SPIN Updates

Please visit back here for any news or updates from SPIN and School Sport in the surrounding area and Nationally.

SPIN Updates (week commencing 20.01.20)

Training / School Support  last week 
Girls’ football at Newsome HS

Wheelchair club at Newsome HS
Healthy Lifestyles assembly at Newsome HS
Athletics at Kirkheaton
Athletics at Dalton
Ball skills at Kirkheaton
SSOC at Dalton
Dance at Almondbury CS
Basketball at Mount Pleasant
Inactive group activities at Mount Pleasant
Events last week
Monday 13.01.20- SIM academy visit to EIS.  A really successful and fun day with 47 perfectly behaved pupils from: Newsome JS, Hillside PS, Lepton, Rowley Lane, Kirkheaton, Almondbury CS, Dalton and Moldgreen. Many thanks to all staff who supported on the day. Photos of the day are on the SPIN website.
Tuesday 14.01.20 – SPIN meeting.  I hope that everyone found this useful. Great to see all but 3 schools represented.  Please put the date of the next meeting in your diary – Friday 22nd May.
Wednesday 15.01.20 – WY KS3&4 inclusive football.  9 teams took part from across WY, including Newsome HS, Joseph Norton and Woodley.  Congratulations to Joseph Norton who were the champions.
Thursday 16.01.20 – U13 sports hall athletics.  A very disappointing turn out considering that all primary schools enter their equivalent event!  However, it was attended by Scissett MS,Kirkburton MS and Almondbury CS.,  Boys: 1st Kirkburton, 2nd Scissett.  Girls: 1st Kirkburton, 2nd Almondbury, 3rd Scissett.
Friday 17.01.20 – KS2 SSOC training.  A great day for all who attended from: Newsome JS, Rowley Lane, Kirkheaton, Netherhall and Oak.
Events this week

20.01.20 – U11 SPIN sports hall athletics final at Newsome HS : Kirkburton, Scissett, Rowley Lane,Kirkheaton, Dalton

21.01.20- KS2 School Games boccia at Newsome HS.  Hillside, All Hallows (2), Lindley (4), Helme, Marsden JS
22.01.20 – FA primary teachers’ award at Almondbury CS.  There are currently 8 people signed up for this.  ~The deadline is definitely Monday.  If there are not more people by 4pm on Monday, the course may be cancelled. Follow this link to book on:


Upcoming events 
Tuesday 28.01.20, 3.30-5.00pm- Year 3 indoor football at Almondbury CS – Kirkheaton(2) entered
Thursday 30.01.20, 4.00-5.30pm-U12 sports hall athletics final at Newsome HS. – Newsome HS, King james’s, almondbury CS, Kirkburton, Scissett
Monday 03.02.20, 10.00-2.00 – WY primary panathlon at Huddersfield LC- Oak have qualified for this
Friday 07.02.20- Kirklees sports hall athletics finals at The Sports Barn – qualifiers to be decided
Monday 10.02.20, 4.00-5.30pm- KS2 badminton festival at Newsome HS – Kirkheaton entered
Wednesday 12.02.20, 10.30-2.00 – WY table cricket tournament at Almondbury CS – entries to be organised by YCB
Wednesday 12.02.20, 3.30-5.00 – U11 girls indoor football tournament at Almondbury CS – no entries
Thursday 13.02.20, 10.00-12.00 – KS2 and 3 South Kirklees disability sports hall athletics at Huddersfield LC – no entries from SPIN schools yet

Other news

Level 3 School Games registration

Registration link for schools: https://yorkshire.sportsuite.co.uk/forms/view/2853

Cross Country 

Please click here to view the form to send to schools to fill out for the West Yorkshire finals on Wednesday 4 March: https://yorkshire.sportsuite.co.uk/forms/view/2860

Individual qualifiers should be registered as Wildcard entries.

Here is the link to our website page for the West Yorkshire Final dates (Qualifying Schools L3 SG)  and links to register schools that qualify.

http://spin.newsomehigh.co.uk/qualifying-schools-l3sg   (It is under School Games Info on the home page)

Letter of Assurance

received from: 
Dalton, Oak, Castle Hill, Hillside, Kirkburton MS, Kng James’s, Mount Pleasant, Newsome JS,Moldgreen
Please send one to me ASAP if  you have not already done so.

School Games Mark

Please let me know when I can come to your school and present your award from last academic year.


Sports Quotation of the Week

Life is like photography – develop from the negatives.