Oakfield Academy Year 8’s Boys Football Team blaze a trail of glory!
On Monday April 22nd, Oakfield and Selwood year 8 pupils competed in the LAURIE EDWARDS Memorial Trophy Match, at Frome Town Stadium. After confidently beating Selwood 4-1, Mr Fowler (boys PE) said, ‘the boys were excellent and played so well individually and as a team that I was unable to award ‘man of the match’! Goal scorers: Tom D, Kalem M, Stan F, Albie H. The Oakfield boys also reached the Mid-Somerset cup finals this year, and go on to the regional South SEST Futsal finals for the second year running, beating three year 9 teams at the County finals held at Millfield School on the 16th April. The team will now go on to represent Oakfield in Swindon at the Futsal Arena, a purpose built facility with state of the art equipment. Oakfield pupils enjoy regular Futsal matches. (a small sided version of indoor football which uses a smaller heavier ball) Futsal put the emphasis on teamwork, skill, close control and spatial awareness. Oakfield’s younger pupils are also excelling in boys football. Recently competing against the always strong Millfield Specialist Sports School, winning one match and achieving a draw in the other. Goal scorers: Rudi B and Lewis W. Oakfield would like to thank the Oakfield Fundraisers for supporting the culture of sport at the Academy, by buying a new KS2 kit. The Academy also wishes to thank boys PE teacher, Mr Fowler PE for his dedication.