School Games News 2015-2016
Netball skills night at LWA - 24th September 2015
Valley View Netball Team
A group of Year 6 girls participated in a training session with several local schools. They all enjoyed the chance to practise their passing, shooting and defending. They are now looking forward to their first competition later this term.
Brownlee Triathlon at John Charles Centre for Sport - 28th September 2015
A group of year 5 children participated in a triathlon experience and met Johnny Brownlee! The Brownlee Foundation organised the event and has been set up by Alistair and Jonny so they can give something back to the Leeds schools. We are delighted to have been involved in this event and the children had a brilliant time. They all swam 30m, cycled 1km and ran 400m approx.
Rugby at Stanningley Rugby Club - 6th October 2015
Brilliant Rugby Skills
We had so many children who wanted to play in the rugby competition at Stanningley we entered 4 teams! This is the first time we have ever taken so many children to a rugby competition and we are delighted to have so many children involved in competitive rugby. All our teams represented Valley View brilliantly and improved their rugby skills over the afternoon. Well done to everybody involved.
Cross Country Farnley Academy - 7th October 2015
We entered a cross country competition at Farnley Academy. On a very wet and windy
Cross Country Fun!
night our teams showed a lot of determination to complete the long courses. Our Year 5 boys team had a fantastic evening winning their competition! A special well done goes to our medal winners Josep and Tayler in the Year 5 boys competition and Naomi in the Year 5 girls. Well done everybody!
Athletics at LWA - 15th October 2015
Our Athletics team had a chance to practise their events at Leeds West Academy. Along with several local schools they participated in a practice competition and are now looking forward to the main competition next month.
Netball competition at LWA - 5th November 2015
Our year 5/6 girls participated in a competition against local schools. We had so many girls who wanted to play we entered 2 teams. Congratulations to the green team who won the competition playing some fantastic netball and scoring some great goals. Both teams represented the school brilliantly, well done!
Athletics competition at Priesthorpe - 18th November 2015
Valley View Athletics Team
Our Athletics team competed in a competition at Priesthorpe. The children participated in a number of races and field events. After a fantastic team performance we finished in second place. This means we have qualified for the Plate Final in December. Brilliant!
Multiskills at Leeds West Academy - 26th November 2015
Valley View Multiskills Team
A group of Year 6 children took part in a Multiskills Festival at Leeds West Academy. They had a lot of fun trying out lots of new sports such as golf, curling, boccia and goal ball. They were a credit to the school and showed good team spirit to complete all the activities.
Athletics Plate Final - 10th December 2015
We are very proud of our athletics team who competed in the Plate Final at Priesthorpe with
Valley View Athletics Team
5 other schools. Every member of the team ran, jumped and threw their very best to put us in 3rd position in a very exciting and close competition. Well done team, we very proud of our medals! A special well done to Luke who was picked out as the best boy athlete in the competition. Fantastic!
Football at Leeds West Academy - 17th December 2015
A team of Year 5 children competed in a football competition against four local schools. This was the first time some of the boys had ever played football for the school. They
worked very well as a team to finish in 4th place. A special well done goes to Taylor who saved a penalty, brilliant goal keeping!
Tennis at Leeds West Academy - 7th January 2016
Two teams of Year 5 and Year 3 children played in a friendly tennis competition against
Valley View Tennis Teams
local schools. None of the children had ever played in a tennis competition before and we were very impressed with their skills and sportsmanship. Well done to one of the Year 3 teams who won their competition and to the Year 5 team that came second.
Tennis at Leeds West Academy - 14th January 2016
Two different teams of Year 4 and Year 5 children competed in a friendly tennis competition at Leeds West Academy. Just like last week none of the children had ever played in a tennis competition before. The children had a great time, played some good tennis and represented the school brilliantly. Well done.
Netball Cluster Final at Leeds West Academy - 4th February 2016
Our Year 5/6 netball team played in the netball finals against 4 other schools. They played
Year 5/6 Valley view Netball Team
well as a team to end up in third position. As eight teams started the competition we are delighted with this result. Well played girls!
Tennis Competition at Pudsey Grangefield - 11th February 2016
A team of year 4 and year 5 children played against three other schools in a mini tennis competition. Both teams played some fantastic tennis to win their events. They now go through to the area finals in June. What a fantastic result! Well played everybody!
Football Competition at Leeds West Academy - 25th February 2016
Our football team took place in the first competition of the season. The competition runs over three nights as a league. Our boys made a brilliant start, winning one game and drawing three to end up in second place. The competition will continue in two weeks time.
Cross Country Competition at Priesthorpe High School - 1st March 2016
We took 25 children from Years 4-6 to a cross country event at Priesthorpe High School. The children performed brilliantly over the long courses in challenging weather. A special well done goes to Luke who finished third in the Year 6 boys race and won a medal. Our most successful team was our Year 5 Boys who finished in joint first position – brilliant!! We are proud of all our children and the way they represented the school. Well done everybody!
Football Competition at Leeds West Academy - 10th March 2016
Unfortunately due to a waterlogged pitch the 2nd league competition was unable to go
Valley View Football Competition
ahead. Instead we played in a 5 a-side competition on the tennis courts. Our team had a very good fight winning two games and drawing two to finish the competition in third place. Well played boys!
Wake and Shake Competition at Leeds West Academy - 16th March 2016
A group of Year 5 girls took part in a Wake and Shake competition performing a fantastic Zumba inspired routine. The girls were amazing and performed brilliantly. They impressed the judges and won the competition. Fantastic! They will now go through to the City Finals as West Leeds Champions!
Our Wake & shake winning team!
Year 4 Football - 17th March 2016
A different team of Year 4 children played in a competition against four other schools at
Year 4 Football
Leeds West Academy. It was the first competition ever for most of the team. They played very well as a team, scored some fantastic goals and ended the night in 2nd position. Well played everybody!
Football at Leeds West Academy - 24th March 2016
Our Year 6 boys played in the final league competition of the season. After a slow start the
Valley View Year 6 Football Team
boys settled down to play some fabulous football. They won their last two games scoring some great goals. Valley View finished the league in third position overall. Well played to all the boys involved in the league competitions, we are proud of them all and their team spirit and sportsmanship.
Table Tennis at Leeds West Academy - 31st March 2016
A group of Year 5 boys played table tennis at Leeds West Academy with three local schools. They took part in some skills competitions and the went on to play some games. The boys had a great time and their table tennis improved greatly over the night. Well played boys!
Year 6 Rugby at West Leeds Rugby Club - 1st April 2016
A team of Year 6 children played rugby against schools from West Leeds. The team played some fantastic rugby and worked well together to win two games, narrowly missing out on a place in the play offs. Well done!
Year 6 Rugby Team
Year 6 Rugby at Stanningley Rugby Club - 21st April 2016
A team of Year 6 children played against four other schools at Stanningley Rugby Club. The competition was very close and the highlight was Abbie’s fantastic try!
Well played team.
Year 4 Rugby at Leeds West Academy - 5th May 2016
A team of Year 4 children competed in their first ever rugby competition against local schools. Their teamwork improved over the night and they scored some good tries. Well played team.
Tri-Golf at Leeds West Academy - 12th May 2016
Tri- Golf is a mini version of golf for children in primary school. A group of Year 5 children competed in a Tri-Golf competition at Leeds West Academy with 6 other schools. They completed different activities involving putting and hitting balls. They had a great time and their skills improved considerably over the evening. Well done team!
Year 4 West Leeds Tennis Finals - 7th June 2016
Our Year 4 tennis team played against four other schools in the West Leeds tennis Finals at Armley tennis club. They played some fantastic tennis to finish in 3rd place. Brilliant! This means we have the 3rd best tennis team in all of West Leeds.
Year 5 West Leeds Tennis Finals - 8th June 2016
A team of Year 5 children played against 4 other schools at Priesthorpe in the West Leeds
Year 5 Tennis Team
tennis Finals. Our team played some fantastic tennis and supported each other brilliantly. We are so proud we got to the final and are officially one of the top 5 schools in West Leeds.
U9 Football Festival - 9th June 2016
A team of Year 3 children played in a city wide football festival at John Charles Centre for Sport. They had a fantastic day out and played lots of games against other schools from across the city. They scored some fantastic goals to win some of their games.
Year 2 Rainbow Club - 9th June 2016
Y2 Rainbow Club
A group of Year 2 children had a practise session for the Bramley Olympics at Leeds West Academy. They tried out all the events and are now looking forward to the big event later this month.
Year 4 Drax cricket competition - 10th June 2016
A team of year 4 children played in a cricket competition at New Farnley Cricket Club. They had a great day out and played some great cricket to finish the competition in 4th position. This was the first competition for this team so we are very proud of their performance – well played!
Tri-Golf Competition at Priesthorpe - 14th June 2016
Our Year 5 golf team played in a competition at Pristhorpe. After a fantastic team effort they won the competiton! The team will now go on to compete in the West Yorkshire Games in July representing the city of Leeds.
St Bart’s Cup - 15th June 2016
Valley View Girls football team
Our girls football team played in a huge city wide competition at John Charles Centre for sport. The girls played some brilliant football to qualify from the group stages to the knock out rounds. This is our best performance in this competition ever! Brilliant girls!
Girls Cricket at Leeds West Academy - 16th June 2016
Girls Cricket Team
After Euro Football Day in school a team of girls played cricket at Leeds West Academy. The girls had not played competitive cricket before and their skills improved tremendously over the night as they went on to win their second game.
Bramley Olympics John Charles Centre for Sport - 21st June 2016
Congratulations to our Bramley Olympics team who won the competition for the second year in a row! Our KS1 team, Y3/4 team and Y5/6 team were outstanding in all the different events. A special well done also goes to our cheerleaders who performed in the opening ceremony and our amazing Year 5 supporters. A fantastic afternoon for everybody involved. Well done everybody!
Year 6 Rounders Leeds West Academy - 30th June 2016
A team of Year 6 children played three matches against local schools. This was the first time the children had played rounders. Their skills improved over the night and after a loosing start they went on to draw their other games.
West Yorkshire Games - 5th July 2016
Our Year 5 golf team had the honour of representing the City of Leeds in the West Yorkshire Games. This is a huge event where the best teams from across the county compete. Our golf team had an exciting day out and their golf was amazing. They ended the competiton in 4th position out of the 10 teams there. What a brilliant performance!
Year 5 Rounders Stanningley Rugby Club - 8th July 2016
Three teams of year 5 children played in a rounders competiton at Stanningley Rugby Club. We are delighted that every single Year 5 child participated! The competiton had to be abandoned at lunch time because of the poor weather. We did manage to fit in several games first and they did score some fantastic rounders. Well played Year 5, let’s hope for better weather next year when you are in Year 6!
Wake and Shake City Finals - 11th July 2016
Wake and Shake
Our Year 5 team competed in the city finals at Ralph Thoresby High School. After a wonderful performance they finished in third position. They are very proud to have the 3rd best routine across the whole city! They thoroughly deserve their bronze medals. Well done girls!
Year 2 Skipping Festival - 13th July 2016
Thirty Year 2 children took part in a skipping event at Leeds West Academy. They competed in a variety of individual and team events. They won several bronze and silver awards. Our most successful event was one of the long rope events in which we won gold for! The children had a fantastic time and represented the school brilliantly.
Olympic Day - 14th July 2016
A group of year 6 children took part in a city wide Olympic festival at John Charles Centre for Sport. The day began and ended with fantastic opening and closing ceremonies. They represented the Virgin Islands and had an exciting day trying out different events.