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June 2023

IGS School Games AwardsFollowing another very successful sporting year, we are delighted to announce that we have again achieved the School Games Gold award.

This is in recognition of our fantastic extra-curricular PE and sport program and our students’ positive engagement with the sporting opportunities on offer.

The School Games Mark is a Government-led award scheme launched in 2012, facilitated by the Youth Sport Trust to reward schools for their commitment to the development of competition across their school and into the community, and we are delighted to have been recognised for our success.

We would like to thank the PE staff for their commitment to providing such a rich set of sporting opportunities and experiences for our students and giving up their time to nurture talent and instil a love of sport.

Over the last two weeks’ our Year 10 boys’ football team have competed in two finals where they have displayed many of our school values. Having technically been the better team, dominating the game and showing the resilience to come back from two goals down against Garforth, it was heartbreaking to watch them lose on penalties at the South Leeds Stadium before half-term.

However, we couldn’t have been more proud of how they put this disappointment behind them and how they responded so positively to their defeat in their following match at Elland Road where they faced Wetherby School in their second final of the season – the U15 Leeds City Cup. Following a spirited first half, IGS came back from 2-1 down to win by 5 goals to 2, displaying not only their footballing talent and work ethic but also resilience, discipline and pride.

Congratulations to the whole team and to the Year 7 and 9 teams who also won their finals and have been a credit to the school.

Congratulations to the PE department and all the students at IGS for competing in local inter-school competitions this year.

We are extremely proud of our pupils for their dedication to all aspects of school sport, including those young volunteers, leaders and officials who made our competitions possible.

IGS 2022-23 Sporting Participation:

Football Regional Leeds Schools City Cup Boys U15 - Winners
Boys U14 - Quarter finalists
Boys U12 - 2nd round
Girls U14 - Winners
Football Regional Champions of Leeds (League) Cup Boys U15 - Finalists
Boys U14 Winners
Boys U13 - 1st round
Boys U12 - Winners
Football Regional Leeds Schools - Merit Table Girls U14 - Winners
Football Regional Leeds North West CV League Boys U15 Leeds League Winners
Boys U14 - 2nd place
Boys U13 - 5th place
Boys U16 - 4th place
Boys U12 Leeds League Winners
Football National English Schools B Teams Cup Y8 Girls - 3rd round
Football Regional Year 7 B team Tournament Vs OPHGS Winners
Football National English Schools National Cup Boys U18 - In the last 32
Boys U15 - In the last 16
Boys U14A - In the last 64
Boys U14B - 1st round
Tennis National LTA National Glanville Cup, Nottingham Boys Team - Finalists.
Competing with final 16 teams on 27-30 June 2023.
Girls team - first round match.
Tennis Regional Northern Finals Y7/8 Boys - 3rd place.
Tennis Regional Harrogate District LTA Schools League Y7/8 Boys - currently competing.
Y9/10 Boys - currently competing.
Y9/10 Girls - currently competing.
Northern knockout qualification takes place in Sep-23
Gymnastics National British Schools' National Championships U14 Women's Pair Routine - 4th place
U19 Women's Pair Routine - 7th place
U19 Women's Group Routine - 5th place.
Gymnastics Regional Yorkshire Championships U14 Women's Pair Routine - Winners
U19 Women's Pair Routine - Winners
U19 Women's Group Routine - Winners
Golf IGS initiative IGS Ryder Cup Student and staff inaugural event.
20 students and 8 staff competing in mixed teams.
Golf Regional Yorkshire Schools Championship Junior Girl - Winner
Team Finals - 3rd place
Cricket Regional Joe Root Yorkshire Cup Boys - Round 2 Qualifiers
Cricket Regional Inspire Sport trophy U14 Boys - Quarter finalists - Match on 22/06/23
Cricket Regional Yorkshire Cup

U14 Boys - Finalists

U15 Boys - first round match

U15 Girls - Finalists

U13 Girls - 4th place in Finals
Cricket Regional Hard Ball Cricket U15 Girls - first round match
Hockey Regional Yorkshire Cup Tournament U18 Boys - 7th in Yorkshire Tournament
U15 Boys - 4th in Yorkshire Tournament
U14 Boys - Winners
U14 - 5th place
Hockey Regional North of England Finals U14 Boys - North of England Champions
Hockey National Schools Competition - National Finals U14 Boys - Final Round Qualifiers
Netball Regional Bradford District Netball League U12A - League Winners
U12B - 7th place
U13A - 3rd place
U13B - 11th place
U14A - League Winners
U14B - 8th place
U15A - League Winners
U15B - 6th place
Senior A - 3rd place
Senior B - 8th place
Rugby Regional Yorkshire Cup Y10 - Semi Final place
Y8 Rugby 7s Teams A & B - 10th & 11th place
Cross Country Regional Bradford Schools Championships Inter Girls - Gold Medal
Inter Boys Team - Silver Medal
Junior Boys - Gold Medal
Junior Girls Team - Silver Medal
Cross Country Regional West Yorkshire Championships 32 runners qualified
Cross Country Regional Keighley & Craven League Y9/10 Boys/Girls - Team Champions
Cross Country National National Senior Boys (Y9+) 7th place in Yorkshire round
Mixed IGS initiative Ben Rhydding Primary Y5 Sports Day Y13 Higher Sports Leadership - inaugural event
Sports leaders plan, co-ordinate and lead a full days activities.

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