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Autumn 2017 competitions


Thurs 30th Nov- Sportshall Athletics at Shirebrook Academy 3.30-5.15pm.

A great performance at a highly competitive event with Whitwell Primary finishing in 5th position. Well done to all competitors.


Wed 15th Nov  - Y5/6 Tag Rugby at Whitwell Primary School 3.30-5.15pm.

Well done to the team finishing 2nd! Huge congratulations to the player of the tournament - Nathaniel.


Mon 13th Nov- KS2 Indoor Bowls Tournament at The Arc Leisure Centre (Clowne) 1-3pm.

Whitwell Warriors take the 2017 Primary Schools Indoor Bowling Championship title, after they beat Shirebrook Model Village in a very tight final, by 15-14.



Huge congratulations to both teams on representing the school in the 2017 Primary Schools Indoor Bowling Championship- some fantastic skills on the mat! Many thanks to Tony Heap for training the teams at the afterschool club.



Tues 17th Oct  - Y5/6 B team football at Shirebrook Academy 3.30-5.30pm.

A honourable performance from the team finishing 3rd. Congratulations to Nash on receiving Man of the Match-remaining calm and in control on the ball.


Wed 11th Oct  - Y1/2 & Y5/6 Cross country at Clowne Junior School 3.45-5pm.

A huge well done to our Y1/2 runners who competed for the first time in wet weather. Glad to see your spirits weren't dampened! The boys team finished in 6th and the girls team in 5th place. A special mention to Connie who lost her shoe near the beginning of the race and powered on to over-take others and finish the race with full grace! We were all so very proud of your determination!




Another outstanding performance from the Y5/6 girls, finishing in 1st and 2nd place; again with Whitwell achieving 1st, 2nd and 3rd individual places. 



A fantastic improvement from the Y5/6 boys A team, finishing in 2nd place  and well done to the y5/6 boys B team on finishing in 5th place.


Tues 10th Oct- Y5/6 Girls football at Shirebrook Academy 3.30-5.30pm.

Well done girls for representing the school at the Bolsover District Girls' Football. Congratulations to Cydney for Player of the Match. She never stopped and was determined to 'fight' until the final whistle- true endeavour!



Tues 3rd Oct  - Y3/4 & Y5/6 Mixed football at Creswell Junior School 3.45-5.30pm.

Well done for a fantastic performance from our football team, achieving 2nd place in the cluster tournament. Congratulations to Harvey for achieving Man of the Match; displaying great skill in defence but more so real teamwork and true grit.


As a result of his performance during this football tournament, Kyron has been invited to attend the Bolsover District U11 boys selection evening. This is a brilliant achievement and we are really proud of him!



Wed 27th Sept  - KS1 Inclusion Festival at Heritage High School (Fearless Foxes Y2) 1-2.45pm.


Wed 20th Sept - Y3/4 & Y5/6 Cross country at Heritage High School 3.45-5pm.

Congratulations to all that took part! Year 3/4 Boys finished 5th place; Year 3/4 Girls finished 4th place;

Year 5/6 Boys A finished 5th place; Y5/6 Boys B finished 4th place. The Y5/6 Girls' teams displayed an amazing performance and finished in 1st and  2nd place- with Whitwell getting 1st, 2nd and 3rd place runner.