24 July 2009>
Cwmcarn Primary School are celebrating having gained first place in the Welsh Hockey Union primary schools "Activate" competition 2009, closely followed by runners up, Ty Sign Primary School.
The win secured the school a place in the Welsh cup final held on 3rd July where they faced their opposition in Newtown, Mid Wales. Cwmcarn Primary School managed to win a proud position of 5th out of 11 schools that participated throughout Wales.
During their trip to Newtown, pupils were greeted by two surprise celebrity guests; Welsh/Great Britain International Sarah Thomas who scored for Great Britain in the Beijing Olympics and Lee Ible, Welsh Men's International Goalkeeper.
Mr Roy Scofield, a teacher at Cwmcarn Primary School was also encouraged to attend a coaching course through Caerphilly's Sports Development team, which was supported by the school's Headmaster, and now proudly coaches the team.
For further information about hockey clubs in your area, please contact Bev Rogers, Coach Development Officer on 01443 863 462 or by email.
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