Category Archives: Sports

Sydenham School vs Heber – Tag Rugby by Mr Neve-Dunn

Sydenham School vs Heber – Tag Rugby by Mr Neve-Dunn It seemed crazy to challenge the girls rugby club at a local secondary school. However, our children are never daunted and were keen to play against Sydenham School in Forest Hill. Being escorted through the enormous school under the gaze of many teenage students would have unsettled most primary aged teams. However, the Heber

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Match Report – Heber Year 4 vs John Donne Primary

Football, Heber Yr4 vs John Donne Primary   The Year 4 league resumed after the Christmas break with a home match against John Donne Primary School.  The Heber players had been under strict instructions not to over indulge over the festive period.  The team looked lean and ready for battle.  The visitors had travelled up from the middle of Peckham (near the police station

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Football Fixtures

Football Fixtures Home match against John Donne Primary The boys football team decided to invite some new players to represent the school. We welcomed John Donne Primary, Peckham, to our small playground. The rain fell constantly, and our opponents who top the league felt uncomfortable. Our playground was wet, slippery and generally unpleasant. The boys had 6 debutants and only 3 of the regular

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Cross Country Races – 2017

Yr 4, 5 and 6 Cross Country Races – at Dulwich Hamlet May 2017 Sometimes you walk into an arena and immediately know you have bitten off more than you can chew. Rather like amateur Christians walking into the Coliseum, the Heber cross country team strode onto the vast green savannah behind Dulwich Hamlet school.  Our 70 runners eyed the opposition without really knowing

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Sports Report by Mr Neve-Dunn

Home Year 6 football match vs Rye Oak Primary School Thursday 26th January On Thursday 26th January South London was frozen, many teachers talked about the great Frost of 1608. Yet it was so dry there was no ice, and the coldness passed deep into the bones. The pre-match warm up was simply to stop team hypothermia. Rather annoyingly the Heber Yr 6 football

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Quiz Night – Match Report

Heber School Quiz – November 25th 2016 Match Report  (a biased report written by someone who was not at the event) Sometimes a team hits such a low point that other teams start to feel genuinely sorry for them. Everyone pats them on the back after the match and says ‘well at least you tried your best’. The players leave the pitch with their

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Football Report – Heber vs Dulwich Hamlet

Local Rivals meet – Heber vs Dulwich Hamlet It is always exciting to see children represent the school in a sports fixture for the first time in their life.  They put on the Heber jackets and their faces fill with pride.  Hence there was considerable excitement when the Year 3 girls and boys football team got ready to play afterschool on November 15th.  Adding

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Sports Match Report – October

Bellenden vs Heber – Year 4 Football (at Bellenden Primary School) In Heber’s first fixture of the year our Year 4s went to Bellenden Primary School to play football. Quite a challenge since Bellenden were one of the top football schools in Southwark last year. The Heber girls were keen to play first despite the noisy atmosphere. Indeed, it seemed as if Bellenden had

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Football Report

Just before half term the Year Sixes walked down to Peckham Rye to play our local rivals. Selection policy is tough, every player has to be working well in class before they can represent the school. As a result our team was not at full strength, and the dark clouds mirrored our sense of foreboding. The opposition immediately took control of the pitch and

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Rugby Sports Report

It was raining with some sunshine when the Heber children left school to walk to local rivals Dulwich Hamlet Primary. Everybody was heading towards a rainbow. We did not want to go under-resourced so we took four teams. Our hosts were somewhat taken aback by our numbers since we had twice as many players as they did. However this did not mean that the

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