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.
Football match vs. Claverdon boys- 4/2/19
On 4th February 2019, Tanworth in Arden’s boys’ football team competed against Claverdon in the boy’s football league. Due to previous bad weather the pitch wasn’t in great condition, but the boys powered through, scoring two first half goals, first through our midfielder and the second through Alfie. In the second half the opposition grew in confidence and with 1 minute to play they had equalised, ending the game 2-2.
The boys played some lovely football throughout the game and battled from the first to the last whistle. Unfortunately the boys didn’t come away with a win, but showed that they are improving every time they set foot on the pitch. Massive well done boys.
Football Match vs. Claverdon girls-5/2/19
On 5th February 2019, Tanworth in Arden’s girls’ football team competed against Claverdon in the girl’s football league. The girls have showed that they have improved as a team over the past few games, and were unfortunate to go into the half time break 1-0 down. In the second half the girls showed how resilient they all were, through battling for every single ball and not giving the opposition a second to relax on the ball. Through all of this hard work they were able to equalise through an Evie goal. They continued to battle on for the rest of the match and were unlucky not to grab a winner, but the match ended 1-1.
The girls are improving every week in training and it showed in this match, massive well done girls, keep working hard.
Cross Country 9/2/19
On 9th January 2019, Tanworth in Arden competed in a cross country competition at the Stratford recreational ground. 10 children across year 3 to 6 competed in this event. We had 3 top 6 finishes, which Elyssia (year 4) winning her race, Arthur (year 4) coming second in his race and Archie (year 4) coming third in his race. Bella, Leanna, Isaac, Jacob and holly ran in the year 3 boys and girls’ races and came 17th, 19th, 19th, 22nd and 8th respectively. Gracie ran in the year 5 girl’s race and placed 14th. Ben ran in the year 6 boys race and placed 19th.
A massive well done to all of the children who raced, on another cold but luckily this time dry Saturday morning.
Hope to see you all at the next race on 2/3/19 at the Croft school.
Athletics competition – 12/2/19
On 12th February 2019, Tanworth in Arden competed in an indoor athletics competition, competing against Bidford, Claverdon, Wooten Wawen, St Mary’s and Lapworth. 23 children from year 5 and 6 took part in this event. The events were split up into track and field events. The track events being: 1+1 lap race, 2+2 lap race, 6 lap race, over and under relay, obstacle relay and the 4x1 relay. The field events were: chest push, standing long jump, standing triple jump, soft javelin, vertical jump and speed bounce. Tanworth in Arden started in the best possible way by being the loudest school to answer their name in the morning’s roll call. They carried that momentum on with them throughout the morning’s competition, by winning the majority of their races. The children represented the school in the perfect way, making sure they were graceful in defeat and victory. The children made sure they made lots of noise when our school were competing, spurring everyone to do their best and showed a real team ethic throughout the morning. At the end of the morning Tanworth in Arden were awarded with first place and the chance to represent the Studley area at the south Warwickshire games later on in the year.
A massive well done to all of the boys and girls that represented the school today, you did yourselves and the school proud.
Henley cluster football tournament – 13/2/19
On 13th February 2019, Tanworth in Arden competed in the Henley cluster football tournament. They were against five schools in the Henley area, which were Lapworth, Wolverton, St Mary’s and Wootton Wawen. The boys from year 5 and 6 played some superb football and showed fantastic teamwork throughout the afternoon. The boys didn’t concede a goal all afternoon and came away with four wins out four. They were announced winners of the tournament at the end, and got to raise the trophy.
A massive well done to all of the boys that competed. Keep up the hard work.
Cross country- The croft – 2/3/19
On 2nd March 2019, Tanworth in Arden had 5 children competing in the penultimate race of the academic year. Each runner showed tremendous courage and determination to run round the crofts harder race track. Henry won his boys race, whilst battling out for the leading spot throughout the whole race. Evie finished the girl’s race coming 4th place, with Gracie, Freya and Lexi coming in 8th, 20th and 23rd respectively.
A massive well done to all of the children that raced.
Netball Match vs. Claverdon- 5/3/19
On 5th March 2019, Tanworth in Arden took part in their first netball match of the academic year against Claverdon. The game throughout was very close, with both teams playing some fantastic netball. Both teams were matching each other goal for goal, but unfortunately in the last quarter the opposition started to go ahead, the girls ended up losing the game 11-8.
A fantastic effort by all of the girls that played, as they played some brilliant netball for the first game of the year. Massive well done girls.
South Warwickshire athletics finals- 7/3/19
On 7th March 2019, Tanworth in Arden competed in the South Warwickshire indoor athletics finals at Stratford leisure centre. They competed against six other schools, which were: St Gregory’s, St Nicholas, The Croft, Ettington, Wellesbourne and Bishopton. The events were split up into track and field events. The track events being: 1+1 lap race, 2+2 lap race, 6 lap race, over and under relay, obstacle relay and the 4x1 relay. The field events were: chest push, standing long jump, standing triple jump, soft javelin, vertical jump and speed bounce. The boys and girls represented the school in a perfect manner and made sure that when a schoolmate was competing they made lots of noise to cheer them on. At the end of the morning the results were announced and through all of the hard work of the children we came 5th out of 7 on the day, but overall we came 5th out of 35 schools.
A massive well done to all of the children to achieve this, all of the hard work has paid off.
Netball vs. Thomas Jolyffe -19/3/19
On 19th March 2019, Tanworth in Arden competed against Thomas Jolyffe, in a netball match. The match was played a really high tempo, with both sides creating brilliant chances. Both teams were cancelling each other goal for goal. Both teams went into the half time break evens. Straight after second half started Tanworth went ahead and held the lead for a good part of the second half, but unfortunately the game finished 17-14 to the other team.
A brilliant performance from all of the girls, keep working hard and the wins will come. Massive well done girls.
Netball vs. Claverdon -22/3/19
On 22nd March 2019, Tanworth in Arden’s Year 3 and 4 netball team played their first ever game of netball against Claverdon. Both teams played some fantastic netball, but unfortunately Claverdon took all of their chances when they got into the shooting D. We were able to get back into the game in last few minutes but unfortunately it to late in the match, the game ended 8-2 to Claverdon
A fantastic effort by all of the girls and boys that played, as they played some brilliant netball for the first game of the year. Massive well done everyone.
On 25th March 2019, Tanworth in Arden competed in the Level 2 school games quick sticks competition at Kineton high school. They competed against 6 teams throughout the morning: Bishopton, Ettington A, Ettington B, Tysoe A, Tysoe B and Wootton Wawen. The first two games of the competition saw them played Wootton Wawen and Tysoe A, winning both games 1-0. In the following two games they faced Bishopton and Ettington B, winning both games 2-0. The penultimate game was against Tysoe B, which they won with a resounding 4-0 victory. Last game of the morning finished with a 1-0 win for Tanworth against Ettington A.
The boys and girls who competed went through the whole morning without conceded a goal or losing a match.
A fantastic achievement from all of them. We look forward now to the Level 3 games at Warwick University on 5/7/19
ABS High 5 Netball- 28/3/19
On 28th March 2019, Tanworth in Arden took part in the ABS high 5 netball tournament at St Nicholas school. There were 11 schools competing in total and we were put into League 2 alongside four other teams. These teams were Welford, Haselor, Temple Grafton and Our Lady’s B. Our first match was against Welford which we lost 3-0. The next two games saw us play against Haselor and Our Lady’s, where we won both games 5-0 and 6-0 respectively. Two fantastic score lines. In our last match of the round robin we competed against Temple Grafton, and we lost the game 3-0. We finished 3rd in our group.
The girls played fantastic netball throughout the competition and were unlucky not to make it into the final. A fantastic effort girls , a massive well done.
Boy’s football vs St Mary’s RC- 3/4/19
On 3rd April 2019, Tanworth in Arden played a boys’ football league match against St Mary’s RC at home. The boys started the game really well with playing some fantastic passes around the pitch and keeping possession of the ball for a long period of time from kick off. This amount of possession at the start of the match meant that Tanworth were constantly pressuring the St Mary’s goal. Finally the pressure started to takes its toll and Tanworth scored 3 goal before the half time whistle. In the second half the boys’ continued with the same intense pressure and it led to two goals being scored by Tanworth in the second half. Just as the game was about the finish St Mary’s were able to grab a consolation goal, with the game finishing 5-1 to Tanworth.
A massive well done to the boys’, who’s hard work is starting to pay off as they slowly move closer to the top of the table.
Sports Stars six a side football tournament
On 5th April 2019, Tanworth in Arden too part in a year 4 football tournament at Studley sports centre. The boys started in group B against Coppice A, Webheath A and Vaynor B. Our first match of the afternoon was against Coppice A, this was a very tightly contested match, but unfortunately we came away losing the first match 2-1. Our second match came against Vaynor B, where the boys played some fantastic football throughout the match, winning the game 6-0. Our last match was a very one sided match against Webheath A, but we tried everything to get the ball past the opposition goalie and he was able to match every attack we made, the game finished 0-0.
We went through to the knockout stage as the 2nd best team in our group, meeting Webheath B in the round of 16. Again the boys showed some lovely passing, dominating the possession of the match, and were rewarded by scoring two fantastic team goals to win the match 2-0. This meant we progressed to the quarter finals, where we played St Thomas Moore. This was another match filled with super team play and the boys’ were rewarded with the same result, another 2-0 win. The boys’ had shown fantastic talent and hard work throughout the tournament, but unfortunately came unstuck in the semi-final against Astwood bank, losing the game 3-1.
A massive well done to the boys who played brilliantly together throughout the afternoon and came joint 3rd out of 16 teams on the day.
Girl’s football vs Temple Grafton- 8/4/19
On 8th April 2019, Tanworth in Arden played in the girl’s football league against Temple Grafton away. The girls started with best possible attitude, chasing every opposition player down, winning the ball back and looking to attack straight away. You could tell that the girls really wanted to win this game. Thankfully all of the early pressure paid off as Tanworth scored two fantastic team goals in the first half. After making a couple of changes at half time the girls continued with the same amount of hard work in second half, this led the opposition goalkeeper having lots to do in that half. Tanworth made the pressure count in the second half, by finishing the match and scoring two late goals. The game finished 4-0 to Tanworth.
A massive well done to the girls, who got their first win of the girl’s football league.
Level 3 Boccia and archery- 10/4/19
On 10th April 2019, Tanworth in Arden competed in the school games level 3 boccia and archery finals at North Solihull sports centre. The day was split into two competitions, with boccia in the morning and archery in the afternoon. Tanworth were representing South Warwickshire and competed against the different districts in Warwickshire. We played 5 matches in the morning against South Solihull, North Solihull, Coventry East, Coventry West and Northern Warwickshire. We won our first two matches South Solihull and North Solihull 7-2 and 8-2 respectively. Our 3rd match was against Coventry West and we narrowly lost 2-1. Match four cane against Coventry East where we got back to winning ways, beating them 3-2. The last match of the boccia competition came against Northern Warwickshire, which we lost 4-2.
After lunch had finished, the archery competition began with another win against South Solihull, coming out 57-46 victors. The second game saw our first loss of the archery competition against North Solihull, losing 93-65. We finished the day winning two more games against Coventry West and Northern Warwickshire 55-45 and 68-31 respectively and losing one game 57-42 to Coventry East.
Jack, Erin and Ben, who competed did fantastic throughout the whole day, coming back to school with two medals. A silver medal for coming 2nd in boccia and a bronze medal for coming 3rd in archery.
ABS Year 1/2 football tournament
On 11th April 2019, Tanworth in Arden competed in the ABS year 1 and 2 football tournament at Alcester town football club. The boy’s arrived at the tournament full of excitement and energy, which they took into their first group match of the tournament blowing away St Nicholas and 6-0 goals. They continued to play like this throughout the tournament with some lovely passing, team work and finishing when it mattered, alongside all the exciting and energy they had previously played with. This set them up for winning all of their group matches without conceding a single goal, beating Haselor 4-0, Our Lady’s 5-0, Welford 2-0, and Great Alne on the way to the final. In the final Tanworth were matched up against Claverdon, who like Tanworth hadn’t conceded a single goal in the group stage. The final was finely balanced with both teams creating good chances to take the lead, but in the last two minutes Tanworth were able to manoeuvre the ball through to our striker, who slotted the ball into the bottom corner. This won us the tournament.
A massive well done to all of the boys who played and did themselves, the schools and their parents proud, with the way they played throughout the tournament.
Henley in Arden primary school 2-4 Tanworth in Arden primary school- 1/5/19
It was a good, hard game but Tanworth were the better side. Everyone played well and had a great match. We took the lead thanks to a good cross from the left, with our striker tapping the ball into the back of net, 1-0 Tanworth in Arden. About five or six minutes later, we scored again with a well worked cross finding its way to our striker for another tap in at the back post, 2-0 Tanworth. After this, Henley came forward on the attack with a burst of pace, the striker lifted the ball across goal, it hit the post and almost went in, but a good clearance off the line kept the score at 2-0.
Possession was key at this point, and after about 5 minutes later we had a breakthrough. It was a well-worked team goal. We played the ball about for a bit and then manoeuvred it into their half where it was played through towards goal and hammered into the middle of the net. Mr Nicholls made a few substitutions but unfortunately, we lost our heads in the last few minutes allowing Henley to score 2 good goals.
The final score was 4-2 to Tanworth with goals by Finley A in the 5th minute and 3 goals by Alfie H in the 11th, 25th and 27th minute. Overall it was a good performance and a solid win.
By Alfie and George.
Studley St Mary’s vs. Tanworth in Arden Girl’s football- 3/5/19
On the 3rd May, Tanworth in Arden girls played against St Mary’s Studley in the girls football league. The game was like a rollercoaster, with both teams trading goals in the first half. Unfortunately the opposition were able to stop us scoring towards the end of the game. We all played extremely well, but unfortunately lost the game 5-4. The goals came from Daisy, Evie and Beth
By Beth and Lizzie
Henley in Arden vs. Tanworth in Arden Netball-7/5/19
On the 7th May 2019, Tanworth girl’s netball team played Henley. They successfully won the match 21-6. The girls worked together as a team and led all the way through the forty minute match. Scoring goal after goal, fighting until the last minute.
At half time Mr Nicholls (PE coach) decides to experiment with the team, by changing the girl’s positions, pushing them to their limit. Still the girls kept the lead over Henley with the support of the enthusiastic parents.
The girls were very well behaved and represented the school as good role models. Well done girls for staying positive and winning the match but most importantly working as a team.
By Evie, Ellie and Lola T
Henley in Arden vs. Tanworth in Arden girl’s football- 8/5/19
On the 8th May, Tanworth in Arden’s girls’ football team played against the girls from Henley in Arden primary. The match started off well, even though we were playing in the pouring rain. In the first few minutes we scored all three of our goals. These goals were scored by Ellie, Evie and Daisy C. In the second half, the rain had finally stopped but no more goals had been scored.
The final score was 3-1 to Tanworth in Arden and we are all pleased with our victory but ultimately, we all had fun and all played as a team.
By Sofia and Freya
Our Lady’s Alcester vs Tanworth in Arden- Netball 10/5/19
On the 10th May 2019, Tanworth in Arden netball team played against Our Lady’s Alcester. Even though we were missing a few players we won the match 21-1.
Tanworth played well scoring goal after goal, intercepting the other team and quickly taking the lead. Near the end of the first half Our Lady’s scored their goal but we kept fighting and didn’t let them score another goal. Soon after the whistle went for half time, where we had our team talk and made a few adjustments to the team, but we stayed on top throughout the second half.
Well done girls for winning, representing the school, and ultimately having fun.
By Evie and Ellie