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Posted on 04 Jul 2023

WA receives School Games Bronze Award

I am delighted to announce that Westminster Academy has achieved the School Games BRONZE Level Mark Award for the 2022/23 academic year. 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. Our sporting achievements this year include:

  • Establishment of the Westminster Academy Rowing Programme
  • Participation in the National Junior Indoor Rowing Competition & Open Water Festival at QEOP
  • 2nd place in both the Westminster boys indoor & outdoor Cricket Competitions
  • 1st place in the Westminster girls Indoor Cricket Competition & 3rd place in the outdoor Cricket Competition
  • Finalists in both the QPR & Westminster Year 7 Football League Competitions
  • Runners up in the Girls Football Year 7 Westminster Competition
  • Westminster League Champions in the U14 Girls & U16 Boys Basketball teams
  • U14 Girls Runners Up in the Junior NBA Basketball competition
  • U14 Boys Runners Up in the Westminster Basketball League
  • Promotion to the National Junior League Division 3 in Table Tennis
  • Two students have England Table Tennis Rankings of 222 & 268
  • Bronze award in the Westminster Cross Country
  • Two Gold Medals, 2 Silver Medals, 4 Bronze Medals (including relay) at the Westminster Boys Athletics Championships

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.  As part of our application, we were asked to fulfil criteria in the areas of participation, competition, workforce and clubs, and we are pleased that the hard work of everyone at our school has been rewarded this year.

On behalf of the whole WA community, I thank and congratulate Director of Learning Ms Denis, Mr Compton, Mr Smith, Ms Reid, Coach Dodi, Coach Justin, and Coach Marcel.

We look forward to applying once again in 2024!

School games bronze

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