News from Bablake Junior and Pre Prep School
he girls’ U11 football team played brilliantly at the recent Coventry Schools Indoor Competition, winning the event and not losing a game along the way.
were fitted around other commitments - all were instead of free play. We had a large and enthusiastic squad that was eventually trimmed to six for the 5-a-side event (the B team had tried hard in the preliminaries but did not get through to the finals). The girls concentrated in practices and in matches. They played nine games and won them all, including the final four nil, scored twenty-nine goals and let in none.
It has been my pleasure to be able to help, in a small way, with practices and a little advice. We had a plan to first stop the opposition scoring and then to score the odd goal ourselves and then we would win - and it worked!
‘Listen, learn, work hard for yourself and the team and concentrate.’ It worked for the girls’ football team and, I realise, it would work well for all of us, every day.
The girls listened to advice. They actually didn’t all want to be strikers. The glory was going to be in the team performance, from the back to the front. They worked hard. Lunchtime practices
We all learned something from the football. Mr Neil Price Headmaster
Termly Bablake Junior School Newsletter