Cropwell Bishop v’s Keyworth (away) – Thursday 10th November 2016

Charlie Dawn (captain), Ashton Rock, Joel Newton-Brown, Harvey Wagland, Sam Plews, Louis Spencer, Ewan Chalk, Jake Andrew, James Quinn

Charlie lead the Cropwell team out to face Keyworths team in orange, and within the first 5 minutes Ashton scored the first goal like a bullet nicely set up by Charlie and assisted by Joel’s cracking skills. Great defensive skills from Ewan kept the ball in o half and enabled Charlie to score our second goal in the 12th minute. More great skills and speed on show from Cropwell, supporting each other, talking to each other well and showing great promise. An unfortunate own goal from Keyworth took us up 3-0 but they came back with their first goal just before taking us into half time with a 3-1 score.

Cropwell team came back for a strong second half. Jake scored our 4th and 5th goals in quick succession with a supportive team build up from our goalie Harvey and Sam in defence out to Ashton in midfield and James on the wing.  Great team form!

5-1 up, we went on to test Keyworths defence with Louis demonstrating great skill and determination to score us our 6th goal. Shortly after, Jake scored his hat trick taking us to 7-1. Still on great form and reading the game well, Cropwell went onto deliver a great team effort with a pass from Ashton to Charlie who helped to set up the 8th goal for Louis for a sneaky chip in. Followed quickly by Keyworth’s 2nd goal we saw some more great midfield action from Ashton and Charlie and a final great save from Keyworths courageous goalie before the final whistle …and before it got too dark to see the ball!

A wonderful final result 8-2 from a cracking team who showed great commitment.

Well done lads! 

Report by Sarah Breen


Countryfile Ramble

Breaking News

The final total collected for Children in Need through our Countryfile Ramble is an amazing £991.08! Well done to everyone and especially to all the children who collected sponsors for the Ramble. Also a very big thank you to all the parents who came on the Ramble with us, we couldn’t have done it without you.


JRSO Assembly – Tuesday 11th October 2016

This morning the Junior Road Safety Officers presented an Assembly to the whole school about The Green Cross Code and Be Seen Be Safe. During the assembly they carried out role play and explained to the children the best way to cross the road and also how to be seen on the coming dark mornings and nights.

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Countryfile Ramble – Friday 7th October 2016

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Today saw 250 children, staff and parents setting off for a 2 mile Countryfile Ramble to raise money for Children in Need. The whole school took part in this event with some children getting large amounts of sponsor money, so far the school has raised £538 for Children in Need with more still to come. The Ramble was a great success and the weather held until we were all safely back. A big thanks to Mr Richard Barlow for letting us walk over his land and Sue and Jon for moving the horses for us.

Harvest Festival – Thursday 29th September 2016

The Harvest Festival was again a great success with a fantastic amount of produce brought in by the children. An amazing amount of fruit and vegetables had been grown by the children, including Class 1’s pumpkins which had won First Prize at the Village Show!  In the afternoon the produce was delivered to the Senior Citizens around the village by the Year 6 children.

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Hustings Assembly – Friday 23rd September 2016

Today saw Cropwell Bishop’s very own elections, these were for the House Captains and Vice Captains of our Houses, Air, Earth, Fire and Water. Each child from Year 6 who wanted to stand for election presented to the whole school explaining why they should be elected. Afterwards everyone in the school had a vote for the candidate they wanted. The results of the election are:-

Air House Captain – Maddie Mace, Vice Captain – Will Inman

Earth House Captain – Emily Kemp, Vice Captain – Charlie Dawn

Fire House Captain – Millie Woan, Vice Captain – Finlay Watts

Water House Captain – George Matthews, Vice Captain – Emily Summers

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