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Inter-School Competition

Virtual Competition

As we are unable to participate in our usual competition calendar with children from other schools the Selby District Sports Team have put together a series of personal challenges. These challenges can be completed in school and at home. The challenges use little or no equipment and are all about persevering to achieve the best score you, as an individual can. 

A new challenge will be released each week and will be posted here on the website. All of the instructions for each task are on the video below. If you would like to enter your score please complete the attached form and submit it by the competition closing date.

 

Competition One- Catch and Clap- 9th-15th November 2020

Competition Two- Around the World- 16th-22nd November 2020

Competition Three- Hold that Balance- 23rd- 30th November 2020

Competition Four- Standing Long Jump- 30th November- 6th December 2020

Competition Five- Hip Hop Challenge- 7th December- 14th December 2020

 

'Active Advent'  Open a different activity to complete throughout December!

 

 

 

 

30TH JANUARY 2020 KS1 DODGEBALL FESTIVAL

On Thursday 30th January a team of 10 Year 1 and 2 children attended the KS1 Dodgeball Festival at Sherburn High School. The children had a brilliant time and all enjoyed having the chance to represent school in a sports competition. The team played many games and scored well. Well done to everyone who took part.

 

 

16TH JANUARY 2020 KS1 SPORTS HALL ATHLETICS FESTIVAL

On Thursday 16th January a team of 10 Year 1 and 2 children attended the KS1 Sports Hall Athletics Festival at Sherburn High School. The children competed in a series of events and all had a lovely afternoon. Well done to everyone who took part.

6TH DECEMBER 2019 YEAR 5&6 SPORTS HALL ATHLETICS FESTIVAL

On Friday 6th December a team of Year 5 children attended the Year 5&6 Sports Hall Athletics Festival at Sherburn High School. The children competed in a series of events including throwing, running and jumping based activities. We came 5th overall. A big well done to all of the children who attended!

 

21ST NOVEMBER 2019 YEAR 5&6 SWIMMING FESTIVAL

On Thursday 21st November a team of Year 5 children attended the Year 5&6 Swimming Festival at Tadcaster Swimmig Pool. The children competed in 6 races including butterfly, freestyle, and relay. The children worked really hard and gave great encouragement to each other. A big well done to all of the children who attended.

 

14TH NOVEMBER 2019 YEAR 4 HOCKEY FESTIVAL

A team of Y4 children Alexa Murray, Harvey Targett, Maya Foreman, Jade Crawford, Emma Brown, James Kirkham, Zak Halloran took part in the local hockey tournament this week at Sherburn High School. We are really proud of the children who came 2nd in the tournament. Well done.

17TH OCTOBER 2019 YEAR 5&6 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

A very big well done to our Year 5 boys Archie Butler, Will Parks, Benedict Brogan, Aaron Hudson, Finlay Cronshaw, Cameron Stewart, Bailey Burton and Lucas Duffill who took part in the local schools 6 Aside on Thursday afternoon. There were nine teams in all, the boys won their pool and went into the final with Kirk Fenton. The match was very exciting and competitive. Kirk Fenton won the final 2-0. A great effort by Athelstan.

 

9TH OCTOBER 2019 - CROSS COUNTRY LEVEL 2 COMPETITION

Three of our Y5 boys, Lucas Duffill, Aaron Hudson, and TJ Wood took part in the district cross country event this week having qualified following their success at Sherburn High School. We are delighted to say that Aaron came 1st, Lucas 2nd and TJ 17th. Aaron and Lucas will now progress to the next round of competition which will be held at Dalby Forest. Mrs Sampsonwas especially impressed with the boys’ encouragement and support of other competitors.

 

3RD OCTOBER KS1 BEANBAG ROUNDER’S FESTIVAL

On Thursday 3rd October a team of KS1 children attended the KS1 Beanbag Rounders Festival at Kirk Fenton Primary School. For many of the children this was their first sports competition. The afternoon was made even better as they won both games they played. Super work, well done!

 

19TH SEPTEMBER KS2 CROSS COUNTRY PRE-QUALIFIERS

On Thursday 19th September a team of Year 5 children attended the KS2 Cross Country Pre-Qualifiers event at Sherburn High School. The children had to run 1,200 metres around the school field. All children tried their best and enjoyed the afternoon. Lucas Duffill, Aaron Hudson and TJ Wood came in the top 8. These three boys will take part in the next round at Selby College on Wednesday 9th October. We wish them the best of luck!

 

12TH SEPTEMBER MULTISKILLS FESTIVAL KELLINGTON

On Thursday 12th September a team of Year 3 children attended the Year 3&4 Multiskills Festival at Kellington Primary School. The children had a lovely afternoon taking part in a variety of activities including; beanbag throwing, dribbling and parachute.  Well done to all who took part.

27TH JUNE KS1 MULTISKILLS FESTIVAL

On Thursday 27th  June a team of Year 1 children attended the KS1 Muktiskills Festival at Kellington Primary School. The children had a lovely afternoon taking part in a range of multiskills sports activities. Well done to all who took part.

13TH JUNE 2019 DODGEBALL FESTIVAL

On Thursday 13th  June a team of Year 5 children attended the KS2 Dodgeball Fun Festival at Sherburn Hungate Primary School. The children had an enjoyable afternoon competing against a number of other schools. Well done to all who took part.

23RD MAY 2019 KWIK CRICKET FESTIVAL

On Thursday 23th May a team of Year 5 children attended the Year 5&6 Kwik Cricket Festival at Church Fenton Cricket Club. The children had a lovely day competing in a number of games against stiff competition.  Well done to all who took part.

 

11TH APRIL 2019 TAG RUGBY FESTIVAL

On Thursday 11th April a team of Year 5 children attended the Year 5&6 Tag Rugby Festival at Kellington Primary School. The children had a fun afternoon competing against a number of schools. Well done to all who played.

 

 

28TH MARCH 2019 SWIMMING FESTIVAL

 On Thursday 28th  March a team of Year 5 children attended the Year 5&6 Swimming Festival at Tadcaster Swimming Pool. The children had an enjoyable afternoon taking part in several races incluidng; breast stroke, back stroke, freestyle, butterfly and relays. Well done to all who took part.

 

 

21ST MARCH 2019 YEAR 5&6 HIGH 5'S NETBALL FESTIVAL

 On Thursday 21st  March a team of Year 5 children attended the Year 5&6 High 5's Netball Festival at Sherburn High School. The team played well against some stiff comeptition. Well done to all who took part.

 

14TH MARCH 2019 KS2 BASKETBALL FESTIVAL

On Thursday 14th March a team of Year 4 children attended the KS2 Basketball Festival at Monk Fryston Primary School. The children all played well against tough competition. A bigh well done all who took part.
 

21ST FEBRUARY 2019 GIRLS FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

On Thursday 21st  February a team of Year 5 children attended the Year 5&6 Football Tournament at Sherburn Hungate Primary School. The children had an enjoyable afternoon competing against a number of other schools. Well done to all the girls who took part. 

7TH FEBRUARY 2019 KS1 DODGEBALL FUN FESTIVAL

On Thursday 7th  February a team of Year 2 children attended the KS1 Dodgeball Fun Festival at Sherburn Hungate Primary School. The children had an enjoyable afternoon competing against 5 other schools. The team won 3 matches, drew 1 and lost 1, coming 2nd overall. Well done to all who took part.

4TH FEBRUARY 2019 DISTRICT CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

Following the qualifiers, four Year 3 & 4 Boys made it through to todays District Cross Country Championships at Selby High School. Each of the boys ran 1,200 metres in their fastest possible time. The boys did a fantastic job showing great athletic ability! Harvey Targett came 5th, Aaron Hudson 6th, Finlay Cronshaw 8th making it through to the Cross Country Final at Dalby Forest! Well done to Sebastian Wraith-Lobley who just missed out on qualifying.

22ND NOVEMBER KS1 CROSS COUNTRY FESTIVAL

On Thursday 22nd November a team of Year 1 children attended the KS1 Cross Country Event at South Milford Primary School. The children all enjoyed themselves, and for some it was their first competitive school sport event. All children did well, running as fast as they could. We are pleased to announce that Max Hudson came 2nd in the Year 1 boys race. Well done for your brilliant effort!

15TH NOVEMBER YEAR 3&4 QUICK STICKS HOCKEY FESTIVAL

On Thursday 15th November a team of 6 Year 4's attended the Quick Sticks Hockey Festival at Kirk Fenton Primary School. The children worked and communicated well as a team putting in a good performance in their three matches. Athelstan's Hockey Team finished in 3rd position in their pool. Well done boys and girls!

8TH NOVEMBER 2018 - KS2 SPORTS HALL ATHLETICS FESTIVAL

On Thursday 8th November a team of Year 5 and 6 children attended the Sports Hall Athletcis Festival at Sherburn High School. The children did very well, all trying hard in a number of athletic activities including both jumping and running events. 
Athelstan finished in an overall position of 6th. Fantastic effort from all, well done!

18TH OCTOBER 2018 - YEAR 3&4 PRE QUALIFIER CROSS COUNTRY FESTIVAL

On Thursday 18th October a team of Year 3 and 4 children attended the Cross Country Event at Sherburn High School. The children did very well, all trying hard to run the distance in the fastest time possible. We are pleased to announce that we have several children who have made it through to the next round of the competition. Harvey came 2nd in the Year 3 Boys race, Aaron came 3rd in the Year 4 Boys race, Finlay came 6th and Sebastian came 7th. The top 8 runners from each race qualified.

11TH OCTOBER 2018 - KS1 BEANBAG ROUNDERS FESTIVAL

On Thursday 11th October a team of our KS1 children attended the Beanbag Rounders festival at Kirk Fenton Primary School. The children had a great time learning a new sport and managed to come 2nd place overall. Well done! 

27TH SEPTEMBER 2018 - YEAR 5 & 6 BOYS FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

Nine Year 5 & 6 boys represented the school in the Sherburn Cluster Boys football tournament at Sherburn High School. All the boys had the opportunity to play a full match and really enjoyed their time on the pitch. The team played well and did Athelstan proud by coming 4th out of 7 teams. Well done boys!

The results were as follows:
Fixture 1: Athelstan 1 – 0 Barkston Ash
Fixture 2: Athelstan 1 – 4 Saxton
Fixture 3: Athelstan 0 – 1 Monk Fryston
Overall Result: 4th out of 7 teams
 

INTER SCHOOL COMPETITIONS 2018-2019

This year we will be taking part in the Sherburn Cluster inter school competitions. There are a variety of events on the calendar and we are planning to attend as many as we possibly can. The competitions will allow all year groups from Year 1 upwards the opportunity to participate in a variety of sports. This page will be kept up to date with all competition news. Be sure to check back soon.

 

INTER SCHOOL COMPETITION

Inter School Competitions 2017-2018

 

We continue to remain in the Tadcaster cluster of schools inter school competitions. The calendar is more extensive than ever before. We look forward to another successful year providing more opportunities for our children to experience competitive sport in a friendly, fun and supportive environment. Keep a look out for what we have done. 

 

Monday 9th October 2017

We took part in our first competition of the year and what a great start we had! We attended the Cross Country festival at Tadcaster Grammar School where we had 28 of our children in Years 3-6 attending. The children were a credit to the school. Their sportsmanship and behaviour was superb. All of the children taking part tried their very best and didnt give up no matter what. A huge well done to Lacey Bartley who despite being injured during the race was determined to finish the race. Another huge congratulations goes to Finlay Cronshaw who came first in the Year 3 boys race and qualifies for the next round of competitions. We also have  Sebastian Wraith Lobley, Joshua Clements and Hollie Gaddas who are all through to the next stage. Well done! 

 

Monday 16th October 2017

Mrs Whelerton took 2 teams of Year 3/4 children to a 5 a side football tournament at Tadcaster Grammar School. The children were playing against schools within the Tadcaster Cluster. All of the children had an equal amount of time on the pitch and they all loved every minute. Mrs Whelerton reported that the children tried their very best and did our school proud. She felt at times luck just wasn't on our side! The results were as follows:

Team A-

Fixture 1- Appleton Roebuck V Athelstan- 6-1

Fixture 2- Riverside V Athelstan- 1-0

Fixture 3- Athelstan V St Joseph's 6-0

Overall Team A came 3rd out of 4 Schools.

Team B

Appleton Roebuck V Athelstan 1-9

Riverside V Athelstan 6-0

St Joseph's V Riverside 2-6

Overall Team B came 2nd 

 

Thursday 2nd November 2017

 We attended the Sports Hall Athletics competition at Sherburn High School with a team of Year 5 and 6 children. The children tried their very best against 4 other schools. The children participated in a range of activites from Obstacle Relay, Vertical Jump, Speed Bounce,Chest Push, Javelin and Standing Long Jump to name but a few. Our school came 3rd Overall. Well done everyone!

 

Monday 20th November 2017

A team of 8 children in Year's 5 and 6 attended a Basketball tournament at Tadcaster Grammar School. Mr Tucker reported that the children played fantastically well and put in to practise the skills they had learnt throughout the half term in PE. The children managed to win all of the matches that they played. Well done!!

 

Thursday 30th November 2017

8 Year 2 children attended the KS1 Basketball Festival at Kellington Primary School. The children took part in a series of basketball skills before embarking on a match. The children played fantastically well, taking it in turns to play in the games as well as umpire. The children won all of their 4 matches! We were so proud of them.

 

Monday 4th December 2017

3 of our Year 3 boys and 1 of our Year 4 girls competed in the Selby Districtcross country final at Tadcaster Grammar School. All of the children gave it everything they had, making us feel so proud. Sebastian, Finlay and Joshua managed to secure a place at the North Yorkshire Sport Final at Dalby Forest in February. We wish them the very best of luck and can not wait to see how they do. 

 

Tuesday 16th January 2018

Miss Pugh took 8 of our KS2 children to the Tadcaster Cluster Swimming Festival at Tadcaster Swimming Pool. The children competed against 5 other schools in a series of races including breaststroke, backstroke, freestyle, butterfly and relay. The children had a great time and tried their very best despite some tough competition. We came 6th overall.

 

Monday 5th february 2018

Mr Ivel took a team of 10 children to the Tag Rugby competition at Tadcaster Grammar School.The children competed against 5 other schools. We manged to beat Appleton Roebuck 3-2, we drew 1-1 with St Joseph's and 4-4 with Riverside but were beaten 5-1 by Tockwith and 4-1 by Tadcaster East. We can 4th overall. The children tried their best and had a great team spirit. 

 

Monday 5th March 2018

Mrs Whelerton took a team of 7 to the Girls Football competition at Tadcaster Grammar School. The children competed against 5 other schools. The girls did a fantastic job, working so hard as a team. This determination paid off as we came 2nd overall in the competition.

 

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Mrs Sampson took a team of 8 Year 3 and Year 4 children to a Mini Tennis Tournament at Tadcaster Grammar School. The children played really well and after adding together the points scored in all of the games we were the winning school! We are through to the final at Ricall Tennis Club on Wednesday 13th June. 

Inter School Competition

Inter School Competitions 2017-2018

 

We continue to remain in the Tadcaster cluster of schools inter school competitions. The calendar is more extensive than ever before. We look forward to another successful year providing more opportunities for our children to experience competitive sport in a friendly, fun and supportive environment. Keep a look out for what we have done. 

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Monday 9th October 2017

We took part in our first competition of the year and what a great start we had! We attended the Cross Country festival at Tadcaster Grammar School where we had 28 of our children in Years 3-6 attending. The children were a credit to the school. Their sportsmanship and behaviour was superb. All of the children taking part tried their very best and didnt give up no matter what. A huge well done to Lacey Bartley who despite being injured during the race was determined to finish the race. Another huge congratulations goes to Finlay Cronshaw who came first in the Year 3 boys race and qualifies for the next round of competitions. We also have  Sebastian Wraith Lobley, Joshua Clements and Hollie Gaddas who are all through to the next stage. Well done! 

Monday 16th October 2017

Mrs Whelerton took 2 teams of Year 3/4 children to a 5 a side football tournament at Tadcaster Grammar School. The children were playing against schools within the Tadcaster Cluster. All of the children had an equal amount of time on the pitch and they all loved every minute. Mrs Whelerton reported that the children tried their very best and did our school proud. She felt at times luck just wasn't on our side! The results were as follows:

Team A-

Fixture 1- Appleton Roebuck V Athelstan- 6-1

Fixture 2- Riverside V Athelstan- 1-0

Fixture 3- Athelstan V St Joseph's 6-0

Overall Team A came 3rd out of 4 Schools.

Team B

Appleton Roebuck V Athelstan 1-9

Riverside V Athelstan 6-0

St Joseph's V Riverside 2-6

Overall Team B came 2nd 

Thursday 2nd November 2017

 We attended the Sports Hall Athletics competition at Sherburn High School with a team of Year 5 and 6 children. The children tried their very best against 4 other schools. The children participated in a range of activites from Obstacle Relay, Vertical Jump, Speed Bounce,Chest Push, Javelin and Standing Long Jump to name but a few. Our school came 3rd Overall. Well done everyone!

Monday 20th November 2017

A team of 8 children in Year's 5 and 6 attended a Basketball tournament at Tadcaster Grammar School. Mr Tucker reported that the children played fantastically well and put in to practise the skills they had learnt throughout the half term in PE. The children managed to win all of the matches that they played. Well done!!

Thursday 30th November 2017

8 Year 2 children attended the KS1 Basketball Festival at Kellington Primary School. The children took part in a series of basketball skills before embarking on a match. The children played fantastically well, taking it in turns to play in the games as well as umpire. The children won all of their 4 matches! We were so proud of them.

Monday 4th December 2017

3 of our Year 3 boys and 1 of our Year 4 girls competed in the Selby Districtcross country final at Tadcaster Grammar School. All of the children gave it everything they had, making us feel so proud. Sebastian, Finlay and Joshua managed to secure a place at the North Yorkshire Sport Final at Dalby Forest in February. We wish them the very best of luck and can not wait to see how they do. 

Tuesday 16th January 2018

Miss Pugh took 8 of our KS2 children to the Tadcaster Cluster Swimming Festival at Tadcaster Swimming Pool. The children competed against 5 other schools in a series of races including breaststroke, backstroke, freestyle, butterfly and relay. The children had a great time and tried their very best despite some tough competition. We came 6th overall.

Monday 5th february 2018

Mr Ivel took a team of 10 children to the Tag Rugby competition at Tadcaster Grammar School.The children competed against 5 other schools. We manged to beat Appleton Roebuck 3-2, we drew 1-1 with St Joseph's and 4-4 with Riverside but were beaten 5-1 by Tockwith and 4-1 by Tadcaster East. We can 4th overall. The children tried their best and had a great team spirit. 

Monday 5th March 2018

Mrs Whelerton took a team of 7 to the Girls Football competition at Tadcaster Grammar School. The children competed against 5 other schools. The girls did a fantastic job, working so hard as a team. This determination paid off as we came 2nd overall in the competition.

Wednesday 23rd May 2018

Mrs Sampson took a team of 8 Year 3 and Year 4 children to a Mini Tennis Tournament at Tadcaster Grammar School. The children played really well and after adding together the points scored in all of the games we were the winning school! We are through to the final at Ricall Tennis Club on Wednesday 13th June. 

 

 

 

 

Inter School Competition 2016-2017

 

The sporting calendar this year is once again full with a wide range of sporting opportunities available to our children at Athelstan. We are moving into our second year as part of the Tadcaster Cluster of schools. We are grateful to Craig Whish who organises our events, mainly at Tadcaster Grammar School. We are hoping to participate in as many of the competitions on offer as we can and hope to better our success from our previous year.  Keep a look out on the website and in school newletters to see how we do!

Monday 17th October 2016-  A selection of our Year 3 and 4 children took part in a 6 a side tournament at Tadcaster Grammar School. Mrs Whelerton reported that all children in both the boys and girls team were a credit to our school. They had a great time. Thank you to staff, parents and children that attended.

Thursday 3rd November 2016- The Year 5/6 children tried really hard at the Sports Hall Athletics tournement at Sherburn High. They competed in various different events against 6 schools in the Tadcaster Cluster. Mr Tucker was proud of the children's performaces. Well done everyone.

Monday 7th November 2016- The Year 1 and 2 children took part in the dance festival at Tadcaster Leisure Centre. They learnt and performed dance moves to Taylor Swift's 'Shake it off' song. The children were taught by the Year 7 and 8 young leaders from Tadcaster Grammar School. Miss McCrea reported that the pupils from our school responded really well to the direction of the young leaders and told me that they all had lots of fun. A big thank you to Mrs Webster for attending this event. We couldn't have attended without your help.

Wednesday 16th November 2016- A selection of children from Years 3-6 took part in the Level 2 cross country event at Tadacster Grammar School. A girl and boy from each year group had the opportunity to compete against 50-60 children in each race. Our children tried their very best. They were all exhausted after running the course but all maintaned a huge smile on their face. They cheered each other on and were all keen to see how each of them had done in their individual race. Well done everyone. Thank you to Mrs Selby who braved the wind and cold to help to support the children.

Thursday 8th December 2016- A selection of 8 children from Years 3--6 represented our school at the Tadcaster Cluster Swimming Gala at Tadcaster Swimming Pool. We competed against 5 other schools in a series of races comprising of individual and team events. The children used a range of stroke including breast stroke, front crawl, freestyle backstroke and butterfly. Despite lots of nerves the children tried their very best against some stiiff competition. Overall our children came in 6th place.

Monday 30th January 2017- 12 of our Year 5 children took part in the Tag Rugby Festival at Tadcaster Grammar School. The chidren had the opportunity to put into practise their Tag Rugby skills. Adam Palmer said the children who attended the competition were a credit to our school and all tried really hard in their matches.

Monday 6th February 2017- 30 of our KS1 and 2 children took part in a dance festival at Tadcaster Grammar School. Five schools came to the event to perform their own dance routines for the other schools. The children made up the routines along with Miss McCrea. At the end of the afternoon the children were then taught a new routine by some of the high school students. They then perfomed this as a flash mob.

Monday 20th March 2017- 30 KS1 children attended the Multi Skills Athletics event. Mrs Whitehead reported that the competition was very well organised by the students and staff at Tadcaster Grammar school. The children had a great time experiencing diifferent athletic based activities.

On Wednesday 5th April 2017- Oscar and Thomas took part in the Swimming Panathlon at Queen Ethelbergs School in Escrick. The boys took part in a number of races, we worked as part of a team with another school from the York area. The boys did brilliantly and our team managed to come 2nd overall! We also got to meet a  GB paralympian Swimmer! We had a fantastic day out and the boys were buzzing when they came back to school.

Thursday 27th April 2017- 14 Year 3 and 4 children competed in a Quicksticks Hockey Tournament at Tadcaster Grammar School. The children competed in two teams- A and B. The A Team lost 4-1 to Tockwith school but had a 4-2 Victory over Riverside. Overall we came 2nd, just missing out on a place in the level 2 finals. The children played remarkably well. Well done to all of the children that attended.

We would just like to say a huge well done the girls football team who represented our school at Selby College on Wednesday 17th May. The girls played remarkably well and managed to reach 3rd Place overall. The girls played well as a team and demonstrated lots of determination despite the miserable weather.

On Monday 19th June Mrs Whitehead took 20 KS1 children to the Athletics Multi skills event at Tadcaster Grammar School. The children had a great time and tried their very best in all the activities that were provided.

On Monday 17th July Mrs Barber took 15 children in Years 3 and 4 to the Ainsty Sport event at Tadacster Grammar School. The children took part in track and field events. The children were a credit to our school and tried their very best. Well done to everyone that went!

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