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Y5 Regional Dodgeball Tournament (17/10/19) – Winners!
17 October 2019
The Y5 Dodgeball team took part in the Regional Tournament on Thursday. After settling into the competition there was no stopping the team as they were able to win 14 and draw 1 of their 15 games! A brilliant record which also means that they have qualified for the Leeds City Finals in the Summer! What a great achievement!
Y5/6 Girls’ Football 1st team match at home vs Highfield (15/10/19) – Won 1-0
15 October 2019
The girls continued their surge up the league table this week as they were able to clinch a great win against a string Highfield team. In a game which could honestly have gone either way, their team worked so hard, and had good fortune at the right times after seeing a Highfield shot come back off the crossbar with the game nearing its end. The girls were clearly delighted at the result and look forward to travelling to St Theresa’s and Alwoodley in their next games.
Y5/6 Boys’ Football 1st team match at home vs St Urban’s (14/10/19) – Won 9-0
14 October 2019
The boys hosted St Urban’s this week as they looked to continue their positive form in the league. They did just that, playing a brilliant passing game and taking their chances; eventually winning 9-0! The result is another big confidence boost for the team and the boys will surely hope to continue their excellent play into future matches.
Y5/6 Boys’ Football 2nd team at home vs Highfield (10/10/19) – Lost 3-0
10 October 2019
The boys’ 2nd team also played this week as they hosted Highfield. They team continued to play with high levels of enthusiasm and effort as they managed to keep the score a lot closer than in their previous match. Special mention goes to Dylan who was playing his first game in goal for the team and made multiple great saves in the second half!
Y5/6 Boys’ Football 1st team at home vs Alwoodley (8/10/19) – Won 5-2
8 October 2019
After losing their first game of the season, the boys were keen to get this game underway with the intention of turning their good play in the previous match into a more positive result. This was clear from the beginning as Shadwell took an early lead through a goal by Tom W. We were soon able to add a second, and two more before halftime to give the team a 4-0 win at halftime. The second half was used to try out different players in different areas of the pitch and although Alwoodley were able to pull a couple of goals back, we also added a fifth to make the final score 5-2 to Shadwell. A great first win for the boys, and they will look to build on this when they host St Urban’s next week.
Y5/6 Girls’ Football 1st team at home vs Grimes Dyke (3/10/19) – Won 5-0
3 October 2019
After getting a credible 1-1 draw against Meanwood in their last match, the girls hosted Grimes Dyke tonight as they looked to get their first win of the season. The team played brilliantly, and were able to attack from the beginning, with goals from Lily and Emelia. Further goals in the second half from Rakhi and Sofia (2) gave the girls a fantastic first win of the season. Everyone played their part in the victory and we hope to continue this good form into the season!
Y5/6 Boys’ Football 2nd team match at home vs IHOM (30/9/19) – Lost 8-0
30 September 2019
It was the boys’ second team’s turn to play tonight as they hosted Immaculate Heart. After having a couple of games postponed due to poor weather conditions the boys were keen to get their season underway. Even though the result didn’t go in their favour, you can’t fault the boys’ effort and enthusiasm; each and every one worked their socks off where other teams would have folded; there were still positives to take from the game and the boys will continue to work hard in the next game and beyond.
Y5/6 Girls’ Football 2nd team match at home vs Deighton Gates (26/9/19) – Lost 5-1
26 September 2019
The girls’ 2nd team played their first game of the new season as when they hosted Deighton Gates on Thursday. The girls were looking forward to playing their first game together and showed great energy and enthusiasm from the beginning, with committed defending and some great saves in goal from Khadija. The girls were able to take the lead when a through ball from Evelyn allowed Olivia R to run through on goal and shoot low into the bottom right passed the goalkeeper! Even though we ended up losing the match, all the girls were able to show they wanted to play and take responsibility for what happened on the pitch. It was a great game to be a part of and despite losing, there were lots of positive aspects to take from it!
Y5/6 Boys’ Football 1st team match away at St Paul’s (23/9/19) – Lost 3-2
23 September 2019
On Monday it was the boys’ turn to get their season underway as they made the journey to St Paul’s. It took the boys a bit of time to settle down and get comfortable, as it was their first time playing together. At halftime St Paul’s were leading 2-0, and although Shadwell had chances, they were restricted to long range. We looked a lot more settled in the second half, and despite conceding a long range strike to fall further behind, the boys showed great character and potential as they began to pull back the deficit through Tom’s header from a corner. As well as scoring a second through Oliver’s shot from outside the box, the boys ran out of time to find the equaliser. Despite losing we showed a lot of heart to come back into the game, especially as it was our first match playing together. We tried to play good football and it’s only going to get better from here!
Y5/6 Girls' Football match at home vs Meanwood (19/9/19)
19 September 2019
The girls’ football 1st team got their season underway last night as they hosted Meanwood on the school field. With an entirely new squad of 10 the girls were eager to get the game started. It certainly showed when we were able to take the lead within the first minute; great work on the ball from Rakhi saw her find Holly who shot high into the net! Meanwood were able to grab an equaliser and it was unfortunate from a Shadwell point of when the goal came straight from a corner kick which found its way all the way through. The girls showed lots of resolve and teamwork to not let it get the better of them, and despite lots of Meanwood pressure in the second half, held their own to grab a great point to start the season!
Healthy Schools Presentation Event (12/7/19)
12 July 2019
To finish the year, both Bramham and Shadwell took pupils to the Health & Well-being presentation event at Leeds Town Hall to accept the Healthy School’s Award and the MindMate Friendly achievement. It was a great day and a brilliant recognition of all the hard work the Federation does to help our children in all areas of their lives!
Y5/6 Girls Leeds Tag Rugby Finals at Crawshaw Academy (9/7/19) – Winners & Runners Up!
9 July 2019
This year we were able to take every girl in Y5 & 6 to the Leeds Finals Competition. The competition itself had been postponed from earlier in the season because of the weather, merging the Regionals with the Finals to form one big end of year competition. We had three teams entering, and with the best teams in the city in attendance, each team was successful in their own right. The Shadwell C-team were able to qualify out of their group and make it all the way to the quarter finals, showing the willingness to take responsibility and push themselves to do their very best! Our B-team also qualified from their difficult group by winning all of their games, their quarter-final, and their semi-final. They showed great resilience and maturity in challenging situations. In the final they met the Shadwell A-team, who had also won all their games so far, making the final an all Shadwell affair. With both first and second places already sealed, the girls made the final an enjoyably competitive match. It was clear both teams wanted to win and call themselves the best in Leeds and in the end, it was Shadwell A-team who narrowly came on top, winning the Leeds Finals for the 5th YEAR IN A ROW! Also not losing a competitive game in those five years, is an incredible achievement! To have all our teams do so well in the competition was just a brilliant way for a truly tremendous group of children to end their primary school experience; we’ve always been, and will continue to be, so proud of our children! Well done girls!