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  • February 13, 2018 10:07 AM

    St Johns take top 2 spots in Belper cluster Table Tennis competition!

    Over 40 students descended on Belper Leisure Centre to battle it out to be crowned team Table Tennis champions for the Belper cluster!
    Games were played in a singles format with boys playing against boys and girls playing against girls with the players in each category being given a score between 11 and 1 depending on their number of wins
    Teams were made up of 4 players with the results from each game with the team with the most points at the end of the evening being declared the champions!

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    February 09, 2018 12:05 PM

    Ironville & Codnor Park become Y3/4 Dodgeball Champions!

    In a chaotic, frenetic, deafening Alfreton cluster Y3/4 Dodgeball competition it was Ironville Primary who held their nerve to claim the title!
    Sixteen teams battled it out to become kings of Dodgeball in Alfreton with those teams split into two, 8 team leagues with each school playing eachother once
    After that the top 2 from each group progressed to the semi-finals and then a subsequent final which saw Ironville overcome Leys Jr A

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  • February 09, 2018 11:48 AM

    South Wingfield Primary take home Boccia trophy!

    Fourteen teams battled it out over 5 courts all attempting to get their hands on our KS2 Boccia title for 2017/18!
    In teams of 3 students were tasked with rolling, throwing or launching their boccia balls and get them as close to the 'jack' as possible to claim points for their team!
    The games can thick and fast for the pupils who coped brilliantly with playing against different teams on varying courts!
    The teams were split into 3 groups, with the winner of each group progressing to the 'Champions group' to battle it out for the top prize!

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    February 08, 2018 10:16 AM

    Howitt Primary come out on top in Y3/4 Dodgeball competition!

    After a dramatic final game it was Howitt Primary who came out on top in the Heanor cluster Y3/4 Dodgeball competition!
    Twelve teams took part in the event with two groups of six teams playing out before a further 6 team playoff round for every school resulting in a frenetic evening of dodgeball!
    In group A it was Howitt Primary who dominated winning each of their 5 games to win the group ahead of Codnor A in 2nd and Mundy Jr A in 3rd place meaning Coppice Primary, Langley Mill Jr and Loscoe Primary B would advance to the second playoff round

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    February 06, 2018 01:31 PM

    Long Row Primary clinch Y3/4 Dodgeball title!

    A phenomenal thirteen schools were in attendance at Belper cluster's Y3/4 Dodgeball competition on Monday evening!
    Players were attempting to knock out all of the other team within the 3 minute time period, after that time the team with the most players remaining were declared the winners!
    The 13 teams were split into two groups of 6 and 7 with the top 2 in each group progressing to the championship round, the middle 4 teams playing off to decide placings and the bottom 5 placed teams doing the same

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  • January 24, 2018 10:51 AM

    Curzon Primary clinch Y5/6 Girls Futsal title!

    After a hectic competition which saw five teams compete brilliantly it was Curzon Primary who came out on top in the first Y5/6 Girls Futsal competiton
    The five teams played eachother twice resulting in almost an hour of non-stop futsal for every team, the amount of playing time definitely had a positive impact on the performances with each team improving imeasurably as the games went on!
    Curzon made a strong start to the competition overcoming a strong Loscoe side 2-1 in the first game and then didnt lose a game until their penultimate one against Horsley Primary

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  • January 23, 2018 10:36 AM

    Mundy Junior and St Johns victorious in Y5/6 Boys Futsal cluster competitions

    After an evening of futsal which saw northern and southern area competitions played out it was Mundy Junior and St Johns Belper who came out on top
    In the northern area competition at Alfreton Leisure Centre, Mundy overcame a strong Riddings Junior side in a tough opening game and then went through the gears to clinch the title
    Riddings Junior kept pace admirably winning their remaining games to edge Heage Primary into 3rd place, Codnor Primary picked up two good wins to take 4th place ahead of 5th placed Leys Junior and 6th placed Ironville Primary

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  • January 17, 2018 10:04 AM

    Fritchley Primary clinch Small Schools Boys Futsal title!

    Seven schools battled it out to claim the Small Schools Boys Futsal title on Tuesday evening with some outstanding attacking, excellent defending and impressive teamwork on show!
    The seven teams were able to play eachother once each in an overall league with the team sitting at the top of the league at the end crowned the champions!

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  • January 11, 2018 11:14 AM

    St John's clinch Y5/6 Basketball Borough title!

    The best eight schools in Amber Valley descended on Aldercar High School for the 2017-18 Borough Baskertball finals
    The schools in attendance earnt their place at the finals through fantastic performances in their respective cluster competitions in Belper, Heanor and Alfreton as well as the small schools event
    These eight schools were then split into two groups of 4 with the aim being to finish inside the top 2 places to have a chance to progress to the overall final

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    December 14, 2017 03:21 PM

    Term 1 Champion Schools standings revealed!

    Congratulations to every single student who has taken part in any of the 27 competitions and events in 2017-18 to date! Not to mention a huge thankyou to all the staff, parents and sports leaders who have made these events possible from September through to December!
    As part of the Amber Valley Champion Schools award each competing team earns 50 points for their school with bonus points on offer to those teams who manage to come within the top 3 places at each event!

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