Roseland become Mid-Cornwall Badminton Champions

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On Friday 14th October, The Roseland Academy attended the first round of the National Badminton Championships held at Treviglas Sports Hub, Newquay. The Academy entered a team of four for each of the following categories: KS3 Boys, KS3 Girls, KS4 Boys & KS4 Girls. The KS4 boys won all of their matches and qualified for the County Championships. The KS3 Boys finished 4th in a very competitive group. The KS3 Girls qualified top of their group and also qualify for the County Championships. The KS4 Girls team finished second behind Treviglas, but qualify for the County Championships too. The County Championships will be held in December at Truro School. A huge congratulations to all 16 students that took part on the day.

Report by Mr Avery

Y11 Boys Football Team start with an emphatic win

Wednesday evening saw the Y11 boys football team come up against Fowey River Academy in the first round of the County Cup. The fixture was played at Veryan FC, the conditions were good which allowed some excellent football to be played. It took two minutes to break the deadlock when Alfie was put through from a goal kick, he beat the goalkeeper to the ball and then slotted it into the open net. This was followed with a goal by Matt on ten minutes and then Joe finished well to put The Roseland 3-0 up at half time. The second half continued in the same manner with Alfie netting his second of the game, Jacob grabbing a goal and Harry completing the result. The game ended with Roseland winning 6-0. The man of the match was awarded to Ben, who worked tirelessly and was highly efficient with linking up plays.

A huge thank you to Veryan FC for allowing us to play the fixture on their pitch.

Match report by Mr Avery

DofE Update: Caius & James Volunteer at Y7 Football Club

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Caius & James, both Y11 students, have been volunteering to organise and coach at our Y7 Football Club. They approached Mr Avery with the idea to enable them to complete their volunteering section for their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award. Both students have been proactive to advertise the club and have developed exciting and engaging sessions to enable the younger students to develop their skills and techniques in football. If you are in Y7 and would like to join the club, please meet outside the sports hall with your PE kit, football boots & shinpads afterschool on Wednesday until 4.15pm.

Roseland Sports Network Netball Festival

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On Monday 3rd October, The Roseland Academy welcomed 7 of our 9 partner primary schools to the Roseland Sports Network Netball Festival, a School Games Qualifier. With 11 teams taking part in total the festival was played at a very high and competitive level. Well done to all players & teams who took part, to our year 10 sports leaders and congratulations to this year’s runners up Tregony Community Primary School, and this year’s winners Grampound with Creed Church of England School. With yet another busy calendar of festivals, our next Roseland Sports Network Festival is the Sportshall Athletics on Tuesday 18th October. 1 down 16 to go! #TeamRoseland.

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Y11 Rugby County Cup

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The year 11 Rugby team bowed out of the County Cup despite a spirited performance against Richard Lander. Playing with the near gale force wind in the first half The Roseland led 7-5 at half time. Two quick tries by Richard Lander after the break made it difficult for The Roseland to mount a come back in to the wind, eventually losing 28-7. The players are all looking forward to some friendly fixtures during the rest of this term.

Y8 Develop Leadership Skills in PE

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A small group of students in Year 8 have been selected to develop their Sports Leadership this term, with the focus on developing their confidence when working with others. The group began by developing their understanding of the attributes of a sports leader by taking part in lessons led by Mr Avery. They soon grasped the concept and wanted to demonstrate their capability. The focus so far has been on leadership through rugby, with the experienced rugby players creating fun and engaging lessons for the less experienced students to participate in. This has led to an increase in participation at the girls rugby club on a Monday after school and the boys rugby club on a Tuesday after school, both open to all year groups. The PE department wish to thank the students so far for their efforts and hope it is continued throughout the year.

Wonderful Evening @ Roseland Academy Sailing Club

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The Roseland Academy Sailing Club meet on Mondays after school at Percuil. For the students this is a real highlight of the week and takes full advantage of our position on the beautiful Roseland Peninsula. Booking is essential and there are still places available for the 3 weeks left before half term. Please contact Mr Ashwin for more details. These photos were taken on the water this evening!

Cornwall U18’s Football Achievement

alfieAlfie Flack from Year 11 has been selected to represent the County at Football for the Cornwall U18s Youth side.  This is a huge honour for Alfie as he is one of the youngest to make it to the final squad, after over 90 players took part in the trial process during the Summer.  First time players of the squad were presented with their County ties at Helston AFC on Saturday after their match against Devon.

Huge Congratulations and Good luck Alfie for the coming season!

Sports Clubs Start With A Bang!

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After the first week of sports clubs running, we have seen over 150 students taking part during a lunchtime or after school club. It’s been a fantastic start to the term and hope the uptake continues. The clubs are open to every student in each of the year groups, whether it is to represent the academy or to enjoy taking part in sport. You can find the extra-curricular timetable on the Academy website or you can pick up an A5 copy in reception.

Y7 Girls Football Team Triumphant as they become East Cornwall Schools Champions

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For the first time this year, The Roseland Academy entered the U12 County Football Tournament, which is a 9 aside knockout cup split into the Eastern & Western Schools. The first round, we were drawn against Poltair. The girls came out victorious winning 4-0 with some excellent displays of attacking football. With their confidence high, the next round saw them travelling to Bodmin where again the girls were victorious by beating them 3-0.

 

2With two games gone, seven goals scored and zero conceded the team were ecstatic as they were now in the eastern final. A long trip away to Callington was the reward. The girls turned up and suddenly became a little nervous, however with their positive team spirit they overcame the nerves and went on to beat Callington 2-1 with goals from Skye & Betty. Again, a fine team performance from all the girls which saw chances at both ends of the pitch.

 

3With this result, The Roseland Academy U12 Girls Football Team became East Cornwall Schools Champions and will now challenge Richard Lander as they were the West Cornwall Schools Champions. Unfortunately, the County Final was a year too soon as the girls came up against a very strong and experienced Richard Lander Team at Wadebridge Football Club in the County Final. The final result was Richard Lander 6, The Roseland Academy 1 with a goal from Josie. The girls are extremely proud of their accomplishment and are looking forward to next year’s competition already.

A Huge well done from everyone at The Roseland!

Match Report by Mr Avery.