Sports Competition News '18-'19

Look out for our competition news this year :)

 

Year 5/6 Girls football.
The girls kicked off the competition season with an evening of football. They represented the school fantastically well and managed to win a couple of their matches. Our team (and brilliant goalkeeper) only let in one goal during the entire evening. Great work girls. 

 

 

Year 5/6 Boys football.

The boys showed super determination during this very tough competition. They played their best until the very end and held their heads up high when they faced defeats. Well done boys. 

 

 

 

Year 5/6 Sportshall athletics.
The children who attended this competition had a fantastic evening at the Sportshall athletics. They cheered each other on and gave loads of encouragement all evening. They managed to achieve a fantastic 4th place overall. The girls came 2nd in the speedbounce and 3rd in the chest push and the boys came 2nd in the chest push. An excellent result! Well done to all :) 




 

 

Year 3/4 Sportshall athletics.
We had another excellent evening at the sportshall athletics competition. The children who attended were fantastic from start to finish and really gave every single event their all. They cheered each other on were motivated until the very final race. All of their training and hard work paid off as they managed to achieve an amazing 1st place overall! Very well done team! :) 

 

 

 

Year 3-6 Sportshall athletics.
Leys achieved another amazing 1st place overall at the third and final athletics competition of the year. Team A managed to secure the 1st place spot and team B did fantastically well also. The children who attended this competition tried their best in every single event and showed super sportsmanship by cheering on not only their own team members, but children from other schools too. Very well done to all :) 

 

 

 

 

Year 3/4 Handball
The year 3/4 handball teams both enjoyed a brilliant afternoon of sport at this year's handball competition. Team B worked well together and supported each other throughout all of their matches. They also managed to come 3rd in their group, which is fantastic. Team A was playing to win from the moment they arrived. After winning all of their matches and coming top in their group, they went through to the semi finals and managed to achieve a super 3rd place overall. Massive congratulations to both teams .  

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5/6 Boys Futsal
The year 5/6 boys futsal team faced an evening of very tough competition. They played their best and kept their heads held high. Well done boys! 

 

 

 

 

Year 3-6 Mixed Futsal
The year 3-6 mixed futsal team were an excellent team to take to this competition. They cheered each other on and played really well as a team throughout the afternoon. Their positive attitudes and hard work paid off as they managed to secure a fantastic 2nd place. Well done team!

 

 

 

 

Year 5/6 Girls Futsal
This fantastic team truly played to win in every single match they played. They communicated well, played really well as a team and showed very promising skills. Unfortunately, despite their very best efforts, they were unable to score the goals needed to take them through to the playoff games. I was very proud to take this team to the competition. Well done girls!

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3-6 Boccia
Our two boccia teams spent a lovely afternoon at Alfreton Leisure Centre playing boccia. For many of our children this was a brand new sport and they loved having the opportunity to try something new. Both teams showed super sportsmanship all afternoon by congratulating other teams on their wins and applauding each other for their own successes, Our A team were given a certificate each for participation and our B team won 1st in their group and managed to achieve a super 3rd place out of the 14 teams overall. Very well done to all who competed! 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3/4 Dodgeball
Our two dodgeball teams enjoyed an action-packed afternoon at Alfreton Leisure Centre. The B team managed to come 2nd in their league and then win a fantastic 4th overall out of the 15 teams competing. The A team managed to come 1st in their league and then come 2nd overall. A brilliant afternoon was had by everyone. Very well done to all of the children who competed and showed excellent determination at this competition. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5/6 Dodgeball
The year 5/6 dodgeball team represented the school fantastically at the recent dodgeball competition. The boys played to win but also played with a great level of honesty and showed excellent sportsmanship throughout their matches. The team managed to come 1st overall in their league by winning 4 matches and drawing 1 and then secured a fantastic 4th place overall. Very well done boys! 

 

 

Year 4-6 Table Tennis
The eight children who attended this competition showed fantastic determination and resilience throughout all of their games. All of the children played to represent and gain points for the school, but at this competition each child played in their own league. Despite not placing overall as a school, we had a number of victories throughout the afternoon with three of our children coming 3rd in their leagues and one of our children coming 2nd in theirs. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3/4 Mini Tennis
The eight children who attended this competition had the opportunity to play lots of games against different opponents throughout the evening. It was wonderful to see their skills and technique developing as they played their games. The A team managed to secure a fantastic third place overall thanks to their determination and resilience. Both teams had positive attitudes and showed super sportsmanship at this competition. Well done to all who attended. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3/4 Gymnastics
The year 3/4 gymnastics teams both reported having had an excellent time at the competition. They enjoyed seeing the high standard of gymnastics that was shown from all of the schools attending. Unfortunately they did not manage to place this time. 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5/6 Gymnastics

Our year 5/6 gymnastics team showcased their talents at the competition this year. They had learned their routines and practised them well but were unfortunately not able to secure a podium place this time. Well done for all your hard work girls!

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3-6 Cross Country 

An amazing 22 children recently attended the cross country competition at Alfreton Park. Despite the heavy rain, all of the children gave it their all and worked hard to achieve their best time. Well done to everyone who attended. 

 

 

 

Year 5/6 High Five Netball

We took two teams to the high five netball competition at Alfreton Leisure Centre. The standard of netball across all of the teams was very high, so our teams faced some tough competition. The children communicated effectively and worked well in their teams. They remembered all the had been taught and used their skills to play fantastically well. Our A team came 2nd overall and our B team came 3rd overall. A very successful evening! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3-6 Dance Showcase

Our wonderful dancers performed beautifully once again at David Nieper Academy. They had the opportunity to perform on stage and show off the routines they had worked so hard to perfect. The children behaved beautifully and were a credit to Leys Junior School. Well done to all who attended. 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 3-6 Sports festival 

We took a small group of children to represent Leys Junior at the year 3-6 sports festival at Alfreton Leisure Centre. The children had the opportunity to try a range of different sports including curling, seated volleyball and boccia. They behaved really well and tried their best at all of the games. Well done. 

    

 

     

 

 

Year 5/6 Swim gala.
Twelve of our wonderful year 5/6 children attended a swimming gala and competed against nine other schools on Monday morning. They behaved fantastically throughout the morning and were incredibly supportive of eachother during all of their races. All of the children raced to the best of their ability. Although we didn't secure a podium place overall, we had many successes including three 1st places, four 2nd places and five 3rd places. Special mentions go to Jayden who came 1st in the year 5 breast stroke race, Ellie-Mae who came 1st in the year 5 back stroke race and Ellie-Mae and Corey who came 1st in the year 5 paired back stroke race. Well done to everyone who attended. 

 

 

 

 

Year 5/6 Quad kids.
The quad kids team had trained hard in preparation for this athletics event. The children gave it their all and kept trying their best until the very end of the 600m run. We didn't manage to get a podium place this time around, but all of the practise will help the children in preparation for sports day!

 

 

 

Year 3-6 Go Ride.
The children have had another fun-filled evening at one of the Go Ride events. Well done to all who attended the event at Kilburn and the event at Alfreton Park. Special mention to Gracie-Mae, Owen and Alex who have attended both of the competitions so far. 

 

 

 

Year 4-6 Tough Runner.
Tough runner proved to be another fantastic competition this year. The children enjoyed the team game element that had been added and work together fantastically well to complete various challenges. The obstacle course was a huge success again. All of the children were thoroughly soaked by the end of the night and reported having had a super evening. Well done to all who attended. 

 

 

 

Derbyshire School Games- Change For Life.
The children who attended this excellent event reported having had a fantastic day. They had the opportunity to experience a range of different sports and thoroughly enjoyed competing in the tug of war. Very well done to all who attended and represented our school really well.