Sporting Fixtures 2016-17
We are very proud to announce that we have achieved the Silver School Games Mark award for our commitment, engagement and delivery of competitive school sport in 2015/16. Please see our school twitter posts for more information.
Below are the sporting events our school has taken part in during the current academic sporting year 2016 -17.
For up to date sports fixture results please follow Beckfoot School on their twitter feed (@becschcommunity).
Throughout the Autumn terms our Year 4 and Year 6 Boys and Year 6 Girls Football Teams took part in the Football league fixtures at Beckfoot school. They all played really well and enjoyed the competition. A special well done to our Year 6 boys team. Please see all their results below.
During the Autumn terms we have a number of Key Stage 2 children representing our school running in the Bradford Schools Athletic Association Cross Country league. They are all doing really well and there are more fixtures to come over the next few weeks. Results can be found on www.bsaa.org.uk (Click on Calendar – events are listed chronologically).
In January Year 6 entered the Sports Hall Athletics inter school competition at Beckfoot School. They took part in various track and field events like running, relays, throwing, high jump and long jump. Well done to all who took part.
In March we entered our year 3/4/5/6 Swimming Team into the semi-finals of the Bingley Schools' Swimming Gala. Our team had been training together every week since January. On the night we came 5th against 11 other schools and gained a place in the Finals.
Two weeks later we competed in the Finals gala and managed to gain 6th position overall against 23 other primary schools. Well done to our swimmers who worked so hard and did us proud !
In March we entered the 3rd Bradford Schools Athletic Association Cross Country League event race this time held at Bradford Grammar. We had runners enter from years 3/4 and 5/6. All did really well and results can be found on - www.bsaa.org.uk (Click on Calendar – events are listed chronologically).
The 4th and last fixture is to be held next Thursday 30th at Eldwick after school.
Allister Truselle in year 6 has been representing our school in the Bradford Schools Athletic Association League Cross Country races. As he has been achieving top 10 finishing positions he was invited to take part in a qualifying event at Cliffe Castle. From this he managed to gain a place running for the Bradford team at Temple Newsom in the West Yorkshire Games Cross Country event. He gained 66th place in the Year 6 boys race against 149 other runners. A special well done to Alistair for achieving so much and trying so hard.
In April we entered 2 teams of Year 6 girls and boys into the Aire Valley Regional Tag Rugby Festival at Baildon Rugby Club.
In May we entered a team of Year 4 girls and boys into our Year 4 inter school Cricket competition at Saltaire Cricket Club.
In May we entered a Year 6 team of girls and boys into the inter school Cricket Tournament at the Bradford and Bingley Cricket Club in Bingley.
In May we entered a mixed girls and boys KS2 team into the Bradford Grammar Triathlon event run by the Brownlee Federation. The disciplines were swimming 300m, cycling 1k and running 400m. They didn't get to meet Johnny and Alistair Brownlee this time as they were away training for the world championships, but they all enjoyed trying out a new sport for the day.
We sent 2 Year 4 tennis teams to compete in the inter schools tennis tournament at Salts Tennis Club. Both teams did really well and our A Team made it through to the tournament finals. They secured the runner up position and some silver medals too. They are also through to the Bradford School Games Finals on 30th June.
On 30th June our Year 4 Tennis team competed in the Bradford School Games Finals at the University Academy in Keighley. Again they did really well and gained second position and silver medals again ! This means that they now qualify for representing Bradford in the West Yorkshire School Games on Fri 7th July.
On Fri 7th July our Year 4 tennis team competed in the West Yorkshire School Games at Leeds Beckett University. They played against the best school teams in Leeds, Bradford, Calderdale, Wakefield and Kirklees. They played extremely well against very tough competition. We didn't make the top 3 but we are all very proud of their achievements.