Day 5 of the Games again benefitted from some glorious Norfolk weather. The penultimat day of the Finals made use of the excellent community facilities at the Norwich Family Golf Centre, Easton College Tennis Centre and Old Buckenham Cricket Club.
Yr 1-2 & 3-4 Tri Golf
The Tri Golf Finals were split into two age groups; Yr 1-2 & Yr 3-4. Both parts of the competition were held at the Norwich Family Golf Centre on the outskirts of Norwich. There was also a seperate category for pupils in Yr 3-5 from Norfolk small schools (<125 pupils).
All of the teams that took part in the Finals had qualified to be at the Finals by taking part in local qualifying events organised by the 8 School Sport Partnership (SSP) in the county. All of the pupils that took part in the Finals wore their SSPs colours.
Pupils were challenged to take part in 8 different golf skill activities and were awarded points depending on their teams performances in each of the activities. The headline results in each category were;
Yr 1-2 Finals
1st – Holt Primary School (North Norfolk SSP) – 659 points
2nd – South Wooton Infant School (West Norfolk SSP) – 609 points
3rd – Blofield Primary School (Norwich East SSP) – 552 points
Yr 3-4 Finals
1st – Sprowston Junior School (Norwich East SSP) – 992 points
2nd – Woodlands Priamry Academy (East Norfolk SSP) – 837 points
3rd – Dersingham Primary School (West Norfolk SSP) – 829 points
Yr 3-5 Small Schools Finals
1st – Trowse Primary School (South Norfolk SSP) – 1049 points
2nd – St Marys Primary School (North Norfolk SSP) – 819 points
3rd – Bawdeswell Primary School (West Norwich & Dereham SSP) – 677 points
Yr 3-4 Mini Tennis
Whilst the Tri Golfers were enjoying the summery weather outside, 60 of the best Yr 3-4 tennis players were enjoying the best indoor tennis facilities in the County at the Easton College Tennis Centre.
The event saw teams of 4 (2 boys/2 girls) from the County’s 8 SSPs competiting against each other in the excellent tennis centre. Teams were initially split into four random groups, where each of the four players played off against their equivilent ranked opponents. The tems that finished 1st in each of the four groups them went into a new group and played against each other to decide 1st-4th place overall, with the teams finishing 2nd in each group going in to a seperate group and playing off for 5th-8th place etc.
The headline results for the event were;
1st – Catton Grove Primary School A (Norwich East SSP)
2nd – Cringleford Primary School A (Norwich SSP)
3rd – Cliff Park Junior School A (East Norfolk SSP)
To view the full breakdown of results click here.
School Games Organisor, Jon Osborne said;
“It was great to see that the schools that finished high up in the results were the schools that had committed to developing tennis at their school by working closely with local community coaches and extracurricular tennis opportunities for their pupils. It was clear that their pupils were benefitting from the schools putting their Sports Premium funding to good us.”
To see all of the photos taken of the Mini Tennis Finals by our official photographer please visit the Photo & Videos section.
Yr 5-6 Girls Kwik Cricket
Meanwhile, the second Kwik Cricket Finals of the week was taking place at Old Buckenham Cricket Club. Todays Finals saw the best Yr 5-6 Girls teams battling it out to be crowned 2015 Norfolk School Games Champions. Teams of 8 girls from across the county competed against each other in the blazing sunshine. The headline results were;
1st – Stoke Holy Cross Primary School (South Norfolk SSP)
2nd – Holt Primary School (North Norfolk SSP)
3rd – Martham Village Primary School (East Norfolk SSP)
You can view the full breakdown of results here.
You can check out all of the photos of the action here.
The Final Day of the 2015 Norfolk Sumemr School Games Finals will be held tomorrow and will see 400+ of the most talented Yr 7-11 pupils taking part in the Athletics Finals at the Sportspark. You can follow all of teh action by following the Games on Twitter (@NorfolkSchGames) or by liking “Norfolk School Games” on Facebook.