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Year 7 and 8 Winter Sport

Year 7 and 8 Winter Sport 2021

Our Southwell Sports programme is divided into two categories; Southwell Sport and Southwell Club Sport (external competition). Here at Southwell we value sport and have it embedded into our curriculum time. It is an expectation that all students from Years 5-8 take up this opportunity and
participate in our sporting options.

Southwell Club Sport (External Competitions)

Southwell Club Sport requires players to attend matches on specific days.  Southwell Club Sport will see selected teams, across various codes, entered into local external competitions and involved in our traditional Independent School Sports Fixtures.
The fundamentals of this sporting option focus on developing and extending athletes across codes;
developing transferable physical and social skills in a competitive environment. These teams will be selected based on skills, attitude and effort from school trials as indicated in the dates below.
Trials are open to ANY student in Years 7 or 8 who wish to be considered for selection.
Our ability to cater for teams is based on these 3 key components:
-Resourcing of coaches
-Physical spaces for training and games
-Player numbers
If these 3 factors do not align we may not be able to create teams.
A Southwell ‘Club Sport’ player:
● Is a positive team player
● Commits to all practices and games and is punctual
● Communicates with the Coach/Manager if they are unable to attend practices or games
● Represents Southwell with pride and respect at all times

Our competitive Southwell Club Sports Options for Term 2 & 3,  will consist of:

Rugby, Hockey (6 a side), Netball and Football.

Trial Dates: TBC

Please Note: Girls Rugby will be offered as an extra Sport alongside Southwell Club Sport.  The training sessions will take place during School time and games played at Southwell after School on a Wednesday.

Training Times:

Tuesday 2.30 – 3.20pm and Thursday 3.30 – 4.20pm

Game Times: Rugby, Football and Netball

Saturday Mornings – see Sports Draw

Game Times: Hockey (6 a-side)

Friday Evening – see Sports Draw

Southwell Sport (Internal Competition)

Southwell Sport will allow students to select, learn, play and compete in a variety of sporting codes played internally within our Southwell community. This option focuses on developing fundamental physical and social skills that can be transferred across sporting codes in line with our competitive ‘Club’ option. Weekly Southwell Sport sessions will be split between a training session and an internal competition session.  

Southwell Sport Term 2 & 3, will consist of:

Tuesday 2.30 – 3.20pm, Thursday 3.30 – 4.20pm

Cross Sport or Badminton

Parent support with coaching and managing. We welcome and require parents who are able to offer their time to coaching or managing. Parents allow our sports programme to offer more teams and more opportunities to our children.

For any information or advice please contact:

Becki Ross – Head of Sport & PE –

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