Submitted by daniel.walker on Wed, 19/06/2013 - 11:37
Barnsley Tennis Club hosted the Y3/4 Tennis finals in which 8 teams represented 6 schools. The teams were split into 2 groups of 4, each playing 3 matches. After playing all their games, the top team of group 1 played the 2nd team in group 2, and the winner of group 2 played runners up from group 1. Both semi-finals were closely matched, but Thurgoland and Silkstone common battled through to reach the final.
Submitted by daniel.walker on Wed, 19/06/2013 - 10:48
Penistone CC, Silkstone CC and Monk Bretton CC played host to the Y5/6 cricket competitions which took place on Monday. The day started at Penistone with the Girls competition. The 4 teams each played 3 group games leaving the top two placed to play a final, and the other teams to play for 3rd and 4th place. Silkstone played Thurgoland in an extremely close final, in which Silkstone ran out worthy winners.
Submitted by daniel.walker on Fri, 14/06/2013 - 11:27
6 teams representing 2 schools made the trip to Horizon Community College to compete in the Y3/4 tennis competition. Burton Road and Summer lane brought along 3 teams, each consisting of 2 boys and 2 girls. It was plain to see both schools had spent many hours practicing their tennis as the action unfolded. The 6 teams were split into 2 groups, the winner of each would play in the final.
Submitted by administrator on Fri, 14/06/2013 - 11:09
The annual Year 5/6 Athletics events swung into action at Dorothy Hyman Stadium with 20 schools from across the borough competing against each other through a range of events. Teams from each school took part in track and field events, including 50m sprints, 600m, team relays, shot put, javelin and standing long jump to name just a few. The support from pupils and parents who filled the stands created a special atmosphere for the athletes.
Submitted by administrator on Fri, 14/06/2013 - 10:47
The excitement was there for all to see as 12 hopeful teams decended on Carlton Community College for the annual Year 5/6 Barnsley Rounders Final. All the teams had done extremely well to get to the finals, progressing through qualifying rounds held in the previous weeks. Standard was exceptionally high with a number of staff commenting on the quality of batting, bowling and most importantly fielding from a number of the teams.
Submitted by daniel.walker on Tue, 11/06/2013 - 12:20
The sun was shining yet again at Penistone Grammar School for the Y1/2 Mini-Olympics event. 4 schools made the trip to compete against each other; each allocated a country to represent. Thurgoland (Yemen), Penistone St. Johns (Chile), Silkstone (Estonia) and Baurgh Green (Morocco). The action was intense, with sprints, distance running, throwing events and field events all taking place throughout the evening.