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Rounders 2016

Mini Red Tennis

Mini Red Tennis Results - 2016

1st Norton
2nd Horsington
3rd Ilchester
4th Hambridge
5th Castle Cary 1
6th Neroche
7th Castle Cary 2
8th Countess Gytha

Grass Track Cycling


Ash 1 7.56
Norton 1 7.58
Ash 2 8.08
West chinnock 8.24
Ilchester 2 8.30
High Ham 3 8.45
Castle 1 8.56
Neroche 1 8.58
Ilchester 1 9.00
Keinton 1 9.02
Kingsbury 9.08
Birchfield 9.16
Norton 2 9.21
Long Sutton 9.24
High Ham 2 9.25
Keinton 2 9.28
Neroche 2 9.53
Castle 2 9.53
High Ham 1 10.10

Tri Golf

Yeovil Golf Club hosted the Year 3/4 Golf competition for 10 schools, 100 children. A great time was had by all.

1. West Chinnock
2. Oaklands
3. Norton
5. Bucklnad St mary
6. Birchfield
7. Milford
8. Huish & Chilthorne Domer
9. Ash

Year 5/6
1. West Chinnock
2. Oaklnads
3. Ilchester
4. Ash
5. Birchfield
6. Buckland St Mary
7. Huish


Chard Cricket club hosted the Year 5, Girls and Year 6 competition. A total of 21 teams competed in the Area Final.

Year 5
1. Preston
2. East Coker

1. Tatworth
2. Norton

Year 6
Pool 1 Winners Maiden Beech
Pool 2 Winners Hambridge

Quad Kids 2016

Tag Rugby

High 5 Netball

Westfield Academy hosted the South Somerset Area Final on the 17th March, which saw 11 teams fight for a place in the county finals. The event was supported by Yeovil Netball Club who mentored young leaders from Westfield and Yeovil College.

The final positions can be seen below

March 14th saw the culmination of the Yeovil Federation B Team football league, in which Milford Junior School triumphed. Results can be seen below.

Yeovil Federation Football

Mini Hockey

On a chilly but sunny day in March, Yeovil Rec hosted the Area mini hockey finals. Eight teams from across South Somerset contested the final that was supported by Yeovil & Sherborne Hockey Club. The final results can be seen below. Congratulations to West Chinnock & Ash who go forward to County Final.


A group of local sixth forms have received training via Somerset FA and funding through the English Schools FA to run futsal clubs in school and run futsal competitions for the local area.

The first competition was the Under 10 Mixed and was won by Maiden Beech. Results and pictures can been seen below.

Under 12 Results:

1. Maiden Beech
2. Huish Episcopi
3. Holyrood
4. Bucklers Mead
5. Sexeys


Orchard Gymnastics Club have kindly hosted 4 Schools Gymnastic events.

Key Step 1, 2 and 3 and a new individual competition.

Key Step 1 Results:
1. Castle
2. Charlton Mackerel
3. Hambridge

Key Step 2 Results:
1. St Michaels
2. Ash
3. Castle

Key Step 3 Results:
1.St Michaels
2. West Chinnock
3. Norton

Primary Basketball

Yeovil Trojans Basketball Club will be running the Under 11 Basketball Competition for local primary schools. 26 Schools have entered and competitions will take place over 4 dates! The Area Final results can been seen below. Congratulations to West Chinnock and Norton who finished 1st and 2nd respectively.

Wheelchair Basketball

The Lynx Basketball Club came to support a secondary school wheelchair basketball competition on the 2nd Feb 2016. After a spot of coaching, teams were ready to compete. Supported by Bucklers Mead Academy students those who took part enjoyed this new experience.

Yeovil Federation Hockey

16 Teams from the Games Association battled out for 6 places in the Yeovil final. In very cold weather all competitors did really well. The top 6 teams now in the Yeovil Federation final are: Birchfield, Preston, Ash, East Coker, West Chinnock & Sherborne Primary. The top 2 teams form this final will compete in the South Somerset Area Final.

Primary Sportshall Athletics

Yeovil College hosted the Area Primary indoor athletics final on the 1st December.

The final results were:

1st Milford & Hambridge 284

3rd Curry Rivel 268

Norton 216

Upton Noble 196

Holy Trinity 176

Horsington 170

Birchfield 150

SMASH UP Training

Badminton England tutored a Smash Up course for local secondary schools. 5 local schools each sent some young leaders to be trained as SMASH UP activators. The Activators can now go back into school and deliver a fun and exciting badminton club. Some students planned to run a girl only sessions, whilst others wanted to run a Year 7 lunch time group. Whatever they decide the sessions look like being fun!

Primary B Team Football

Year 7 Rugby Festival

Yeovil Rugby Club hosted the 2nd year 7 Rugby Festival, which saw an amazing 10 teams enter.

Each team played 4 pool games and 1 play off game. All those involved seemed to have good time, well, especially the winners.

The final results can be seen below.

Schools attended the Active Kids; C4life session on the 24th Nov. A good time was had and schools left feeling enthused and ready to create an intervention group. FREE TRAINING to young leaders was offered to all those schools who took part.

Get your kids Active!

Year 6 Area Badminton Final

On the 24th November, 5 schools contested Year 5/6 Area Badminton Final. The five schools had qualified through to the area final having competed in various badminton competitions previously. Wadham School hosted the competition and provided five young leaders to officiate.

The final results, as well as the winners and runners up can be seen below.

South Somerset Write off

Parallel Badminton

Over 40 children attended the first Parallel badminton competition that was supported by Sports Leaders from Bucklers Mead Academy. The final positions were:

Holyrood, Bucklers Mead A, Fairmead A, Buclers Mead 2, Westfield & Fairmead 2

National Schools Badminton Championship

Yeovil College hosted the National Schools Badminton Championships local rounds on the 11th and 18th Nov. The event allowed young leaders to officiate the many games. The final results can be seen here.

Key Stage 3 Girls Winners; King Arthurs

Key Stage 3; Boys Winners; Ansford

Key Stage 4 Boys Winners; King Arthurs


Yeovil College in partnership with Yeovil Trojans, hosted the South Somerset Secondary County Qualifier for Years 9-11.

Young leaders from the College and the Trojans did a superb in refereeing the fixtures.

The final results were:

Year 8; Ansford (42) v Huish (20)


Huish E beat Ansford 16-2

Huish E beat KA 14 -4

Ansford beat KA 26-24

Year 11; Huish E (40) v Holyrood (25)

Primary Leadership

Local Primary schools were invited to Westfield Academy to receive training for their sports Leaders. Leaders were trained in how to use and access the School Games Challenge Cards, as well as applying the STEP principle. The young sports leaders were supported by Westfield Academy Sports Leaders. The primary sports leaders will now work toward completing their sports leadership passport.

English Schools Football Association Under 11 Danone Cup

On the 12th Nov, 21 teams took part in the Area final of the Danone nations Cup. The event was supported by Westfield Academy & Yeovil College who both provided referees.

The final results were:

Large School Winners: Milford junior (photo)

Small School Winners: Chilton Cantello

Girls Winners: Tatworth

PE Curriculum Support

Real PE provides fun and simple to follow schemes of work for Early Years Foundation Stage, KS1 and KS2, linked to the new National Curriculum. It has easy to use measurable outcomes and assessment information. It also includes 3 days training to help build confidence and competence in staff to deliver high quality PE.

2nd Nov was the first of the Yeovil Federation Primary B team football comeptition. 5 teams competed in pool 1 which saw Milford Junior truimph, closley followed by West Chinnock. The top 3 fromthis event will now compete in a final on the 14th March and the bootom 3 teams will compete intheir final on the 1st Feb. Attached above is the schedule and results. A huge thank you to the Westfield sport leaders who refereed all the fixtures.


Yeovil Volleyball Club kindly ran a junior volleyball session for interested primary schools. The session saw 40 young people learn a new skill and eventually put this skill into practice in a competitive environment. Great fun had by all. Look out for the next date in November!

Sports Report

The Western Gazettes' Sports Editor, Tom Seymour, delivered a master class in becoming a sports reporter to local primary schools. Pupils learnt how to construct and write a sports report. Each pupil left enthused about covering their school sport and getting articles in print.

Year 3/4 Archery

On the 30th September at Stanchester Academy, seven teams competed in an Arrows Festival. Year 3/4 pupils experienced many archery activities, all supported by Stanchester Academy Young Leaders. Each school collected points at each of the activities. The finals results were:

St Margaret's
All Saints A
All Saints B
West Chinnock

Year 7/8 Girls Football

The Year 7/8 secondary school girls football league was launched on the 1st October at Westfield Academy. 7 Local secondary schools competed and will play fixtures over four dates. The early front runners are Maiden beech and Westfield Academy.

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Sports Coach UK
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Zing Somerset
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • CPSU