Sport Relief Week
A massive well done to all of the Headstart runners this year. Collectively they have managed to run over 2000 laps of our school field. We also now have 5 runners (Adam, Luke, Harrison D, Ted and Leo D) who have individually completed a marathon! If you want to join Headstart please ask Mr B for a letter.
Priors Field Primary School was extremely lucky to have an inflatable squash court set up on the playground. People from Kenilworth Squash Club came and taught the school how to play squash. We are very grateful that we were given this opportunity and had a lot of fun!
Reported by Mariam, Year 6
On Thursday 12th March KS1 went into the hall and did some circuit training while KS2 were outside doing army training. We all enjoyed it. KS2 did a tug of war competition, boys v girls and the girls won. We did boxing, commando rolling, crawling under a camouflage net, skipping and running.
Reported by Lewis and Evie, Year 5
Sport for All Morning
Priors Field went onto the playground and did various activities such as shoot the hoop, perfect putty, football dribble, go for gold, cone collect, circuits, egg slalom and over & under. Everyone tried their hardest and were brilliant team players. Congratulations to the winners, Gaunt, with a total of 2640 points.
Reported by Hannah and Charlie R, Year 6
Cross Country, Wednesday 11th March
On 11th March, Amelia and Luke ran in a cross country race at Nuneaton. We ran very well as Luke came 62nd and Amelia 29th (6th out of Year 5). Amelia got through to the nationals so will now represent Warwickshire County. The girls had to run 1.8km and the boys had to run 2km (for some reason!) We did really well.
Reported by Amelia and Luke Year 5
Well done to both Luke and Amelia for a fantastic achievement and contribution to the Central Warwickshire boys’ team coming first and the girls’ team coming second! We are all incredibly proud of them.
Cross Country, Saturday 29th February
Many Year 6 and Year 5 children volunteered to spend their Saturday morning running, they were surprised at how wet and muddy the course was. The course had been shortened due to the weather conditions. The children started then there was a sudden scream as children ran through many deep puddles. After this the children ran through a big patch of mud. Beatrice lost her shoe in the mud and ran the rest of the course without a shoe! Everyone enjoyed the run (other than the parents getting muddy children into their cars!) We all got a good place in the cross country even with losing a shoe! Congratulations to Luke and Amelia (Year 5) who finished in the top 20 and will represent the Central Warwickshire Area in a race at The Pingles, Nuneaton next Wednesday. Good luck to Luke and Amelia. Reported by Beatrice Year 6
On Thursday 5th March, the Year 5 netball team played a match against All Saints Primary School (Leek Wootton). Priors Field won the match 10 – 5 and everyone was a team player. Reported by Charlotte A and Evie Year 5
Well done and congratulations to Tom in Year 5 for his fantastic achievement becoming an English Champion for Karate. Tom will now have the honour of being a flag bearer at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022!
On Wednesday 26th February, Year 5 travelled to Clinton Primary School to play a netball match. We put in a lot of effort as it was 2-2 in the second quarter but Clinton finally scored 4 more goals to make it 6-2. Priors Field were not having that as it ended at 6-5 to Clinton with a last minute goal. Reported by Amelia Year 5
Year 6 Netball
On Wednesday 26th February, Year 6 went to Clinton to compete in a netball match. It was an amazing match and everyone played brilliantly. Clinton were a tough match and the final score was 4-4. Big congratulations to everyone who took part. Reported by Katie Year 6
On Thursday the Year 5 and Year 6 netball teams played a match against St Nicholas Primary School. We thoroughly enjoyed it and had a great time. In the Year 5 match we won 5 -2. Unfortunately in the Year 6 match we lost 5 -4. We would like to give a special thank you to Mrs Smith, Mrs Mann, Miss Turner and Mr Berrigan who have all helped us and encouraged us.
Reported by Elsie and Jessie-May, Year 5
24th January v Milverton Primary School
Last Friday, Year 5 & 6 team played a home match against Milverton with the end result 2 -1 to Milverton. After we conceded the first goal we put in a lot of effort with our captain Ethan encouraging us. With that we scored making it 1 -1. At the end of the match we didn’t get what we wanted but everyone played well with our man of the match being Amelia S, Year 5.
Reported by Harrison H and Amelia, Year 5
29th January v St Augustine’s Primary School
On Wednesday Priors Field FC played a home match against St Augustine’s FC. Priors Field started off well with Alec, Oscar Be and Ethan linking up really well with Ethan’s header going just passed the post. The first goal was a great ball from Oscar Be who megged the defender, Ethan took the ball and slotted round the keeper into the net. The second goal Oscar Be went passed 4 defenders and wrapped it straight into the bottom right corner. Finally the third goal Oscar Br curled the ball to Hadyn who passed the ball to Ethan who hit the ball off the post and in. The match ended 3-0 to Priors Field. Reported by Ethan, Oscar Br and Oscar Be, Year 6
A huge thank you to Andy Simpson for refereeing both games and also to Mr Berrigan for coaching the team.
Mariam Year 6
Mariam captured a GU11 silver medal at the Dunlop British Junior Open 2020 - the world's most prestigious junior squash tournament. Mariam did extremely well to reach the final beating very strong players all the way through. She played under the pressure of home advantage where Nick Mathew (Former World No.1) and all Senior England Squash performance coaches were sat on her side supporting! Well done Mariam, we are very proud of you.
Despite the recent awful weather, children have been braving all the elements every week to attend Headstart. Huge congratulations to so many children achieving their 10.6km award. Special congratulations to Adam (Y6), Harrison D (Y5) and Luke (Y5) for also achieving their 21.1km award. Keep up all the super work everyone! Thank you Mr Berrigan.
Year 6 Sports Hall Athletics
On 6th November Year 6 went to the Sports Hall Athletics Competition at Kenilworth School. There were 8 different schools taking part and we did lots of different indoor athletic events. Before half term we practised each event which included chest pushes, vertical jumps and standing long jumps. We were put into teams for the competition and everyone took part in an event that they could do their best at. When we arrived at Kenilworth School we were given different coloured vests and our vests were lilac. First of all the schools had a chance to do a practice run. Then all the schools got called up for the events and at the end they announced the winners. We were proud of our achievements because we came 5th.
Reported by Oscar F and Isobel.
On Thursday 10th October we played against Bishop’s Tachbrook Primary School. It was a tough game and the final score was 3 – 0 to Bishop’s Tachbrook. We had lots of chances to score. We had the disadvantage of the wind pushing the opposite way to us in the second half. We all tried our hardest and enjoyed the game. Thank you to Mr Berrigan for coaching us.
Reported by Alec and Oscar Be, Year 6
On Tuesday, 8 Year 6 children went to Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre to take part in an indoor rowing competition. We competed on rowing machines and did very well. We had a practise and then did 1.5 minute solo races. After this we completed a relay, this is where 1 person rows and the others hold their feet and support their back. Then we switched places. We did very well and the boys finished in 2nd place and the girls in 4th. Well done to everyone!
Reported by Katie and Henry, Year 6
On Thursday 3rd October at Priors Field we played St Paul’s. They kicked off and they got an early goal so it was 0-1. Unfortunately we then accidently slipped the ball into their goal, 0-2! Priors Field almost had a chance at goal but unfortunately the ball hit the crossbar from about 20 metres out! When they got their third goal (0-3) some of us had our heads down. A good assist from Oscar Be and Ethan slotted it home (1-3)! Sadly, they got a goal from a corner which made it 1-4. Ethan then scored with a brilliant header from a corner from Oscar Be (2-4).Oscar Br crossed it to Ethan which was saved by their acrobatic goalie, then Oscar Be smashed it into the bottom corner! After a dramatic game the whistle blew and we were all tired and puffed out. Mr B was so proud and we went home feeling the same. Final score: 3-4.
Reported by Oscar Be and Oscar Br, Year 6
On Friday 27th September Y5/6 football team played against St Joseph’s Primary School. It was a well matched game and everyone played well and showed respect to each other. Ethan, our team captain, scored 2 amazing goals. It was a tough match but we managed to pull through and finished the game 2-2 with Lucas getting man of the match for great defending. Reported by Ethan and Lucas Year 6
Well done to our Year 6 cross-country runners who took part in the first race of the season. The event was held at Southam College and the children competed against over 100 athletes from primary schools in Leamington, Kenilworth and Warwick. They were an excellent team and they supported and encouraged each other to finish in some great positions. As Katie said, “It is not as easy as it looks!” They all displayed great motivation and perseverance.
On Tuesday 12 children from Years 5 & 6 took part in a Biathlon event at Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre in Leamington. The first event was running around a sports hall twice in a relay style. After that we got changed and swam 1 length of the pool. We then headed back to school for our well-earned lunch! Everyone worked hard and overall results show Priors Field Girls came 3rd and Priors Field Boys 7th. Reported by Katie and Owen, Year 6.
A fantastic effort from everyone despite the last minute changes to the venue.
Congratulations to Adam in Y6, who last Sunday took part in the British Middle Distance Orienteering Championships. It was a very fast course on some hilly moorland up in Derbyshire, he navigated and ran his 1.5km course in just over 10 minutes, and was only about 1.5 minutes behind the winner, coming 5th!
On Monday 15th July we played against St Anthony's from Leamington Spa. It was a good game and we drew 2-2. There were a few disagreements with the referee, but we were good team players and accepted his decisions. Reported by Luke FS
A huge well done to Luke and Harrison D, Year 4, for completing their second full marathon and only 20 laps off their third marathon. A great achievement boys!
Central Area Athletics Final
Twelve children from KS2 competed in the Central Warwickshire athletics finals. They competed in throwing, long jump, sprints and relay races. All of the children showed fantastic sporting values and we have an extremely successful afternoon with many 1st, 2nd and 3rd places. Well done to all the children that took part!
Year 5/6 Tournament
On Thursday 20th June Year 5 and 6 went to a tennis competition at the Tennis Club in Leamington Spa. Our first match we played Kingsley A team and we won 5-0. Our second match we drew 2-2 against Long Itchington. Our 3rd match was against Kingsley B team and we drew 2-2. Our 4th match we played Long Itchington B team and lost 3-1. At the end we counted all our wins and we got 10. Unfortunately we didn't win but we came 3rd out of 7 teams. We really enjoyed this and we want to say thank you to Mr B for organising this for us and to Emily’s Mum for taking us to the tournament. Reported by James G and Emily Ball Year 6
Congratulations to Evie and Ben, Year 4
Evie and Ben from Year 4 represented Kenilworth Tennis Club in the Nature Valley Club Challenge event at Edgbaston this week. They were playing tennis on the courts next to Tennis superstars such as Johanna Konta, Venus Williams and World Number 1 Naomi Osaka. Evie and Ben, along with 10 other club mates, competed with 7 other Tennis clubs across Warwickshire. Kenilworth came runners up to Edgbaston. Congratulations to Evie and Ben and the whole team!
Huge congratulations to Tom in Year 4 who competed in a Karate competition last week and came away with not one, but three gold medals! Tom entered three separate categories for his age group and was victorious in each of them. Well done Tom, we are very proud of your achievements.
Year 5 and 6 Mayday Schools Challenge
On Bank Holiday Monday Aiken and Grace from Year 6 represented Priors Field and took part in the Kenilworth Runners’ Mayday Schools' Challenge. They raced an undulating mile over grassy ground against children from other local primary schools. Despite a fall early on in the race Grace finished a very respectable 22nd place and Aiken had a fine performance finishing 11th overall. Overall 71 children took part in the Year 5 and 6 race, Aiken and Grace should feel really proud of their achievements - we are! Well done to both children and parents for their support. Mrs Crow
On Wednesday 1st May Year 6 played in the Kenilworth Tag Rugby tournament at Kenilworth Rugby Club. They all played well with two of our teams coming 2nd in their respective pools. They showed great team spirit and sportsmanship, and we look forward to all the other sporting events this term.