Search

Ardleigh Green pupils make it six of the best at Havering Sportshall Athletics event

PUBLISHED: 10:00 08 December 2017

Ardleigh Green Juniors won the Havering Sportshall Athletics Championships for a sixth year in a row

Ardleigh Green Juniors won the Havering Sportshall Athletics Championships for a sixth year in a row

Archant

Ardleigh Green Juniors were the big winners at the Havering Sportshall Athletics event as they won for the sixth year in a row.

Action from the Havering Sportshall Athletics Championships Action from the Havering Sportshall Athletics Championships

The school won the year five and six competition last Wednesday, then also claimed the year three and four honours the next day.

The victories mean both Ardleigh Green teams advance to the qualifiers for the London School Games Spring finals in March.

The event took place at the Hornchurch Sports Centre and saw over 1,000 children competing from numerous schools in across Havering.

The year five and six children were first to compete and it was a highly competitive day where the standard was higher than ever before.

The children took part in six relay and track events as well as six field events, gaining points for their teams depending on how well they did.

By the end of the day Ardleigh Green Juniors were victorious once again, but they were not the only winners as Values awards were handed out to different schools.

Passion awards were handed out to Parsonage Farm, Upminster, Langtons, Harold Wood, Gidea Park and Crowlands, while Self Belief awards were awarded to Hacton, Elm Park, Mawney Foundation, Branfil, Mead and Rainham Village.

A day later it was time for the year three and four children to take part and Ardleigh Green proved their pedigree once more.

Determination awards went to Whybridge, James Oglethorpe, Squirrels Heath, St Edwards, Primary and Suttons, while Respect Awards were handed to Benhurst, Scotts, RJ Mitchell, Dame Tipping, Drapers Brookside and Harrow Lodge.

The most prestigious award handed out over the two days was the School Games Gold Mark Award, a government-led scheme launched in 2012 to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition in their school and the community.

Participating in this process allows schools to evaluate their PE provision and assists them in developing an action plan for future progress.

Benhurst, Parsonage Farm, Upminster Junior, Scotts, Ardleigh Green, Clockhouse and Engayne were all awarded the gold mark for the 2016/17 academic year.

Latest Romford Sports News

33 minutes ago

Ardleigh Green cricket captain Lloyd Edwards is taking the positives from their five wicket defeat to Benfleet in their Shepherd Neame Essex League Division Three clash.

10:00

The latest news from the Havering ‘90 Joggers club

Yesterday, 17:30

The one-time Barking loanee, who attended Hall Mead School and Shenfield High School, has enjoyed a whirlwind two years

Yesterday, 16:00

Daggers winger in squad for non-league national team’s trip to Dublin this Saturday

Yesterday, 15:00

Shenfield Cricket Club captain Jack Kliber is disappointed with heavy 88 run defeat to Ilford in their Shepherd Neame Essex League Premier Division clash at Valentines Park.

Yesterday, 14:30

Essex Eagles could be set to introduce a new face into their line-up when they face Hampshire at The Ageas Bowl in the Royal London One-Day Cup tomorrow (Wednesday).

Yesterday, 14:00

The away side restricted the hosts to 206-8 and despite nearly batting out for a draw, they eventually slipped to a 70-run defeat

Yesterday, 13:00

Wood won by eight wickets at home to Wells on Saturday

PROMOTED CONTENT

The next step in renewable energy could be right beneath your feet as you walk through a Romford shopping centre.

There are many reasons people decide to join a gym. Some want to pack on muscle for strength, train for endurance, or lose weight. But did you know it also does wonders for your mental health? Two members at Romford’s Better Gym in the Market Place talk about their personal fitness journey and the importance of replacing bad habits with good ones.

Sean Watson, director at the family-run St Michaels Homes which runs Howard Lodge and Dudbrook Hall, answers the common questions people have about care homes.

Newsletter Sign Up

Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

News from your area

Competitions

Having a brand new kitchen is something that lots of people want but can only dream of. Sadly keeping up to date and making our living spaces as nice as they can be is a costly and incredibly stressful business. Even a fresh coat of paint makes all the difference but isn’t easy or quick.

Who wouldn’t love the chance to go on a shopping spree. Imagine being able to walk into a shop and choose whatever your heart desires without having to worry about how much it costs.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now