The Morden Cluster held a Year 4 Multi Skills Festival on Monday 20th October 2014 at Harris Academy Morden. The festival was attended by 100 pupils from 4 local primary schools which included; St Peters & Pauls, St Teresa's, Cranmer and Perseid. The children took part in a 10 station circuit which involved activities based on the fundamentals; Ability, Balance and Co-ordination. The festival also includes a competitive element where pupils are head to head at each station.
A fantastic day of sport took place at the London Youth Games Summer Finals on Thursday 3rd July.
The tournament held at the National Sports Centre saw teams from the 33 London Boroughs battle it out across various sports. As winning Borough qualifiers, the standard was exceptional and the Merton teams faced tough opposition in all the sports, all teams wanting to take home the title to their respective boroughs.
17 Ricards Lodge Students from year 8 have completed the Merton School Sport Partnership Leadership Academy.
The selected leaders committed to the 6 week course where they learnt and developed the important skills required to be a successful leader.
The first two weeks of the course involved theory sessions at school where the girls learnt about the various skills required to be a sports leader. They spent time planning activities for young children and developed their Netball Umpiring skills during the Young Netball Umpire course.
Merton Borough entered a U11 girls team to the FA Surrey Schools festival at Brookwood Country Park, Knaphill.
The nine girls that represented Merton were handpicked from schools across the Borough, and this the first time they played together as a team. Players from; Bishop Gilpin, St Mary’s, Malmesbury, Joseph Hood, Morden and Haslemere turned up on a beautiful sunny morning raring to go.
March 29th, 2012
The Balfour Beatty London Youth Games took place this week at Crystal Palace Sport Centre. The annual event sees over 2,500 children from 33 Boroughs compete in the variety of different sports. This year, the structure of the games has slightly changed as LYG combined with the School Games (launched in September). This has meant that there is a Spring and Summer Games and also school teams are invited to represent their borough as well as the traditional Borough Teams.