MSSA - Football League 2017-18

Date - Sept-April 2017-18

Venue: Woodkirk Academy

Schools Entered: Westerton, Churwell, Asquith, Driglington, EastArdsley, Gildersome,    Fountain, Birchfield, Victoria, Hill Top, Seven Hills & Blackgates Primary

Jez Whawell - Lead Organiser

'Congratulations to everyone for managing to get so  many fixtures completed despite the adverse weather. It has been another great season and we have seen some excellent goals and come close games. It is a close league with a good standard of football being played by all - proved by the fact that it goes down to the final round of games to decide the champions.

Thank you for all your patience with the constant rejigging of fixtures, days and dates.

Thank you to James Wynn for helping to organise the games and for the referees.

Thank you to the referees themselves for giving up their time.

I look forward to seeing you at the summer tournaments for Y4 and Y6.'

CONGRATULATIONS Westerton Primary!!!

MSSA- Swimming Gala 2018



YR GROUP:4/5/6

SCHOOLS ENTERED: Blackgates, Gildersome, Morley St Francis, Drighlington, Hill Top, Birchfield, Westerton, Fountain, Churwell, East Ardsley, Morley Victoria, Seven Hills, Asquith &  Morley Newlands Primary

Thank you to everyone that took part in the MSSA Swimming Gala on Wednesday 28th March 2018. It was brilliant to have all the schools represented and it was a fantastic morning of sport. There were some super swimmers taking part and hopefully they will have a future in the sport!

Thank you to James and all the Sports Leaders from Woodkirk for supporting the event and ensuring that the event ran smoothly. 

 I hope the children are pleased with their medals if they were an individual winner. Please present participation certificate to all pupils who took part in the event and the Sporting Spirit Certificates which you can use if appropriate.

Thank you once again for supporting the event. 



LEEDS S & C SSP - School Games High 5

DATE: 21st March 2018

Venue: Rodillian Academy


1ST PLACE - Churwell Primary

2ND PLACE - Rothwell St Marys Primary

3RD PLACE - Robin Hood Primary

Congratulations Churwell & Rothwell St Marys on qualifying through to the City Semi Finals.

JCPP - Basketball Competition

DATE: 5th & 6th Feb 2018



VENUE: The South Leeds Academy

SCHOOLS ENTERED: Hunslet Carr, Beeston, Sharp Lane, Park View Academy, Low Rd & Ingram Primary

'Tonight saw Beeston Primary claim first spot #at the JESS Cluster Basketball finals Heat 2 #. A huge congratulations to @HunsletCarrPS & @slpsleeds who claimed 2nd # and 3rd # spot. A great event'

'An excellent 2 nights this week at the #JESSCluster Basketball finals #. Congratulations to @ParkViewAcademy who claimed first spot #yesterday evening. Also a great effort by @LowRoad56E and @IngramRoad who claimed 2nd # and 3rd # spot respectively'


MSSA- Basketball Competition

DATES: 19th Jan 2018


SPORTS LEADERS: Morley Academy

VENUE: Morley Academy

SCHOOLS ENTERED: Gildersome, Westerton, Seven Hills, Birchfield, East Ardsley & Hill Top Primary

On Friday 19th January The Morley Academy hosted the Year 5 Basketball Primary event. The session was led by Kate Unsworth, Director of PE alongside Danny Nelson, Head Coach of The Leeds Force and Chris Desouza, the point guard from the team. 

The day began with a number of different ball handling drills and shooting drills before the students embarked on the tournament during the afternoon. Each school represented brought a team of 10 players (5 girls & 5 boys). The school present were Westerton, East Ardsley, Hilltop, Birchfield, Seven Hills & Gildersome.





5th place was Gildersome & Westerton with 7 points

4th place was Hilltop with 8 points

3rd place was Birchfield with 9 points

2nd place was Seven Hills with 11 points

1st place was East Ardsley with 12 points



5th place was Westerton & Seven Hills with 7 points

4th place was Birchfield with 8 points

3rd place was Gildersome with 9 points

2nd place was Hill Top with 10 points

1st place was East Ardsley with 15 points winning all their games .

Kate Unsworth - Head of PE Morley Academy

'It was amazing to have over 60 students participating & playing basketball. Mrs Unsworth would also like to thank the staff & schools who attended as well as the 5 volunteers from The Morley Academy, Lyla Barnaby, Skye England, Jack Sykes & Antonia Opare Amo & Laura Ferguson.'

LEEDS SSP - Active school -Come & Try Inclusive Golf Event


Date: 18th Sept 2017

Venue: John Charles Centre for Sport

Key Partners: Active Schools, Golf Foundation, Cockridge Golf Club, West Leeds Academy & East SILC

Sports Leaders: East SILC - John Jamieson & West Leeds Academy

Schools Entered-

PRIMARY: South SILC -Broomfield, West SILC- Hollybush, Meadowfield, West SILC, Ireland Wood, NW SILC-Brudenell, Sharp Lane, Clapgate, Holy Rosary & St Annes, NW SILC- Pennyfield, Ingram, Robin Hood, East SILC- John Jamieson

SECONDARY: East SILC- Temple Moor, South SILC- Broomfield, Cardinal Heenan








DATE: 8th Feb 2018

LEEDS SCHOOLS: Ireland Wood Primary & West SILC-Hollybush

Panathlon Official Write Up


1.     st Augustine’s Calderdale

2.      Saville park Calderdale

3.      Ireland wood Leeds

4.      lowerfield Bradford

5.      moorlands Kirklees

6.      girlington Bradford

7.      kingsland Stanley Wakefield

8.      west silc hollybush Leeds

9=  kingsland Castleford Wakefield

9=  castle hill Kirklees


Congratulations!!! & Well Done!!! Ireland Wood - Holly Bush

ACTIVE SCHOOLS - Primary Cheerleading Competition

DATE: 21ST Feb 2018


VENUE: Morley Academy

SCHOOLS ENTERED: Allerton C of E, Farsley Springbank, Whitecote, Rawden St Peters, Oulton, Middleton St Marys, Lane End, Hunslet Moor, New Bewerley Primary 

What an amazing event we had on Wednesday 21st February when 129 pupils descended on Morley Academy to compete in Stunt and Pom cheerleading, and enjoy a camp afterwards run by White Rose Cheer and Dazl staff. We want to issue our heartfelt thanks to all the staff at Morley Academy, who were so very accommodating, all the teachers and staff at the various schools, all of the parents who came to support their pupils, and of course, the pupils themselves for a fantastic show! We'd like to issue a massive congratulations to Middleton St Mary's for winning the Pom division,  Rawdon St Peters who won the Level 2 Stunt division, and to Whitecote who won Level 1 Stunt and overall High Point of the day.

White Rose Cheer  & Dazl would like to thank their amazing team for coaching the athletes, judging the competition, and assisting with the set up.

Ian Rodley - Dazl -"It was absolutely fantastic to see so many children of all ages and backgrounds getting involved in the competition and really championing each others work I was also taken back by the parental support, Helen did a wonderful job engaging with all partners involved and we at DAZL has a wonderful experience. Our dance leaders who also lead a workshop comments on how great the set up was with a competition the tasters for all and then finishing on a celebration ceremony.Great job from all involved especially our white rose cheer friends"

Poms Results:

1st place - Middleton St Mary's

2nd place - Farsley Springbank

3rd Place - Allerton C of E

4th Place- Hunslet Moor

5th Place - New Bewerley

Cheer Results:

Level 1 - 

1st place - Whitecotes

2nd place - Oulton

3rd place - Lane End

Level 2 -

1st - Rawden St Peters

We are already so excited for the next one! 

MSSA - Cross Country Competition

DATE: 22nd Feb 2018

YR GROUP- 4/5/6

VENUE: Woodkirk Academy

SCHOOLS ENTERED: Birchfield, Westerton, Churwell, East Ardsley, Gildersome, Seven Hills, Morley Victoria Primary

Thank you to all the schools that took part in the MSSA Cross Country event yesterday afternoon. It was a great event and the children did extremely well in the conditions. It was very muddy so there were a couple of falls and lost shoes but all the children still crossed the line smiling. There were some fantastic individual runners too. They should join a running club if they don't go to one already! 

Huge thank you to James Wynne at Woodkirk. We had to change the venue at very short notice so thank you to James for arranging for us to use the facilities at Woodkirk. 

I have attached the results for the event with this email. Well done to Churwell who were the overall team winners on the day. 





JCPP- Mini Tennis Competition

HEAT 1 & 2

DATE: 9th & 10th Jan 2018




SCHOOLS ENTERED: Low Rd, Windmill, Ingram, Beeston, New Bew, Clapgate &Hunslet Carr Primary

This week saw a fantastic event take place as the JESS Cluster brought together 8 schools to compete in the Mini Tennis heats at Cockburn John Charles Academy. In heat 1 Sharp Lane, Clapgate, New Bewerley and Hunslet Carr all battled it out for a place in the shield or trophy final. 

With some excellent Tennis on show, Sharp Lane emerged victorious with Clapgate coming a close second to earn themselves a place in the Trophy Final on Tuesday 30th January. 

Beeston, Windmill, Low Road and Ingram Road were in attendance on Tuesday evening, again with some excellent displays on show. Windmill proved to be worthy winners of heat 2 with Beeston coming a close second. 

Overall, the heats were a great success. We look forward to seeing all schools back for the Shield and Trophy finals respectively on W/C 29th January.





Mini Tennis Shield Final

Congratulations to Low Road Primary on their win at the Mini Tennis Shield Final. Low Road proved to be victorious on a night where there was some excellent tennis on show from all schools. Also congratulations to Ingram Road, New Bewerley and Hunslet Carr who were in attendance to make the event a great success. 


Mini Tennis Trophy Final

Windmill Primary made history at the Trophy final as they completed the first ever music federation double after claiming 1st spot. Another fantastic night of tennis where sportsmanship and fair play was on display throughout the evening. Congratulations to Sharp Lane, Beeston and Clapgate who also competed to make the night an enjoyable experience. 

Leeds United Foundation - Leeds South & Central - Schools Champions- U9 Football

DATE: 7th Jan 2018

VENUE: Soccer World

SCHOOLS ENTERED: Robin Hood, Woodlesford, Gildersome, St Anthonys, St Philips, Rothwell St Marys, Rothwell Victoria, 

The Leeds United Foundation – "School Champions" will be a City wide football competition,  available to any primary school, in the city of Leeds, seen as the most prestigious School football tournament in the city for Years 3 and 4.

The competition will be run within 5 areas of Leeds with Schools competing to Qualify to the City Finals and then a coveted place within the Championship Finals Day to battle it out to be crowned The Leeds United Foundation School Champions.



Well done to Rothwell St. Marys, St. Anthonys, Woodlesford & Robin Hood who qualified for the semi finals.


Congratulations to Woodlesford Primary who won on the day, but well done and good luck to the teams who’ve qualified for the City Finals. 

LEEDS SCHOOL GAMES - Come & Try Inclusive Sportshall Athletics

DATE: 19th Jan 2018

VENUE: John Charles Centre for Sport - Athletics & Bowls

PRIMARY SCHOOLS ENTERED: Holly Bush- West SILC, Ingram, Highfield, Brodetsky, Broomfield- South SILC, Ireland Wood, Oulton, Farsley Farfield, Hunslet Moor, Hunslet St Marys, Christ Church Upper Armley, Guiseley, Bramlet St Peters, Pudsey Bolton Royd, Hill Crest, East SILC, Valleyview, Pudsey Waterloo & Five Lanes Primary.

SECONDARY SCHOOLS ENTERED: Temple Moor- East SILC, Broomfield- South SILC, Prince Henrys, Cardinal Heenan, Abbey Grange, Leeds City Academy.

An Introduction to Sportshall athletics with the emphasis on  FUN & ENJOYMENT . The Event focused on skill development and personal achievement, utilizing the School Games sporting spirits to building confidence within pupils and staff to potentially enter the West Yorkshire Disability Sportshall Athletic School Games Competition, representing LEEDS 2017-18

The event also gave pupils an extra opportunity to experience a new environment, meet new people and in some cases try athletics for the first time.



201 pupils from 25 Leeds Schools, with a wide range of disabilities, attended Leeds ‘Come and Try’ Inclusive sports hall athletic event.Participants rotated around 11 station circuit of appropriate activities to challenge their skills based around throwing, movement, hand eye co-ordination & balance. These included: chest push, shuttles, run relays, long jump, javelin, speed bounce balance bar, High Stepper & Hurdles

MASSIVE ‘Thank You’ and ‘Well Done’ to all children who took part!!

LEADERSHIP - Workforce

Leeds City College & Abbey Grange 

I wanted to place on record my thanks and appreciation to Abbey Grange & Leeds City College - Staff- Martin Parker and Sports Students, for Supporting the running of the Event.

Their enthusiasm, support and hard work had not gone unnoticed with schools and SGO Staff!! Excellent Job!!

A credit to the PE Dept and College

Without Their continued support the School Games & School Sports Partnership it wouldn't be the success it is!!


JCPP- Handball Competition

DATE:  6th Dec 2017



VENUE: The South Leeds Academy

SCHOOLS ENTERED: Beeston, Ingram Road and Sharp Lane, Low Rd & Windmill primary

On Tuesday 5th December three schools battled it out to become the KS1 Handball Finals Champions. Beeston, Ingram Road and Sharp Lane primary school were all in attendance to compete on the night. Beeston proved worthy winners after they topped the league with 17 points. Ingram Road and Sharp Lane came 2nd and 3rd respectively with some great performances. Overall a fantastic effort from all schools to enhance the development of competitive games at this age group.

Inter-federation Handball Cup

Low Road and Windmill primary also went up against each other in a new inter-federation rivalry which has stemmed from our work teaching PE in the two schools. Each school brought a team of Year 5 boys and girls to compete in a Handball fixture against each other. Low Road were victorious in this event. Hopefully the first of many


DATE: 30th Nov 2017

VENUE: NW SILC - Penntfields



The Special Olympics Motor Activity Training Program is designed for athletes who are unable to participate in official Special Olympics sport competitions because of their skill and/or functional abilities. The Motor Activity Training Program is designed to prepare athletes -- including those with severe or profound intellectual disability and significant physical disabilities -- for sport-specific activities appropriate for their ability levels.

The event started with the West SILC presenting the Ellie-Mae Potter memorial torch to NW SILC. The special Olympics oath was shared by a Pennyfields student pressing a Big Mac. We warmed up with a parachute game. All students came out to showcase their skills and gave it their all. We finished with a slow parachute cool down and presented participation medals. 

West Yorkshire School Games - KS3/4 Panathlon 2017

DATE: 29th Nov 2017

VENUE: Huddersfield LC

LEEDS Team: South SILC -Broomfield & East SILC- John Jamieson 



Final Results –

1st - Calderdale

2nd - Kirklees

3rd - Wakefield 

4th - Leeds 

5th - Kirklees 

See more at:


LEEDS SSP- Primary SG Quarter Final Sportshall Athletics

DATE: 4th Dec 2017

VENUE: Leeds Trinity University

SCHOOLS ENTERED: Woodlesford, Westerton, Morley Victoria, Churwell & Hunslet St Marys Primary





Huge Congratulations to Woodlesford and Hunslet St Marys Primary schools who have qualified to LEEDS SSP Semi Final, Jan 23rd @ Leeds Trinity University.

Well done & Good Luck!!


WINNERS - Download Certificate

2nd Place - Download Certificate

3rd Place - Download Certificate

4th Place - Download Certificate

5th Place - Download Certificate


JESS CLUSTER Primary PE Programme - BOUNCE Trampolining

DATE:7th/8th/13th/14th & 20th Nov 2018

VENUE: The South Leeds Academy

SCHOOLS ENTERED: Hunslet Carr, Sharp Lane, Clapgate, New Bewerley, Ingram Primary

Each school attended a 1 hour trampoline lesson, introducing basic jumps such as the straight jump, tuck jump, pike and the seat drop. All pupils were challenged into performing each jumps, then in pairs pupils created a 4 bounce trampoline routine with the jumps they felt most confident performing!
All routines were observed and judged independently until we had a our Trampoline Top Star from each JESS Cluster primary school


ROAD 2 WEMBLEY U11 Football - South Qualifying Round

DATE: 22nd Nov 2017

VENUE: Middleton Leisure Centre

SCHOOLS ENTERED: Gildersome, Robin Hood, St Philips, Rothwell St Marys, Westerton, Hunslet St Marys, Woodlesford & Rothwell Victoria Primary

The Leeds United Foundation – "Road to Wembley" is a City wide football competition,  available to any primary school. Being seen as the most prestigious School football tournament in the city of Leeds.

The competition will be run within 5 areas of Leeds with Schools competing to Qualify to the City Finals and then a coveted place within the Championship Finals Day to battle it out to be crowned Leeds United Foundation School Champions. The winners will go on to represents Leeds United Foundation in the Championship North Regional Finals

Overall figures for the tournament

  • 1 Week
  • 5 venues across the city (North East / East / South / West / North West)
  • 53 Schools
  • 424 children


"A fantastic evening of football under the lights at Middleton Leisure Centre -  64 children from 8 Schools in attendance, showing great enthusiasm, teamwork and desire to win in the spirit of the game and compete for a place in the City Final, where the overall winner will represent Leeds United in the Championship North Finals" 


"Congratulations to Gildersome and Woodlesford Primary who progress to the Training Camp and City Finals in January 2018 - one step closer to Wembley!!" 

Good Luck!!!!

MSSA - YR 5/6 Handball

DATE: 23rd Nov 2017

VENUE: Morley Ac


SCHOOLS ENTERED: Westerton, East Ardsley, Birchfield, Churwell, Gildersome, Hilltop  & Blackgates Primary

Kate Unworth would like to say a huge thank to all the above schools for attending the MSSA annual Handball competition. 

The Schools battled it out!!! 3rd/4th place was between Gildersome & East Ardsley (2 - 6) & the final was between Westerton & Churwell where Westerton came out winners (2 - 0).


LEEDS SSP - South- Yr8 School Games Sportshall Athletics Competition

DATE: 27th Nov 2017

VENUE: Cockburn HS


BOYS TEAMS- Morley Ac, Woodkirk Ac, Cockburn HS, Bruntcliffe Ac & Farnley Ac

GIRLS TEAMS- Bruntcliffe Ac, Morley Ac, Cockburn HS, Woodkirk Ac & Franley Ac





Leeds S & C SSP - Yr8  Sportshall Athletics School Games - Boys & Girls Qualifiers to LEEDS Final - Morley Academy

Wish you the very best of Luck!!