Monthly Archives: January 2017

Crystal Palace FC Premier League Schools Tournament Winners!

Today, some of the Year 6 Boys’ Football Team took part in the Crystal Palace FC Premier League 6 a-side U11 Tournament at Carshalton Boys Sports College.

The competition started with a group stage of three groups and a total of 15 teams taking part.

Group Stage

Avenue 1  V  1 Barrow Hedges

St Cecilia’s 0 V 1 Avenue

Avenue 0 V 2 Cheam Common

Avenue 3 V 0 Rushy Meadow

As a result Avenue finished second in the group with 7 points and qualified for the Quarter Finals.

Quarter Final: Avenue 1 V 0 Dorchester (After Extra Time)

Semi Final: Avenue 2 V 0 Barrow Hedges

Final: Avenue 2 V 0 Westbourne

As a result of winning the borough event, the team will play in a Crystal Palace FC Play-Off against other borough winners at Kent County Cricket Club on Wednesday 8th March. The winners of that will progress to the National Final hosted at Stamford Bridge Football Ground. Well done boys!

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Football – Boys’ League Match V Cheam Park Farm

Yesterday, the Year 6 boys’ team played away in the league against Cheam Park Farm. The team put in their best performance of the season so far, with some lovely passing football. This was really impressive as the playing surface was very slippery. With goals scored by – James x 2, Harvey and Jonathan. The final score was Cheam Park Farm 0 v 4 Avenue. Player of the Match – Jonathan. Well done boys!

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Borough Indoor Athletics Finals

On January 11th, children from Year 5 & 6 took part  in the heats of the Borough Indoor Athletics at Overton Grange. There was three heats at different venues and the top two schools from each heat qualified for the Finals. The best two third place schools also qualified for the finals.

After an impressive performance in a very competitive heat we found out that we qualified for the finals. On 24th January the Finals took place at Wallington High. The team first took part in the field events – soft javelin, speed bounce, chest throw, long jump, triple jump and vertical jump. After that it was the track events, with some excellent races. All the children who took part really tired their best and they supported their team mates.

When the results were announced Avenue came fifth, which is a great achievement. Well done to everyone involved!

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Kwik Cricket Festival

Yesterday we took some of our less experienced cricketers to a beginners cricket tournament. The children did some cricket drills and then played against four other schools in a diamond cricket tournament. The children showed great attitude and enthusiasm throughout and are now all very interested in joining the school cricket club! We had a fantastic afternoon!

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Super Swimmers!

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Congratulations to Emily and Donna in Year 5, who won a very impressive amount of medals, trophies and shields at the SASC Swimming Club Championships.

Donna won gold in the backstroke and had many silver and bronze medals for other events. Emily won 8 golds and was awarded a shield for most improved junior. Well done girls!

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