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Well done to our Year 5/6 girls football team that today competed in the Crossbar Cup. This was the first time some of the girls had ever played in a competitive football match. Every single player was absolutely brilliant and couldn’t have given anymore than they did. Our girls played 4 matches back to back and drew two and narrowly lost two. This meant we had to play Ladygrove in a play off match and we showed great bouncebackability and determination to come from 1-0 down to be leading 2-1 with only a minute left. Unfortunately ladygrove got a freekick with only 5 seconds left and with the last kick of the game scored. This meant the game had to go to extra time. The girls really dug deep but unfortunately despite applying lots of pressure on our opponents, Ladygrove broke and scored to win the match. All the hard work the girls have put in at training really showed today with some fantastic performances. Well done girls.

Tri Golf County Finals

Tri Golf County Finals

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Well done to our 6 golfers that today represented Telford and Wrekin at the School County Finals. All 6 children played some outstanding golf throughout the afternoon and we knew it would take a brilliant performance from one of the nine other schools to beat us. In one putting challenge we scored an amazing 290 points. We narrowly missed out on winning by just 13 points with Grange Park scoring 927 and the winning Shropshire school scoring 940. 13 points might sound like a lot but that is just one shot in tri-golf. To demonstrate how amazing our score was, 3rd place scored 745, 182 points behind us. So proud of these 6 children, to go from never playing golf a couple of months ago to now finishing 2nd in the whole County.

County Cycling Finals

County Cycling Finals

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Well done to the Grange Park Cycling team that today competed in the School Games County Finals. This was the first time any of our team had competed in track racing and they did themselves and the school proud. The boys had to compete in four different events and eventually finished 5th out of 10 schools from across Shropshire. Luck certainly wasn’t on our side today either when a chain on our first run was playing up which slowed our racer down and then in our second race one of the bikes gears wouldn’t change. The boys never complained about their bikes though and just carried on competing. Well done again boys.

New Kit

New Kit

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Thank you so much: http://www.telfordtoilets.com/ for our amazing new kit. We have been so lucky this year to recieve new kits through sponsorship and we would of really struggled to take part in so many events without these kits. The girls looked great and thoroughly enjoyed being the first team to wear the new kit.

Just like watching Brazil

Just like watching Brazil

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Well done to the Year 4/5 football team that tonight won the Meadows Cup. The boys played some absolutely stunning football tonight and fully deserved their win. They got off to a great start winning their first match 13-0 but we knew the next match would be tough playing against a team that had also won their first match by double figures. Grange Park got off to stunner though, scoring 2 goals in the first 5 minutes and winning the match 4-1, with our goalkeeper having to make an absolutely stunning save when we 2-1 up. This now meant if we won our last match we would be through to the cup final. The boys continued where they left off in the last match and won the last group game 7-0.

The cup final match unfortunately had to be cut short to a 12 minute match because of time issues and the game remained 0-0 for most of the first half. Just before half time though we scored another brilliant team goal. Grange Park then had a few chances to get a second but our opponents goalkeeper and defence were looking solid and they always looked dangerous on the break. We knew it would take something brilliant to get a second goal and we accomplished that with a fantastic team goal that included 9 passes before the ball was crossed in and slotted home in the corner.

Well done boys, that was an absolutely brilliant team performance. Perfect

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Cycling Competition 2016

Cycling Competition 2016

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Today we took a team of 4 boys to compete in the 2016 Telford & Wrekin Cycling competition. The boys had to compete in team events such as a 200m Sprint relay, an obstacle course, a 1km relay race and a team slalom relay. The boys did so well in every event and never gave up, even when we fell slightly behind in the 1km race. The other competing schools were also very good so we knew it was going to be close finish. Grange Park finished 2nd out of 10 teams and only narrowly missed out on 1st place by 2 points. Another fantastic result for #TeamGP. This means the Grange Park team will now represent Telford & Wrekin at the summer games next month. Well done boys.

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Shropshire Star

Shropshire Star

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Today we had a visit from the Shropshire Star newspaper to take a photograph of the 7 Grange Park girls that all got into the AFC Telford United U10 team. Luke Shelley from AFC Telford also featured in the picture said ‘Its a great achievement for these girls to go from never playing football a year ago, to winning the Telford Schools Cup this season, to now being selected to represent AFC Telford next year’. Well done again girls.

Swap Shop

Swap Shop

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Next Tuesday 21st June Mr James and Mr Foley will be hosting a Euro 2016 Panini sticker swap shop at break time in base 1. On this day only children are allowed to bring in their swaps and sticker books. Children can then meet in base 1 at break time and swap their swaps with other children. All stickers and books must remain in bags and draws until break time and must be put away after break. If the event is successful and well attended we will run some more in the future.

England vs Wales

England vs Wales

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Thank you to everyone that attended the England vs Wales football match at school yesterday. We are busy counting the pennies but so far we have raised over £100. All money raised from this match will go towards having the school logo embroidered on our new school sports event kit.