A beautifully sunny sports centre was the setting for the first cross country race of the season. Over 350 children raced in a separate boys’ and girls’ races, with many Southampton Schools participating. Team positions are decided by the results of teams of 4 runners cumulative score with lowest score winning.
Runners scores for Thornhill are:
LH 109. EJ 73
TI 153. CS 92
LD 159. NJ 119
JP 178. LM 138
All the runners now have a target to beat in race 2 next week!
The races are open to all Key Stage 2 children. The distance is approximately 2km on various surfaces with some steep hills. Minibus places are still available for the next races. Parents may provide their own transport for their children and come along and join the many families who line the finish to support the children. For further details see the PE team.
Thornhill U11 Girls' football team started their season with an amazing performance at the Southampton 6-a-sides tournament at Wide Lane. They played in a pool of 6 teams with the winning teams going through to the knockout stages.
Thornhill 3 Springhill 0 Thornhill 1 Hollybrook 1
Thornhill 2 St Patricks 0 Thornhill 0 Townhill 1
Thornhill 2 Bassett Green 0
Thornhill 1 Kaneshill 0
Thornhill 0 Abbotswood 1
An outstanding start to the new season.
All Year 5 & 6 girls are eligible to play, with most matches taking place at Thornhill on Tuesday afternoons. Please see Mr Collins, Miss Whyte or Mr Ryan if you wish to be considered for a place in the squad.
Year 4 children were given the opportunity to develop and improve their table tennis skills at the Southampton Lower School Table Tennis festival.
All the children practised on a basic skills circuit before trying out their moves on the table tennis tables. They are now eager to challenge each other back at school on our tables and are looking forward to the competitive league matches in the future.
Southampton U10 Boys Football Tournament
Wide Lane 16th September 2019
The Thornhill Boys U10 football team kicked off the new season with the Southampton Schools FA tournament at The University Ground, Wide Lane, Eastleigh . The boys played 5 pool matches.
Their first match was awash with chances for both teams though finished Thornhill 0 FairIsle 3. Disappointed with their loss, the boys used this experience to bounce back to a 1-0 win over Bassett Green with JG scoring.
A strong, physical Ludlow side then quickly scored 3 unstoppable strikes in quick succession. All the boys showed great resilience and were rewarded when AO finished a well executed passing move.
The closest two games of the afternoon followed, with Thornhill showing more confidence as a team.. Despite all their efforts, Hollybrook edged a 1-0 win.
Sholing, who finished top of the table were held for much of the game with Thornhill scoring early on, however some superb finishing saw Sholing head towards the next round with the score Thornhill 1 Sholing 3. It was a very enjoyable afternoon despite the final scores and importantly , all the boys were a credit to their school and families with their sportsmanship, determination and team spirit.