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Shalfleet U9s Cricket Matches
Shalfleet played two games of cricket Wednesday 15 th June The games included 3 teams Shalfleet ,Brighston and Yarmouth Shalfleet played Brighston then Yarmouth.

The Shalfleet U9s batted first with Remi and Andrew and got 16 runs between them and didn’t get bowled out once!
The next batters were Oscar and Harry they played really well and also didn’t get bowled they got so many runs that we didn’t even know!
After this it was Ben and Luey between them they got 20 runs they also got it out of the boundaries. Now it was Brighstones turn to bat with Andrew bowling first hitting the wicket once with the rest of the team fielding. 
The rest of the team was moving around bowling and fielding,finally reavling the scores 207 Brighstone 232. Shalfleet we had won the first game!

Shalfleet vs Yarmouth
The Yarmouth team batted first making some good runs with Luey bowling he hit two wickets then Ben hit 3 wickets making Yarmouth lose 15 points.Then it
ended with Andrew bowling. Next Shalfleet were batting with again Andrew and
Remi they did well and didn’t get bowled out once. Then it was Oscar and Harry they did as well as Remi and Andrew again not getting bowled out.
Finally it was Luey and Ben batting they did well to and didn’t get bowled out once then the scores were 210.
Yarmouth 248 Shalfleet we are in to the next round!!!
By Ben and Oscar

U11 Girls Cricket

Monday 13 th June 2022
U11’s Girls Cricket Match
On Monday 13 th June the U11’s Girls Cricket team play against Gurnard Primary. We bowled first and we started off good at bowling but we didn’t get anyone out. At this point Gurnard had 253 runs. We were batting next. In this time, we made some brilliant hits, we also hit some 6s and 4s. After all of that effort and concentration the final score was 253-233 to Gurnard but this didn’t matter because we all had a great time and we all enjoyed it!
The Team was: Maisie, Molly, Karla, Daisy,
Bea, Fiona, Zara and Sachi

Handball Festival

On Thursday the 9th June we went to Queensgate to play in a handball festival. We played six games with the first one being in the wrong league so it didn’t count. We were a strong team although we were beaten a few times. The games were split into two halves, with the first half being boys’ verses boys and the second half being boys’ verses boys. In the boys’ team William, Harry and Sonny showed excellent passing through all of the matches and Sonny scoring some of the goals. In the girls’ team Bea, Esme and Molly all stood out with some amazing goals. The goalkeepers for the boys were Frank and Zac with Zac being the stronger keeper and for the girls Maisie showed great effort to defend her goal. Yarmouth were three down but at the last minute Alfie, Jack, Kai and Hannah stood in. Shalfleet played really well coming in joint 2nd with Niton.
The team was: Sonny, Harry, William, Will, Charlie, Zac, Frank, Maisie, Bea, Esme, Molly, Isla, Fiona, Zara and Daisy. Part of the Yarmouth team were Jack C, Kai, Alfie P and Hanna

U11 Cricket Shalfleet v Binstead

Under 11’s Cricket – Shalfleet V Binsted
On Friday 11th June the U11’S played a cricket match against Binstead. First Jasper and Toby batted, Toby then he hit an amazing four. Then when Jasper took the bat he stuck to defending his stumps, but then let down his guard and got bowled out. Then William and Molly batted. Next William wouldn’t stop hitting sixes. Molly
struggled to hit the ball but then got out. Billy and Alfie P were next to bat, Billy went first and hit a four, but then got bowled out so Alfie hit a four and a six. Sonny and Maisie were next, Maisie batted first and hit two fours then Sonny hit two sixes.
Then it was our turn to field and Binstead went into bat, we were unfortunate to not catch many out, but Toby did manage one!
The final score was Shalfleet 147runs and Binstead 145 runs.
We were through the semi-finals!

U11 Cricket

On Wednesday 18th May, Shalfleet U11’s competed in a cricket tournament with two other teams, Yarmouth and Lanes End. We played Lanes End because they were the first to arrive. We decided who would bat first by Mr Westhorpe flipping the bat. Shalfleet won the toss so the captain decided to bowl first. Our team was full of incredible bowlers so they weren’t too worried! Then after a few minutes and a lot of wickets, we were up to bat. Our first batting pair were Billy and Karla who were doing really well, after those two the next pair went into bat were William and Leo – they managed to get lots of runs. The next air of batters were Toby and Maisie, who couldn’t stop whacking the ball, then the final pair were Sonny and Jasper who had some tremendous hits.

Then Mr. Westhorpe told the teams the score. With Lanes end getting a score of 200 and Shalfleet getting a score of 245.Then Lanes end played Yarmouth but unfortunately Yarmouth lost. Then it was Shalfleet’s time to play Yarmouth with the captain deciding to bowl first. We had amazing bowlers so it wouldn’t be to hard. After that we were up to bat with the same batters as last time we had some amazing hits from all the batting partners but unfortunately Sonny hit the only ball over the fence so we had to call the game early. With Yarmouth getting 237 and Shalfleet getting 266 so Shalfleet progress to the next round.     

The team: Sonny, Toby, Masie, William, Billy, and a big thanks to Leo and Karla for their first sports tournament.    

Tuesday 24th May 2022
U11’s Girls Cricket Fixture

Shalfleet vs Holy Cross
We started off batting first. With Holy Cross not being very good at bowling, this meant that we were able to score lots of runs. Our pairs were, Fiona and Karla, Molly and Sachi, Zara and Bea, Daisy and Maisie. Next we were fielding; Zara caught some good balls and Fiona and Maisie were victorious in hitting the stumps with their bowling! We won this match 217-252.

Shalfleet vs Godshill
We started off Bowling first this time. With Godshill getting a lot of runs in. Which meant we needed to start getting some people out. We all bowled amazingly! The Bowling order was Bea, Karla, Molly, Zara, Daisy, Sachi, Fiona and then Maisie. We won the match 256-266.
After all of our hard work we managed to win the tournament! We all had a great time and enjoyed ourselves.

Island Basketball Tournament: Wednesday 4th May 2022

The Basketball at West Wight sport Centre was tough and we played many teams.
We drew against Cowes, lost to Newchurch and drew to Greenmount. We then played nine acres and won 16- nil.

Over all, we came 5th on the Island

Team: Alfie S, Alfie P, Sonny, Billy, Zara, Molly, Molly-Mae, Summer, Daisy, Bea & Zac.

U9 Shalfleet v Yarmouth Girls Friendly

U9 Girls friendly football match report: Friday 29 April 2022

Shalfleet vs Yarmouth

In the first half Yarmouth scored a goal it went under Isla-Mary’s arm. 1 – 0. We kept up the pressure and our heads high, Jasmine had the ball, took it up towards their goal, gave Hanna a great pass, she scored, 1 – 1.

After kick off Hanna got the ball up to Yarmouth’s goal and scored again, it was 1-2. Then Hanna got the ball up again and scored for the third time. Yarmouth kicked off and Yarmouth got passed our defenders and scored then they took the ball off us and scored it was 3-3. This was a super goal as it was kicked down the field and the striker chipped it over our goalie’s head!

Just then Hanna scored again it was 4-3 – what a nail-biter! Half time… We had a good team talk and after that we were determined but Yarmouth scored it was 4-4. The pressure was on, and Hanna scored it was 5-4 then we all tried so hard but Yarmouth scored it was 5-5.

The whistle blew, the game was over and it was a draw 5-5.

It was a brilliant match with our team playing well especially with our new players Daisy and Bella in defense.

At the end we all came together for a Federation team photo and we all congratulated each other, supporting each other for the efforts both teams had put into the match.

Team: Isle Mary, Hanna, Millie, Jasmine, Rosie, Daisy, Bella, Georgia.

U11 Mixed Football Finals

On Monday 4th April 2022 the U11 mixed football team played against Newchurch. We knew from the start that it was going to be a tough game because they had destroyed us before. We started off with a strong defense and as Alfie, Lexi and Zara came on, they were all raring to go! We were battling hard and then our keeper booted the ball to Oskar, who shot and scored and as a bonus it went through the keepers’ legs!

Newchurch tried and tried but our keeper faced them like a tank (not letting anything through him). The full-time whistle blew, we shook hands and were awarded with medals and Newchurch were also awarded them. Shalfleet had done it… We won 1-0

Our team had won a lovely shiny trophy!

Team – Sonny, Alife, William, Maisie, Toby,  Kai, Oskar,  Jack, Zac, Lexi and Zara.

Sports Award

Well done to Mrs Blackley who won the
Isle of Wight Sports Foundation award
for Outstanding achievement. This
award was presented to Mrs Blackley
on Thursday 31st of March, for making a
different in school sports.
Well Done!

U9 Shalfleet v Wootton

U9’s Football Match

Shalfleet v Wootton

The game was on today (Thursday) after school as the pitch was a little drier than yesterday. Both teams started well. Shalfleet in green strip and Wootton in yellow with good passing and tackling by both teams.

Shalfleet scored the first goal, 1-0, play progressed well Shalfleet scoring another three goals; 4-0 by half time.

In the second half both teams, were eager to get going. Wootton started to push forward and managed to; 4-1 now. Shalfleet stepped up the pressure and another goal to Shalfleet 5-1, final whistle.

What a fantastic game, even the Wootton’s manager gave praise to the boys for their excellent football skills.

Hockey

Hockey Friday 11th March

Shalfleet’s Hockey team had a hockey festival and played a variety of matches; at the start we struggled with the mouth guards but we got there in the end.   Our first match was against Bembridge it was a tricky match, but we held on and it was 0-0, so not the worst score!  

We had Zac and Molly up in striker Alfie, Zara and Albert were in midfield last Sonny and Toby back in defense doing a fantastic job but everyone did amazing and played their part in the team effort.   In our second match we had some cracking goals by Molly; we played Ryde School B and won 2-1 so this gave us a new vigor and a drive to carry on – it was cracking and it was our best match yet, but wait you didn’t think that was it did you?  It was our last match on pitch 3, we had Newchurch we both played amazingly, it was tough but we didn’t let any goals in neither did they. We tried and tried then the full-time whistle blew, it was 0-0. We moved to the next round after we came second in our group  and continued to play with three more matches. We played really well and came 5th overall with only one loss.  

Y5 & 6 Basketball

On the 10th February Shalfleet School competed in a basketball tournament at Medina High School. The team consisted of 12 players Sonny, Molly, Daisy, Molly-Mae, Zac, Alfie S, Jack C, Billy, Summer, Beatrice, Zara, and Harry. We competed against 5 other schools, the games were 7minutes long and had 5 team members on court each half, which were swapped around at half time and each match allowing everybody to take part.

Everybody played really well and working as a team, knowing everyone’s strengths and weaknesses. We managed to win every game and therefore going through to the next round. The team were so pleased with what we achieved.

The basketball coach who was there watching even commented on how well we used the space and our passing and bouncing skills.

Huge thankyou to Miss Isaac and Miss Lucas for taking us and training our team.

By Sonny

U9 Girls Football

The u9’s girls football team from Shalfleet had a match against Northwood Wednesday after school.

It was a bit windy and the first match they had had in a while. The ground was very soft and muddy and the pitch was on a bit of a slope. Both teams played very well, and good skills in passing and tackling. Isla-Mary saved some good goals.
The first half ended in 0 -0
Shalfleet girls came out for the second half full of enthusiasm, Georgia received the ball in the middle of the field with no one from Northwood on her tail, she shot for goal, but it was stopped by their goalie,
Georgia then received the ball again, took it further towards the goal, had a shot…saved again.
Georgia then received the ball for the third time and this time hammered it home for a Goal. 
The rain started but this did not deter the girls and they held back Northwood, Isla-Mary continued to save any attempts at goal.
The game ended 1 – 0 to Shalfleet. The girls were extremely happy with their win.
Team: Hanna (C), Millie, Jasmine, Lainey, Connie, Isla-Mary, Georgia, Piper

Wednesday 16 February 2022  

U11 Mixed Football Team

On Wednesday 16th February the U11 mixed football team played a match against Northwood Primary. We kicked off but unfortunately Northwood got the ball and scored! We kicked off again and yet again Northwood got the ball, but luckily our defenders guarded our goal (which definitely helped our goalkeeper)!

After that we scored our first goal that boosted our energy levels! Northwood kicked off yet again and our midfielders got the ball; we had a shot, it didn’t go in though. Then the half time whistle blew!

After half time, Northwood kicked off, we got the ball immediately and Sonny scored and in the final minute Northwood went on one final counter attack but Shalfleet stopped the ball with a slide tackle!

The final score was 2-1 to Shalfleet. We came top of our group.

The team was:

Sonny, Toby, William, Austin, Oscar, Lexi, Maisie and Zara

Just want to say a huge thankyou to Zara, Maisie and Lexi for dropping in at the last minute because some people couldn’t make it!

Friday 11 February 2022-U11 Girls Football Match

On Friday 11th February the U11 girls took part in a football match against Nettlestone. In the first half Nettlestone took a strong lead by 2 goals to nil, with about 5 minutes before the half-time whistle blew, Shalfleet scored their first goal of the match, we weren’t quite there yet but we all still had faith! After half-time we were on the ball and ready to score some more goals, just as it happened, the score was 2-2. Then Nettlestone flew in and unfortunately found the back of the net! Shalfleet got another goal (which was a own goal scored by their defender) but yet again Nettlestone found their way through our defenders with two goals (were not quite finished yet!) With one minute left before the ending whistle blew, Nettlestone scored another goal. So, at the end the final result was 6-4 to Nettlestone! As a team we all played amazingly!

The team were:

Lexi, Maisie, Tilly, Flo, Ellie, Zara, and Franki

Just wanted to say a huge thankyou to Franki and Flo for stepping in at last minute. A huge thankyou to Mrs Blackley and Mrs Blackburn for putting us together we make a great team. Hopefully we will see Franki in a Shalfleet kit again soon!

By Maisie

Shalfleet v Yarmouth: U11 Boys

On the 28th of January, Shalfleet played Yarmouth in a cup match. In the first half Yarmouth kicked off with some great chances but thankfully for Shalfleet, Sonny saved all the shots. Then the ball came to Toby who smashed the ball up the field which went to Archie (Yarmouth)
who crossed it into Ollie (Yarmouth) who shot and missed because Sonny made a great save. Then Sonny picked the ball up and threw it as far as he could straight to Oscar who ran up the field crossed it in to Jack who scored. The referee blew the whistle for half time. 

Shalfleet got the ball and did some amazing passes to Oscar, he scored. Then Yarmouth
dribbled all the way to the goal but before they could score, Toby came in and got the ball and passed to Zac who passed to Kia then to Alfie who crossed it to Jack who scored again.
Then the ref blew the whistle for full time.

The score ended 3-0 to Shalfleet.

The team: Sonny, Toby, Austin, Zac, Jack, Kai, Oskar and Alfie.

Shalfleet V Nettlestone U9 Boys

In the first half, both teams played well with Nettlestone having a few shots at goal. Oscar, our goalie brilliant as ever, saved everyone. At the end of the first half it was 0-0.

Shalfleet upted their game in the second half and Freddie scored the first goal for Shalfleet after two minutes. This was his first ever goal in a match! Remi then went on to score the next goal and in the last second, Harry scored the third goal. Louie played really well on the left wing too.

The final score was Shalfleet 3 Nettlestone 0.

Team: Luey, Harry, Oscar, Remi, Casey, Ben, Freddie, Louis

Newchurch v Shalfleet U9 Boys

In the first half we were playing well as Luey scored an own goal for Shalfleet. Minutes later though, Oscar put in a through ball to Harry and Harry scored. At half time, we all had a drink, then back on the pitch. Louie had a couple of good chances on goal but was unable to score. Remi kicked the ball to Oscar, who was running down the wing and Oscar crossed the ball to Harry. Unfortunately, Harry missed. The whistle blew and the score was Newchurch 1 Shalfleet 2.

Team: Luey, Harry, Oscar, Remi, Leo, Ben, Freddie, Louis

Indoor Athletics

Indoor athletics Wednesday 12th January 2022

On Wednesday Shalfleet took part in the indoor athletics competition. The events were: speed bounce, chest push, triple jump, standing long jump, javelin and vertical jump. We all took part in different length relay races. We competed against four other schools and really worked hard as a team. In the end all thanks to Sonny, Franki,  Alfie, Maisie, Toby, Albert, Lexi ,Austin, Summer, Bea, Molly, Zac and Paige , who was a reserve, we came 2nd and that took us to the Island finals! What a fantastic achievement!

Speed bounce= Toby and Maisie

Chest push= Lexi and Alife

 Triple jump= Franki and Sonny

Standing long jump= Summer and Zac

Javelin=Molly and Austin

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.

Athletics

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. 

Football

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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