Merton Dance Festival 2020

The Merton School Sport Partnership held the 2nd edition of our School Dance Festival over two dates this year! On Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th February 2020, 11 schools from across the borough participated in our non-competitive festival showcase and brought some wonderful pieces of dance a movement to packed audiences of over 100 family and friends per show.

Thank you to Perseid Upper School for letting us use their superb performance facilities for the second year running.

MSSP Year 3/4 Key Steps 2 Gymnastics Competition

The MSSP Key Steps 2 Year 5/6 Gymnastics Competition took place on Friday 7th February 2020 at Canons Leisure Centre. 21 schools attended the day: Bishop Gilpin, Bond, Joseph Hood, St Thomas of Canterbury, Links, St John Fisher, Hatfeild, Benedict, Cranmer, Hillcross, Aragon, Wimbledon Park, St Mary’s, Dundonald, Merton Park, St Teresa’s, Pelham, Hollymount, Garfield, Poplar and Malmesbury.

MSSP Year 5/6 KS3 Gymnastics Competition

The MSSP Key Steps 3 Year 5/6 Gymnastics Competition took place on Friday 31st January 2020 at Canons Leisure Centre. 21 schools attended the day: Bishop Gilpin, Links, St John Fisher, Hatfeild, The Priory, Benedict, Cranmer, Hillcross, Aragon, Wimbledon Park, St Mary’s, Dundonald, Singlegate, Merton Park, St Teresa’s, Pelham, Hollymount, William Morris, Garfield, Poplar and Malmesbury.

MSSP Year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics

MSSP hosted the Sportshall Athletics at Canons Leisure Centre on Friday 24th January 2019. Both heats consisted of twelve schools with every team arriving with eighteen athletes (nine boys and nine girls). Each competitor had to take part in two track (relays/races) and two field (throws/jumps) events. All of the scores from each event would contribute to the school’s overall total so it was essential that every individual did their utmost to gain points for their team. All schools arrived looking ready and eager to go.

MSSP Inclusive Boccia Championships 2020

The Merton School Sport Partnership held the annual Borough Boccia Championships on Friday 17th January 2020 at Canons Leisure Centre. This year, a record 36 teams took part eclipsing last year’s 30. The day was spilt over two sessions with 18 teams in the morning and 18 in the afternoon. For each session the teams were split into 3 groups of 6 to battle for their place in the final seeding groups made up of 6 groups of 3 teams – the first group playing for medals.

MSSP Inclusive Multi-Sports Panathlon Festival

The MSSP Inclusive Multi Sports Festival took place on Friday 1st November 2019 at the superb facilities of the AELTC Community Courts, Raynes Park with 34 teams from 27 schools in Merton borough. In 2018 we had 25 schools take part, so it is wonderful to see more teams able to come along. We had so many schools interested that we continued with the format of splitting the sessions into two; a morning and an afternoon session, to enable all schools to enter.

MSSP KS2 Inclusive Cross Country Festival 2019/20

On Friday 4th October 2019, the Merton KS2 Inclusive Cross-Country Festival took place for students across our four cluster areas with representative schools coming from Wimbledon, Raynes Park, Mitcham and Morden. Thank you to all schools, teachers and supporters for attending today’s festival; our first event of the 2019-20 calendar year.   

A record 20 schools attended and each brought a team of excited participants.

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.

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