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Mendip News 2018/2019

Mendip Boccia, 29/11/18

The Mendip School in Shepton played host to the area Boccia tournament on 29/11.

With 7 teams from The Mendip, Shapwick and Critchill schools participating in a series of Boccia games, meaning 21 children participating in friendly competition.

The morning was played in a really nice atmosphere - with all the children supporting each other, regardless of the school they came from.

Year 8 Girls Hockey, 28/11/18

Wells Blue played host to the Mendip area Year8 girls hockey tournament on 28/11.

6 teams from Wells Blue, Crispin, Selwood, Oakfield, Hugh Sexey and Fairlands played in a league style competition with half pitch games on the astro.

All teams gave their best in difficult weather conditions - with the top 2 teams now going forward to represent Mendip at the School Games Finals.

We wish Fairlands and Wells Blue good luck!

Year 3/4 Football, 27/11/18

Frome College played host to a year 3/4 football festival on 27/11, with 5 teams playing in a league style tournament on the astro.

Schools in attendance were; St Pauls, St Johns, Rode & Norton, Christchurch.

Each school played 4 games of 15 minutes and these were ably officiated by Year 10 boys from the College.

A big 'WELL DONE' to all for braving the wet weather = the rain won't stop us!

Primary Small Schools Football, 22/11/18

The 'north section' of the Mendip Area Small Schools Football competition was played at Frome College on Thursday 22nd November.

3 teams from 3 schools; Springmead, Bishop Henderson and Kilmersdon played in a league structure tournament.

Some superb games of football were well refereed by Year 10 students from Frome.

Congratulations to the winners, Kilmersdon and they will now go through to the next round.

Year 7 Girls Hockey, 22/11/18

Wells Blue hosted the Mendip area year 7 girls hockey tournament on 22/11/18.

On a bitterly cold evening teams from Selwood, Oakfield, Blue, Hugh Sexey and Fairlands played out a league style tournament.

It was great to see the effort, team-work and skill level of the players - well done!

The top 2 qualify for the School Games finals at Millfield - Hugh Sexey and The Blue.

Primary Girls Football, 13/11/18

The 'north section' of the Mendip Area Girls Football competition was played at Frome College, on Tuesday 13th November.

6 teams from 5 schools; St Pauls, Oakfield, Selwood, St Benedicts, and Springmead played in a league structure tournament.

The event was played with a brilliant atmosphere, the girls growing in confidence as the tournament went on.

Congratulations to the winners, Oakfield, - they will now go through to the County Finals in January.

Primary Sports-hall Athletics

On Thursday 25th October, Wells Cathedral School hosted the Mendip area primary schools sports-hall athletics qualifier.

48 schools; Oakfield, Selwood, Shapwick, Walton, Catcott, Baltonsborough, West Pennard, Oakfield and Horrington entered 17 teams across years 5 and 6, girls and boys - making for a competitive afternoon.

Following an hours coaching, which was facilitated by WCS staff and young leaders, the competitive event got underway.

Congratulations to the winners; Selwood in the large schools and Catcott in the small schools events.

Secondary Sports-hall Athletics

On Tuesday 23rd October, Wells Cathedral School hosted the Mendip area secondary schools sports-hall athletics qualifier.

4 schools; Oakfield, Selwood, Shapwick and Crispin entered 12 teams across year 7 and 8, girls and boys - making for a competitive afternoon.

Following an hours coaching, which was facilitated by WCS staff and young leaders, the competitive event got underway.

Congratulations to the winners; Oakfield in year 7 girls and year 8 girls and boys, and Crispin in the year 7 boys.

Large Schools Football

The 'south section' of the Mendip Area Large Schools Football competition was played at Strode College, Street on Thursday 11th October.

9 teams from 7 schools; Elmhurst, St Pauls, West Pennard, Fairlands, St Benedicts, Stoberry Park and Hugh Sexey played in a league structure tournament.

Some superb games of football were well refereed by L2 BTec students from Strode.

Congratulations to the winners, St Pauls, - they will now go through to the County Finals in January.

Girls Football

The 'south section' of the Mendip Area Girls Football competition was played at Strode College, Street on Thursday 4th October.

7 teams from 6 schools; Elmhurst, Ashcott, West Pennard, Fairlands, Walton and Hugh Sexey played in a league structure tournament.

Some superb games of football were well refereed by L3 BTec students from Strode.

Congratulations to the winners, Hugh Sexey, - they will now go through to the County Finals in January.

Small Schools Football

The 'south section' of the Mendip Area Small Schools Football competition was played at Strode College, Street on Thursday 27th September.

4 teams from 4 schools; Catcott, Ashcott, Baltonsborough and Chewton Mendip played in a league structure tournament.

Some superb games of football were well refereed by L3 BTec students from Strode.

Congratulations to the winners, Ashcott and they will now go through to the next round.

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