NETBALL

U10D Netball v Bromsgrove
Date: Wednesday 21st January
Result: BCS 9 – Bromsgrove 8
Most Valued Player: Caitlin Thornewell
Report: A very evenly matched game with lots of play at both ends. The girls worked well as a cohesive and supportive team with Caitlin and Emma working very hard. Phoebe and Gargi were given lots of chances on goal getting more and more confident as the game went on. The girls need to be thinking about finding space, rather than just waiting for the ball but overall the girls enjoyed playing and were able to identify what parts of their game they need to improve on.
Mrs Barrowclift

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U10A Netball v Hallfield
Date: Monday 4th February
Result: BCS 4- Hallfield 12
Most Valued Player: Emily Whitehouse
Report: The U10A team got off to a really good start and at half time it was 3-4 to Hallfield and so all to play for. However, too many errors down the court enabled Hallfield to convert their interceptions into goals. At the end of the third quarter it was 8-4. However, the girls did not drop there heads and continued to work hard and listened to what they were told. Hallfield did have a very nice GS, who rarely missed, giving them a clear advantage. Final score was 12-4, unlucky girls.
Scorer: Delina Elias

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U9A Netball v RGS The Grange
Date: Tuesday 5th February
Result: BCS 1- 4 RGS
Most Valued Player: Zuva M-Redmond
Report: All 3 teams went away on a coach to RGS and the teams were very excited about their match. They warmed up independently and I was impressed with their eagerness to prepare. We mostly played good netball and in particular the marking from Aleyah, Lucy and Caitlin was impressive as they stuck close to their opponents. Interceptions were made all over the court but in particular from Zuva and Claire and we were far greater than RGS in our defensive skills. The ball was passed quickly down the court with Alex making herself available for nearly every pass. Imogen deserves a special mention as she played on although she had lost a tooth after the second quarter. Unfortunantely, with all this possession we just could not get the ball to go through the hoop. Overall Anya and Alex had 7 shots between them and they tried so hard to score, but only 1 went in. RGS had 4 shots at goal and scored all 4. Although we lost I was really pleased to see how the team played and it looks promising for matches in the future.
Scorer: Alexandra Souter
Mrs Bennett

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U9B Netball v RGS The Grange
Date: Tuesday 5th February
Result: BCS 10- 1 RGS
Most Valued Player: Siyena Begh
Report: The U9B team had a fantastic afternoon of netball, giving a very impressive performance. They were able to work the ball down the court into the attack nicely giving them lots of opportunities to score. With some super shooting skills we were able to convert our chances into goals. At times we need to clear out of each others spaces and mark with our arms down but overall a really pleasing performance. Well done girls. Final score 10-1.
Scorer: Harleena Grewal

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U11A Netball v RGS The Grange
Date: Wednesday 6th February
Result: BCS 23-14 RGS
Most Valued Player: Bea Neeson
Report: A very competitive and high class game of netball. The girls got off to a great start, passing the ball beautifully down court and feeding the D and took a comfortable early lead. RGS got better each quater and at times we lost our shape and rushed the pass. It was fantastic to see both teams so competiative for the ball. To improve we must work harder on our passing order and drive forward to recieve the ball. A great game, well done girls.
Miss Crews

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U11B Netball v RGS The Grange
Date: Wednesday 6th February
Result: BCS 6- RGS 8
Most Valued Player: Gracie Roberts
Report: The U11B team put a solid performance in this week against RGS. It was a very close game and at half time the score was 4-5 to RGS, so everything to play for. The girls worked hard from start to finish and there was some lovely passages of play up and down the court and into the circle. Unfortunately, RGS came fighting into the final quarter and denied any opportunity we had to score. Final result was 6-8 RGS and player of the match went to Gracie Roberts. Good effort girls
Mrs Somerville

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U11C Netball v RGS The Grange
Date: Wednesday 6th February
Result: BCS 2- 2 RGS
Most Valued Player: Daphne Xuan
Report: A very even game yesterday for the U11C team, there was elements of lovely play up and down the court from everyone. However, there are times where the girls need to tidy up their contact and instead of using their arms to mark they need to move their feet around the opponent to make clear interceptions. The ball did seem to be in our attacking end more than the opposition’s, however the girls were unable to convert those chances into goals. At half time I made an unusual change and Daphne Xuan made her debut at GA, although Daphne was hesitant at first she was given one task of getting the ball into the circle and popping the ball to Shakthi to shoot. A task Daphne executed really well showing real diversity in her skill set. A well-deserved player of the match. However, a real team effort.

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U11D Netball v RGS The Grange
Date: Wednesday 6th February
Result: BCS 1 – 4 RGS
Most Valued Player: Amy Agadagba
Report: With BCS values being right at the forefront of our minds we started off almost too generous and let RGS play. Although we stuck to our opponents well with great marking from Emma and Amy we lacked any competitiveness to want the ball and they scored 4 goals. In the second half after encouragement to allow their “want” for the ball we started to really get into the match and Daisy, Gargi and Mahshami now marking the ball and making interceptions through snatching the ball. Maya and Pheobe were working hard to get free from their opponents and we scored. Although we lost overall, we won the second half 1-0. The team needs to start with the same mental attitude that thye finished in with matches in the future.
Mrs Bennett

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U11E Netball v RGS The Grange
Date: Wednesday 6th February
Result: BCS 1- RGS 8
Most Valued Player: Ava Nicholas
Report: A very good game despite the result. The girls pulled together and were determined to enjoy the game.  Playing in new positions they managed to get some good passes up and down the line. Ava worked especially hard in defence and the girls worked hard to try to provide opportunities for goals.
Scorer: Lucy Coleman 1
Mrs Barrowclift


FOOTBALL

U10C Football v King’s and Monmouth
Date: Monday 28th January
Result: BCS won both games 3-0 and 2-0
Most Valued Player: Yousuf Douis for effort and work rate
Report: The U10C team showed real promise in 2 fixtures on Monday putting in 2 great team performances with a number of players standing out and putting their hand up to move up. The most pleasing thing though was the effort and commitment of all the boys and a real team ethos that made it a very enjoyable afternoon. Well done all.
Mr Protherough

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U10A Football v Eversfield
Date: Monday 4th February
Result: BCS 6 -3 Eversfield
Most Valued Player: Adam Bashir
Report: The U10 A put in a solid display to beat Eversfield on Monday. In truth with better finishing and a bit more composure at the back, the result could have been far more. We have to accept that we will all make mistakes in order to play better football and for our defenders to be more comfortable on the ball. The players also need to adapt to the conditions better as the grass is much slower than astro but all in all this was a solid win and a great platform to build from.
Mr Protherough

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U10B Football v Eversfield
Date: Monday 4th February
Result: BCS 6-0 Eversfield
Most Valued Player: John Meering
Report: Apologies to the boys but I failed to write a match report for the 2 games they played last week against King’s Hawford and Monmouth. Both games were really tough, but the side secured 2 great wins. As a result, there was much excitement heading into the game this week against Eversfield. In the early stages the centre of midfield witnessed some strong tackles by both sides and this level of aggresion continued throughout. BCS always looked dangerous going forward, and if it was not for the brilliant Eversfield GK would have taken a commanding lead into half time. At 2-0, the boys knew they needed the next goal after half time, and 3 quick goals made the rest of the game comfortable. Well played everyone!
Mr Newman

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U9A Football V WGJS
Date: Tuesday 5th February
Result: BCS 4 – 1 WGJS
Most Valued Player: Jai Lewis
Report: I gave the U9A’s 3 targets to work on from the last few games. 1) Take more shots 2) Keep our shape and structure 3) PRESSURE. Two words would describe their performance today. “Targets Achieved!” The boys showed maturity and passion in today’s performance. By keeping their shape it provided quick attacks through the wing, early shots even led to a goal of someone’s backside and constant pressure ensured the ball stayed in their half rather than ours. What’s our next targets then?
Scorer: Jai Lewis (1) Harry Forty (1) Henry Coughlan (2)
Mr Melia

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U9B Football v WGJS
Date: Tuesday 5th February
Result: BCS 3 – 1 WGJS
Most Valued Player: Marcus Wigg
Report: A wonderful volley from Harris R put the side 1-0 up within a minute of the game starting. WGJS came back strong though and with the assistance of a strong wind put BCS under a significant amount of pressure for the remainder of the half, scoring a good goal. As the sides switched ends, BCS looked more dangerous again, especially on the counter attack. Two late goals from Harris R and Oliver S brought about a much earned victory. The back 3 of Sam H, Joel D and Marcus W were immense all game. Well done boys!
Scorer: Harris Rahman (2), Oliver Smolden (1)
Mr Newman

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U11A Football v WGJS
Date: Wednesday 6th February
Result: BCS 3 – 1 WGJS
Report: Whilst pleased to get the win on Wednesday against WGJS I feel that as a team the boys need to work better as a team. They need to start to understand that the team must come before personal glory as at times they looked like a group of individuals rather than a team. Will Brett scored 2 good goals and Luke Dolan another but if we don’t start putting the team first against harder opposition this may well hurt the team.
Scorer: William Brett 2 Luke Dolan 1
Mr Protherough

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U11B Football v WGJS
Date: Wednesday 6th February
Result: BCS 0 – 4 WGJS
Report: At times the boys fail to see the positives in their performances and heavily focus on the score line. For some things the score line is important but on the whole we should be asking the question – are we getting better? By doing this, we can walk off the pitch with our heads held high rather than looking at our shoe laces. 3 targets were set for this game – 1 and a half were met. The boys applied pressure at some parts of the pitch. This allowed us to take more shots than we ever have before. Unfortunately, the ball doesn’t always fall kindly. Onto the next match – with 3 new targets to achieve!
Mr Melia

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U11C Football v WGJS
Date: Wednesday 6th February
Result: BCS 2 – 2 WGJS
Most Valued Player: Ehsan Ali
Report: We were lucky enough to be treated to an entertaining afternoon of football as the U11 C team showed great determination and team work. After taking the lead, we soon went 2-1 down after some great play by WGJS. A positive team talk at half time saw BCS dominate the second half, constantly applying pressure and putting the WGJS keeper to work. In the last minute of the game Ehsan secured an equaliser, showing that hard work and determination does eventually pay off!
Scorer: Ehsan Ali 2
Mr Kelly