Stanford in the Vale CE Primary School

High Street Stanford In The Vale Faringdon Oxon. SN7 8LH
Tel: 01367 710474 Fax: 01367 718429
Headteacher: Mrs Amanda Willis
Page Updated 02.12.19

Fun and Healthy



Schools receive PE and Sport Funding.

This funding must be used to fund improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of primary aged children, in the 2019 - 2020 academic year so that they develop healthy lifestyles.
We will receive a total of £17750.

Look at how we are spending this year's funding.




2018-2019
You can find out more about how the funds were spent by reading the Report to Parents HERE...

See 2018-2019 Activities

Sports Leaders 2019 - 2020


2019-2020 Activities

Vale Boccia competition:
Stanford took two teams to the Vale Boccia competition, Sam, Caden and Casper were in Stanford A and Jacob, Whitney and Mylie were in Stanford B.

Both teams started strong. Stanford A won 3 (4-1, 2-1, 5-2)and lost 1 (1-2) in the heats. Stanford B won all four matches (2-1, 5-2, 8-1, 5-2) in the heats.

Both teams made it through to the quarter finals. Stanford A got to the semi final and lost 2-1. They then played for 3rd/4th place.

After a nail biting three ends it was 3-3. The decision was taken to play one final end which Stanford A won meaning they secured 3rd place. 29 teams took part in the competition.

This means that both teams have made it to the County finals in the new year. The children had so much fun, they concentrated hard and made some amazing throws. There were some tense moments but the children used their experience and showed real maturity to stay calm under pressure.

Well done Boccia squad, once again you've made us proud.


Boccia Festival:
On Friday 8th November Sam, Caden, Casper, Sonny, Jacob, Whitney, Verity, Harry and Reggie took part in a Boccia Festival.

They had a fantastic time and showed great team work, concentration and Boccia skills.

There were 8 teams competing. It was all very exciting with every end a close fought battle.

Stanford A team got through to the final playing five ends against Millbrook B. After a thrilling start they came first wining 8-2.

Stanford B team were in the 3rd and 4th place play off. They came 3rd with another thrilling five ends winning 14-1 against Millbrook A.

The children are looking forward to their next Boccia festival.

Vale Tag Rugby Festival:
On Tuesday 5th November the team took part in the Vale Tag Rugby Festival at Grove Rugby Club. They played four games, winning two and losing two.
  • Sunningwell 7 and Stanford 5
  • Faringdon Gorillas 2 and Stanford 5
  • St Amands 1 and Stanford 4
  • Rush Common 7 and Stanford 2
The team played exceptionally well, keeping their line and marking up.

Well done to Billy, Ryan, Grace, Jade, Katherine, Toby, Frank, Alex and Harvey.



Wantage Tag Rugby Competition
On Friday 18th October we took part in the Wantage Tag Rugby Competition at King Alfred's West Site.

The team consisted of Billy, Ryan, Grace, Katherine, Jade, Toby, Frank, Alex and Harvey.

In the league we were placed in, the team played against six other teams and did not lose a game.
  • Stanford against St Nicholas 5 - 0
  • Stanford against Wantage B 6 - 2
  • Stanford against Charlton B 4 - 1
  • Stanford against Millbrook 2 - 2
  • Stanford against Stockham A 4 - 4
  • Stanford against Stockham C 3 - 0
The team progressed to the semi finals where we played Charlton A and we lost our first game 2 - 1, so it was very close.

To work out third and fourth position we played against Ridgeway and drew 2 - 2 in a nail biting game. Meaning the team finished joint 3rd out of the 13 teams taking part.

Well done to the whole team who played so well and did not give up.


Cross Country Qualifiers

On Wednesday 25th September, 4 teams from our school attended the cross country qualifiers at Wantage Park.

All the children involved performed exceptionally well, pushing themselves to the limit and supporting one another brilliantly.

It was a brilliant event and all involved should be extremely proud of their achievements.