Miss Catrin Davies
Miss Delyth Roberts
Mr Eilir Ellis
Caereinion High School prides itself in its successful and vibrant PE department. Throughout the years we have produced not only county champions but have also been fortunate to see some of our pupils represent their country. Caereinion offers PE at GCSE and A-Level.
Our latest acheivements…
The under 14’s rugby team lost 10-5 to Cwmtawe in the quarter finals of the Welsh Cup. The boys were unlucky to lose in the last few minutes. The conditions were not the best with the boys putting on a brave display in all the mud!!!
The Under 13’s and Under 15’s are North Powys Champions after competing in Cobra on Wednesday. They will now go into the quarter finals of the North Wales Cup.
- Girls Sporting Success
It has been a very busy half term for Caereinion. The Under 13’s girls are into the FAW Schools cup semi final. They beat Welshpool in the quarter finals, 6-2 with goals from Carrie (4), Siannon, and Keira. Next up is a home tie against Llangefni, to be played before the end of the month.
The Under 14’s hockey team are also Powys champions after a great win against Christ College. They beat them 3-1 with two goals from Elain, and one from Sioned. The girls then went on to compete in the Welsh Finals, with a great team performance from the girls, winning one game and losing two.
The Yr. 7, 8, and 9’s have also been competing in the North Powys Netball competition. Once again it proved to be a successful tournament for Caereinion with the Yr.7’s coming 2nd, Yr. 8’s – 1st, and Yr.9’s – 4th.
- Under 14’s Rugby Team into the last 16!
The Under 14’s boys rugby team are into the last 16 of the Welsh Schools Rugby Cup, after a convincing win against Friars High School in Bangor. The boys beat Friars 45-5, with two tries for Ryan and one try each for Sam S, Sam J, Cai, Tomi, and Gruff. What a great achievement for the school.
- Girls Under 13’s Football Success
Caereinion produced a solid performance to run out 7-2 winner against Rhyl in the Inter Schools Welsh Cup. Carrie Jones netted 6 goals, with Emma Williams also getting herself on the score sheet. In the next round the girls face a derby game v Welshpool to see who goes through to the semi finals.
- Sporting Success
It has been a very busy sporting calendar for the pupils of Caereinion High School this term. They have been successful in becoming North Powys Champions in the Under 12’s girls football and badminton. The Under 14’s boys’ rugby, Under 14’s & 16’s football, and the girls Under 16,s & 18’s netball. The Under 18’s girls hockey team were also named North Powys Champions, the first time since 2002.
The Year 10 boys played the Powys final and were unlucky to lose in the last minute of the game, 5-4 to Newtown. Ryan McVeagh was the scorer for Caereinion with 4 goals.
The Under 18’s hockey team also played well but lost the Powys Final to Christ College. The girls played well, and it was a great achievement to get to the final, the first time since 2002.
- Powys Games Winners
Each Olympic year Powys runs a year long multi sporting olympic event. The categories are overall best school and the school that wins the most medals per pupil who attend that school. This year Caereinion was the winner in both categories.
Mr Gary Oldham came and presented the shield to the head boy and girl along with some of the pupils who had taken part in the event.
- Under 12’s & 14’s Football
The Under 12’s and 14’s both played Welshpool High School on Wednesday night. It was a mixed fortune for the school with the Under 12’s losing 2-0, and the Under 14’s coming back to win 3-2 after a hard fought game.
The Under 14’s had a tough game, coming back twice to finally win the game 3-2. Aled Davies scored the winning goal, with Steffan scoring twice.
- European Hockey Federation Youth Panel
Congratulations to Alice Gregory in Year 10 who has been chosen to be on the European Hockey Federation(EHF) Youth Panel. The EHF youth panel is a dynamic group of young hockey loving people from across Europe. Alice will have the opportunity to develop a great knowledge base while helping EHF deliver para hockey and other hockey events. There will also be the opportunity to attend the youth congress at the 2017 Euro Hockey Championships in Amsterdam.
Alice will meet with the panel at least once a year in between running youth projects across Europe, working towards achieving four main goals:
1. Providing young people with a voice in European Hockey.
2. Supporting the EHF in growing European participation by 10% every 2yrs.
3. Supporting and promoting European young leaders wherever possible.
4. Feedback and advice on selected EHF strategic plans, policies and projects.
- National Indoor Athletics
Congratulations to our indoor school athletics teams. The Under 13’s team comprised of Tom Bowen, Ella Whitticase, Carrie Jones, Steffan Evans (4th best triple jump in Wales), and Cai Herdman (3rd best in vertical jump).
Our Under 15’s girls are Welsh Champions and go on to represent Wales in the British Championships. Ellen Jones was the 2nd best overall girl in Wales, and 3rd best long jumper. Beth Davies came 1st in the shot putt.
The Under 15’s boys team (Jack, Ryan & Tom) were 3rd best in Wales with Jack Shearer, 6th best overall boy in Wales after coming 3rd in the 2 lap sprint and speed bounce. Ryan McVeagh came 2nd in the speed bounce.
- Girls Under 13’s Football Team into Semi Finals of the Welsh Schools FA Cup
The journey to Llandudno proved a successful one for our Under 13’s girls football team. They have now progressed into the semi-finals of the Welsh Schools FA Cup.
Caereinion girls have had a strong competition, after coming through the initial rounds to become Powys champions after beating Llanidloes in the final. They then proved too strong for Prestatyn, winning 8-2 to go into the last 16. Another strong performance in the quarter finals with Caereinion winning emphatically against Creuddyn 6-0 to progress into the semi finals. The girls now face another away trip to either Syr Hugh Owen or Dyffryn Aman high schools.
The winners of this match will progress to the National Inter Schools Finals weekend on either Sat May 7th or Sunday May 8th at TNS FC Oswestry.