YOUTH RUGBY: Tag rugby tournament for primary schools

YOUTH RUGBY: Tag rugby tournament for primary schools

Posted: 3rd February 2016
HOLYROOD Academy’s feeder primary schools participated in a Tag Rugby Tournament earlier this month in Chard. The competition was supported by Chard Rugby Club, and was officiated by Holyrood students on Monday, February 1, 2016. A fantastic entry of eight teams contested in this event, meaning that over 65 children were involved in total – making for a great spectacle…

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YOUTH FOOTBALL: Great effort by Holyrood girls

YOUTH FOOTBALL: Great effort by Holyrood girls

Posted: 31st January 2016
THE Holyrood Year Seven boys and girls teams from Chard travelled to Torbay Leisure Centre to take part in the Regional Football Finals. The boys came up against some stiff competition and finished fourth in their league drawing two games and losing two. The girls played some very good football and won their league with two wins, one draw and only one loss, thus…

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SCHOOL SPORT: Great first run of the new year

SCHOOL SPORT: Great first run of the new year

Posted: 29th January 2016
IT was yet another BIG entry from primary pupils at Holyrood Academy’s first 'Fun Run' event of the year in Chard. Primary pupils turned out in large numbers to overcome the challenges of the course, held in the grounds of Holyrood Academy. A total of 209 young athletes - 91 girls and 118 boys from eight primary schools – took part in a cross country run around the…

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SCHOOL SPORT: Holyrood impress at Boccia

SCHOOL SPORT: Holyrood impress at Boccia

Posted: 23rd January 2016
HOLYROOD Academy in Chard sent two teams to the South Somerset Schools Area Boccia tournament held at Westfield Academy in Yeovil and they enjoyed a great tournament. The teams played eight games against other schools in the South Somerset area. Boccia is a fast-growing sport since its Paralympic status in 1984. It is a ‘bowls-type’ game, related to pétanque, and…

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