Tone Schools, SASP supports schools in the Taunton Deane and West Somerset areas.
Contact: Dave Bullock - School Games Organiser OR Alison Slater - School Games Administrator - 01823 653996
Tone Schools NEWS
Primary County Football Qualifiers
Congratulations to the following schools that have qualified for the ESFA U11 County Football Competitions to be held in January 2018 at Strode College:
Small Schools: North Curry and Stoke St Gregory
Girls Teams: Danesfield and Creech St Michael
Large Schools: Creech St Michael and Wellesley Park
Somerset Summer School Games Winners 2017
Yr 3/4 Mini-Red Tennis
Dunster emerged as Taunton area Yr 3/4 Mini-Red Tennis champions closely beating Wellesley Park in the final. The match was tied 2 all in games but Dunster finished 1st by winning more points.
Thanks to the great leaders from Richard Huish College that umpired the games
Yr 6 Rounders Finals
Congratulations to Creech St Michael who won the Taunton Area Yr 6 Rounders Competition played at Castle School. They narrowly beat Trinity who were runners up. Milverton were 3rd. Good luck to all 3 teams who will represent the area at the County Finals at Millfield on Friday 7th July
Thanks to the students at Castle school who officiated - great job
Yr 5 Kwik Cricket
Congratulations to Bishop Henderson who won the Tone area Kwik Cricket Competition at Taunton Vale, beating North Town narrowly in the final. Good luck to both teams who will represent the area in the County Finals
Yr 6 Kwik Cricket Finals 2017
Congratulations to Trinity School who won the Tone area Kwik Cricket Competition by beating Trull in the finals at Taunton Vale.
Good Luck to both teams who will be representing the area at The County Finals at Taunton Vale on Thursday 29th June
High 5 Primary Netball Finals 2017
Congratulations to Parkfield for winning the Tone area High 5 Netball finals with Creech St Michael emerging runners up. St Andrews were 3rd and Trull 4th. Good luck to all 4 schools who will represent the area at the Somerset School Games Finals at Millfield on Friday 21st April
Thanks to the 9 young Umpires from Castle School who officiated all the games
Basketball Finals 2017
Congratulations to Trinity who emerged as area basketball champions, with St Georges Runners Up. Good luck to both teams who will be representing Tone Schools at the School Games Finals at Millfield on Thursday 20th April.
Thanks to Heathfield for hosting the Central Venue Competitions and to their young leaders who have helped officiate
Hockey Winners 2016-17
Congratulations to Rockwell Green (Winners) and Parkfield (Runners Up) who will be representing the area at the School Games county finals on Thursday 20th April at Millfield school. Both semi-finals went to penalty runs, with each player having 8 seconds to dribble the ball in from the half way line and score. Congratulations also to 3rd Trull and 4th St Georges.
Many thanks to Bishop Fox's School for hosting the tournament and students from Richard Huish College who officiated the games.
Key Steps Gymnastics 2017
Bridgwater and Taunton College (Taunton Centre) hosted the Tone area Key Steps Competition on Thursday 9th March. All competitors had to complete a floor sequence and then perform a vault, being judged by staff from SASP. The competition has expanded over the last 3 years with 38 teams from Years 3/4 & 5/6 taking part.
Congratulations to the following schools who have qualified to represent the area at the Somerset School Games Finals
Yr 3/4: 1st Minehead First School, 2nd Thurlbear
Yr 5/6: 1st Thurlbear, 2nd St James
Primary Handball launched at Heathfield
12 teams attended the first primary school Handball competition at Heathfield on Wednesday 2nd November. After some coaching and explanation of rules and tactics all teams played 3 games officiated by young leaders from Heathfield School. It was great to see different children taking part and experiencing a new game. Two more events are planned
School Games Mark Success
Congratulations to the 30 schools below who have achieved the School Games Mark for the 2015-16 academic year. Its great to see so many schools have progressed this year onto the higher award
Congratulations to the following teams that have won our recent area Kwik Cricket competitions:
Year 5: Trinity
Year 6: Parkfield
Girls: St Andrews
Congratulations to Wiveliscombe Primary School who won the Tone area Basketball finals at Heathfield School. In the round robin tournament, they won 4 and drew 1 of their games. Runners Up were North Town. Both teams now represent the area at the School Games Finals on Friday 15th April
Congratulations to Trull who won the area netball Tournament at Castle School on the 17th March. In a tense final against Parkfield the game went to a Golden Goal after it finished 2 - 2 after full time. Trull kept their nerve to win 3 - 2.
Bishops Lydeard came 3rd. All 3 schools will represent the Tone area at the School Games finals at Millfield on the 14th April
Thanks to the Castle School Young Umpires who officiated in the final.
Congratulations to Milverton who won the Tone Area Primary School Hockey competition. However, it was due to scoring more goals as there was a 3-way tie for 1st place. Milverton, North Town and Danesfield all finished on 4 points after winning and losing one game in the 1st placed play off pool. With the goal difference also the same, Milverton scored more goals to emerge as Champions. North Town moved into 2nd position as they beat Danesfield in their head to head game.
Many thanks for Bishop Fox's for hosting the event and Leaders from Richard Huish College who officiated the games
Congratulations to Trull and Stawley who won our area Tag Rugby competitions on Tuesday 8th March. They will be joined by Bishop Henderson and West Monkton (who finished in 2nd and 3rd place) at the School Games county finals at Tor Rugby Club on 12th April.
Congratulations to Creech St Michael Boys who won the Tone Area Boys Large Schools Football competition and along with runners up West Monkton now represent the area in the County Finals on the 29th January at Bridgwater College Academy
Congratulations to Stawley Boys who won the Tone Area Boys Small School Schools Football competition and along with runners up Oake, Bradford & Nynehead now represent the area in the County Finals on the 22nd January at Bridgwater College Academy
Congratulations to St Andrews girls who won the Tone Area Girls Football competition and along with runners up Milverton now represent the area in the County Finals on the 15th January at Bridgwater College Academy.
Thanks to Kings College for hosting the competitions and Richard Huish College for providing referees for the finals
Primary Sportshall Athletics competitions took place on 5th November and 12th November at Kings College. 13 teams took part on each date, which saw all athletes compete in 2 track and 2 field events each.
The medalists on the day were as follows:
5th November: 1st Bishop Henderson 2nd Wellesley Park
12th November: 1st St Georges 2nd North Town
Congratulations to Bishop Henderson and St Georges who will now go through to the School Games County Finals at Millfield on 15th December
The Y5 Outdoor Ed festival took place at Norton Manor Marine Camp on 26th June. 574 children attended the day and were split into separate teams of around 10 pupils. Each team took part in 4 different team building/leadership activities during the day: Rollerball, Orienteering, Capture the Flag and a Biathlon. Thanks to Issy Hogevold and Rocco Ward from Crowcombe & Stogumber school who have written the following report about the day: