Extra Curricular Results
Sports reports covering the events below written by the team from Horsham District Sports Development can be accessed by clicking here.
Years 5 & 6 District Sports
Brilliant jumping, throwing, sprinting and long distance running helped the Year 5 team to win their group and the Year 6 team to come 3rd in their competition. Castlewood achieved 3rd place overall.
Years 3 & 4 District Sports
The teams jumped, ran and threw really well, competing against other Horsham schools to achieve 5th place overall.
Horsham Schools Golf Competition
Our team practised their skills, coached by golf professionals from Horsham Golf & Fitness before competing against other golfers on the nine hole golf course.
Year 6 Football Cup
In Phase 1 our team drew against Southwater A and beat Leechpool. Unfortunately, in Phase 2, they were beaten by Northolmes and Kingslea to achieve 6th place overall.
Well done to our two teams of Year 6 swimmers who swam 247 lengths in 55 minutes, raising money for Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice and our school.
Year 5 Football Cup
On a sunny, warm afternoon, the Year 5 team played well, winning their first two matches and achieving first place in their League. Unfortunately, they were narrowly defeated in their play-off matches and achieved fourth place in the competition.
Year 4 Football Cup
On a rainy afternoon playing on a very muddy set of pitches, the Castlewood Year 4 team competed well, losing two matches, drawing two and winning one. The defence was strong and the forwards worked well together to achieve 6th place overall. The team were voted "Cleanest Team" despite their muddy kit and faces!
Year 3 Football Cup
Competing against nine other schools and with a solid defence, the team won two matches and drew two in their League.They won their fifth match which gave them 3rd place overall. Particular commendation to the goal keeper as the team did not concede a goal.
Year 5 & 6 Cross Country Event at Christ's Hospital
On a beautifully sunny but freezing cold afternoon, the girls and boys ran very well, competing against 24 other schools. Everyone from Castlewood completed the challenging course and received a medal.
Year 6 Sportshall Athletics
The children were able to participate in a variety of track events including an obstacle relay. They also competed in field events such as speed bounce, chest push, standing long jump, vertical jump, target throw and javelin, achieving 3rd place overall.
Year 4 Sportshall Athletics
The children competed against strong teams from other Horsham schools in relays, standing long jump, vertical jump, bean bag throw and speed bounce.
Year 6 Badminton Competition
The team played very well in all of their seven games, displaying great skill and sportsmanship. The highlight of the competition was when the Castlewood Girls team beat the Castlewood Boys team!
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.
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.
Key Stage 1 achieved the Quality Start Bronze Award for their sporting achievements. they will now work towards the Silver Award.
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.