2018/19 WAS A PHENOMENAL YEAR FOR PURBROOK JUNIOR SCHOOL! WE FAR SURPASSED PREVIOUS YEARS WITH OUR SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS WITH MEDALS AND TROPHIES FOR THE FOLLOWING SPORTS:
CROSS COUNTRY –
At the end of the Cross Country season last year we were thrilled to have the following results: GIRLS BOYS
Havant & Waterlooville Schools League 1ST 1ST
SE Hants League 1ST 3RD
In September, the football league matches commenced . Our Yr 6 ‘A’ Team were placed in runner up position in the league, receiving silver medals, despite not losing a match! The ‘B’ team finishing 4th in the silver league and the ‘C’ team were thrilled to finish 2nd in the Bronze league.
The boys played extremely well last year, with some very convincing wins, progressing the to the final. The final took place at the Front Lawn Recreation Ground. It was a very even match but we finished triumphant, retaining the cup for the 2nd year!
HANTS SCHOOLS 7’S:
Both our U10’s and U11’s played in an area tournament at Wide Lane in Southampton after both winning their local leagues the previous year. Both teams performed exceptionally well with the U10’s finishing 2nd and the U11’s 4th.
We entered a team in the EFL Cup last year, which took place at ROKO in Portsmouth. After a shaky start we finally got used to playing on the small, enclosed pitches and were thrilled to win the final. We represented the area in a Regionals tournament at Oxford United in March, finishing 2nd in our group.
YEAR 3/4 TOURNAMENT:
Entering a young team in the Yr 3/4 Tournament, we were hopeful of good results. We were thrilled to be awarded Gold medals – talent for the future!
PRIMARY STARS TOURNAMENT:
This Tournament took part at Fratton Park. We had some tough matches but ultimately won the final, receiving Gold medals.
ULTIMATE FRISBEE –
Three teams from Purbrook took part in an Ultimate Frisbee competition this week, hosted by Springwood School. We played really well with two teams receiving silver medals for finishing second in their leagues and the third placing fourth.
Two teams into the local Hockey tournaments to gain experience. Both teams gained in strength and ability and we hope to have a strong squad for future years. We played in the Portsmouth League in the New Year, finishing 3rd.
We entered two teams into the Havant & Waterlooville school Basketball league this year. Our ‘B’ team was a much younger squad and despite not placing this year, will be our talent of the future. Our ‘A’ team dominated the league this year, securing a place in the Hampshire School Games in the summer by finishing top of the league. They also won the Portsmouth league. At The Hampshire Games they were placed 2nd, with a difference of just one point, in the final.
We entered 3 teams in the Havant & Waterlooville School Badminton Tournament and were pleased to win the final receiving Gold medals. The winning pair represented the area in the Hampshire finals.
INDOOR ATHLETICS –
After winning the local Indoor Athletics competition, we represented Havant Schools at the County Finals, finishing 4th.
QUAD KIDS ATHLETICS –
This year both our Yr 3/4 and Yr 5/6 teams finished triumphant at our local Quad Kids Competition, both being awarded Gold medals. Our Yr 5/6 team represented Havant Schools at the Hampshire Games, finishing 4th.
SE HANTS ATHLETICS – Mountbatten:
The Mountbatten Centre SE Hants Athletic Meeting is the pinnacle of the Athletics season. Last year we excelled with the following trophies –
YR 3/4 GIRLS – 3RD
YR 3/4 BOYS – 1ST
YR 5/6 GIRLS – 1ST
YR 5/6 BOYS – 1ST
OVERALL POSITION – 1ST
We also had medals awarded to many of our team members for their individual performances.
TAG RUGBY –
We entered 2 teams for each age group in the Tag Rugby League. The Yr 3/4 teams finished 1st in the Gold League and 3rd in the Silver League and the Yr 5/6 teams finished 2nd in the Gold League and 1st in the Silver League.
New Age Kurling –
Following success at a local SEN Tournament, we represented Havant Schools at the Hampshire Games. At the end of the day, we finished 3rd, receiving Bronze medals.