Bude Cricket Festival - Thursday 15th June
We took three teams from Years 5 and 6 to compete against local schools in a tournament held at Bude Cricket Club. The children had a fantastic time and bowled, batted and fielded in difficult windy conditions.
The boys' team, Kilkhampton A and the girls' team both came runners-up in the tournament losing against Bude Juniors in the final.
Pictures of the event can be seen below.
North Cornwall Games - Wednesday 17th May
The school took three teams to the North Cornwall Games, which were held at Budehaven on Wednesday 17th May. Children from Key Stage Two competed in: tennis, golf and basketball.
Our tennis players reached the semi-finals, coming fifth. Our golfers also performed well coming in fourth place. Finally, our basketball team who came second last year went one better this time, reclaiming the title we last won in 2015.
The children all tried their best and enjoyed the competition. For the basketball team the competition continues as they have qualified for the county finals on 30th June.
Below you can see a slideshow of action from the day.
Area TAG rugby finals - Thursday 27th April
We sent two teams to take part in the area TAG rugby finals at Budehaven. Team B won one game, drew one game and lost one game to finish third in their group. Team A beat St. Mark's 9-2, Marhamchurch 3-1, Bude 8-5 and lost to Stratton 4-3. They topped the group and made it to the final where they again met Stratton. Kilkhampton drew 4-4 in the final resulting in a tie for area champions between Kilkhampton and Stratton.
A big well done to all of our players and to their coaches, Mr Miles and Mrs Shadrick. A special mention must be made to top scorer Barney who scored fourteen tries!
Pictures from the event can be found in the slideshow below.
Tony, our Bikeability coach from Arena South West visited the school on Monday and Tuesday 24th and 25th April to teach another group of children cycling proficiency through the Bikeability scheme which the school is able to offer as a result of the Sports Premium grant. The children learnt key skills both on the playground and out on the open road to ensure they safely cycle. Pictured below are our latest batch of Bikeability trainees.
North Cornwall Games Netball Finals
Our netball team visited Budehaven School on the 23rd March to take part in the north Cornwall netball finals. The team performed fantastically and narrowly lost to St Stephen's, Launceston in extra time in the semi-finals. Well done to all our netballers, a superb achievement for a small school!
Born to Win at Budehaven - Tuesday 14th March
Seven children from Kilkhampton Junior and Infant School were invited to take part in the Gifted and Talented PE, 'Born to Win' session at Budehaven on Tuesday 14th March.
As part of the session the children competed against children from the Bude and Wadebridge areas in a range of events including squat thrusts, sprints and shuttle runs.
The ten top performing girls and boys from the event are then invited to take part in a 'Born to Win' academy at Budehaven focusing on sporting skills.
Kilkhampton children performed fantastically in the event, winning the trophy for best performing school. In addition to this Charlotte came second overall with Matthew coming second in the Bude area and Joey and Harry also finishing inside the top ten.
A big congratulations to all of our competitors: Matthew, Charlotte, Joey, Barney, Ashton, Harry and Millie.
Netball Tournament at Budehaven 28th February 2017
We took two netball teams to Budehaven to compete in the area competition on Tuesday 28th February. The teams competed in two different pools. Team Two won one game, drew one game and lost one game. Team One won all of the games in their pool to reach the final where they narrowly lost to Bude Juniors. Despite losing in the final, Team One have qualified for the North Cornwall finals of netball- well done! Pictured below are Team One.