Rounders Round-up

June 19, 2015
Chell and DHS

    A marathon day of Rounders on Thursday 18 June saw 25 teams compete across two competitions and two teams emerge victorious.

Year 5 & 6 pupils started the marathon with their annual competition at Mickleover Cricket Club. 16 teams converged to fill the outfield with Rounders action. After group stages, quarter- and semi-finals two teams remained to battle in a closely-fought final. Mickleover, who had been impressive throughout, beat Dale to take the trophy.

Meanwhile, at Chellaston Academy the Year 8 competition was getting underway with nine more teams taking part. The high-quality competition saw […]

Noel-Baker represent England at Basketball World Schools Championships

June 17, 2015
NB France TEAM v Chile

After winning the 2014 National Schools Championship Noel-Baker School were invited to represent England at the 23 biannual ISF World Schools Championships, this year being held in Limoge France.


With countries from across the globe, Noel-Baker School were matched up against the champions from Ireland, India and Finland in the group stages. Despite winning their first game against India 51-40 Noel-Baker then lost their next two games. Against Finland they lost 75-40 the team that would go on to finish as runners up and they missed out to a strong Ireland team 60-41 […]

Cricket Success for Dale and Oakwood

June 15, 2015
Dale Kwik

Dale Primary School added another chapter to their strong cricketing history by claiming the Year 6 Kwik cricket title on Friday 12 June.

Having enjoyed repeated success over recent years expectation on Dale players is high. Having qualified two teams to the finals afternoon their chances were strong and, although Portway Junior School overcame Dale’s B team in the group stages, they were just too strong in the final, claiming a 10 run victory.

Both teams progress to the County Finals day on 2 July.

Earlier in the week the girls’ Kwik Cricket competition saw teams descend […]

Schools Tee Off at Sunny Sinfin

June 9, 2015

Dale Primary and Cavendish Close Junior drove and putted their way to a County Tri Golf as they overcame the competition at Sinfin Golf Course on Thursday 4th June.


Just under 100 players took part in the sun-drenched event which saw players take on challenges encompassing a range of golf skills as well as getting the opportunity to try their chipping skills into a net and putt on a real golf green.


Team placings ended up as follows:


1st – Dale

2nd – Cavendish Close

3rd – Oakwood Junior

4th – Landau Forte Academy Moorhead Team […]

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