Author: Jodie Soussana

31 Oct
Handball Festival

On Wednesday 31st October we ran our first ever primary handball festival at Bower Park Academy.  Eight schools entered the festival with ten teams attending in total.  Games were played across two groups, in a round robin format.  The year 5 and 6 children displayed some...

09 Oct
Orienteering Competition

Our second Orienteering competition took place at Stubbers Adventure Centre on Tuesday 9th October with both primary and secondary schools invited to bring teams of year 6 and year 8 children. We had our biggest turn out with nearly 200 children taking part. It was...

02 Oct
Mixed Football Festival

On Tuesday 2nd October 2018, eleven primary school teams  of year 2 children attended our mixed football festival held at Playfootball, Romford. Matches were played with high energy and in good spirits, supporting our school games values for the event of teamwork and determination. Values were awarded...

27 Sep
High 5 Netball

The School Games High 5 netball competition took place on 27th September 2018 at Hornchurch High School.  Sixteen schools arrived in high spirits with plenty of supporters to take part on one of the hottest September days on record.  All schools had at least 4...

22 Feb
Quicksticks Hockey

The School Games Quicksticks Hockey competition took place on a cold and blustery afternoon at Coopers Company and Coborn School on 22nd February. Twenty five teams took part, playing six minute pool games with the top eight teams qualifying to quarter finals. Semi finalists were St Peter's,...

08 Feb
Girls Football

On the 8th February 2018, twenty six girls football teams descended upon the Romford Play Football Centre for the School Games six a side competition.  The event was managed by a highly competent Chelsea Football Foundation team and started with pool games for all with...

26 Jan
Boys Football

On Wednesday 24th January 2018, our Boys/best football competition was held at Playfootball, Romford and despite the weather forecast being particularly gloomy, the rain held off for most of the day, until the finals! Thirty four teams entered the energetic competition, which saw over 400 people in attendance!  Chelsea Foundation...

19 Jan
Boccia

The School Games Boccia competition took place at Thames Gateway YMCA on Thursday 18th January with our highest entry to date. Nine schools brought forty four children to take part in a disability sport that tests muscle control and accuracy.  Players propel balls to land close...

Havering Orienteering Team – British School Championships

For the first time in the history of Havering, 10 school children represented the London borough at the British Schools Orienteering Championships. The prestigious competition, held in the Forest of Dean on the 19th November, saw over 500 children from across the country battle it...

Sportshall Athletics 2017

On 29th and 30th November Hornchurch Sports Centre was inundated with hundreds of children aged 7 to 11 taking part in the Havering Sportshall Athletics events. The competitions were compered by Adam Burgess of Sportshall UK who managed to raise the roof once again with...