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Sports Summer 2018

School Games Sports Day, 2018.

Cricket Intra-School Competition 6th July 2018. The children competed for House points towards their summer term treat, a great afternoon of sport resulting in 1st place Emerald, 2nd Ruby, 3rd Diamond and 4th Sapphire.

Shropshire Homes School Sport Festival 3rd July 2018. The culmination of the children's commitment and hard work resulted in Criftins sending 2 qualifying teams to the Shropshire final to represent North Shropshire in New Age Kurling and Boccia. They had a wonderful day experiencing Ballsports' Football cage, a boxing experience and a fun bouncy obstacle course. Then for the serious stuff! The Kurling team won all 5 of their first round matches to put them in the play-off for 1st and 2nd place. They were narrowly beaten 2 ends to 1 but finished in a very credible 2nd place out of the whole of Shropshire which was brilliant. The Boccia team also played really well and after a tense final round finished in 9th place. Both teams contributed to the overall North Shropshire result of 3rd place which was terrific. The teams all demonstrated the School Games values of respect, teamwork, determination, honesty, passion and self-belief.

We had a wonderful opportunity to go to Manchester City Football Academy on Friday. The facility is the best training facility in the world and so it was an amazing experience for the children to play a tournament on the indoor climate controlled pitch. We had a combined Criftins/ Cockshutt (Mere's Edge) team and an individual Criftins team. All the children played incredibly well and the Criftins team got through to the knock out round which was a great achievement. The combined team made it through to the final where the score was a draw and so the match went to penalties. A nail biting end to a great tournament with the final score 3:2 to Market Drayton.

Year 6 pupils help the younger classes practise for Sports Day.

A great morning was had by 14 Year 1 and 2 children today at Ellesmere Primary School's KS1 Athletics competition today. The children competed against 7 other schools doing long jump, speed bounce, javelin, ball throw, shotputt, standing high jump and running races. Ellesmere kindly provided an ice cold ice pop.

Level 2 Archery competition at Lakelands School 21.6.18. A very windy day for an archery competition but the team did a great job finishing 6th overall in North Shropshire.

L2 Rounders at Grove School, Market Drayton today - we finished the morning in 3rd place which was a great result. This is the team warming up!

L2 Kurling Competition. 7th June 2018 Thomas Adams School, Wem. A fantastic morning had by all of us resulting in a win and a 7th place - the winners now progress to L3 Summer Festival at Shrewsbury Sports Village in July representing North Shropshire.

A fantastic end to a really successful sporting week. We went to Thomas Adams today to compete in the Boccia inter-school competition. We took 3 teams and the final placings were 2nd, 3rd and 4th. Well done everyone!

Rounders competition Marches School 23rd May. A fantastic afternoon was had by the team, winning both their round 1 competitions and then, in the final, winning one and just losing the second by half a rounder. The final result was Whittington first and we were runners up which was a brilliant result.

Playground Fitness. Well done to the Young Sports Leaders who run the lunchtime fitness sessions for the whole school. This session takes place every lunchtime, with the leaders running it for 10 minutes to improve the whole school fitness levels, also helping the Young Leader's communication and leadership skills.

22nd May 2018 Archery competition at Lakelands Academy, the first time for this event, where we were placed 2nd and have now qualified to compete at Level 2.

We travelled to Shrewsbury Sports Village on Friday 18th of May for the level 2 Cycling competition. We were placed 3rd and 7th narrowly missing qualification by 2 points.