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HJS Sports

 We are proud to announce our school has achieved the School Games Platinum award for P.E and sport during the 2018-2019 school year. This is the highest award a school can get! Well done to everyone who has helped us achieve this wonderful award!!

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Football Competitions

Girls U11 County Plate round 2

The Year 6 girls team were involved in the County Plate round 2 on Wednesday 29th January. The girls were in a large group with Priorslee, St Winefrides, Oakmeadow, Newtown and St Georges knowing that only the winner of the group would reach the final. Priorslee were up first, HJS played well and created chances for Livvy and Beth S. The game was very tight but HJS had the better of the game and went 1-0 up. A corner, from Megan, was met by Livvy who stuck it in the back of the net. Priorslee, who had some good players managed to get an equaliser on the break which made the final score 1-1.  In the second game against St Winefrides, HJS played very well and dominated the game. With chances for Beth S, Livvy and Megan but were unable to score. St Winefrides nearly stole the points with a rare attack but Evie pulled off a magnificent save on the line. The game ended 0-0. Oakmeadow were up next and HJS again dominated play but this time were rewarded with 3 goals. The first was from Beth S who slotted home she then scored the second after a brilliant run from Livvy who set her up to tap it in. Megan finished off the scoring with a long range effort which found the top corner. Newtown were the next opposition HJS again played very well, again creating lots of chances but only scored the one this time through Beth to make it 1-0. In the final game HJS took on St Georges who they had drawn with in the previous round. HJS started well and had a lot of the ball and couple of chances. St Georges had a couple of breakaways where Evie had to make good saves but it was HJS who scored through Livvy to end the game 1-0. With 3 wins and 2 draws HJS were definitely in with a shout for the final. But, when all the scores were in they found out they had missed out on the final through goal difference! It was tough to take as the girls had been amazing all evening.

Well done girls you were fab – look forward to the next competition in a couple of months!

Special mention to Evie B who played in goal for the Year 6 team even though she is only in Year 3!! Well done Evie you were great!

Team: Evie, Livvy ©, Megan, Beth S, Tulip, Honey, Beth B and Lauren

Girls U9 County Cup

The Year 4 girls team were involved in the County Cup on Wednesday 11th December. The girls were in a group with Redhill, Mereside and Greenfields. Redhill were up first, the girls played well and were unlucky to go 1-0 down. HJS were determined to score and did through Evie, smashing the ball into the net. The game ended 1-1. In the second game against Mereside HJS played well but again it was the opposition who scored first. But, after that HJS were on top having a few chances before Evie scored to make it 1-1. In the final game against Greenfields, HJS started brilliantly and were rewarded with a goal. Abbey scored after she ran with the ball from the halfway line! Unfortunately, Greenfields managed to score late on to make the score 1-1 so this wasn’t quite enough to see them through to the next round.

Well done girls!! You were great, scored 3 great goals and didn’t lose a match.

Special mention to Abbey, Lyla, and Aleesha who all took turns in goal.

Team: Evie, Amelia, Lily H ©, Lily P, Abbey, Aleesha, Lyla and Chloe.

Boys U9 County Cup

The Year 4 boys team were involved in the first round of the County Cup on Wednesday 4th December. The boys were in a group with John Fletcher, Mount Pleasant and Redhill. John Fletcher were up first and HJS played very well dominating the play. HJS scored midway through the game a lovely finish from Mason. HJS had other chances to score but the game ended with a 1-0 win for HJS. In the second game against Redhill the boys again played well. They created a few chances through Mason, Ethan and Harry but were unable to score so the game finished 0-0. In the final game against Mount Pleasant HJS knew they need a win or draw to see them through to the next round. They started really well and had lots of chances, Mason hitting the post twice in quick succession. Then Ethan had a great chance hitting the post himself from close range. HJS continued to have most of the play until Mount Pleasant had a free kick which was tipped on to the bar superbly by Harry. The game ended 0-0 which was enough to put HJS through to the next round.

Well done boys!!

Team: Connor, Alfie, Charlie, William, Harry, Mason, Ethan ©, Leighton and Tyler

Girls U10 County Shield

The Year 5 girls team were involved in the County Shield on Wednesday 27th November. The girls were in a group with Oxon and Trinity where they played both teams twice. Oxon were up first, HJS played well and created chances for Evie and Beth. The game was played mainly in the Oxon half and HJS scored midway through the game, Beth squeezing the ball past the keeper. The game ended 1-0 to HJS. In the second game against Trinity HJS started very well. There were some neat passing moves and good running with the ball. This time it was Evie who scored first, after beating two players, she calmy slotted the ball past the keeper. Beth then scored soon after smashing the ball into the net. The game ended 2-0 to HJS. So, it was Oxon up again in the third game. Again, HJS played very well. They created lots of chances and used the ball well. It was again Beth and Evie who scored the goals to make it another 2-0 win for HJS. In the last game against Trinity the girls dominated the game. It was late on in the match when Amelia scored the winner for HJS.

Well done girls!!! Through to the next round!!!

Special mention to Amelia, Jess, Layla and Lily who all took turns in goal – great teamwork!! And also to Evie who played for the Year 5 team when she is only Year 3!

Team: Beth ©, Tulip, Evie, Amelia, Lily, Ruby, Layla and Jess

Boys U10 County Shield

The Year 5 boys team were involved in the first round of the County Shield on Wednesday 20th November. The boys were in a group with Meole, HLC, Redhill and Old Park. Meole were up first and HJS played well in a tight game. HJS had a couple of chances to score but the game ended 0-0. In the second game against HLC the boys started very well and dominated the game. They were rewarded with 4 good goals. The first from Alfie, a lovely right-footed drive, this was quickly followed up by Ollie, scoring from close range to make it 2-0. Alfie then got his second goal dancing through a number of defenders before smashing the ball high into the net. Ollie sealed the win with a lovely shot finding the bottom corner. In the next game against Old Park HJS played well in another tight game. Ollie came close on a couple of occasions but didn’t quite manage to score that all important goal before Old Park had a good chance which was well saved by Charlie in goal. The game ended 0-0. In the final game against Redhill the boys knew a win or draw would see them into the next round. They started really well, scoring within the first two minutes of the game. It was Ollie again who scored, slotting the ball past the keeper. He then quickly got his and the team’s second finishing from close range. Redhill got a goal back after a superb save from Charlie he was unable to stop the rebound shot from going in but there was still time for Jacob to get on the scoresheet, finishing coolly to make the final score 3-1 to HJS. The boys had made it through to the next round!! Well done boys! Such excellent teamwork during the competition!!

Team: Charlie, Liam, Jamie, Toby, Alfie, Sam©, Jacob and Ollie

Girls U11 County Plate

The Year 6 girls team were involved in the County Plate on Wednesday 13th November. The girls were in a group with Pontesbury and St Georges. Pontesbury were up first, HJS played well and created chances for Sophie and Beth S. The game was very tight and ended 0-0.  In the second game against St Georges, HJS played very well. They created lots of chances and used the ball well. But, it was St Georges who struck first their player getting in behind the defence to score. HJS continued to play well together and were handed an opportunity when they had a free kick around 20-25 metres out. Megan stepped up to the ball and smashed it into the back of the net to make it 1-1! The game was very even with both teams having chances. St Georges managed to get a second goal late on but this just spurred the girls on. Beth S scored to make it 2-2 with seconds remaining. A well-deserved goal both, for Beth and the team. The game ended 2-2. This meant that HJS had made it through to the next round!!

Well done girls great team performances!

Special mention to Megan, who was Captain and was exceptional all night setting a great example to the rest of the team!

Team: Sophie-Jade, Megan ©, Beth S, Tulip, Honey, Beth B, Apral and Lauren

Boys U11 County Plate

The Year 6 boys team were involved in the first round of the County Plate on Wednesday 23rd October. The boys were in a group with Grange, Belvidere and Old Park. Belvidere were up first and HJS had a good start controlling the game and creating chances. As the game went on it was still HJS who were on top but could not get that all important goal and the game ended 0-0. In the second game against Grange the boys again started well and dominated the game. They were rewarded with 3 good goals. The first from Joe a lovely left footed shot, then Harrison smashed the ball into the roof of the net before Joe finished off the scoring with a right foot drive into the bottom corner. In the final game against Old Park, who were a good side, the boys defended well. They made it difficult for Old Park, who had beaten the other two teams convincingly. Old Park did manage to get two late goals to make the final score 2-0. Special mention to Connor who defended very well in that game. Even though they lost that game, the other results were enough to see them into the next round!

Well done boys!

Team: Joel, Ryan, Harrison, Joe ©, Connor, Harley, Oskar and Hugo

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Intra & Inter school competitions

Kwik Cricket 10th February

A Year 5/6 cricket team took part in a Kwik Cricket tournament at the Sports Village on Monday. The team played very well playing against four other schools. In the first game HJS played Oxon and unfortunately lost by 28 runs to a good team. In the second game they came up against Pontesbury, HJS played well and came out on top winning by 11 runs. Meole were up next and HJS played very well in a very tight game, they were unlucky to lose by just 6 runs! In the last game against Greenfields  the HJS team again played well but again lost narrowly by 12 runs. 

A huge well done to the whole team!

Team: Harrison, Joel, Harley, Rhys, Daniel, Toby, Liam, Sam, Beth and Megan

Hockey

On Thursday 6th February, two Hockey teams took part in a School Games Hockey Tournament at Meole Brace Secondary School.

The A team were grouped with Prestfelde, Greenfields, Mount Pleasant and Coleham. The children played well in the group games with Tom, Joe and Harrison all scoring goals! In the decider round robin they played Longden and won 5-0 with goals from Joe, Harrison and Megan. Overall the team finished in 11th place out of a total of 15 schools.

The B Team were in a group of six schools where they all played each other. They played Greenacres, Oakmeadow, Radbrook, Coleham, and Longden. They had mixed results with Riley and Jamie scoring their goals. The children played well and enjoyed the afternoon.

A Team: Harrison, Joe, Tom, Megan and Beth

B Team: Antoni, Jamie, Riley, Carly and Evie 

Well done to all that took part!

Gymnastics

On Thursday 30th January Mrs Owen took five children to the School Games Gymnastics competition at the Sports Village. The girls performed a floor routine and vault and did very well at both. They all received certificates for their amazing efforts.

Team: Ella, Lily, Maisie, Alex and Aleesha

School Games Basketball

On Wednesday 22nd January the Basketball A Team were involved in a tournament at The Priory School. Then on Thursday the B Team & C Team both played. The results and reports are as follows:

A Team Basketball (Priory)

Group Stage

Game 1 – HJS (4) vs (2) Mereside

Game 2 – HJS (6) vs (2) Longden

Semi Final

Game 3 – HJS (8) vs (2) Meole Brace

Final

Game 4 – HJS (12) vs (8) Coleham

The team played really well together, and worked hard for each other.  It was good to see them passing and supporting their team mates throughout the tournament.  We now represent Shrewsbury at the Shropshire county games well done to all.

Team: Livvy, Ruby, Beth S, Toby, Sam and Markuss

B Team Basketball (Priory)

Group Stage 1

Game 1 – HJS (16) vs (2) St Giles

Game 2 – HJS (2) vs (6) St Georges

Runner up group stage

Game 3 – HJS (8) vs (2) Coleham

Game 4 – HJS (4) vs (6) Martin Wilson

The team finished in 5th place overall.  The played really well in games 1 and 3 playing as a team and passing the ball well, trying really hard for each other.  In game 2 and 4 under a little bit more pressure from a more athletic opponent the children found it difficult to attack in the early stages of the games, but once they realised that passing the ball was a better tactic they managed to come back into the games and both were very close at the end.  Well done to all it was fun, and you grew as a team.

Team: Megan, Honey, Carly, Riley, Harrison and Joe

C Team Basketball  (Meole Brace School)

The C Team played against Meole Brace, Martin Wilson, St Georges and St Giles. They all played very well and were all exhausted by the end! The team had great fun and enjoyed representing HJS. They managed to bag a few baskets during the competition too.

Team: Daniel, Darcie, Jess P, Alfie and Matthew.

Hockey – Level one competition (Autumn 2)

In week beginning 9th December the Year 5’s and Year 6’s took part in a Level one, hockey tournament. The classes were split into 4 teams and played each other in a round robin. The children played very well in a good spirit, putting the skills they had learnt into practise and had lots of fun. Year 6 sports leaders also came out to referee and score the games.

The results were as follows:

Lions - 115

Tigers - 115

Wolves - 90

Panthers - 135

School Games Tag Rugby

On Tuesday 3rd December the school Tag Rugby team took part in a School Games competition at Prestfelde. The team played well. They got better and better with each match and scored a number of tries through Junior, Beth, Megan, William, Ellis, Michael and Jamie. All of the team enjoyed the event and had lots of fun and biscuits!

Special mention to Megan who stepped into the team at the last minute.

Well done guys!!

Team: Violet, Megan, Beth, Ellis, Junior, Jamie, William and Michael

Year 5 and 6 Cross Country

On Thursday 28th November the Year 5 and 6 cross country team took part in the School Games competition at the Sports Village. The children all did very well and enjoyed the event in very wet and muddy conditions. Special mention to Ruby who finished an impressive 4th in the year 6 girls race and will now represent Shrewsbury in the Shropshire Games. Also, Alfie who finished in 10th place in the boys Year 5 race, a fantastic achievement.

Overall team results were:

Year 5 Girls finished in 10th place

Year 5 boys finished in a fantastic 3rd place

Year 6 girls finished in 6th place

Year 6 boys finished in 9th place

These were amazing results with up to 15 schools competing in each race.

Well done to all who took part!

Team:

Year 6 Girls: Megan, Ruby, Lexi, Apral

Year 6 Boys: Harrison, Joel, Kenzie, Joe, Hugo, Rhys

Year 5 Girls: Grace, Beth, Kerry, Jess, Lauren, Izzy

Year 5 Boys: Alfie, Toby, Charlie, Liam, Connor, Kenzie

Year 4 Cross Country

On Thursday 28th November the Year 4 cross country team took part in a competition at the Sports Village. The children all did very well and enjoyed the event. Special mention to Amelia who finished 11th and Lily who finished 12th in the Year 4 girls race.

Team results were: Year 4 Girls finished in 6th place, Year 4 boys finished in 9th place. These were great results with up to 13 schools competing in each race.

Well done to all who took part!

Team:

Year 3 Girls: Amelia, Lily, Lorna, Lola, Isabel, Amber

Year 3 Boys: Ethan, Ashton, Leighton, Connor, Decan, George

Year 3 Cross Country

On Thursday 21st November the year 3 cross country team took part in a competition at Mereside Primary School. The children all did very well and enjoyed the event. Special mention to Ollie B who finished an impressive 8th in the Year 3 boys race and Olivia B who finished 14th in the girls race.

Well done to all who took part!

Team:

Year 3 Girls: Olivia, Evie, Summer, Abigail

Year 3 Boys: Ollie, Harry, Oliver, Dylan

Sportshall Athletics

On Thursday 24th October 18 children took part in a Sportshall Athletics competition at the Sports Village. The children all did very well and took part in a range of indoor athletics field and track events. Overall, the girls team came 4th and the boys team came 6th. A great effort from both teams with other schools from Shrewsbury competing against them. Special mentions to Michael who came 1st in the Soft Javelin, Beth who came 1st also in the Soft Javelin and Megan (2nd place) and Livvy (3rd place) in the Chest Push.

Well done to all of those children who took part.

Team: Livvy, Ruby, Megan, Harrison, Joel, Rhys, Michael, Hugo, Toby, Alfie, Jamie, Joe, Roxie, Tulip, Violet, Beth, Grace and Apral

Sportsability Sportshall Athletics

Mrs Owen and Mrs Micklewright took a Sportsability team to the Sports Village on the morning of Thursday 24th October to take part in an Athletics competition. The children all took part in a range of events including running, jumping and throwing. They all did very well and enjoyed the afternoon. They were competing against other schools from Shrewsbury and Telford. Special mention to Harry who came 2nd in the Soft Javelin and Amelia who came first in the Standing Long Jump. The team finished in 4th place overall which was a great achievement.

Well done guys!

Team: Amelia, Harry, Kayden, Thomas, Chloe, Lacey and Maisie.

High 5 Netball

On Wednesday a team from the netball club played in a High 5 tournament at Shrewsbury High School.

A total of 12 schools took part and after playing 5 games, of which they won 3, drew 1 and lost 1, they came second in their group. This enabled them to play in the semi-final for the cup competition. Unfortunately they lost this game and came 4th overall, which was an amazing achievement as they have only been playing together for 5 weeks. They all played extremely well and enjoyed the experience. We hope they can now take this skill and use it when the league starts in November.

Well done to all and also thank you for making the afternoon so enjoyable.

Mrs Jones and Mrs Edwardes.

Team: Livvy, Grace, Roxie, Sam, Darcie, Ruby and Tulip

 

Level 1 Whole School Cross Country Competition

On Thursday 10th October, the children took part in a level 1 Cross Country at Harlescott Junior School. All of the children did really well in the event and showed a high level of resilience. The points from this event will be added to the house points for 2019-2020. Children who finished in the top 8 in their age group will be invited to a training session and may then have the opportunity to represent the school in the School Games Level 2 cross country competition in November.

Individual winners were:

Year 3 Boys – Dylan

Year 3 Girls – Olivia

Year 4 Boys – Ethan

Year 4 Girls – Amelia

Year 5 Boys – Alfie

Year 5 Girls – Grace

Year 6 Boys – Joel

Year 6 Girls - Ruby

Position

House

Points

1st

Tigers                     100

100

2nd

Panthers                  50

50

3rd

Wolves                     20

20

4th

Lions                         10

10

 Tigers – you absolutely smashed it!! Won by some distance!

What's coming up.....

  • Year 4 Boys football- Sports Village – Wednesday 26th February
  • Year 3/4 Kwik Cricket – Sports Village – Monday 2nd March
  • Shropshire Games (Basketball team and Ruby – Cross Country) – Sports Village- Tuesday 3rd March
  • Year 5 Girls football – Sports Village – Wednesday 4th March

School News

House points so far...

Lions - 265

Tigers - 315

Wolves - 250  

Panthers - 300

 

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Leaders 

A fantastic new opportunity for Year 5 children!

Are you interested in becoming a sports/playground leader?

You will be asked to:

  • Give up some of your break and lunchtimes to help organise games and activities
  • Be responsible for handing out and collecting in play equipment
  • Help make the playground a safe and happy place to play
  • Help out at sporting events during the school year
  • Complete a sports/playground leaders course
  • Be part of something exciting! 

If you are interested, please ask your teacher for an application form. If you have any questions please come to see me. I look forward to receiving your applications!

Thank you

Mrs Owen