MSSP Year 5/6 Girls Cricket Festival

MSSP hosted the Girls Cricket Festival on Friday 12th July at Old Ruts Cricket Club. Eleven teams from throughout the borough came together to celebrate girls cricket and bask in the sunshine as the school’s sports events calendar ended. All schools played a minimum of six matches to make sure they developed as the event went on and we had some young coaches from Rutlish High School who were providing coaching clinics in the new cricket nets at Old Ruts.


MSSP KS2 Inclusive Scatterball Festival 2018-19

Wednesday 3rd July 2019, MSSP held an inclusive Scatterball Festival, which took place at the fabulous facilities of Old Ruts Cricket club and the weather was all sunshine for this exciting event.

Teams from Poplar, Hillcross, Bond, Merton Park & Links came along to this event.

Some of the boys and girls had never even heard of the sport of Scatterball at the start of the day, so we thought we had a tricky task on our hands to help the boys and girls get to grips with game.

MSSP Borough Athletics Championship

On Thursday 20th June, the MSSP held the annual Merton Borough Primary Athletics Championships. There were 31 schools entered the event this year and they were divided into five groups. Athletes would all compete in one field event, one track event and a relay. Track races included: 600m, 150m and 80m, while on the field, athletes would do either the Long Jump, Standing Triple Jump, Discus, Shot Put or Vortex Throw. Placings within each group would be compared to determine each group’s winner and individual event winners.

MSSP Year 5/6 Mini Tennis Orange

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.

Merton Dance Festival 2019

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.

Merton KS2 Challenge Run 2019

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.


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