Lower Park School Sport
Sports and Activities News
Including some highlights from the previous academic year
|Football Cup News 7th May 2013
What a week!! We are not talking about Our Football Team has reached the final of the Stockport School Football competition. Here is Miss Jenkin’s report from the thrilling semi-final:
On Tuesday 7th May, our cup semi-final took place against Lostock. They proved to be hard opponents to beat. It certainly lived up to the phrase "end to end" and normal time could not separate the two sides. Within minutes of extra-time, Oliver T scored to secure our place in the final. The game finished 2-1.
The children played with exceptional teamwork and Alaisdair made some outstanding saves. Well done boys!
Football Cup News - 30th April
Our 'A' team played against Torkington in the Metro Cup quarter final. The boys worked well together and comfortably won the game 5-0.
Goals from Max G (x2), Matt D, Oliver T and James S. The children now progress through to the semi-final against Lostock and we wish you all the best of luck.
5 Times Stockport Schools’ Cross Country Champions
An amazing accomplishment for the children of Lower Park! For the fifth year running our cross country running team won the Stockport Schools competition. It was held this year, at Moorfield School in Stockport. Over 250 children from primary schools in Stockport took part in the competition.
It was an evening to remember for all at Lower Park. With such a close finish to the event, our Year 5/6 boys won their race to claim the necessary points for an overall win. Jamie W finished 1st, George B 2nd and James S 3rd (a magnificent 1, 2, 3!!) Yet all 24 children from Lower Park piled up the points in their races and showed sheer determination to win. They were a credit to the school. Well done to the girls and boys (and the staff and parents too) - a massive achievement!!
Football - 13th November 2012
On 13th, our football teams kicked off their season. It was a crucial game for the 'A' team with the result counting towards both the knockout cup and the league. We could not have asked for a better start with the boys winning the game 3 - 1. Despite going 2 - 0 down, our 'B' team played well together and fought back to win 3 - 2. Well done to all the boys and we wish you every success in the forthcoming matches.
Athletics Winners - 27th June 2012
23 children represented Lower Park in an athletics competition at Woodbank Park. Some of our athletes played in our Samba band and opened the ceremony in true Olympic style.
The children competed with sheer enthusiasm and determination. The team spirit was a credit to our school. Lower Park were crowned the winners, with our year 5 boys relay breaking a current record.
Final Football Team News - 14th May 2012
We played our final football games at Norbury. We faced some tough competition and unfortunately the 'A' team lost 1- 5 and the 'B' team lost 2 - 4. All the boys deserve to feel proud of their performances and for their continued enthusiasm and teamwork throughout the season. You were a credit to Lower Park.
Football - 9th May 2012
We played Vernon Primary School in our penultimate league game. It was a one-all draw with Jamie W scoring our goal. Despite our many chances, we struggled to find the back of the net. Our final game takes place on Monday. Good luck boys and fingers crossed we remain unbeaten in the league!
Our 'B' team gave us a truly impressive performance with a 5-3 win. Goals scored by Dan K (2), Will B (2) and Dan H. Well done for consistently showing skill and determination throughout the season.
Football - 1st May 2012
Despite the wind and rain on Tuesday, we played at home against Moorfield Primary School. Our 'A' team won 1-0 and therefore remain unbeaten in their league fixtures. Our 'B' team played well but unfortunately lost 2-4.
Football - 18th April 2012
Our football teams played away at Nevill Road on Wednesday. Our 'A' team remain unbeaten in the league after an exciting 3-2 win. Goals from Alaisdair L and Harry D (x2) and some fantastic saves from Cameron M secured the result for us. It was an outstanding team performance. Well done boys.
Our 'B' team worked incredibly well together and there were goals galore for Lower Park. Jake L kept a clean sheet and the final score was 8-0. Congratulations boys!
Cross Country - 28th March 2012
Our cross country team participated in an inter-schools event at Moorfield School. It was a very enjoyable evening and a very proud moment for all at Lower Park. The Year 3/4 boys won their race, with George B crossing the line in first position.
In a very close race, the Year 5/6 boys also won their event, with Jamie W storming into first position metres from the finishing line. All 24 children gave their best effort and the results were a true reflection of their hard work. Well done to all the boys and girls for a fantastic performance and for bringing home the shield for a fourth year running!
Football Match - 20th March
On Tuesday, our football team competed in the third round of the Metro Cup against Romiley Primary. In a thrilling game, the children played with sheer determination and commitment. It certainly lived up to the phrase "end to end" and normal time could not separate the two sides. During extra time, Jamie W scored a 'cracking' goal but Romiley fought back and scored an equalizer. Still no winner so golden goal would be the decider! Unfortunately, it went against us but we deserve to be extremely proud of our performance.
Football - League Competition - 13th March
Our football league matches kicked off well and we could not have asked for a better start. An outstanding performance by the 'A' team and goals from Harry D, Max G and Marcus G resulted in a 3-2 win against Pownall Green. The 'B' team players deserve to feel just as proud of their performance. The children fought hard and beat Pownall Green 1-0. Dan H was the goal scorer. Well done to all the children who took part!
Football Metro Cup - Feb 2012
On Tuesday, our 'A' team kicked off the football season with a 4-1 win against Cale Green in the Metro Cup. Despite going 1-0 down, the children played well together and fought back with goals from Marcus G (penalty), Matt M and Jamie W. The children now progress through to the next round. We could not have asked for a better start and wish all the boys the best of luck in the forthcoming cup and league fixtures.
Lower Park pupil at Martial Arts World Championships
Over the half term holiday (Oct 2011), Cameron M went to the WTKA Martial Arts World Championships in Italy.
It was a fantastic experience for him.
There were about 6000 competitors from across the globe and Cameron performed incredibly well to come home with a gold medal!
Added to this he achieved his first Dan black belt in the summer.
Well done Cameron!
Lower Park WIN Schools' League
We have brought home the cup for a second year running! We played our final league game on Tuesday (17th May) and despite a close fought contest the final score was Lower Park 2, Vernon 2. The highlight was definitely our goalkeeper, Oliver C, scoring from his own goal. Congratulations to our 'A' team for their continued enthusiasm and teamwork throughout the season and for not losing a single league game!
We also played our semi-final of the cup match on Thursday against Moss Hey. They proved to be hard opponents to beat but rose to the challenge. A 3-0 win secured a well deserved place in the final.
Our 'B' team also ended the season on a positive note winning 6-2 against Vernon. Well done for consistently showing skill and determination throughout the season.
Football Team Narrowly Beaten in
the Final of the Stockport Cup - June 2011
Almost the perfect season for our football teams but on this occasion the A Team lost in the final against Norbury Hall by 3 goals to 2. Narrowly beaten but faultless in their efforts to achieve the double, Ed T and Niall McD both scored and Oliver C made excellent saves.
Football Success 5/6 April 2011
We played away at Moorfield on Tuesday and away at Nevill Road on Wednesday.
An outstanding performance by the team and goals from Niall, Matt T and Ed (2) resulted in a 4-1 win against Moorfield. The game against Nevill Road was nail biting with the result counting towards the league and would secure us a place in the semi-final of the South Area Cup. In a close encounter, we played with skill and determination and won 2-1, with Ed and Niall scoring. With one league game left to play, we remain unbeaten and wish the children every success in their final fixtures.
Two truly impressive performances resulted in two victories for our B Team. Two goals from Marcus and a hat trick from James secured a 5-1 win against Moorfield. The teamwork was outstanding against Nevill Road and goals from Harry, Matt M and Marcus resulted in a 3-2 win. Well done to all the team
Football Match – A and B Teams
First Against Norbury Hall - 22nd March
On Tuesday we had a home fixture against Norbury Hall. The A team all worked very hard and their great teamwork paid off with 2 goals in the first half by Niall M. Norbury put our defence under sustained pressure in the second half but we held out for a well deserved 2-0 victory.
The B team also had a great game, with goals by James G and Matt M. Unfortunately, despite some resolute defending we also conceded 2 goals. The final score was 2-2. Well done to both teams!
Football Match – A and B Teams First League Match - 15th March
On Tuesday, our football league matches kicked off well and we could not have asked for a better start with our 'A' team winning 2-1 against Pownall Green. In a well-contested match, the children played with exceptional teamwork and Danny made some outstanding saves.
The 'B' team players deserve to feel just as proud of their performance. The children fought hard and we had many chances but unfortunately it went against us with the final score being 3-2 to Pownall Green. Well done to all the children who took part!
|Tennis 'Aces' - 9th May 2013
Children from Year 3 & 4 took part in a tennis competition at Poynton Sports Centre. They played very well and two of the teams reached the semi-finals. They put up a great fight but unfortunately the other teams were stronger. All the children played their part well.
Well done to; Sam W, Arthur B, Annabelle G, Maisy M, Sam G, Ben G, Rebecca T Lucy P, Mac S, Luc S, Stephanie R, Maria B, Rebekah S, Maya H-T, Matthew L and Daniel M.
Swimming Gala Success 25th March 2013
On Monday this week, children from Lower Park participated in a swimming gala at the Leisure Centre. The following children won medals;
However, the whole team contributed to winning the Gala – Well done!
On Tuesday, we played a match at home against Pownall Green. A hat-trick from Max G secured a 3-0 win for the A team. Despite being 5-2 down at half time, our B team fought back to win 6-5 (a recovery that even professionals dream about!!).
Goals from Ben P (x3), Cameron S, Daniel D and Henry S made this possible. Outstanding performances by both teams – well done!
Tennis - 28th June 2012
3 teams represented Lower Park in a tennis tournament at Poynton Sports Club. All children were impeccably behaved and gave 100%.
All 3 teams got through to the quarter finals and the 'A' and 'B' teams played each other in the final. All games were hard fought and 'A' brought home the trophy! Well done to all!
County Cricket - Great News
Congratulations to Lucy H who has been selected for Cheshire Cricket Squad U13s. We hope she has a very successful season and we might see her playing for England in the future!!
Swimming Gala - 26th March 2012
Many children from Year 4 competed in a swimming gala. They did very well and won nine medals overall. Connor L was third in the back stroke, Alex E was third in the 20m object race, Lucas H was third in the back paddle race. Leah D was first in the front paddle and Harvey F was 1st in the pushing ball race. Our medley team was first in their race and the team was Leah D, Lucas H, Alex E and Eleanor H. Well done to all the children who took part in the gala.
Karate Medallists - 9/10 March 2012
Lower Park's Karate Club competed in the Junior Kenshikan England Karate Championships - with amazing success. The day was split up into 2 sections - the Kata Competition which took place in the morning, and the Kumite (fighting) competition which took place in the afternoon. There were representatives from Lower Park School for each of the sections (except black) in the Kata competition. All the children won a certificate and a medal which is truly amazing. Those taking part were:
White - Red belts - Ewan L, Tom I and Joe H
Yellow - Blue belts - Louis and Millie D, Luc S, Josh P, Oliver H, Hannah T & Joe N.
Green - Purple and White belts - Ellen J who competed for the bronze medal position and Will G - GOLD medalist- who shone in their group.
Brown belts – Dan K who competed very well and was eliminated by the eventual brown belt winner.
A huge congratulations and thanks to their superb teacher, Paul Ferris whose dedication is exemplary.
A football 'star' at Lower Park
I am delighted to tell you that one of our Year 5 pupils, Chris M, has this week been signed onto the books of Blackburn Rovers Football Club.
After lengthy trials he has met the manager and will be training and playing for Blackburn Rovers junior teams. A great achievement Chris well done!
Athletics Success- Jan 2012
One of our Year 6 boys, Marcus G competed recently in an inter County athletics competition, having been picked for the Greater Manchester team. Well done Marcus!
Tennis News (30/10/2011)
On Sunday (along with 14 other top juniors from around the county) Matt M, Will M, Harry D and Henry S all competed in a grade 5 Cheshire County tour event at Poynton Sports Club.
Henry did very well in the group stages. The other 3 boys all made the semi finals where Matt beat a boy from Brabyns tennis club to make the final.
In the other semi Will beat Harry to make the final (Harry finished joint third). Matt ended up beating Will in a very close final.
This isn't the only occasion that juniors from Lower Park have performed well in top standard LTA sanctioned events. Other names that should be mentioned are Oliver G who was runner up in the grade 4 Prestbury open 8 & under along with Jasper C-L, Dan D, Alistair K and Maisy M. Marcus G has also been competing regularly at LTA sanctioned events in the u10 age group category for the past 6 months.
BUPA Manchester Run - 14th May 2011
Over 50 children from Lower Park made the journey over to Heaton Park to take part in the BUPA Manchester Run.
As well as raising money for some fantastic causes, it was a truly enjoyable event. The atmosphere was 'buzzing' and we are very proud of all the children who took part in the run.
There were official placings for the junior run for these children who did particularly well: (Boys' race) Jamie W 11th, Marcus G 17th, Matthew T 19th, Harry D 29th, (Girls' race) Lucie W 9th, Isabella C-L 36th, Isobelle S 54th and Bethany S 58th. Although there were no official placings for the mini run, Alastair K was the first runner to cross the line from Lower Park.
Netball Tournament - 8th March
On Tuesday, two teams represented Lower Park in a local schools Netball tournament. Both teams played with determination and skill and it was a close fought contest. We won some and lost some (and drew one too). Well done to all the children
Multi-talented Year 4s
Our Year 4 children took part in a sports multi-skills festival at the High School. The festival involved the pupils rotating around a number of different stations designed to develop and improve their agility, balance, coordination and speed. Year 3 children will take part in a similar event later in the year.
Athletics Champions - Jan 2011
On Wednesday, 18 children represented Lower Park in a local schools Athletics competition. Every child competed with sheer determination and enthusiasm. Their commitment and teamwork resulted in Lower Park being crowned champions of Poynton.
The boys and girls deserve to be commended for their impeccable behaviour and they were an absolute credit to Lower Park. The children were presented with the trophy and certificates in assembly. The team now progress through to the Macclesfield Partnership finals on Thursday 17th February. Well done and good luck.
The Kenshikan England karate class was buzzing last night in our school hall, when all 18 students passed their exams and were awarded their next grade of belt. They ranked from beginners achieving their first red belt, up to the three top students (Daniel K, Joseph B and Holly H) who achieved their brown belt with two stripes (their next belts being black).
Paul Ferris, their teacher, commented that the class is one of the strongest he takes and that they had all done exceptionally well. Daniel, Joseph and Holly are the first primary school children to be awarded this grade of belt.
Lower Park School Sport Archive -2009/2010 Academic Year
|Athletics - Stockport - 14th July 2010
Our Athletics team competed in an inter-schools' event at Woodbank Park on Wednesday evening. All 24 children were a credit to Lower Park. They deserve to feel extremely proud of their efforts and teamwork.
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'We Are the Champions' - 27th April 2010
Isabella races home for Lower Park .
Robert and Niall (right) race round the bend in a relay race.
Lucy racing through on the inside.
Lower Park has won the Schools’ League competition and have received a very handsome cup. On Tuesday 27th May, our ‘A’ team played at Vernon. Going into the game we were level on points and the winners of this match were to be crowned league champions and progress through to the next round of the Knockout Cup. In a well-contested match, we fought hard and our determination secured a 1-0 win!
(Back Row L to R: Danny, Rob, Kyran, Tom, Niall, Bobby, and Joe. Front Row L to R: Liam, Ed and Alex ('B' Team goalkeeper)).
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A fantastic achievement and a huge well done to all the team for bringing the cup home to Lower Park. Congratulations to our 'A' team for their continued enthusiasm and teamwork throughout the season and for not losing a single game!
Football - 18th May 2010
A Team footballers played their semi final at Queensgate. Unfortunately, we did not play at our best and were beaten 5-2. Goals from Edward T and Liam J were well taken but not enough to take us through to the final. Well done Queensgate and well done to our team for giving their best.
End of Season Football - 13th April 2010
On Tuesday, our 'A' team played against Nevill Road. Going into the final two minutes, we were losing 0-2. However, the team's determination resulted in a 2-2 draw. A fantastic performance with many great chances! Well done to everyone who took part.
Boy's Football - Pre Easter
Before Easter, our school football team played at Hazel Grove Primary School in the knockout cup. The team played with skill and enthusiasm. An exceptional team effort resulted in a 4-2 win taking the children into the next round. A brilliant performance!
Football - 9th March 2010
We played at home against Pownall Green. Our 'A' team drew 2-2 and therefore remain unbeaten in their league fixtures. Our 'B' team scored a last minute goal to win 2-1. It was a fantastic performance by all the children. Good luck in your remaining games.
Football - 1st March 2010 - Community Cup
The school football team participated in the 'Community Cup, Play Off Day.' In spite of a spirited performance, we did not qualify for the next round. The children deserve to feel very proud of their efforts and we wish them all the best in their remaining league games. Well done to Alex, Bobby, Robert, Tom, Kyran, Niall and Ed. Thank you too, for the superb support from parents.
Olympic Hockey Player visits school
Alex Danson, the Hockey Olympian met the children in assembly on Friday 2nd July to talk about National Sports Week.
The children have been learning a dance in readiness for the 2012 Olympics.
Tennis Success - 25th June 2010
Over the last two weeks our school has been represented by our key Stage 2 tennis teams in the Local Schools Tennis Tournament. Years 3 & 4 reached the semi-finals and Years 5 & 6 were the competition winners and came home with the trophy! The players had to work together to score and accumulate points – so it was a great team effort – well done!
Congratulations to Ross L. who was selected to play football for Macclesfield District at Preston’s Deepdale Football Ground last week. Unfortunately, injured in the game, Ross has done very well to be selected and has enjoyed the experience.
Joe P. deserves a special mention too by being selected and signing forms for Bolton Wanderers FC’s youngest teams.
After trials, 9 boys were selected and enjoyed a day at a Premiership match at the Reebok stadium too.
| Football - Vernon 'hit for six'.
On Tuesday, our ‘B’ team also played at Vernon. An exceptional team effort resulted in a 6-3 win. Well done to Lucy, Archie, Tom H, Billy, Ross, Reece, Joe M and Zac for consistently showing skill and determination throughout the season.
(Back Row L to R: Ross, Joe, Reece, Alex. Front Row L to R: Tom, Zac, Archie, Lucy and Billy).
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Cross Country Running
Our cross country team participated in an inter-schools event at Moorfield School. All 23 children gave their best effort and the results were a true reflection of their hard work. The Year 3/4 boys and the Year 5/6 boys won their races and Lower Park were the overall winners. Well done to all the boys and girls for a fantastic performance and for bringing home the shield for a second year running!
Eight local schools competed in a swimming gala at Poynton Leisure Centre. Twelve children represented Lower Park in individual or relay races. All the children were a credit to the school and we were crowned the overall winners. A fantastic achievement!
Netball 18th March
Our netball team participated in a tournament at Poynton High School. Having won 3 games and drawn 1, it was a close fought contest. With two teams tied on points and the goal difference the same, we played again. Still no winner so golden goal would be the decider! Unfortunately, it went against us but we deserve to be extremely proud of the girls who showed teamwork, hard work and determination. Well done to Alicia, Amy, Evie, Ellie, Niamh, Claire, Katie, Holly and Megan who have gone from strength to strength. What a noticeable improvement!
Karate Excellence - November 09
Our School Karate Club held exams in School last week and all who were tested progressed up to the next stage belt colour and received certificates. Well done!
Several children from Lower Park were able to enter the Kenshinkan (a type of Karate) England Championships which were held at Wilmslow Leisure Centre last Sunday. This was a national Competition and there were approximately 80 children taking part of all ages and belt colours. The children were in a knock-out competition and had to ‘perform’ the Karate Katas in pairs in front of judges, other parents and students, which was very daunting for them, but they all did well and brought credit to themselves and Lower Park.
Those children who entered the competition and did so well were: Ellie A, Joseph B, Hollie H, Daniel K, Aidan M, Max M and Rachel W.
Well done all the children in the Karate Club.
Sunday Soccer Schools Return
In addition to the Wednesday, after-school soccer club run by Les Clitheroe, we are reinstating the very popular Sunday morning sessions. SMS (Soccer Made Simple) will be running the sessions between 10.30am and 12noon and they will run all year. See list of sessions below.
Jonny Davies, the manager of SMS who leads these sessions, has been working with Year 5 and 6 footballers in the last year. He will also be coaching our school football squads every Tuesday evening and manage the teams in their matches with other schools.
Soccer Made Simple Session Details
For more information about any of these activities, contact:
- SMS will be delivering team / squad sessions on Tuesdays to develop players playing for the school team in local competitions.
- Sunday morning sessions for ages 4-11 at Lower Park.
- Girls football club at Poynton High School field on Thursday 4pm-5pm.
- Basketball club at PHS for Poynton cluster 3.45-5pm every Wednesday.
Office: 01625 630006 Mob: 07825412106 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web: www.smscoaching.co.uk Boy's
Boys' Football - 11th Feb 2010
Our school competed in the Community Cup. The children played fantastically well and progressed through to the next round having comfortably won all their matches. It was a truly impressive performance by all the players who showed skill, determination and teamwork. Congratulations and well done to Alex, Bobby, Robert, Niall, Ed, Kyran, Tom and Liam.
Girl's Football - 19th November
Our girls football team participated in the Macclesfield Partnership Finals after successfully winning the Poynton Cluster Competition. The girls were a credit to Lower Park and gave 100%. Although the girls did not progress through to the next stage they deserve to feel very proud of their performance. One highlight was winning the penalty shoot out in sudden death. Congratulations to Ellie, Hannah, Holly, Niamh, Alicia, Evie, Amy and Alex.
Boys’ Soccer Success - 3rd November
On Tuesday, our football season kicked off well and we could not have asked for a better start with our 'A'team winning 2-0 and our 'B' team winning 6-0 against Moorfield. The children played with skill, determination and enthusiasm. Our men of the matches were Bobby and Reece. Well done to all the boys and girls who took part.
Girls' Soccer Success - 22nd October
On Thursday our girls football team participated in a tournament at Poynton High School. The girls enthusiasm and determination resulted in us winning the competition. The girls now progress through to the Partnership finals in November.
This was a fantastic achievement and congratulations to all the girls for their excellent performance. Well done Evie, Ellie, Niamh, Megan, Hannah, Holly, Amy, Alex and Alicia. Thank you too, for the great support from parents
Lower Park's 'Master of Martial Arts'
During the summer, Cameron, one of our children, took part in the National Tai Kwan Do Championships. He was third in his age group - a remarkable achievement. Congratulations Cameron.
Lower Park School Sport -2008/2009 Academic Year
|Athletics At Woodbank - 8th July
28 Year 5/6 children represented Lower Park in an Athletics competition at Woodbank Park. As well as giving 100% in their events, the team spirit and behaviour was a credit to Lower Park. The children supported, encouraged and cheered each other. Thank you for the overwhelming support from parents and grandparents. A very enjoyable evening was had by all.
Boys' Football - 16th June
Our football teams played their final matches of the season against Moorfield. A well-deserved 4-0 win for our A team but unfortunately our B team were very unlucky and lost 5-4. Well done to all the boys for a magnificent season. Your skill, determination and dedication have brought credit to yourselves and Lower Park. A huge thank you to all the parents who have been a great support this season, it has been greatly appreciated.
Boys' Football - 9th June
The school A Team played in the Knockout Cup semi final against Vernon. In spite of a spirited performance from the boys the final result was 0-2. Well done to all the boys for giving it your best shot and getting so far in the competition.
Boys' Football - 30th April
Our school football team played at home against Hazel Grove Primary School in the knockout cup. The team played with skill and enthusiasm and dominated the game. An exceptional team effort resulted in a 9-0 win taking the boys into the semi-final. A brilliant performance!
Boys' Football - 21st April
Our football teams played at home against Norbury Hall Primary. The ‘A’ team were faced with some tough competition and even though we lost 3-5 all the boys played magnificently well. In a well contested match, the ‘B’ team won 3-1. Again, all the boys played brilliantly.
Boys' Football - 17th March
On Tuesday, our football teams played at Pownall Green. Both teams played magnificently. Our 'A' team won 6-1, with Bobby scoring a hat trick and our 'B' team won 4-2. Once again, well done to all the boys who took part for their teamwork and enthusiasm. Thank you to Mr Evans for stepping in to referee the match. Please could the kits be washed and returned to Miss Jenkins ASAP in preparation for the next match. Thank you!
Girls' Football - 12th March
On Thursday our girls football team participated in a football tournament at Wilmslow High. The girls played enthusiastically and made it through to the semi finals. Well done girls, a fantastic achievement. A special thank you to the parents who came along for their support. A very enjoyable afternoon was had by all.
Boys' Football - 3rd March
Despite the torrential rain on Tuesday, our footballers played enthusiastically in matches against Vernon Primary School. In a very well contested match, the ‘A’ team lost 0-2 The man of the match, goalkeeper Thomas R, was magnificent (and returned home covered in mud from head to toe). In a thrilling encounter, the ‘B’ team just managed to win 6-5, thanks, near the end, to a winning goal by Bobby T.
Boys' Football - 13th January
On Tuesday the school football team participated in the 'Community Cup Play Off Day.' The team began well winning their first game 5-0 and finally, after some very close games, finished third out of twelve (and came so close to actually winning the tournament). A big well done to Thomas, Zachary, Michael, Louis E, Louis D, Jared and Otto. Their team work and determination did Lower Park proud and they were grateful for superb support from parents and grandparents.
Boys' Football - 8th October
The 'A' team played their first league match against Neville Road. The game started well with the captain, Louis, scoring within the first five minutes. The team played brilliantly but unfortunately, lost 3-2. Well done to Thomas, Zachary, Michael, Jack C, Jared, Otto, Louis D, Jonny and Louis E.
|Tennis - 10th July
Yesterday, our school tennis team represented Macclesfield in the Cheshire County Finals. The children won all their group matches and progressed through to the final. Despite tough competition, the team was unstoppable and won the shield. A total of 32 games were played and the children came away unbeaten. A truly outstanding performance by Archie, Niall, Olivia and Isabella. We are very proud of all of you.
Tennis - 5th June
The school participated in a tennis tournament at Poynton Sports Club. The competition involved all the local schools and Lower Park were the overall winners. A fabulous performance by Niall, Archie, Olivia and Isabella secured them a place in the next round.
Netball - 28th April
Another truly outstanding performance by our netball team against Hazel Grove. The team was unstoppable, winning by 11 goals to 0. The team has gone from strength to strength all season and all the players have shown huge improvement. A big congratulations to everyone.
Netball - 26th March
Our team came second in a tournament with local schools. The team all played with determination and skill, winning both their qualifying matches 3-0 but unfortunately losing the final 12-1 to a very competent team.
Cross Country - 26th March
Our cross country team participated in an inter-schools’ event at Moorfield School. The children who took part were outstanding and a credit to Lower Park. All 24 children gave their best effort and the results were a true reflection of their hard work. The Year 3/4 girls and the Year 5/6 girls won their races and Lower Park were the overall winners.
Netball - 18th March
On Wednesday, our netball teams played at St Peter’s School. The children were faced with some tough competition but despite losing all the children gave 100% effort. Well done to everyone who took part!
Gymnastic Star - 7th March
Sophie D, Year 6, competed in the North West Elite Level 3 competition held in Warrington on 7th March. She finished 2nd out of the whole North West and secured a place as part of the North West team who will compete at the National Finals held in Birmingham in May. This is a fantastic achievement for Sophie and we are very proud of her. Good luck in the finals Sophie!
The coach from Dash Athletics Club has informed our Head Ian Coulson that at the weekend (28th Feb/1st April) the club competed in the North West League Final for Sports Hall Athletics in Wigan. The team came 3rd in the North West to gain the bronze medal and our own Sam D played a major part as a member of this successful team. Sam competed really well and is a great team member - he always turns up for training and works really hard. Well done Sam!
Boys' Football - 26th November
Our football team was successful in winning the Power League tournament and progressing through to the next round of the North West competition. Well done to the children in the team and a big pat on the back to Miss Jenkins who really enjoyed the first taste of success with the footballers as their manager.