On Friday 3rd May 2019 the Merton School Sport Partnership held our KS2 inclusive tennis festival, hosted by the All England Lawn Tennis Club centre based on the Grand Drive, Raynes Park.
On Friday 26th April 2019, the Merton School Sport Partnership (MSSP) hosted the Year 5 & 6 Mini Orange Tennis Borough Competition at WJTI facilities. Sixteen teams entered the competition, which took place using the Mini Orange Tennis format. The sixteen teams were entered into four groups of four and upon arrival; each school seeded their players 1 and 2.
The Merton School Sport Partnership held its first ever Dance Festival on 2nd April 2019. Thank you to Perseid Upper School for letting us use their superb performance facilities.
6 Schools brought their keen dance troops along to participate and display their well-rehearsed routines to an audience of over 100 family members and friends.
The Merton SSP KS2 (Year 3-6) Challenge Run took place at Joseph Hood Recreation Ground on the morning and afternoon of Friday 22nd March 2019. This year’s event was greeted with another fantastic turn out with 29 schools from across the Borough of Merton taking part and the majority of schools bringing all year 3, 4, 5 and 6 teams. This meant that up to 200 children competed in each of the 8 races during the day with an approximate total of 1500 children participated the challenge overall.
On Friday 1st March 2019, the Astro-turf facilities of Tooting and Mitcham FC hosted the largest MSSP football festival in our event history. 30 teams took part in a tremendous celebration of football across Merton borough.
The Merton School Sport Partnership held its annual Key Steps 2 Year 3/4 Gymnastics Competition on Friday 8th February 2019 at Canons Leisure Centre. Nineteen primary schools from across Merton took part in the event. As part of the Key Steps Gymnastics, all gymnasts compete in three different disciplines throughout the competition: Floor, Vault and Body Management. A team consists of two boys and two girls; all four gymnast’s scores are added together from each discipline to determine their team’s overall score.
The MSSP Key Steps 3 Year 5/6 Gymnastics Competition took place on Friday 1st February 2019 at Canons Leisure Centre. 22 schools attended the day: Bishop Gilpin, Links, Hatfeild, Cranmer, St Thomas, Joseph Hood, Wimbledon Chase, Aragon, Wimbledon Park, St Mary’s, Haslemere, Dundonald, Singlegate, Merton Park, St Teresa’s, Pelham, Hollymount, William Morris, Garfield, Poplar and Malmesbury.
The Merton School Sport Partnership held the annual Borough Boccia Competition on Friday 25th January 2019 at Canons Leisure Centre. This year, a record 30 teams took part eclipsing last year’s 24. The day was spilt over two sessions with 15 teams in the morning and 15 in the afternoon. For each session the teams were split into 3 groups of 5 to battle for their place in the final seeding groups made up of 5 groups of 3 teams – the first group playing for medals.
On Friday 16th November 2018 the MSSP Quicksticks Hockey Borough Finals took place at the Kings Collage Sports Centre. A total of 16 schools were in attendance and all children were egar to get started and showcase their hockey skills after the initial briefing.
The MSSP Inclusive Multi Sports Festival took place on Friday 2nd November 2018 at the Sports Hall facilities of the Harris Academy Morden High School with 30 teams from 25 schools in Merton borough. In 2017 we had 20 schools take part so it is wonderful to see more teams able to come along. We had so many schools interested that we had to split the sessions into two; a morning and an afternoon session, to enable all schools to enter.