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This year’s primary cross country event proved to be very popular as we had 26 Hyndburn teams & 17 Ribble Valley teams taking part. The primary schools had obviously been working very hard training their children as they showed some fantastic running down at Wilsons Athletics Track in Clayton.
On Friday 5th October the Ribble Valley primary schools came along to St Augustine’s football pitches to take part in the Year 5/6 football competition. Leaders & referees from St Augustine’s helped the event run smoothly, refereeing all the games.
ccrington Academy’s Sixth Form students went ‘Bear Grylls’ when they took part in an exciting outward bound residential in Wales last week.
There were some extremely excited teams that arrived at Accrington Academy on Monday 1st October for the year 3&4 Football competition. The twelve teams were split into three groups and each played all of the other teams in their groups before being seeded into the quarter final stages.
Monday 18th September saw the first event in the Hyndburn and Ribble Valley Competition calendar – The Hyndburn Kids Cup. In association with Accrington Stanley, ten teams competed for the right to represent Stanley in the next round of the competition.
STUDENTS AT ACCRINGTON ACADEMY CELEBRATE GCSE SUCCESS
Thursday 5th of July on yet another glorious day, we held a KS1 fun athletics event down at Wilsons playing field.
This year’s 5/6 mixed cricket competition was held at the Accrington Cricket Club. Leaders from Rhyddings came along to help officiate the matches and did a fantastic job.
The Ribble Valley cricket competition was held at Clitheroe cricket club on Friday 22nd June. Leaders from Clitheroe Royal Grammar came along to umpire the games, they did a fantastic job as the event ran very smoothly.
Congratulation to Gabrielle Sykes from Oakhill School. Gabrielle created an excellent pledge as part of the School Games curriculum competition.