Headteacher: Mrs Carol Taylor
Phone: 02380 843162
SPORTS AT ORCHARD
Our aim is to provide ample opportunity to our students to experience as many sports as possible during their time at Orchard Juniors. Entering in to the New Forest School Sport Partnership competitions, Southampton Football Leagues and Cup, as well as hosting numerous sporting events throughout the year ourselves at Orchard Juniors with other local schools; to provide a range of opportunities and events from inclusive festivals to competitive pathway events to allow opportunities for all levels of sports participation.
Children are encouraged in assemblies to attend lunch time training sessions for upcoming events, from which we select our teams.
Team Orchard Update
As the first third of our year comes to a close we reflect on an outstanding start for Team Orchard. A wopping 115 different children have represented Team Orchard - across 17 different events - already this school year!
Hampshire Table Tennis
Orchard Goes To County Again!
After last years success finishing 2nd in the Girls Team Table Tennis at Hampshire County Games. this year we took three teams to county level of competition! Following our domination at the New Forest regional event we took 2 girls teams and 1 boys team to represent Orchard and The New Forest region at the Hampshire Table Tennis Finals in Basingstoke on 6th December, achieving a very respectful top 5 finish for all teams. Once again showing resilience and determination to rank top 5 in the county!
In To The Next Round!
Indoor Athletics is in full swing with another three Orchard teams representing in the New Forest competition in late November - a high competitive a tight contest. The top 8 teams of each region move on to the New Forest finals, we are proud to announce that 2 of our 3 teams have qualified for the Finals on Saturday 28th January. With all three teams finishing in the top 10 of 18 teams.
First look at 2023!
We look forward to the introduction of Basketball, Gymnastics and Badminton, as well as the continuation of the Indoor Athletics League, Cross Country and many more sporting events after Christmas.