Mendip News 2015/2016

Secondary Heads of PE Meeting

Frome Tri Golf

Christchurch primary hosted a tri golf event for the Frome area on a sunny Friday 13th May.

Teams from Christchurch, St John's and Hugh Sexey competed for a place in the School Games Finals.

Congratulations to St Johns who will attend as the Mendip area representative.

Street Tri Golf

Elmhurst junior hosted a tri golf event for the Street area on a sunny Tuesday 3rd May.

A total of 15 teams participated, with 150 children experiencing a series of golfing challenges.

Congratulations to Elmhurst who will attend as the Mendip area representative at the Somerset School Games.


Elmhurst Junior school played host to the Mendip area rounders tournament on Tuesday 28th June. 8 teams entered and despite the poor weather conditions all players performed to a high standard. Eventual winners were Springmead with Elmhurst and Selwood also qualifying for the School Games Finals.

Large Schools Football

The Mendip area 'large schools' football tournament was hosted by Strode College on Tuesday 4th October. Five teams entered, with schools playing each other to finish in a league format.

The results were as follows;

1st = Fairlands

2nd = Hugh Sexey

3rd = Elmhurst A

4th = St Benedicts

5th = Elmhurst B.

Thank you to these schools and to Strode College for providing the officials for the tournament.

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    Somerset CCG
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
  • Channel Adventure
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK