Sports News

Spring 2021
Cornwall Virtual School Games
 
The half term culminated in the latest Cornwall Virtual School Games which was entered by over 7000 children from over 100 schools in Cornwall and where Newlyn School performed remarkably well and achieved the following results in the “Making up the Miles” event:
 
Year 1 - Bronze Medal
Year 2 - Gold Medal
Year 3 - Bronze Medal
Year 4 - Bronze Medal
Year 5 - Gold Medal
 
Congratulations to everyone who entered the events.
Autumn 2020
Competitions
This year we will be entering a series of "Virtual Competitions" competing against schools from across the whole of Cornwall. There will be an opportunity for all Junior Children to compete for the School both with and against each other and against other schools. We will be competing as Year Groups in some of our regular PE lessons. The calendar of events can be seen below - starting with Sports Hall Athletics and Cross Country this half term.
Virtual Games Cross Country
The whole school have been competing in a series of Virtual Cross Country Races against other schools in the Penwith area and across the whole of Cornwall. Years  1 and 2 have completed a 400m relay while the Junior children have raced in a 1200m relay. Well done to everybody who competed.
 
Their finishing times were as follows:
 
Year 1 Girls - 2 min 35 secs
 
Year 2 Boys (1) - 2 mins 35 secs
           Boys (2) - 2 mins 37 secs
           Girls (1) - 2 mins 36 secs
           Girls (2) - 2 mins 36 secs
 
Year 3 Boys (1) - 7 mins 03 secs
           Boys (2) - 7 mins 55 secs
           Girls - 6 mins 37 secs
 
Year 4 Boys (1) - 7 mins 21 secs
           Boys (2) - 7 mins 17 secs
           Girls (1) - 6 mins 24 secs
           Girls (2) - 7 mins 11 secs
           Girls (3) - 7 mins 38 secs
 
Year 5 Boys (1) - 5 mins 48 secs
           Boys (2) - 7 mins 24 secs
           Boys (3) - 9 mins 59 secs
           Girls (1) - 6 mins 51 secs
           Girls (2) - 9 mins 21 secs
           Girls (3) - 10 mins 25 secs
 
Year 6 Boys (1) - 5 mins 12 secs
           Boys (2) - 6 mins 17 secs
           Girls - 6 mins 03 secs
Summer 2020
2020 Cornwall Virtual School Games
2020 Cornwall VSG
 
Not sure what to say about this!!!!

2020 Cornwall VSG
 
A great start to the Games with the Year 6 children completing the Speed Bounce Activity as part of the Athletics Challenges.
2020 Cornwall VSG
 
Day 1 of the Making Up the Miles Challenge and the Year 6 children completed a massive 18 miles between them - that's 126 laps of the school field.
2020 Cornwall VSG
 
The Year 6 Dance entry, inspired by Just Dance, adapted by the children.

2020 Cornwall VSG
 
Year 6 children performing their Gymnastics routine for the competition.
Topya! Sports Active App
 
Check out Aria's Bottle Bowling Challenge which she submitted to the Topya! App as part of her daily challenges and was selected to be included on the App and on the "Your School Games" facebook page - Well Done Aria

Spring 2020
Penwith Swimming Galas
The School competed in both the Year 3/4 and the Year 5/6 Swimming Galas with some fantastic performances all round. Aria made the Y3 25m Freestyle Final and came away with a Bronze Medal. The Year 5/6 swimmers made 7 finals between them with medals going to Beau (Bronze 25m Backcrawl), Freddie (Silver 25m Breaststroke), Zoe (Bronze 25m Breaststroke and a Gold Medal to the Y6 Boys Freestyle Relay (Perran, Ben, Harry) 
Well done to all the swimmers on some fantastic performances.
Penwith Hockey League
Congratulations to the whole team who attended their final round of the Hockey League, winning all of their remaining games, finishing as overall Champions with a perfect record and without conceding a single goal throughout - awesome!!!
Penwith High 5 League
Massive congratulations to the High 5 team who made it through to the Plate Competition, winning all of the games and taking the Plate Trophy in a thrilling Final which went down to overtime and a Golden Goal - awesome result.
Girls Active Festival
The Girls Active Sports Leaders along with some Year 4 girls attended the Girls Active Sports Festival at Penwith College. They took part in a series of team building activities designed to test their communication and leadership skills. They also put together a warm up routine which can be used back at school in the Girls Active Club.