Extra Curricular Sport
Year 6 Cricket Festival
Our team played two matches, bowling and batting well, which they won convincingly. Unfortunately, they lost their final match against a strong team but achieved runner-up position.
Year 5 Cycling Competition
The team competed in a variety of cycling activities culminating in a timed race and achieved 1st place overall. Well done everyone!
Years 1 & 2 Quadkids Athletics Virtual Competition
The children in Years 1 and 2 ran, jumped and threw to a high stand and as a team won the virtual competition.
We entered two teams of two into the competition, all of which played well against teams from other Horsham schools. Our younger team achieved 3rd place whilst our team of golfers from Year 5 won their competition.
Year 6 Rounders Competition
The team played three matches against strong opposition but were unfortunate to lose each game despite some fabulous batting and fielding.
Years 4 & 5 Indoor Bowls Festival
The teams learnt some skills in a new sport and then put those skills in to practice in a competition. Our Year 4 team achieved runners-up position.
Year 6 Football Open Cup
The team were strong both in attach and defence and lost one game, drew one and won two to come third in the competition overall.
Year 2 Football Festival
Our team played with real determination, losing one match, drawing two and winning two to achieve third place overall.
Year 5 Football Open Cup
The team played with great determination, drawing their first two matches. They went on to lose two games and win one gaining them 11th place overall.
Year 4 Open Football Cup
The team played well, coming 2nd in their group after winning one match and drawing two. They won their fourth match but lost their final match to achieve 7th place out of 16 Horsham schools.
Year 5/6 Girls’ Football Open Cup
The Castlewood team played with enthusiasm and commitment against very strong teams from other Horsham schools. They lost four matches and drew one but remained determined throughout.
Year 6 Sportshall Athletics
Year 6 had a wonderful day of athletics at Forest School – they participated in running, jumping and throwing events and represented our school with pride and enthusiasm.
Cross Country Event
On a beautifully sunny day, our girls’ and boys’ teams ran well and all finished the 1.2 km course in a good time.
New Age Kurling Festival
Our teams learned a new sport and developed their tactics and skills so that they could play in a Tournament.
Yr 3 & 4 Sportshall Athletics
Our boys and girls produced an excellent performance coming fourth in a very closely fought contest. Mr Hill should be commended for winning the adult javelin competition.
Year 6 Swimming Gala
The Castlewood team of eight swimmers competed against twelve other Horsham schools and achieved 3rd place.
Tag Rugby Festival
This Festival was designed to develop skills in new players and the Castlewood team played very well, developing their expertise and tactics throughout the Festival.
Year 5/6 Hockey League
In the first group of matches, the team played four matches against strong attacking opposition. They drew one game, lost one and won two.
The second round of matches saw a determined Castlewood team draw one match and win three, narrowly missing out on promotion to the first division.
In the third round our team played really well demonstrating strong attacking play to achieve Runners-Up position in their League.
Year 5/6 Girls Football League
The girls played well against strong opposition losing two matches, drawing one and winning two which puts them in the middle of the league table for the next round of games.
In the second round of matches and in chilly conditions, the team played valiantly against the larger schools in our locality, demonstrating enthusiasm, excellent team work and determination.
The team displayed excellent team work and brilliant skills in the last round of matches, coming 3rd in their League.
Year 3/4 Football League
The team lost two matches and won two which was a good strong performance. Our strikers played particularly well.
Sports For Champions Day
Hermione Plumptre, an aspiring 400m hurdler, led fitness sessions for all classes and then spoke about her training, her sport and her nutrition in Assembly. The children raised over £1000 in sponsorship for Castlewood School.
Press-ups with Hermione
This kind of exercise will improve core and upper body strength.
Year 5/6 Football League
In the first round of matches the Castlewood team played well against strong opposition, drawing two matches and losing two. Special commendation to our goalkeeper for a great performance.
In the second round, our strikers scored some great goals with superb support from the midfielders in attacking and defensive play. Castlewood came joint 4th overall and were excellent representatives for our school.