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Wednesday 17th November 2021

After winning the QEGS Cluster competition last week, Osmaston CE A Team competed in the SSP round of the competition on the 17th November 2021 at Highfields School, Matlock.

There were 6 other schools competing, who had also won their cluster events or were runners up.

In the pool stages, Osmaston won all three of their games, convincingly, only conceding one try in all three games.

As a consequence, the team proceeded to the semi-finals stages. In this round, Osmaston played Lea in a very close and exciting battle. At the final whistle, the score was 2-2, so it was decided a golden goal would decide the winners. Fortunately, Osmaston achieved this very quickly after play was resumed.

In the final, Osmaston were up against Ashbourne Primary, who they had already played and beaten 6-0. However, this time, it was a much closer game. Tiredness and nerves were kicking in and mistakes were becoming more frequent. However, the team really pulled together and won the final 4-2.

Congratulations to the team, especially as the preparation time for this tournament was extremely short and many of the children had not played before because of COVID restrictions over the last 18 months. Many other schools commented on their high standard of play. They played very well as a team and supported each other brilliantly. Well done!

Yr5/6 tag rugby

On Monday 4th November 4 teams from yr 5/6 went to qegs playing fields for a tag rugby tournament. All teams played seven 10 minute matches with a 2 minute changeover.

Well done to the 2 star players in each team. In the A team the star players were joseph reeks and grace oborn. In the b team it was Sophia mason and jack Jennings. In the c team it was connie howe and Isaac Clarke and in the d team it was Emily Phillips and Oscar bateman. Well done to everyone involved they all played really well with the a team winning and the b team coming third.


By Daniel smith, grace Oborn and sophie lee

SSP Girls Football

On Monday the 15th October 8 girls from year 5 and 6 took part in the SSP girls football tournament; after winning the QEGS cluster tournament. We played 4 matches. First of all, we played against Great Longstone and won 2-0; secondly, we played against Turnditch and lost 1-0; thirdly we played against Ashbourne Primary and lost 1-0; finally we played against Wirksworth juniors and won 2-0. Turnditch did really well and came first; Asbourne Primary came second and we came third. Well done to everyone that took part they all played amazingly!


By Hannah and Matilda!!!

Year 5/6 SSP football tournament


On Wednesday 11th October Osmaston A team took part in the SSP football tournament at Anthony Gel School and this is how they played. In their first match against Eyam they drew 0-0; their second match was against Kirk Ireton,who they beat 3-0, they went on to win their pool and they played the winners of each pool. The first pool winners they played were Baslow (pool A winners) it was a tough game and 0-0; the next game against Hulland (pool B winners) we won 1-0. Osmaston and Baslow were level on points so they played 5 minutes of golden goal (which was very tense) but nobody scored so it went to a penalty shootout which Osmaston won 4-3. Congratulations to Osmaston for coming first.

By Freddie Asquith and Archie Pitt 

SSP Hockey


On Monday 3rd October selected children from years 5 and 6 went to a hockey tournament at Antony Gell. We entered 1 team and everyone played exceptionally well! They played against: Crich which they won 3-2; All Saints which they won 3-0 and Lea which they lost 1-0. We got into the semi finale and lost against Great Longstone 1-0. As we lost we played in the third place play off against Crich; we had extra time in this game because it ended up 0-0 in the time we had. We went into golden goal and an incredible goal was scored by Sebastian! Overall we came 3rd and all of the team got bronze medals. Well done to all the people which took part in this event!

Yr 5&6 Girls football

On Monday 1st October year 5 and 6 girls  took part in a football tournament. We took three teams: A, B and C. The A team won all of their matches and didn’t let any goals in. From the A team Emily Garrity and Matilda Caton were star players; from the B team Hannah Dennison and Lucy Baines were star players. The C team didn’t have a star player.   The B team won 2 , drew 1 and lost 1 and the C team won 1 and lost 3.

The A team are going to the next round!

Well done everyone that took part!

By Matilda Caton


Y5/6 Hockey Tournament!

On the 27th September all children from year 5 and 6 took part in the QEGS cluster hockey tournament.

We took 5 teams; team A and team B were in the Black League and team C,D and E were in the Red League. Osmaston A won all there matches in the Black League, which was the competitive league. Team B came second just losing a match to the A team. Luckily the A team got through to the SSP round. Well done to everyone that played!

  By Hannah Dennison!

Y1/2 Football Festival


On Tuesday the 8th of May year 1 and 2 took part in a football festival. We took 2 teams an A and a B; and both teams played exceptionally well. The B team won a Football for team spirit. Also A team won 1, drew 2 and lost 2; so as you can see they all played amazingly well. Well done to everyone who took part


Year 3&4Football


On the 26th of April the year 3 and 4 pupils took part in a football festival; we took 3 teams and they all played very well! The A team won 3 matches and drew 1; the B team won 1, drew 1 and lost 2 and the C team won 1 and lost 2.


From each team one person was chosen for team spirit in the A team Finley Rhodes.

By Matilda and Hannah (sports crew committee)

Year 3 & 4 Netball 

On the 12th of April year 4 and some year 3’s took part in a netball festival.

We entered 4 teams the A, B, C and D and they all played exceptionally well. Instead of winners, two children from each team were chosen to be star players. In the A team Louie Goldberg and Finley Rhodes; in the B team Harry Martin and Lucy Baines; in the C team Daniel Collins and Jess Longyear and in the D team Isaac Clarke and Emily Phillips.


Well done to everyone who took part!!!

By Hannah and Matilda

Year 3 & 4 Netball 2018

On the 12th of April year 4 and some year 3’s took part in a netball festival.

We entered 4 teams the A,B,C and D and they all played exceptionally well. Instead of winners, two children from each team were chosen to be star players. In the A team Louie Goldberg and Finley Rhodes; in the B team Harry Martin and Lucy Baines; in the C team Daniel Collins and Jess Longyear and in the D team Isaac Clarke and Emily Phillips.


Well done to everyone who took part !!!

By Hannah and Matilda

Derbyshire Basketball Champions!!




On March 22nd members of Year 6 entered the tournament representing the whole of the Derbyshire Dales against teams from Amber Valley, High Peak, Bolsover, Erewash and North East Derbyshire. They achieved great success and won every match they entered – scoring a grand total of 56 baskets throughout the event. Their triumphant performance resulted in gold medals as a deeply deserved reward for their efforts, with Brockley Primary (Bolsover} coming in Silver position and Newton Primary, (High Peak) being placed in Bronze.


QEGS Cluster School Basketball Festival

Osmaston entered five teams at the Basketball Festival held at QEGS on 5th February and performed well throughout; all members of Year 5 and 6 attended the event in mixed teams, having the opportunity to practise their skills and develop their game tactics, demonstrating their resilience and winning many games.

Team A and B were in the Red League and A team  won 4 of their matches with astonishing scores of 15-0, 24-0, 12-0 against Marston, BiggHarts and Clifton A and then 6-2 against the Osmaston B team, losing only one game to Ashbourne Primary 0-8. Team B defeated Clifton 8-0, BiggHarts 7-0 and Marston 14-0, drawing to Ashbourne Primary 2-2.

Team C and D were in the Green League and competed well against: Clifton – C won 5-4, D drew 0-0, Norbury – C lost 0-6, D won 8-0, Fitzherbert – C lost 0-4, D lost 2-5, Ashbourne Primary – C lost 0-6, D lost 0-2 and lastly against each other D won 4-0.

Team E played in the Blue League, winning two of their games against BiggHarts 4-0 and Marston 14-0, drawing with Clifton and losing to Norbury and Ashbourne Primary.

Small Schools Mini Basketball Finals

The Osmaston Owls experienced victory in every match they played at the Mini Basketball Finals, starting with Crich Carr the results were 6-0, next the Longstone Lions - 10-0, Lea - 6-0, Eyam - 8-0, and lastly in the final against Longstone Tigers with a penalty and excellent basket at the end leading to a 3-2 win. This has qualified the Owls for the county rounds where hopefully their skills and determination will allow them to succeed.

The Osmaston Otters also performed well and following a loss, draw and win in the first round they entered the playoffs for 3rd and 4th position and narrowly lost against Lea 0-2. The team worked well together and showed great improvement throughout the tournament.

SSP Tri-Golf Tournament, Highfields


A massive well done to the year 5 and 6 pupils who took part in the SSP Tri-Golf tournament held at Highfields, Matlock. Everyone who took part played brilliantly and worked very well together as a team. The effort that was put in resulted in the pupils taking first place and winning gold!


13 holes were played in total, and the team never took more than three shots to hole the ball each time. In the thirteenth hole Joe even managed a hole in one!!


We won the tournament with just 30 points, second place went to Kniveton who were just 4 points ahead of us with 34 and third place was All Saints B with 36.


Everyone who took part had a great time, even the wet weather couldn't dampen our spirits!


A big thank you to the parents who helped transport pupils and supported the team all the way!

Tri Golf Cluster Tournament


Well done to the year 5 and 6 pupils that took part in the golf tournament that was held at the Cricket Club on Tuesday 20th June. 10 pupils were able to take part this year; Alice Skingley, Sophie Carter, Grace Kirk, Henrietta Stock-Clarke, Abi Millward, Jamie Longyear, Kobie Jones, Edward Carroll, Oliver Colebourne and Thomas Mason. 


After a slow start, failing to pot any balls in the first two holes the team got the hang of it and managed to win first place! With a total score of 118 points we won by 14 points! Second place was Parkside with 104 and third was Kniveton A with 72.


It was a lovely sunny day and everyone had a great time. By winning this competition we have earned a place in the SSP round which is being held in Matlock on Tuesday 27th June. Unfortunately for some of the year 6 pupils, this is a clash with their first transition day at QEGS so we will have to take a slightly different team.


Well done to everyone involved!

Regional High 5 Netball Tournament


A massive well done to our Year 6 Netball team this year who made it all the way to the regional competition held in Northampton on a scorching hot Sunday 18th June! Edward Carroll, Ella Bennett, Thomas Mason, Henry Morton, Henrietta Stock-Clarke, Bella Mills, Maddie Waring and Roisin Martin all went along with the much appreciated help of parents, family members, friends and Ms Clarke. A special thank you goes to Roisin and Maddie; due to a leg injury Maddie was unable to play which meant Roisin stepped in at the last minute to ensure the team still got to go and Maddie still went along to support!   


The tournament was very closely fought. There were ten schools in total and we came sixth. Game 1 was against Bishop Lonsdale and we won 5-4. Game 2 we won 9-4 against Bagthorpe Primary. In game 3 we played Grantham Preparatory and lost 4-6. We then won our fourth game, 5-3 against Barnby Road Acadamy. Game 5 was very closely matched and we ended up drawing 3-3 against Horncastle Community Primary. Game 6 was against Chuter Ede Primary which we lost 4-7, then we won game 7 against St. Johns Primary. Game 8 was a tough game and we lost 3-11 against Oakwood Junior. Our last game was against Woodland View Primary and we lost this 6-7.

As you can see from our results, we played very hard throughout the tournament and stood our ground against some much bigger schools. The overall winners ended up being Woodland View Primary who we played lastly and only lost by one point against. Second was Bishop Lonsdale and third was Barnby Road Acadamy, both teams that we had beaten in our games. 


Everyone at Osmaston is very proud of our netball teams success this year, well done!!!

QEGS Football Tournament Year 5/6

Osmaston Primary CE School took part in the mixed football tournament at QEGS on the 27th April, entering 4 teams of 7 children. All the teams played 4 matches each, with each game being 5 minutes long in the pool stages.

The games were very competitively played and with good spirit and sportsmanship. Teams B, C and D all played extremely well with some very close results but unfortunately narrowly missed getting through to the semi-finals. Team A won 3 of their pool games, so they did progress through to play Norbury in the Semi-Final. This was a very close game, resulting in a fantastic goal from Joe Stelfox which was enough to put the team through to the final against Parkside A.

This was a very close contested game, but Parkside did have most of the possession. However, Osmaston A defended courageously and it was on the very final kick of the game, that the goal came from Parkside to win the final.

Well done to all of the children who took part.

A huge well done to the other year groups that played in the other two tournaments, especially Y3/4 who won their event.

The results from all three competitions are as follows:


1st Clifton

2nd St Oswald's A

3rd Osmaston B



1st Osmaston A

2nd Parkside B

3rd Kniveton



1st Parkside A

2nd Osmaston A

3rd Norbury and Doveridge


Thank you to any parents that volunteered to help as Team Managers.

SSP High 5 Netball Tournament 


After a brilliant performance at the QEGS cluster tournament last week, our A team progressed to take part at the SSP High 5 Netball Tournament held at Lady Manners School in Bakewell on Tuesday 21st March. The team consisted of Thomas Mason, Ella Bennett, Maddie Waring, Bella Mills, Henrietta Stock-Clarks, Edward Carroll and Henry Morton.


In the first round we should have played four games, however one school didn’t turn up so we won one game by default and then only had to play three. We won all three games. The first game we played was against Baslow which we won 10-0, then we won 10-0 again against Tansley. Lastly in this round we won 3-0 against Hathersage. We progressed to the semi-final which was against All Saints, Matlock; we beat them 7-0 giving us a place in the final. We had to play Great Longstone in the final and we are very pleased to say we won this game too, 2-0, meaning we won gold and will be taking part in the Derbyshire County Competition in the summer. The whole team played brilliantly and our defence and marking was particularly strong meaning we did not let any goals in throughout the whole tournament!


Well done to everyone who took part!


On Friday 17th March Osmaston primary school competed in an orienteering event at QEGs recreation ground. The event was run by Derwent Valley orienteers (DVO) who are involved in many different events across Derbyshire. 16 of our year 3 and 4s and 16 of our yea r 5 and 6s competed in this event and performed very strongly. In this event students had to perform in a team and individual courses where students would perform in pairs, in these events students had to read a map and travel to each checkpoint collect the controls in the fastest time possible. In the year 3 and 4 events our students managed to come first in the Team event having to collect 10 controls around the recreation ground. Also congratulations to Dylan Jones and Archie Pitt who came first in the individual events for year 3 and 4. In the year 5 and 6 events our students managed to also win first in the team event having to collect 16 controls.  Ella Bennett and Bella Mills came out victorious winning first in the individual event, shorty followed by two more of our students Grace Kirk and Tamsyn Lambert finishing second. Overall, a very successful event by our Osmaston students who achieved very well, competing against over 150 students from different schools.

Sports Hall Athletics SSP Finals

On Friday 10th March Osmaston Primary School took part in a Sportshall Athletics Competition at Highfields School, Matlock.

Two teams had qualified for the event, by winning the QEGS cluster event!

There were 8 teams in the Small Schools Event. Every team took part in many different events from track and field  such as: Speed Bounce, Javelin, Long Jump, Vertical and Triple Jump, Chest Push, and Track relay events.

All children really tried hard to do their best and there were some fantastic results.

The final results were very close, with the B team finishing 8th and the A Team finishing in second place, only two points behind the winners, Great Longstone.

Well done to all of the children that took part!


SSP Basketball Anthony Gell

Osmaston C of E (vc) Primary School went to Anthony Gell, Wirsksworth for the SSP level Basketball tournament. We entered two teams an A and a B team they each played 3 matches. The other teams were; South Darley, Longstone Tigers, Kniveton Stars, Longstone Lions, Crich Carr and Kniveton Warriors.

 Osmston A team played 3 matches and won them all against: Crich Carr, Longstone Lions and Kniveton Warriors. They also got into the Semi-Finals and won against Osmaston B. They then went through to the Finals, were they lost a very close match against Longstone Lions which resulted in Longstone Lions coming in 1st place and Osmaston A coming 2nd.

Osmaston B played 3 matches against South Darley, Longstone Tigers and Kniveton Stars. They won 2 matches an lost 1 against Longstone Tigers 17-2. Then they proceeded on to the semi finals where they played Osmaston A and lost. After that they played Longstone for 3rd and 4th place, but they lost 8-2 and that put them in 4th place.

Overall Longstone Lions came 1st, Osmaston A came 2nd, Longstone came 3rd and Osmaston B came 4th.

                         By Maddie, Molly and Tammy (sports crew committee)

          Basketball Tournament QEGS YR 5&6

On Tuesday 24th January Osmaston C of E ( VC ) Primary School took part in the basketball tournament at QEGS. We entered four teams A, B, C, D there were two groups, in group A there was: Osmaston A,Osmaston C, Norbury, Bradley and BIGGHARTS. In group B there was: Osmaston B, Osmaston D, Marston, Waterhouses and Fitzherbet. The winners of group A Were Osmaston A and the runners up were BIGGHART , in group B the winners were FitzHerbet and the runners up were Osmaston B. Overall BIGGHARTS came 4th, Osmaston B came 3rd, Fitzherbet came 2nd and Osmaston A came 1st.

Osmaston A played 4 matches they won all of them against: BIGGHARTS, Osmaston C, Bradley and Norbury. First of all they played BIGGHARTS resulting in a 10-6 win, then they played Osmaston C they won by 14 baskets (rewarding two points for each game), after that they played Bradley and won 12-2, the last match was against Norbury winning 10-0.

Osmaston B played 4 matches they won 3 against: Osmaston D, Waterhouses and Marston. They lost 1 against Fitzherbet where the score was 20-8. They got through to the semi-finals but lost 16-0 against Osmasaton A.

Osmaston C played the same amount of matches, but they played against: Norbury, Osmaston A, Biggharts and Bradley. They lost all of the matches where the scores were; 10-0, 14-0, 5-0 and 4-1.

Osmaston D played against: Osmaston B, Marston, Waterhouses and Fitzherbert. Unfortunately they lost allk of their matches and the scores were: 6-0, 1-0, 6-0 and 2-1.


In the final Osmaston A played Fitzherbet and Osmhgaston won 6-2. The final result was Osmaston A winning the tournament and progressing on to the SSP round at Wirksworth on Wednesday 1st February.


By Molly, Maddie and Tammy

Table Tennis

 On Wednesday 16th November Osmaston C of E primary schhool took part in a table tennis tournament at QEGS. There were 5 teams, 4 of which were Osmaston teams. In the girls tournament only Osmaston Primary school took part, it was the A and B team. In the boys tournament there were three teams 2 were Osmaston.


The B team in the boys tournament came 3rd and the B team in the girls came second and that left the two A teams in both categories won the tournament. The A teams are going through to the county finals on Tuesday 29th November which unfortunately clashes with the rugby tournament so some the table tennis will have to miss out on the rugby tournament. They will be going up to Stavely, Chesterfield where the competition is very high.

Cross Country QEGS

On the 5th of November, 5 pupils from Osmaston C of E (VC) Primary School represented the QEGS cluster at the SSP Cross Country event. There are 5 different clusters in total- QEGS, Highfields, Lady Manners, Hope valley and Anthony Gell. In the clusters there were 10 boys and 10 girl’s. In total there were 50 girls and 50 boys.

 The people that took part from Osmaston Primary School were Ella Bennett, Isabella Mills, Roisin Martin, Samuel Dawson and Thomas Mason. The results were that in the girls race Ella Bennett came 4th; Bella Mills came 26th and Roisin Martin came 33rd. The results were that in the boys race Thomas Mason came 8th and Samuel Dawson came 45th. QEGS came 1st in the boys event and in the girls event they came 2nd.The pupils who got medals were Bella Mills, Ella Bennet and Thomas Mason, but unfortunately Roisin Martin and Samuel Dawson didn’t receive a medal.


By Maddie, Molly and Tammy (Sports Crew)

Anthony Gell Football Girls

On Tuesday 18th October Osmaston Primary School went to a girls only football tournament at Anthony Gell School. There where 4 teams altogether that includes our two teams.

The Osmaston A team played 3 matches drew them all 0:0. We played the 3 matches against, Parkside, Lea and Osmaston B. They were all very close matches.

The Osmaston B team played 3 matches unfortunately lost one drew 2. They drew against, Osmaston A and Lea and lost against Parkside 1:0

Altogether Parkside came 1st, Osmaston A came 2nd and Osmaston B and Lea came 3rd.

By Maddie, Molly and Tammy (Sports Crew)

Mini-Soccer QEGS Sainsburys School Games 2016

On Wednesday 5th October, Osmaston took part in a level 2 Football tournament at QEGS, Ashbourne.

We took four teams and played a series of 5 a side matches.

Teams A, B and C played between 6 and 8 matches, each one 5 minutes long.

The A team won all of their matches, bar one which was a draw.

The B Team won one, drew one but unfortunately, lost the rest.

The C Team won two, drew two and lost two!

The D Team played in a non- qualifying festival. They played three matches, two of which they lost but they did win one against Parkside C team.

All pupils played extremely well. The A team have now qualified to go through to the SSP Partnership round next week in Wirksworth, representing the QEGS cluster, alongside Hulland School.


Anthony Gell Football

On Wednesday 12th October, Osmaston  C of E (VC) Primary School A team went to the football tournament at Anthony Gell. There were 8 teams altogether entered and it was a round robin tournament.

The Osmaston A team played 6 matches and won 1 match against, Baslow. We drew 3 matches against, Hulland, Longstone and St Josephs. We lost 2 against, Lea and Hathersage.  In total Osmaston came 5th .

By Maddie, Molly and Tammy (Sport Crew)


Hockey QEGS

On Wednesday 28th September, Osmaston Primary School, Year 5 and 6 took part in a hockey tournament at QEGS.

There were 17 teams that took part from the QEGS cluster of schools, playing in a hockey festival.

Osmaston A team played 5 matches. They won 4 matches against, Parkside B, Parwich, Parkside A and Osmaston D. The match against Brailsford was a very close match, which resulted in a draw.

Osmaston B team played 4 matches. They won 1 match against, Waterhouses. The other matches they drew and they were against, Parkside B, Brailsford A and Parwich.

Osmaston C team played 4 matches. They won 1 match against, Bigg Harts. The other matches they drew and they were against, Hulland, Brailsford and Parkside B.

Osmaston D team played 4 matches. They lost 3 against, Bigg Harts, Brailsford B and Osmaston A. The last match that they played they drew and that was against, Kniveton. 


By Maddie, Tammy, Molly (Sports Crew)


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