Gurning Competition

Friday, 05 December 2014 by

Our magazine journalists have been investigating extreme sports ….  One of the sports which cropped up was the annual World Gurning Championships at the Egremont Craft Fair in Egremont, Cumbria, The Lake District. Gurning contests are a rural English tradition. By far the most notable is that held annually at the Egremont Crab Fair, which


Tuesday, 02 December 2014 by

During the month of November, Sherwell Valley children have taken part in a Growvember campaign, sponsored by Miracle grow and run in association with Movember for Men’s health. Each class was supplied with a seed tray, compost and Miracle Grow grass seed. They were set the challenge of growing the biggest and best maintained grass

Sports for Schools

Tuesday, 02 December 2014 by

David Hill a Paralympic triathlete and swimmer, visited our school last Friday, to run a sponsored fitness circuit challenge. 60% of the proceeds will come to our school for PE equipment and 40% will go to Sports for Schools. The children really enjoyed having a good workout. Thank you for your support.      

Movember 2014

Monday, 01 December 2014 by

 As usual, our male staff have participated in growing moustaches and beards to raise the often ignored issue of men’s health and seek funds to support the work of the Movember Foundation. Many thanks for your support; you have helped us to raise £91:98.