Netball teams take home North Somerset titles

Portishead Primary School pupils have won the year five and six North Somerset netball title.

Portishead Primary School pupils have won the year five and six North Somerset netball title. - Credit: Archant

Sporty students at Portishead Primary School have scooped two gold awards in recent days.

The girls in year five and six got to take part in a North Somerset netball tournament held at Bristol Grammar School’s sports centre in Failand.

The year five players took on 25 other teams in the competition and excelled.

Beth Howes, from the school, said the netball players had done incredibly well.

She said: “Twenty-five school netball teams arrived for the annual North Somerset High 5 Netball tournament.


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“The year five girls played with determination and great team spirit which helped them achieve gold in their category!

“It was a fantastic success for this new team.”

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However, the achievements were not limited just to year five.

The year six girls won all of their games in the tournament and even a light flurry of snow did not put them off their stride.

Ms Howes added: “They played brilliantly throughout and won gold. The year six girls are now through to the nationals at the end of this month.

“We wish them all the best of luck.”

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