Our fantastic PE department ensures that all students are given the opportunity to shine in sports and games, and our girls have been particularly successful when competing in netball and indoor and outdoor athletics.
Here is Mrs Turner's report on the 2014/15 season.
DISTRICT CHAMPIONSHIPS-COLMERS SCHOOL, 27th JANUARY 2015
Year 7 and 8 competed in the Level 2 District Championships on the above date (there are no District championships for Year 9). Both teams performed really well on the day, winning most events in each age group. Year 7 and 8 were both selected to represent the District at the All Birmingham Final at the NIA
ALL BIRMINGHAM FINAL 7th FEBRUARY 2015 NATIONAL INDOOR ARENA
Both the Year 7 and Year 8 teams competed in the above event, representing the District as District Champions. There were some very good individual results and in the team competitions. There are 78 secondary schools in Birmingham and 12 had qualified for this final.
The team results were :-
YEAR 8 – ALL BIRMINGHAM CHAMPIONS!
YEAR 7 – 4th ALL BIRMINGHAM CHAMPIONSHIPS
Although the 7 girls were upset to narrowly miss out on a medal, their performances were excellent. (Very few points separated the top 4).
SANDWELL INDOOR LEAGUE 2014-15
Teams from year 7, 8, and 9 have competed in this league throughout the winter with 6 competitions in total. It is a very strong league with 9 teams in each age group. Many of the schools have club athletes who compete regularly for their clubs out of school.
The performances throughout have been outstanding, both from individuals and from the team as a whole. Results were as follows :-
SANDWELL INDOOR LEAGUE 2014-15
With 9 schools of between 6-8 athletes, there are approx. 54-72 individuals competing in each age group. Bronze, Silver and Gold medals were awarded to the individuals who gained the most points over the 6 competitions. We won 5 of the 9 medals for the 3 age groups:-
Year 7 -
Deanna-Rae Fieldhouse 2nd
Shanais Johnson - equal 3rd
Year 8 -
Grace Lema-Kavungu - 1st
Angel Richards - 3rd
Year 9 -
Zaneta Bowes - 3rd
Amy Tiller 8B and Ruth Solademi 9Y were both awarded a certificate for outstanding effort and contribution to their teams.
Years 7, 8 & 9 Indoor Athletics Teams - overall 2nd place at Sandwell 2014/15.
Well done to all the athletes for some amazing performances this season. Also many Thanks to Miss Cosnett and Mrs Miller who have all helped coach the teams, attended competitions and given a great amount of support. The success of our teams has truly been a great team effort, from both pupils and staff.
WEST MIDLANDS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015
There are over 200 schools in the West Midlands and it was a great achievement for five of our girls to be selected to represent the District of South Birmingham in the West Midlands Championships. Two of those girls selected were however unable to compete. The results are as follows with two personal best performances (PB):
Ruth Solademi - under 14 girls discus - 21.04m - 2nd place
Kiera Flannagan - under 14 javelin - 19.50m PB - 5th
Shannais Johnson - under 14 800m - 2.36.5 PB - 7th
Angel Richards - under 14 shot - unable to compete
Sophie Bullock - under 14 javelin - unable to compete
MASON TROPHY INTER COUNTY MATCH 2013
Saturday 15th June Alexander Stadium
Congratulations to Ruth Solademi who as West Midlands Runner up, represented the West Midlands County at the above Inter County event in:-
Junior Girls Discus- She finished in 4th place with a Personal Best performance of 23m.58cm
Well done on a great Achievement. Ruth was only one step away from being selected for the English Schools National Championships. However, she did not manage to do the National Qualifying distance so was not selected.
SANDWELL GIVE & GAIN ATHLETICS EXTRAVAGANZA
Friday May 15th 2015
This was a team competition where ALL 8 girls did ALL events.
The Year 7 team finished 1st out of 14 schools and there were some very good performances. Shanais Johnson finished as the 3rd best overall athlete out of the 12 schools - A total of 96 Athletes !
Well done to all competitors in all competitions. The behaviour and efforts of all the girls have been a credit to the school.
TUESDAY 23rd JUNE 2015 TIPTON
Following our great success in the Sandwell Indoor Athletics league at Tipton, we were invited to take part in the Outdoor Leagues for Years 7,8 and 9 over 3 weeks at the same venue. Both Turves Green Girls and Boys combined together, as it was a mixed competition.
In the year 7 competition there were some great performances.
Turves Green Girls & Boys Combined team finished 2nd Overall out of 12 very strong teams.
This is a fantastic achievement. Well done to all those who competed.
Our year 8 girls winning first prize at the Birmingham School Indoor Athletics Games, 2015
Year 8 team - 2nd overall, Sandwell Indoor Athletics League 2014/15
Year 9 team - 2nd overall, Sandwell Indoor Athletics League 2014/15
Year 9 team - 4th place, Kings Norton District Netball Tournament
Year 8 team - Kings Norton District Netball Tournament
Year 7 team - 2nd place, Kings Norton District Netball Tournament