Despite the threat of arctic conditions generated by “The Beast from the East 2.0” that gripped London over the weekend, The Raynes Park Cluster Y3/4 Tag Rugby Festival took place on Tuesday 20th March. Eight out of eleven Raynes Park Cluster Schools took part in the festival, with all players egar to demonstrate their rugby skills on arrival.
On Tuesday 6th March 2018, the Raynes Park Cluster Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Competition finally took place after being delayed by the freezing temperatures of the beast from the east the previous week. All 11 Raynes Park Cluster schools were in attendance with Poplar bringing an A and a B team. This created two pools of 6 teams, with the top two teams at the end of the group stages going through to the Borough Finals on Friday 9th March.
On Tuesday 21st November 2017 The Raynes Park Cluster Y3/4 Football Festival was staged at Raynes Park High School. The festival was extremely well attended with 9 out of 11 cluster schools represented, with Poplar Primary even bringing a B team.
With the event being a festival and no offical scores being recorded, this allowed all players to play without inhibition and just enjoy their football without the pressure of qualifying in the top four at the group stages.
On a cold and blustery Tuesday 14th November 2017 the Raynes Park Cluster Girls Y5/6 Football Competition took place at Raynes Park High School. It was fantastic to see that all 11 Raynes Park Cluster schools were represented at the tournament, with Poplar bringing two teams, making a total of 12 sides, which were then split into two groups of 6.
On Tuesday 31st of October 2017 the Raynes Park Cluster gathered at Wimbledon High Sports Ground for the Y5/6 High 5 Netball Competition. With 13 teams taking part and placed in two separate groups, the tournament was packed full of matches across each of the three courts.
On a scorching hot Tuesday 13th June 2017 the Raynes Park Cluster Y5/6 Rounders Competition took place at Raynes Park Secondary Sports Fields. All 11 of the Raynes Park cluster schools were represented, making this an extremely competitive event.
Schools were split into two groups of six, with Poplar bringing both an A and a B team to the competition. Due to the almost perfect conditions, this made for some fantastic rounders with all schools performing superbly with the bat, and showing some accurate bowling and strong organisation in the field.
Tuesday 23rd May saw all eleven Raynes Park schools take part in the Cluster Year 5/6 Kwik Cricket competition held at Old Rutlishians Cricket Club. Conditions were near perfect for some high scoring cricket with players greeted with both sunshine and a light breeze. After the tournament brief, schools were split into two groups, playing two mini-leagues. The top two teams at the end of the group stages would then go on to represent the Raynes Park Cluster at the Borough Finals on Friday the 9th May 2017.
On Thursday 27th April 2017, the inaugural Raynes Park Cluster Y3/4 Dodgeball Festival took place at Raynes Park High School. Six teams in total took part in the event which was run in a round robin format, with each team playing each other once across three courts.
On the Tuesday 21st of February 2017 the Raynes Park Cluster Y5/6 High 5 Netball Competition took place at the fantastic facilities of Wimbledon High Sports Ground. With ten out of the eleven cluster schools taking part, the event was extremely well represented. It was clear to see the amount of preparation some teams had put into the lead up to the competition, due to the high standard of their pre match warm up routines.
The Raynes Park Cluster Y5/6 Tag Rugby Competition kicked off in fine form this year at Old Ruts RFC on a murky Tuesday 31st January 2017. It was fantastic to see every school represented with 13 teams in total taking part.
The teams were split into two pools, with the top two teams in Group’s 1 and 2 going on to represent the Raynes Park Cluster at the Borough Finals on the 9th February 2017.