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First Children’s Wallball Tournament at Westway

The first Westway Schools Wallball Tournament took place on Friday 14th July with 32 children taking part. Pupils from three local primary schools battled for the trophy – St Mary of the Angels, St Charles and Thomas Jones. Each school entered a team of four boys and four girls with the round robin format producing some competitive yet friendly matches. …

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Wallball for Visually Impaired & SEN

We’re delighted to pioneering some wallball sessions at Swiss Cottage SEN School in partnership with SENSE Charity. Coach Sam will is running weekly sessions and adapting wallball in innovative ways to make it accessible to those with visual impairments, auditory impairments and those with learning difficulties. These sessions are possible thanks to the open mind approach of Swiss Cottage School …

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Smashing it at the Schools’ Spring Tournament

Three schools battled it out in our second school event in East London. Gallions, Carpenters and Chobham brought teams of five to compete in the u8 and u11 categories. Run by Gareth and Dan, and with help from the magnificent London Legacy volunteers, the tournament was a huge success. Games were fun, fast and friendly as players met their opposite …

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First ever school event tiring…but AWESOME!

We were delighted to run our first ever school wallball festival last Friday at Chobham Academy in East London. With its newly marked courts Chobham was a perfect host school for what turned out to be an awesome but incredibly knackering morning! We have 55 children participate from 3 of our launch schools. Carpenter’s primary, Gallions primary and Chobham primary. …

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New Schools through Westway

The Westway Team, led by Darren Doherty, have been doing amazing work in their first 2 months. Heading into the summer holidays Darren, Andy Ibbetson and Paul Bowden have been approaching schools around the local area (West London) and helping UK Wallball out in East London. The Westway Sports Centre is a sports venue in Shepherd’s Bush with indoor and …

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Design the Wall!

Street art! We’re opening our new court in August and it’s a community court through-and-through. In conjunction with UCL and LLDC we’re going run a competition in the local schools for 15-20 kids to design the wall! That’s right, this is Street Art – by you! Each school will be given the flyer (which you can also download below) to …

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Wallball “Favourite Sport” at Newham SportInspired Games

On one sunny day on the 11th May, 181 pupils (that’s right, 181!!) from 4 local primary schools took part in the SportInspired Newham Games – a truly inspiring event that brought the whole community together. The day saw each player try their hand at 5 different sports with support from top coaches, volunteers and Young Leaders. The venue – …

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Wallball Club at Royal Masonic School For Girls

Over the Easter break, UK Wallball Head Coach Gareth Price was invited to a week long ‘Sports Camp’ at the Royal Masonic School for Girls, to introduce wallball to a new group of youngsters. The camp was a great success, and everyone who took part was enthused and excited by our great sport. The programme was so well received in …

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Stoke Newington High School Launch

Stoke Newington High School has launched a lunchtime Wallball session. This is a great way to get kids introduced to the sport and we hope other schools can follow in the same vein. Teacher, James Fuller made the initial introduction then head of PE Niall Doherty took it on. We can’t thank them enough! Many thanks also to Tom Maconie …

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200 children try Wallball – SportInspired

Coach Andy Ibbetson led a great session today where he got 200 children playing Wallball. A superb event hosted at Chobham Academy school (a school in our East London development project) saw 200 children rotate through 7 different sports over the course of a very busy day. The event was organised by SportInspired and we’re really delighted to have been …

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