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Shalfleet V Godshill

Shalfleet 7-1 Godshill

Shalfleet are through to face Yarmouth in the next round of the cup after a resounding victory over Godshill. A hat trick from Oskar, 2 headers from Jack and a goal a piece from Sonny and Toby saw the team through.
Team. Sonny, Toby, Jack, Kai, Austin, Oskar, Alfie, Zac.

Shalfleet V St Francis

On Tuesday evening Shalfleet travelled to Ventnor to face St Francis in their latest league match. It turned out to be a great match between two evenly matched teams. All the boys gave 100% and didn’t stop running in very windy conditions. We went 1-0 up when Sonny scored a great goal in a short stint on pitch, but St Francis equalised with a great goal, giving Alfie no chance. It wasn’t long before Oskar restored our lead. Alfie hit the post, Oskar had another chance but the scoreline stayed the same, thanks to some excellent defending by Toby and Austin and some good saves by Sonny. Kai and Zac chased everything tirelessly and a great team performance saw us run out winners.
Team. Sonny, Austin, Toby, Zac, Kai, Alfie, Oskar

Shalfleet U11 v St Francis U11

On the 30th of November Shalfleet took part in a football match against St Francis. The game kicked off with Shalfleet playing well. In the first quarter it was tied up 0 to 0 then came a quick break and Shalfleet got the goal they needed by Sonny then the opposite team got a quick goal making it 1to1 then Oscar gets a quick break and scores. Then Shalfleet get the win, 2-1 to Shalfleet.

Team: Sonny, Alfie, Toby, Zac, Kai, Austin, Oskar

Shalfleet U11 v Brighstone U11

U11 girls football match report – Monday 29th November 2021

In the first half Maisie scored a goal with an amazing cross in by Lexi. We all played well in the first half.  In the second half Maisie scored again, only a few minutes after this, Lexi scored.

The final whistle blew and we drew 3-3; everyone enjoyed it and had fun!

Team: Maisie (captain); Isla; Zara; Ellie; Lexi; Tilly; Pixie

U11 girls football match report: Friday 5th November 2021
Shalfleet v Gatten and Lake

In the first half Lexi scored within about 10 minutes, with 15 minutes each way. We played very well in the first half.

Going into the second half Lexi scored again within 5 minutes and then Maisie scored from a free kick on the outside of the box. She was delighted after having many balls saved by the goalkeeper.

As a result everyone played magnificently throughout the game.

U11 Football Match
On Thursday 23rd September the boys under elevens team played against Brighstone Primary. It was an outstanding match. In the first half Sonny was in goal but in the second half Toby went in goal.
Jack scored a terrific goal from defence trying to pass to Oscar who was in the box but actually it went over the keeper. He scored in the second half then Sonny came back with two goals. Brighstone almost scored again but Alfie blocked it and won us the match.
We won 3-1. A game well played by everyone.
Team: Sonny (Y6), Toby (Y6), Alfie (Y6), Zac (Y6), Jack (Y5), Austin (Y5), Oskar (Y5)

Last week Shalfleet and Yarmouth both took part in the Danone cup qualifiers at Shalfleet where we welcomed St Thomas of Canterbury.

First up Shalfleet played St Thomas and won 3-0 with goals from Sonny, Toby and Malachi.

Next it was Yarmouth against St Thomas with Yarmouth coming back from a goal down to win 2-1 thanks to goals from Oli and Archie. That meant the federation derby was a winner takes all!
Toby scored first for Shalfleet but Archie equalised for Yarmouth meaning Shalfleet made the finals on goal difference.

Yarmouth team Henry, Archie, Ronnie, Louis, Oli, Lucas, Seth
Shalfleet team Sonny, Toby, Zac, Malachi, Oskar, Alfie, Jack

Danone finals

First game v Arreton
The boys played really well, dominating the game, Malachi hit the post and forced a good save from the keeper but we couldn’t find a goal meaning the game ended 0-0

Second game v Niton The game followed the same pattern as the first and we were unable to score until the second half when Sonny came out of goal to score the winner and send us into the semi finals 1-0.

Semi final v Bembridge
A much more even game was decided in the second half as Bembridge took their chance we didn’t quite do enough to get back level. Bembridge turned out to be the eventual winners so a great effort from all the boys.
Shalfleet team Sonny, Toby, Zac, Malachi, Oskar, Alfie, Jack

Shalfleet U11

Shalfleet U11 Danone cup finals
First game v Arreton
0-0 Played well, Malachi hit the post and forced a good save from the keeper.
Second game v Niton
1-0 Win Sonny came out of goal to score the winner in another game we dominated
Semi final v Bembridge
Lost 1-0 Fairly even game they took their chance we didn’t quite do enough.

As a Federation we are taking part in the Hampshire Schools Games Week – Hampshire Schools Games Week Flyer

On Friday 25th June, Shalfleet Primary will be running a 12 hours’ sports event from 8:30am – 8:30pm. In order to keep the sports continuing for 12 hours, we would like key stage 2 children to stay after school. A letter regarding this will be sent home shortly.
All children will need to wear sports mufti on this day with a suggested donation of £1.
During the day there will be ice lollies on sale & children are requested to bring in £1 to purchase these.

We will update you with photos of the event – watch this space!

This week was national school football week so across the federation all the children took part in some football related activities. It’s a rare treat to have football in PE, and all the children, both the keen footballers and otherwise enjoyed their challenges.

Despite it being a very short half term, it was very busy before Easter. The children took part in a virtual dodgeball competition, as both a house competition (at Shalfleet) and an island wide competition. All the children did a great job, having to run out and back to a cone for 69 seconds as many times as possible, and then try and knock over the same cone with a dodgeball in the same time frame. The most successful team islandwide was the year 3 team from Yarmouth, mixing children from both sites, who came an amazing 3rd place out of the whole island! Well done. In the house competition at Shalfleet Woodpeckers pipped Kingfishers by a single point to record the best score, but with only 13 points separating all the teams it was very close. 
Watch out for changes as we look to build our house group identity across the federation and create even more intra house events.

Climbing Festival

On Friday the 13th Shalfleet primary entered the West Wight Sports and Community Centre and took part in the Gear Up climbing festival. The team was missing a climber and we realized 5 minutes before the bus left to take them there!!! Luckily we had a replacement. There were 3 different events that we took part in these against Newchurch.

The first one we did was we had to climb up the wall as far as we could and tap numbers- as we climbed up the numbers got higher; and the higher we were the more points we got! The second one we did was the speed climb we had a maximum of 2 minutes to get to the top. Some of the times were impressive. Not all of us got to the top on the first two events, however that doesn’t matter because at the start they told us the most important rule was be safe and have fun. The third one was we had to climb along the wall and touch the numbers 1-10 with our head and not put our feet on the ground, we had a maximum of 3 minutes to do this in. A few of us did this- Issy and Laura did it in under 2 minutes. Over all I think both year 5 and 6 did well.

The year 6 team consisted of: Moses, Mia, Asami, Bertie, Rosie and Laura.

The year 5 team consisted of: Jasmine, Alfie, Connie, Issy, Toby and Joe.


On Tuesday the 3rd of March year four and three took part in athletics. The team took part in six different activities toby: vertical jump. Sonny: chess push. Harvey: triple jump. Will carter: javelin. Rupert: long jump. Alfie P: speed bounce. The girls performed the same activities. After the activities the team did some relay races the team won every race they played. The overall place they came in was third and there were seven team.

By Toby and Moe. 

Rugby Reports

On Thursday the 3rd of October Shalfleet School competed in the West Wight rugby tournament, competing for a place in the I.O.W finals. There were 2 teams, team A and team B, Moe was captain of A , Danny was captain of B.
All things went fine for B as they won all their games making it to the finals! They played really well. I was very proud of them.
The teams were : Yarmouth, Brighstone, All Saints (the hosts), St Saviours – By Danny

On Thursday the 3rd October our school competed in a rugby tournament. There were two teams, team A and team B – Moe was team captain of A team and Danny was the team captain of team B.
For A team most games went quite well but our first game we lost by two tries but we won the rest. The teams were: All Saints, St Saviours, Brighstone, and Yarmouth.
By Moe 

Y5 Cricket
Last Friday despite the rain and the festival Year 5 headed off for their first cricket match. Their captain – Alex – was in fine spirit was in longing to start the game but had to wait for Newport to finish playing Arreton. 
With our first two in to bat, Bertie and Max, our players hit some good shots and started off well, however Arreton played exceptionally well and bowled us some tricky fast balls! We lost our first game but held our heads up high.
Our next game was against Newport. Our Captain decided the pairings again and off we went. Again we struck some good shots, our bowling picked up and we scored well, but we were narrowly beaten by Newport!
It was our first cricket match, after a night spent at school with the Space Camp. We didn’t win but we did ourselves proud and had fun!

On Monday afternoon a team from Shalfleet entered the Cowes sportshall competition. All the children had to do one throw or jump and 2 races. Everyone represented the school brilliantly, giving their best effort and supporting each other well. There were some especially brilliant runs, with lots of first places. At the end it was announced we had finished 3rd in a very strong field. Well done everyone.

Team. Sonny, Harvey, Will, Toby, Rupert, Alfie, Rupert, Lilly-Mai, Molly, Maisie, Paige, Lexi, Beatrice.

Indoor Athletics

On Monday the 25th November Shalfleet went to the west white sport centre to do indoor athletics. We were competing against three different schools Brighstone, Yarmouth and Barton. We had six boys and six girls mixed between year 5 and 6. Our team was Klara, Amy, Alice, Asami, Laura, Erica, Alfie, Max, Riley, Ollie, Lucas and Oliver. We started with the girls doing the events which were speed bounce, vertical jump, medicine ball, long jump and hop skip jump. After the girls did the events the boys did the same events. Then Alfie and Klara did the javelin. After that we did the two by two running race which boys and girls. On the two by two Gabe from Yarmouth beat Riley by six hundredths of a second. Then we did 1 by 2 and then the 1 by 1 then the 6 laps and then the 4 by 1. Brighstone came 1st with 172, Shalfleet came second with 166, Yarmouth came 4th with 156 and Barton came 4th with 130 points. By the end everyboady had a great time doing indoor athletics and we placed very well in the competition. By Erica

KS1 Football
On Wednesday afternoon a team of Yarmouth and Shalfleet hosted a team from Gurnard for their first ever school football match. The boys did a great job, working really well as a team. All the boys worked really hard and in the first half we managed to score 3 goals, 1 from Leuy, 1 from Malachi and 1 from Rupert. In the second we managed to get another 3, Leuy got 2 more to complete his hat trick and Noah got one. All the boys played really well especially as it was their first ever game. There are definitely the makings of a good team there!
Team. Rupert, Jack, Malachi, Archie, Ronnie, Leuy, Oscar, Noah, George, Austin

Hampshire Games
On Thursday last week four children from Yarmouth along with 8 from Shalfleet made up a federation team to represent the island at the Hampshire games. It was a massive achievement for the school as the event had over 2000 children taking part. Our event was multi skills. The event as looking for children to show the Hampshire games values of honesty, passion, respect, determination, teamwork and self belief during a number of events. The morning consisted of 7 different events testing different skills, including archery, cycling and running. Points were awarded for many reasons, all the children were commended for their teamwork and independent thinking. After the scores were added up we came third!! It was a great day and the children were fantastic representatives for the federation and the island.

Girls Football report.

Friday 6th March 2020 – The girls played against Godshill under 11’s and they had kick off. This was an important game as it was the semi-finals for the cup. In the first five minutes we had scored a goal it was now 1-0. This lifted the team. By half time it was 2-0 up. We kicked off the second half. At about 15 minutes into the second half we scored. Our team got excited after this goal and were prepared to put their all in to win. 10 minutes before the end Godshill fowled us and we got a free kick. Aimee took the free kick and scored now it was 4-0, there was five minutes left of the game and now we are in the final against Brighstone. It was a fantastic game and everyone played well!
Reported by Aimee

Under Nines Football

On the 6th of March 2020 under nines played a football match against Gods hill with a great victory by winning 12-1 the first half we were winning six nil up. the second half the team also scored another six and gods hill scored 1 goal the team managed to get through to the finals. Good luck under nines.

By Toby and Moe. 


On Friday 21st of November 2019, Shalfleet played a football match away at Brighstone. We started off with a strong start with 5 minutes played we were 1-0 up with Alfie scoring, and in the rest of the half Lucas and Riley scored two emphatic goals. In the second half it was also a very good start with Ollie scoring a smooth bottom right goal, and with Riley scoring another goal it put them in a great position of winning and finally to top it all of Riley with his third goal they had secured the win, with the final score being 6-0. By Moses and Riley

Quad Kids

On Friday Shalfleet took a team to the island Quad Kids athletics event. Having taken part in the Cowes version of the competition, the children knew what to expect and were hopeful of doing well. As before the children all had to run 400m and sprint 50m, as well as complete a standing long jump and a vortex throw. The team gave their all against some very tough opponents and at the end had a nervous wait to hear the results. As the results came in Shalfleet wasn’t called until the final 3, we had got a medal, and amazingly it turned out to be a gold one! A great reward for a fantastic effort by all of our team. 
Team. Eden, Alice, Molly, Maisie, Lucas, Harvey, Sonny, Oliver

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