Priors Field took part in the Kenilworth Schools Athletic event at Edmondscote Athletics ground in Leamington. As well as track races, events included, javelin, long jump and triple jump. The children performed brilliantly but most importantly I loved watching them cheer and support each other in their races and felt enormously proud of everyone.
Thank you to Mrs Mann and Mr Berrigan for their organisation.
On Wednesday eight children from Year 5 and 6 took part in a cross-country event at Crackley Hall. It was a freezing cold afternoon but despite this the children all ran magnificently. Congratulations to Zach who came 1st in the Year 5 boys’ race, running almost 1½ miles! Everyone tried their best and only just missed further medals. The girls also competed in the relay, coming 4th. Thanks to Mrs Lloyd for helping with extra coats, hats and gloves to keep the children warm!
On Friday 18th March, 5 pupils from Y5 & 6 represented the school in the Basketball County Final after winning our area competition. We went to Moreton Morrell College to play against other winning teams. We ended up finishing 4th out of 7 teams and had an amazing time! Reported by Charlie & JJ, Year 6
Sports Hall Athletics, Year 6
On Monday, the class took part in a Sports Hall Athletics competition at Ryton Connexion Arena. The whole class competed in at least two events including standing long-jump, javelin and a variety of running races included a Paarlauf (a continuous relay!) We were thrilled with the way the class participated, being competitive, supportive and enjoying the challenge of competing against other schools. We finished 5th out of 14 schools. Well done Year 6.
On Monday 7th March, a team of girls and a team of boys from Years 5 and 6 took part in a basketball competition. The boys won and have been invited to play in the county finals next Friday. The girls also did very well and finished in 3rd place. We all had a brilliant time and are very proud of what we achieved. Reported by Emilie and Freddie, Year 6
Year 3 and 4 Girls Football
On Wednesday, 10 girls from Year 3 and 4 went to Kingsley Playing Fields to take part in a Girls’ Football Event. We played a few games to warm up which involved characters from The Incredibles 2 Film! After that, we split into teams and played four matches against some different schools. We all thought it was fantastic. We all feel extremely lucky to have been invited and had loads of fun! Reported by Elizabeth & Jess B, Year 3
On Friday 11th February, a team of Year 6 girls played a match against a three-form entry school called Coton End. It was our first real game, and it was really tough. All of the team persisted throughout and tried their hardest. Coton End played really well and both teams showed great teamwork and spirit throughout. It was a brilliant game and all of the girls involved played wonderfully, but the final score was 5-1 to Coton End.
Thank you to all the Year 6 boys who also came to support us.
Reported by Sophie and Lily A Year 6
On Monday 14th February, four KS2 pupils took part in an Archery Competition at Newbold Comyn. First, we did some colouring to warm up our hands. Then we started doing the Archery which was the best bit! We took it in turns to practice firing the arrows and then took part in a competition at the end. We all really enjoyed ourselves and would love to do it again. Reported by Jamie & Evelyn Year 5
A Football Star
We are proud to celebrate the success of Ben in Year 4 who has been invited to an 8-week trial with Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club to enter their academy as a goal keeper. Ben’s football journey started with Go4Goals after school training at Priors Field when he was in Reception. Jason who runs Go4Goals spotted him and invited him to his Elite training; it was in this team he got spotted.
This is a fantastic opportunity for Ben and we all wish him every success.
On Monday, 8 children were chosen to go to a Dodgeball tournament at Newbold Comyn Leisure Centre. We played 6 games against 3 other schools from Warwickshire. The schools were St Anthony’s, Westgate and St Joseph’s. We finished in 2nd place with 61 points. The points were decided by the children who played and awarded for Respect, Honesty and Teamwork.
Martha and Isla M, Year 5
Four children from Year 6 took part in a 'multisport' event at Campion School. This included curling, boccia, relay and speed stacking. The challenges were 'enjoyable and memorable' according to the children who took part (Christian, Daniel, Jess and Gracie). The staff who supported and ran the event were excellent and worked hard to ensure that everyone enjoyed it.