players. The first half of the match flew by, with there being no goals but plenty of action in both goals areas. In the second the girls went one goal behind from an opposition corner, but they carried on fighting throughout the whole match and tried everything to get past the Bidford goalie, but were unable do so. The match finished 1-0 to Bidford. A massive well done to all of the girls who fought hard during the match.
On 17th November 2018, at the recreational ground in Stratford upon Avon, 9 children from Tanworth in Arden competed in the first cross country of the academic year. The first race of the morning was the year 3 girls, which Holly and Leanna competed in, finishing in 8th and 14th respectively. The next race which involved Tanworth in Arden runners was the year 4 boys, where Arthur and Archie secured top 10 finishes, coming in 4th and 6th respectively. After this race came the year 5 boys and girls races, with Evie, Poppy and Elyssia, running in the girls’ race and Henry running in the boys’ race. Evie, Poppy and Elyssia, finished the race in 5th, 12th and 14th respectively and Henry came away with winning his race. The last race of the day was the year 6 boys’ race, with Ben coming in 39th, showing great determination to finish the race.
A massive well done to all of the children who took part throughout the morning, and hope to see many more runners at the next event on 19th January 2019 at Stratford recreational ground, 11am start.