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14/11/19 - Basketball

Last night six of our children took part in a basketball tournament.  They played several group games and were unbeaten at the end so came top of their group.  They then played in a semi final which they also won before beating Mablins Lane in the final to become the overall winners.  They will now be going on to represent Crewe and Nantwich in the county finals in March.  Brilliant achievement - well done!

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Football - Autumn Term

Well done to the many children who have taken part in football this term including:

* Y2 children who didn't lose a game at their football festival

* Y3/4 team who took part in a tournament at Crewe Soccer Centre

*Y5/6 girls who took three teams to a tournament in October

*Y5/6 school team who have been taking part in the Autumn league

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10/10/19 - Girls' Football

We are really pleased that The Berkeley were the only school with three teams at the competition due to the large numbers of girls who wanted to take part.  Well done to all the girls who took part and showed what a fantastic sporting school we are!

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07/10/19 - Quick Sticks Hockey

Well done to the 12 Year 6 children who represented the school in the Quick Sticks hockey competition at Ruskin High School.  There was a very high standard and our children did really well.

25/09/19 - Quad Kids

It was fantastic to see three teams from Year 4, 5 and 6 represent The Berkeley for our first competition for this academic year.  The children took part in four different events: standing long jump, throwing, sprint and a long run.  We are incredibly proud of the way all our children behaved and performed.

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11/07/19 - Girls' County Cricket Final

After winning their group, our girls came runners up in the final of the Girls' County Cricket.  It is a huge achievement and continues our very impressive record in this competition as being one of the best schools in Cheshire and Warrington.  Very proud girls!

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10/07/19  - Summer Games County Finals

It was a busy day for children representing The Berkeley as our boy and girl orienteering teams went to the County final alongside 10 of our Year 5 children who were representing Crewe and Nantwich for Tri Golf.  All the children did the school proud and we were really pleased that our children who did Tri Golf came third in the county! Well done to you all.

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02/07/19 - Infant Cricket Festival

After the success last term of entering this cricket festival it was decided to take all 60 Year 2 children to this event.  We were really pleased that the sun was out and the children were a credit to the school.  They loved taking part in the 5 activities and we certainly have many sporting Year 2 children who will represent The Berkeley in the future. 

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24/06/19 and 26/06/19 - Town Sports

It was great to see a huge number of children representing The Berkeley during the track and field events for the annual Town Sports events.  We took children from all 8 classes in Key Stage 2 and they performed brilliantly on the two evenings.  Thank you to all the children who entered and for all the support from friends and family.

19/06/19 - Year 5 & 6 Tri Golf

After entering the tri golf competition for the first time last year and winning meant the pressure was on to repeat the feat this year.  With the Year 6 children away in York, the two teams that were entered from The Berkeley were all Year 5 children.  They did incredibly well and ended up winning the competition.  They will now represent Crewe and Nantwich at the Cheshire Summer Games in July.  Well done to you all!

20/03/19 KS1 Cricket Festival

Well done to the thirty Year 2 children who represented The Berkeley today at the Indoor Cricket Festival at Cheshire College.  The children took part in five different events involving throwing, catching and batting and were absolutely fantastic.  They were a credit to the school and clearly had lots of fun!

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06/02/19 - Dodgeball Final

Congratulations to the boys who represented The Berkeley at the dodgeball final today.  Unfortunately, after many years of coming out on top, we did not win the event but they did fantastically well to get to the final - proud of you!

31/01/19 - Year 5/6 Indoor Athletics Final

Last night, 21 children from Year 5 and 6 went to Brine Leas to take part in the indoor athletics final after qualifying before Christmas.  All of the children were amazing and out of seven school we came second overall in Crewe and Nantwich.  This is a huge achievement and the children should be really proud of how they performed and represented the school.

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28/01/19 - Y3/4 Girls' Football County Final

We are so proud of the Year 3 / 4 girls who represented The Berkeley today at the County Final for football.  They represented Crewe and Nantwich against other areas of Cheshire and although they did not win, to get to the final was a huge achievement as this was our first year of entering a team for this age group.  Well done girls!

22/01/19 - Dodgeball

The Berkeley took part in a dodgeball competition this week with two groups of children taking part.  We were really pleased to be the only school who took an all girl team to the event and they showed how good they were by winning many of their games.  Brilliant girls!  The boys team also did very well and were only narrowly beaten in one game.  They qualified in second place overall and will now go to the dodgeball finals in two weeks time.

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11/01/19 and 18/01/19 – Football Cup Competition

The Berkeley Football team were in action again at the start of the term with a cup competition at the Crewe Alex Soccer Centre.  The children played really well in the group stages of the competition and qualified for the finals the following week.  Although they did not win the cup in the finals we are incredibly proud of the children's achievements and for getting so far - well done!

28/11/18 – Indoor Athletics

It was a fantastic afternoon at the Indoor Athletics today with 44 children representing The Berkeley at the indoor athletics competition.  After the fantastic success of last year the pressure was on to live up to our reputation of being so good at this event.  The children rose to the challenge and were amazing.  Our Year 3/4 team came second overall with 164 points in their competition and the Year 5/6 went one better, coming first with 210 points in their competition.  They will now go to the Crewe and Nantwich finals next term.  It was great to see so much support at this event and a huge well done to everyone involved.  

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19/11/18 – Dodgeball

Another week, another sporting event for The Berkeley to take part in!  We were so pleased to take three teams to the dodgeball festival at Malbank High School - a Year 6 team, a Year 5 team and an all girls team (the only school who did).  The behaviour and sportsmanship of all three teams was exemplary and it was fantastic to see the children having so much fun.  We now look forward to the next dodgeball event taking place next term. 

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16/11/18 – Football

On Friday, the Berkeley Academy school football team took part in the final stages of the Crewe and Nantwich league after qualifying second in their group a few weeks before.  Unfortunately they were beaten by Pear Tree and Weaver on the day but we are very proud of all the children who took part for getting to this stage of the competition and playing well as a team.

15/11/18 – Basketball

The Berkeley took two teams to Brine Leas today to take part in a basketball competition.  After both teams won their first match, the remaining games were all very close and ended in a few games being drawn and two narrow losses.  It was great to see the children working together as a team and never giving up - well done! 

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13/11/18 – KS1 Indoor Athletics

Twenty of our Year 2 children attended an Indoor Athletics Festival at South Cheshire College today to take part in six different events, including throwing, jumping and running.  Our children were a credit to the school in the way they performed and their behaviour was outstanding.  It was great to see so many mums and dads come along to watch and cheer on the children.  Well done to all the children involved; we are really proud of you!

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22/10/18 – Football League Matches

Our school football team played their first league matches of the season on Monday night with four different games being played. After losing the first game against the Weaver, the children showed great team spirit to come back and win their final three games convincingly against Nantwich Academy, Acton and Calveley. The children are now looking forward to playing in further games after the half term.

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15/10/18 – Change 4 Life Champions Training

Six of our Year 5/6 children were chosen to attend a Change4Life Champions Training Workshop at South Cheshire College. These children are members of the sports council and were taught new skills so that they can help to organise and deliver activities in school to encourage everyone to be active at playtimes. The children were fantastic ambassadors for the school and came back with lots of ideas that they want to try out.

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12/10/18 – Year 2 Football

The Year two children who took part were fantastic ambassadors for our school and not only played brilliantly well (won 3, drew 3 and lost only one) but also behaved in such a sensible way. We are really proud of all the children who took part as this was the first time many of these children has represented The Berkeley against other schools.

11/10/18 – Girls’ Football

This year we had a huge interest in girls’ football in KS2 and therefore took three Y5/6 teams and two Y3/4 teams to take part at Crewe Alex Soccer Centre. It was great to see the girls playing with such enthusiasm in the event and we were delighted that one of our Year 5/6 teams came 2nd and one of our Year 3/4 teams won the event and will now represent Crewe and Nantwich in a county final.

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08/10/18 – Hockey

Two teams went to Ruskin High School to take part in a Quick Sticks event. One team took part in a completion and came 3rd overall. Our other team took part in a festival against four other schools and won every match and came 1st. A brilliant effort from both teams.

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04/10/18 – Tag Rugby

Over thirty children from Year 5/6 represented The Berkeley at the tag rugby competition at The Vagrants today. We were able to enter three teams with many children representing the school for the first time. After beating several schools in their group, one of our teams took part in a final group of games against other winning schools. The Berkeley were the winners of this and therefore won the whole competition. These children will now represent Crewe and Nantwich at the County finals in the Spring term.

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02/10/18 – Cross Country

Lots of hardy children battled against the wind and the rain last night to take part in the first cross country competition of the year. Here are the results:

Year 3 boys = 1st Year 3 girls = 5th

Year 4 boys = 6th Year 4 girls = 6th

Year 5 boys = 4th Year 5 girls = 2nd

Year 6 boys = 2nd Year 6 girls = 5th

Congratulations to everyone involved and a special well done to Charlotte in Year 3 who won a medal in her race.

20/09/18 – Quad Kids Competition

On Monday, two teams from Year 5/6 and one team from Year 3/4 entered the Crewe and Nantwich Quad Kids competition. This involved every child taking part in four events: sprint, long run, throwing and standing long jump. For every event each child was awarded points for how well they had done and then the points were added together. Our Year 5/6 teams came 3rd with 1426 points and 8th with 1074 points. Our Year 3/4 team came 4th with 1095 points in their competition. Well done to all the children who took part.

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