Primary & Secondary Schools and Colleges 2016/17 Competitions and Courses

2016/17 Courses & Resources:
 
For teachers in Wales the British Athletics Academy houses a range of initiatives as well as useful resources including; Elevating Athletics, Award Schemes, Sportshall Athletics, Parallel Success and Schools Championships. Click here for full details.

Wednesday TBC April 2017 @ Swansea University there will be a UK Athletics Run Jump and Throw Teaching Primary Schools Certificate. This is open to all primary school teachers from any unitary authority in Wales plus any interested sports development officers, PGCE students and club coaches.


Annual Primary, Secondary & Colleges Schools Fixtures:

(Cross Country, Indoor Sportshall Athletics and Outdoor Track & Field Athletics)

To participate in any school fixtures, your school MUST be affiliated to the appropriate association; West Glamorgan Primary Schools Athletics Association or the Afan Nedd Tawe Comprehensive Schools & Colleges Athletics Association. In addition a requirement is that a member of staff MUST be present and officiating at the events so athletes may take part. For further details on school affiliation please email andrew.jenkins90@ntlworld.com or phone 078 9457 3555.
 
26.09.16 Afan Nedd Tawe Secondary Schools & Colleges Cross Country Development Races @ Pontarddulais School, Swansea, SA4 8PD
 
03.10.16 Afan Nedd Tawe Secondary Schools & Colleges Cross Country Development Races @ Margam Park, Port Talbot, SA13 2TJ
 
17.10.16 Afan Nedd Tawe Secondary Schools & Colleges Cross Country Relays @ Dwr Y Felin, SA10 7RE
Entries close 12pm Friday 28th October
 
26.11.16 Welsh Inter Schools Cross Country Championships @ Brecon, LD3 9SR
Closing date for entries Friday 18th November.
 
10.12.16 Welsh Athletics Primary Schools Cross Country Challenge @ Brecon LD3 9SR
 
14.12.16 Afan Nedd Tawe Schools Sportshall Trial Years 7 to 10 @ Swansea
Closing date for entries Friday 9th December
Results form the basis of selection for the Afan Nedd Tawe team to compete in the Welsh Final at Cwmbran Leisure Centre on 05.03.17 which in turn can progress to the UK final in Sport City Manchester in April 2017.
 
08.03.17 Afan Nedd Tawe Schools Athletics Association Cross Country Championships for school years 7 to 14 @ Margam Park Maragm Park. Results form the basis of selection for the Afan Nedd Tawe team to compete in the Welsh Schools Cross Country Championships on 18.03.17 which in turn can progress to international honours in the British Schools International (SIAB) for the U15 & U17 age categories on 25.03.17 at home in Margam Park!
 
18.03.17 Welsh Schools Cross Country Championships @ Brecon. An Afan Nedd Tawe School years 7 to 14 team is selected based on the results of the Afan Nedd Tawe County Trial held on 08.03.17 at Margam Park.

25.03.17 British Schools U15 & U17 Cross Country International & West Glamorgan V Dyfed Primary Schools Inter County Match @ Margam Park also incorporated U20 & Seniors Home Countries International.

05.03.17 Welsh School Sportshall Final @ Cwmbran Leisure Centre. An Afan Nedd Tawe school years 7/8 = U14 & 9/10 = U16 team is selected based on the Afan Nedd Tawe trial held on 14.12.17. Winning teams in each section progress to the UK Sportshall Athletics Final in Manchester on TBC.04.17.

West Glamorgan Primary Schools Athletics Association Cross Country Area League fixtures. There are 6 school clusters that have 2 or 3 league fixtures each. Speak to your PE teacher to see if your school has entered a team. Top individual athletes and teams progress to the County Final on 16.03.17 at Ashleigh Road Playing Fields. cross country2016.pdf

 

16.03.17 West Glamorgan Primary Schools Cross Country Final @ Ashleigh Road Playing Fields, Swansea University. Speak to your PE teacher to see if the school has entered the qualifying league cluster fixtures outlined above. Results form the basis of selection for the West Glamorgan team to compete against Dyfed in the Inter County Cross Country Match 25.03.17.

 

23.04.17 Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon @ London, U13 (school years 7 & 8), U15 (school years 9 & 10) & U17 (school years (11 & 12).

March to June 2017 West Glamorgan Primary Schools Athletics Association Indoor & Outdoor Athletics Track & Field League. Speak to your PE teacher to be considered for selection. There are 2 fixtures for each of the 8 school clusters, 1 indoor and 1 outdoor for  with the 8 school team league winners competing in a grand final at Swansea University on TBC.

10.05.17 Afan Nedd Tawe Schools Track & Field Championships Juniors (Yrs 8 & 9), Middle (Yrs 10 & 11) and Seniors (Yrs 12, 13 & 14). Ask your PE teacher to be considered for selection. A team is selected to represent Afan Nedd Tawe in the Welsh Schools Athletics Championships @ Brecon, where the U17 athletes have the opportunity to compete for Welsh Schools National representative honours in the British Schools International.
 
TBC.05.17 Swansea Harriers Schools Trophy Match for school year 7. Ask your PE teacher to be considered for selection.
 

Various dates in June 2017 West Glamorgan Primary Schools Outdoor Athletics Area Sports @ Swansea University. Speak to your PE teacher to see if your school has entered a team, there are 8 fixtures for 8 different schools in each. The top individuals progress to the county final on TBC where a team is selected to represent West Glamorgan V Dyfed in the inter county match on TBC

 

21.06.16 Afan Nedd Tawe U14 (School years 7 & 8) & U16 (School years 9 & 10) Team Cup Match @ Swansea University. The winning teams and runner up teams in each section progress to the Welsh Schools Cup Final in Brecon on TBC.07.16 to find the best school athletics teams in Wales.

 

TBC Welsh Schools Combined Events Championships School Years  6 & 7= U13 Quadrathlon, Years 8 & 9 = U15 and Years 10 & 11 Pentathlons @ Swansea

 

TBC Welsh Schools Track & Field Championships @ Cardiff/Brecon TBC, Juniors (Yrs 8 & 9), Middle (Yrs 10 & 11) and Seniors (Yrs 12 & 13). Athletes are selected via the Afan Nedd Tawe schools Championships to represent the school district team based on the results from the county trial held back on TBC.

 

TBC West Glamorgan Primary Schools Athletics Association County Championship Area Sports Final for the top individuals from the 8 area sports fixtures @ Swansea University. Results form the basis of selection for the West Glamorgan team to compete against Dyfed in the inter county match @ Carmarthen on TBC.

 

TBC Welsh Schools Cup and Plate Finals @ Brecon, U14 (Yrs 7 & 8) and U16 (Yrs 9 & 10). The top two schools teams from each age group from the Afan Nedd Tawe Schools Cup match represent Afan Nedd Tawe that was held on TBC

 

TBC West Glamorgan Primary Schools Final for the winning schools teams from the 8 indoor/outdoor athletics league fixtures @ Swansea University. Speak to your PE teacher to see if the school has entered the league fixtures above.

 

TBC Dyfed V West Glamorgan Primary Schools Track & Field Inter County Match @ TBC

 

TBC Wales v England V Scotland V Ireland British Schools International U17 @ TBC