U10 Netball v Solihull 

Mrs Somerville’s Team

Result: 6-0 BCS win

Player of the Match: Summer

On Monday, Solihull School made the journey over to us to play our first netball match of the season. Although the sun was shining, it was bitterly cold, making it difficult to catch the ball once their fingertips were frozen. Nevertheless, the girls were excited and eager to get started. Fantastically, the girls got off to a good start. With the score 3-0 by the end of the first quarter. Once the girls felt more confident to create space and release the ball to the moving player, the game really improved, and they were able to continue to storm into the lead. Although Solihull never gave up, the final score was 6-0 to BCS. Well done girls, there were lots of great combinations of play. Keep it up!


U10 Netball v Solihull

Miss Tucker’s Team

Result: 7-1 BCS win

Player of the Match: Freya

On Monday, the Year 5s had their first fixture as a year group. Solihull won the first centre pass but we were quick to turn over the ball. Although we made many turnovers, it was a slow start for BCS where we made lots of basic errors leading to a first quarter score of 1-0 to BCS. Following a team talk and some changes in position, we tidied up our play, passing in front of the player and making a drive forward for the ball. This led to us scoring 2 more goals; bringing the half time score to 3-1. In the final two quarters, the team found their flow working hard for one another bringing the final score to 7-1. Well played girls, a great start to the season.


U10 Netball v Solihull 

Mrs Bennett’s Team

Result: 1-3 Solihull win

Player of the Match: Zayna 

With a delayed start to the matches, we had kept the girls indoors to keep them warm and prepare for the match ahead. Solihull won the toss and started strongly, demonstrating good footwork. We went one behind but were quick to score and get back to 1-1.  With the temperature dropping, it became really hard for both teams to catch the ball although it did not stop our determination to try and intercept passes. It was really pleasing that the whole team tried their best to persevere and keep going with getting free and although we had many opportunities we could just not score. It was a very equal match in very cold conditions.


U10 Netball v Solihull

Miss Crews’ Team

Result: 2-1 BCS win

Player of the Match: Leela

The girls worked hard and really enjoyed their first game of the season. They had to battle the elements on a cold afternoon but it was great to watch them working the ball up the court and into the D. It was a very competitive match with both teams eager to win but some accurate shooting by Blue Coat allowed us to snatch the win.

U10 Football v Solihull

Players of the Match: Emmanuel, Yousef, Eesa, Monty, Arin, and Jeevan 

A great afternoon of football was had by the U10 teams who travelled to Solihull on a cold Monday afternoon. All games were fiercely contested but played in a great spirit and given the baltic conditions everybody performed admirably. There was plenty of goal line action with some great saves and sublime shots and rock solid defending with some excellent last ditch tackles and blocks.

Monty was player of the match on his pitch making some excellent last minute tackles, showing excellent positioning understanding and linking the defence to start attacks for the team. Arin was player of the match on his pitch making some excellent saves in goal to prevent any goals conceded. Jeevan B was player of the match on his pitch showing excellent positional play to help his team keep possession of the ball. Emmanuel was the star of the show on his pitch, demonstrating great drive and determination, whilst on the other pitch Yousef and Eesa showed great tenacity. It was great to see Noah back on the pitch. A positive start to the football season for the Year 5 year group!


U9 Football v Warwick 

Players of the Match: Sami, Taran, Rohan, and Rafael

The U9’s played out a great afternoon of football against Warwick which saw 3 BCS teams play 2 Warwick teams on rotation. The games were all very competitive and everyone had a great afternoon despite the cold. The area for development is to try and hold a position more effectively. Players of note were Sami, Taran, Rohan, and, Rafael


U11 Hockey v KES

Result: 0-0 tie with KES

From the very start of this match, it was a game of pure grit and determination. Having the bare seven, the team knew they had to work hard for one another, and that they did. Umar chased several balls distributed to him from both Finn and Loic on the wings and Siyuan had a near miss but we did spend the majority of the second half with our backs against the wall. The defending and pure desire to win the ball from Jago and Rayan clearing a ball from the goal line kept us in the game. In addition to this, the umpire commented on Georges’ great saves as we battled to keep the clean sheet. This match was great to be a part of as we watched the boys develop in their skills and play against the year above testing their playability, game understanding and most importantly teamwork. Keep working and communicating and the rest will come.


U11 Hockey v KES

Result: 2-0 BCS win

Another superb learning experience for our U11 team today, playing their first team U12 team. BCS held their own and dominated the midfield, playing expansive and aggressive hockey. BCS looked organised and well drilled, shutting the ball down quickly and creating positive counter attacks. Unfortunately, the ball just wouldn’t go in the back of the net. Additionally, KES had a large squad with plenty of fresh legs. All in all, a very positive experience and a performance all such be proud of.


U11 Football Competition

Result: 3rd overall

This was a bitterly cold afternoon at Winterfold for the annual Matty Thacker competition. The format was two groups, with top 2 teams going into the shield semi final then final. With every goal being crucial, it was a great start from Freddie to score within the first minute against the Elms. Typical of tournament football where the games are quick fire, the next two games against King St Albans and King Hawford ended goalless. A 4-0 comfortable win against Moor Park raised the confidence to then finish the final game 0-0 against Winterfold. Quite frankly, that was due to a fantastic goal keeping performance by Jasper. Unfortunately, a 2-1 defeat against RGS in the semi final and the first goal to be conceded of the tournament. RGS ended up losing in the final to Winterfold who became the overall winners. BCS however held their nerve and put in a solid performance against Beaudesert 3-1. A superb squad performance against a high calibre of teams and some harsh weather conditions.


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