Primary School Football Tournaments for U9s and U11s

Partner: Mount Pleasant Church of England Voluntary Controlled Junior School, Market Weighton, York
Partner type: Maintained School
Project category: Sporting Partnerships

Seven local Primary Schools, as listed below, use the sports facilities at Pocklington School to hold football tournaments.

Holme-Upn-Spalding Moor Primary School 

Barmby Moor C of E Primary School

Mount Pleasant Junior School, Market Weighton

Warter C of E Primary School

Stamford Bridge Primary School

Bugthorpe C of E Primary School

Melbourne Community Primary School

 

Aims of the project

The aim of the partnership is to allow Primary Schools in the local community to come togther at one venue and enjoy competitive sport during a tournament.

Resources

The partnership schools use the sports facilities to hold an U9s and U11s football tournament.

A hot tea is provided at the end of each tournament, followed by a presentation.

Primary School pupils are accompanied by their teachers and one teacher from Pocklington Prep School liaises with the schools to organise and facilitate the day.

Impact

This activity facilitates participation and enjoyment in team sport.

Pupil involvement

Pupils who attend the activity are from Year groups 5&6 (U11s) and Year 3&4 (U 9s)

Frequency and duration

This activity occurs annually for each tournament age group.