MSSP Inclusive Football Festival

The Merton Inclusive Football Festival was held at Tooting and Mitcham Football Club on Thursday 16th March 2017. The festival was attended by pupils from 24 schools from around the borough, it was safe to say that everyone was very excited upon arrival.

Despite the event being non-competitive, all teams showed great determination and a large range of football skills throughout the day. There was some outstanding goals scored and some heroic goalkeeping displays.

Wimbledon Cluster Y3/4 Tag Rugby Festival

The Wimbledon Cluster Y3/4 Tag Rugby Festival took place at Wimbledon Chase Primary School on Tuesday 14th March 2017. The festival was greeted with sublime sun drenched spring conditions, which allowed the 11 competing teams to play some fast-paced attacking rugby for their on-looking supporters.

Even though this was a non-competitive event, this did not deter teams from displaying some clinical rugby in both attack and defence, and it was obvious that all schools had been training hard and developing their tactics in preparation for this event.

Mitcham Cluster Year 3/4 Football Festival

The Mitcham Cluster held its Year 3/4 Football Festival on Wednesday 8th March 2017 at Harris Academy Merton. Ten schools took part in this festival; Beecholme, Bond, Gorringe Park, Links, Lonesome, St Marks, St Thomas, Stanford, Sherwood and William Morris. Two leagues played across three pitches meaning teams had plenty of playing time. Throughout the festival teams played in high spirits with some excellent talent on display.


Mitcham Cluster KS2 Handball Festival

The Mitcham Cluster Handball Festival took place on Tuesday 18th October 2016 at St Mark’s CofE Academy. Five schools from the cluster attended the day: Bond, Gorringe Park, Links, St Thomas of Canterbury and William Morris. Due to only having five schools competing, a round robin format was used with each school playing each other twice.

Schools arrived early and were ready and raring to play some fantastic handball. This was our first participation event of the year which meant no scores were being recorded and the main focus was on enjoyment and participation.

MSSP Gifted & Talented Festival

On Tuesday 23rd June 2015, the Merton School Sport Partnership hosted the Gifted & Talented Festival at Harris Academy Morden. This eagerly anticipated festival was attended by 105 children who had been invited from primary schools across the borough of Merton. The festival was a celebration of each child’s fantastic sporting achievements throughout the year.

Morden Cluster Year 4 Multi Skills Festival

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.

Merton Schools Excel at London Youth Games

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.


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