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Level 2 Year 4/5/6 Partnership Cross Country Championships

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 11:32

On Wednesday 15th March 2017 over 1150 Year 4/5/6 pupils from 35 schools across Northampton descended on Abington Park for the annual Year 4/5/6 Partnership Cross Country Championships. An annual Cross Country competition has been hosted by the Partnership for over 10 years, and year on year the competition steps up to another level, despite the course last year being changed to make it more challenging. This was the biggest Cross Country Championships that we have every hosted - it was great to see so many young people so determined to complete the challenging course.

The results for the TEAM Competitions were;

Year 4 Girls Team Competition

1st: The Good Shepherd Primary School 'A' Team (22 points)

2nd: Millway Primary School 'A' Team (31 points)

3rd: St Luke's Primary School 'A' Team (41 points)

Year 4 Boys Team Competition

1st: Millway Primary School 'A' Team (16 points)

2nd: The Good Shepherd Primary School 'A' Team (20 points)

3rd: Weston Favell Primary School 'A' Team (42 points)

Year 5 Girls Team Competition

1st: The Good Shepherd Primary School 'A' Team (13 points)

2nd: Millway Primary School (22 points)

3rd: Delapre Primary School 'A' Team (37 points)

Year 5 Boys Team Competition

1st: St Luke's Primary School 'A' Team (29 points)

2nd: Boothville Primary School 'A' Team (36 points)

3rd: Millway Primary School 'A' Team (44 points)

Year 6 Girls Team Competition

1st: Millway Primary School 'A' Team (27 points)

2nd: Delapre Primary School 'A' Team (40 points)

3rd: St Luke's Primary School 'A' Team (45 points)

Year 6 Boys Team Competition

1st: Millway Primary School 'A' Team (28 points)

2nd: Bridgewater Primary School (40 points)

3rd: St Luke's Primary School 'A' Team (57 points)

Level 2 Year 4/5 Arrows Archery Competition

Tue, 07 Mar 2017 09:06

On Wednesday 1st March and Friday 3rd March 2017 23 Schools competed in the Level 2 Arrows Archery Competition at Northampton and Thomas Becket School. The interest from pupils and schools to participate in Arrows Archery has seen a huge growth in the last 12 months, with many school investing in the equipment to enable more young people to have the opportunity to participate on their own school site.

The performances of the vast majority of the schools was better than last year, testament to the preparation opportunities staff are offering their selected team and the investment in equipment to allow practice sessions to also take place.

1st: Thorplands Primary School (293 points)*

2nd: Queen Eleanor Primary Academy (290 points)*

3rd: East Hunsbury Primary School (267 points)

*Schools qualify for the Level 3 Summer School Games

School Games Mark citeria 2016/2017 launched

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:33

The 2016/2017 Schools Games Mark Criteria was released on Wednesday 11th January 2017. The criteria has not significantly changed to previous years, but it would be well worth you familiarising yourself with it, and making note of the small changes.

The most significant change is to the dates when you can apply;

Application window opens: Wednesday 31st May 2017

Application window closes: Friday 28th July 2017

If you would like some help and/or guidance to apply for School Games Mark this academic year please do not hesitate to contact Natalie Lawrence (n.Lawrence@Northampton-academy.org).

Level 2 Secondary Sportshall Athletics Competition

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 15:09

On Monday 16th January 2017 Northampton School for Girls again hosted the annual Secondary Sportshall Athletics Competition. The quality of the competition was of the highest level and there were some great individual and team performances.

Year 7 Girls Competition

1st: Malcolm Arnold Academy

2nd: The Duston School

=3rd: NSG

=3rd: Kingsthorpe College

Year 7 Boys Competition

1st: Malcolm Arnold Academy

2nd: Northampton Academy

3rd: Kingsthorpe College

Year 8 Girls Competition

1st: NSG*

2nd Northampton Academy*

3rd Malcolm Arnold*

Year 8 Boys Competition

=1st: Abbeyfield*

=1st: Malcolm Arnold*

3rd: The Duston School*

Level 2 Secondary Indoor Rowing Competition

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:57

On Wednesday 25th January 2017 Northampton School For Boys again hosted the Yr 7/8 and Yr 9/10 Girls and Boys Level 2 Indoor Rowing competition. It was a tightly fought competition in boys events with very strong and experienced competitors from both NSB and Malcolm Arnold Academy. For the girls Malcolm Arnold Academy held on to beat St Peters Independent School - this being the first time they have competed in the secondary Rowing competitions.

Y7/8 Girls Competition

1st: Malcolm Arnold Academy*

2nd: Ste Peters Independent School*

Y7/8 Boys Competition

1st: NSB*

2nd: Malcolm Arnold Academy*

3rd: St. Peters Independent School

Y9/10 Girls Competition

1st: Malcolm Arnold Academy*

2nd: St. Peters Independent School*

Y9/10 Boys Competition

1st: NSB*

2nd: Malcolm Arnold Academy*

3rd: St Peters Independent School

*Schools qualify for the Level 3 Winter School Games

Level 2 KS2 & KS3/4 Boccia Competitions

Wed, 01 Mar 2017 14:41

On Tuesday 17th January 2017 the KS2 and KS3/4 Boccia Competitions took place at Duston Sports Centre. The competitions were officiated by Students from Billing Brook School - the students had undertaken an intense training session to prepare and upskill them to officiate both levels of the competition. The leaders did a fabulous job, and this was commented on by many of the staff attending the competition.

It was also encouraging to see more young SEND pupils from mainstream schools participating in the event this year.

KS2 Boccia Competition

1st: Earl Spencer Primary*

2nd: All Saints Primary

=3rd: Rectory Farm Primary

=3rd = Queen Eleanor Primary

KS3/4 Boccia

1st: Northgate A*

2nd: Northgate B

3rd: Malcolm Arnold Academy

4th: Billing Brook

* Schools qualify for the Level 3 Winter School Games

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