Extra Curricular Results

Sports reports covering the events below written by the team from Horsham District Sports Development can be accessed by clicking here.

Year 3 / 4 Football Competition

The team played really well, beating Greenway 5-1 and Southwater B 7-1. Unfortunately, they were narrowly defeated by Leechpool due to a half-time rule change and as a result missed out on the final, achieving third place in the Competition overall.

Our strong Year 3 / 4 Team

Our strong Year 3 / 4 Team

Year 6 Hockey League

In the first round of the League, the team played three matches, losing one and winning two to achieve 2nd place in their group. In the second round, the team were promoted to the next division and faced three challenging matches, losing two games and winning one. Our goalkeeper played particularly well. The third round saw the team relegated to the Division below. They beat Kingslea "B" convincingly and won against Shelley "B" but were beaten by Steyning. However, Castlewood's goal difference was superior to Steyning 's and our team won their League.

Great work from the hockey team.

Great work from the hockey team.

Key Stage 1 achieved the Quality Start Bronze Award for their sporting achievements. they will now work towards the Silver Award.

Well done Key Stage 1!

Well done Key Stage 1!

Horsham Junior Park Run

Some children from Castlewood joined with other children in Horsham to enter the inaugural Horsham Junior Park Run. Mrs A-B and Mrs Burchett were there to cheer them on.

Great running from everybody!

Great running from everybody!

The photographs and reports below relate to the 2016/2017 Academic Year.

District Sports

The children participated in a middle distance run, a sprint, a standing long jump and a vortex howler throw. All competed to a high standard with the Year 3 & 4 team coming 5th and the Year 5 & 6 team gaining 4th place.

Year 3 & 4 Team

Year 3 & 4 Team

Year 5 & 6 Team

Year 5 & 6 Team

Year 6 Kwik Cricket Tournament

The team developed their bowling and batting skills during the day, losing two matches and winning three.

Year 6 Rounders Tournament

The team lost their opening match and went in to the "B" League where, thanks to their expert fielding, they won the next three matches to become Champions of their League.

The team win the "B" League.

The team win the "B" League.

Year 5 Horsham Indoor Bowls Festival

We learned how to play, ably coached by members from Horsham Indoor Bowls Centre. Then we competed against other Horsham Schools and secured 1st and 2nd places.



Runners Up

Runners Up


Year 3 & 4 Fun Run

The children completed two laps of the challenging course in Horsham Park running with pupils from three other schools.

Year 3 celebrating their running.

Year 3 celebrating their running.

Year 6 Football Cup

Our goalkeeper and defenders played very well and despite some attacking play the team lost all their matches. However they remained positive in defeat and displayed great sportsmanship.

Year 5 Football Cup

The team lost both their matches in the League despite strong attacking play. In the next round they beat Southwater "B" 5-0 and drew against Northolmes to achieve 9th place overall.

Netball League

The team played attacking netball and were unlucky to lose three of their four matches. Their  win against All Saints was a resounding victory when they scored six goals which helped them to achieve fourth place in the League.

Year 4 Football Cup

The team played with determination in their League attaining third place after three matches. In their playoff match against Greenway they were defeated but persevered right to the final whistle to achieve 6th place overall.

Year 3 Football Cup

Despite the very muddy conditions, the team played well after a tentative start, drawing three matches, losing two and winning two. They achieved 4th place overall.

Year 6 Swimming Gala

The children swam well against other Horsham Schools winning many of their heats and gaining joint 5th place overall.

Ready to swim for Castlewood!

Ready to swim for Castlewood!

Year 3 / 4 New Age Kurling

The team learned lots of new skills focusing on accuracy and pace. Then they used these techniques to compete against teams from other schools.

Year 5 / 6 Sportshall Athletics

The team participated in jumping, running and throwing events to a high standard. The Year 6 girls' running team performed particularly well.

Year 3 / 4 Sportshall Athletics

The children took part in both field and track events against other Horsham schools. Our Year 4 girls paarlauf team performed well as did our Year 4 javelin throwers.

Year 5 / 6 Table Tennis "B" League

The team played five rounds of matches  against twelve other teams over a period of five weeks. They were all new to the sport and their skills improved over the succession of matches. They achieved a creditable 11th place in the League and now play confidently.


Year 6 Tag Rugby Festival

On a sunny cold afternoon the children played six matches, drawing one and winning five. The developed their skills and match tactics which really showed in their play.


Years 5 & 6 Cross Country Running Event

On a beautifully sunny, cold afternoon our boys and girls competed in separate races over a 13oo metre course at Christ's Hospital. Everyone ran well and gained a medal. Our best placed runner finished 11th.


Years 5 & 6 Badminton Team Competition

The teams really enjoyed playing on full-size courts and learning how to score. Both teams played well with long rallies and attained 3rd and 1st places.


Years 3 & 4 Badminton Skills Festival

The team participated in a variety of skills-based activities and had the opportunity to play against Sports Leaders from Collyer's Sixth Form College.


Year 6 Hockey League

In the second round of matches the team attacked strongly and won all three of their matches without conceding a single goal.

Year 6 Aquatics Festival

This was a non-competitive event designed to give the children experience of a variety of disciplines. They learned lifesaving skills, synchronized swimming, diving and tumble turns for competitive swimming.

Year 4 Football League

Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances the team were two players short and had to borrow players from St Mary's and Kingslea. Nevertheless they attacked the opposition strongly and were unlucky to draw two matches and lose one.

Year 6 Football League

In the second round of matches the team played in Division B, winning their games convincingly. They played in the Division B final but unfortunately lost to Shelley despite strong attacking play to achieve Runners-Up position.

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