Minerva Learning Trust

Blog posts tagged PE

1st July 2019

High Storrs at the World Schools Orienteering Championships

Nick Lightfoot and the Team

Orienteering, the sport that combines map reading and running, is becoming increasingly popular with school children across South Yorkshire with thousands getting a taster in school, and hundreds competing regularly in the popular schools league. Earlier this year a team of 40 youngsters, 12 of them from Sheffield, travelled to Estonia to represent England in the World Schools Orienteering Championships. Six of the team were from High Storrs and they’ve been describing their experiences including how team member Euan Tryner managed to win two Gold medals! Following encouraging results in the British Schools Orienteering Championships in 2017 a group of High Storrs pupils set out to see if they could qualify for the 2019 World Schools Championships in Estonia. The boys team of Euan Tryner, Jamie Lightfoot, Olmo Combley, Dylan Jenkinson, Alfie Hall and Benjamin Evans were joined by Alex Elliot who was aiming for an individual place in the senior girls team. This is their account. Read more

19th June 2018

Y8, Luke, Meets the England Football Team

Luke, Y8

Not so long ago we received the amazing prize, courtesy of Lidl, for one of our pupils to go and watch the England Football team practice ahead of the World Cup. Y8 pupil, Luke, won the raffle and agreed to write us a little blog about this amazing experience. Read more

23rd May 2018

Esme is up for Vauxhall FA England Young Player of the Year!

Esme attended High Storrs up until this year when she had the opportunity to join the Manchester City team where they would take over her education provision. Her football career has continued to go from strength to strength, and we as a school, are so proud of what she has achieved! To vote for Esme, just follow this link. It will take just a few seconds. There is a very short deadline, so please do it now! http://surveys.thefa.com/TakeSurvey.aspx?PageNumber=1&SurveyID=l61Hl935&Preview=true Read more

16th May 2018

Figure Skating and School Life: The Balance

Lilia, Y8

Hi my name is Lilia and I’m 12 years old . I'm in Y7 and I’m a figure skater . Here, I’m going to share with you my story including the ups and the downs. Read more