Rio Olympics Workshop

On Tuesday 19th July pupils in Key Stage 2 took part in a Rio Olympic workshop run by ‘Kidz Fit’. The sessions were really fun and interactive and also a little hot!! Pupils tested their ability to move to music, hoola-hoop and demonstrate their coordination skills. They also learnt about the history of the Olympics, the Paralympics games, why exercise is good for you and about nutrition and food groups. It was so lovely to see them all involved and having a great time. We hope they get to watch some olympic events over the summer holidays as well as staying active themselves.

KS2 Sports day

On Wednesday 13 th July pupils in Years 3, 4 5 and 6 took part in their sports morning. They participated in events such as; obstacle relay, foam javelin throw, skipping, long jump, dribbling relay, speed bounce relay, hopping relay and target hoop. Each child competed wearing something in the colour of the house they belong to and everyone who took part contributed towards the overall total for their house- well done everyone. Once again in KS2 the scores were close: 4th – Blue – 307 points 3rd – Green- 320 points 2nd - Yellow- 323 points 1st – Red -325 points

KS1 Sports Day

On Tuesday 12 th July every child in Years 1 & 2 took part in their sports morning. They all wore the colour of the house they belong to (red, blue, green or yellow) and competed in their classes to score points for their house. They took part in the following events; obstacle relay, egg & spoon, foam javelin throw, long jump, hopping relay and target hoop. Well done to everyone who participated as you all contributed towards the total points for your house. The results were very close indeed: 4th - Yellow- 56 points 3rd - Red -64 points 2nd – Blue- 66 points 1st - Green- 67 points

Key Stage 1 Borough Sports

On Friday 8th July, 21 pupils from year 2 took part in the annual borough sports athletics competition held at Garons Park. All participants conducted themselves very well, from wearing the new vests to showing great sportspersonship. Each pupil was able to participate in at least 2 of the 4 races that were available to both boys and girls. After this there were all-boy and all-girl relay races. During the competition and afterwards, the pupils were talking about how much they had enjoyed the morning they had and that they were already looking forward to next year. The children all tried so hard and cheered each other on. With that attitude and enthusiasm towards sport, we cannot wait to ta

Early Years Sports Day

On Wednesday 6th July Early Years had their sports morning. It was a great morning where every child took part and it was fantastic to see so many parents supporting. The children took part in a number of races and events including; egg and spoon, hopping, balancing and target hoop. They all received a medal at the end which was presented to them by their class teachers who were ever so proud of them as was I. Well done Sea Lions and Sea Otters.

Billy’s Band!

On Monday 4th July we had great time as Billy’s Band joined us in our assemblies. They were led by the author of the acclaimed Billy’s Band books and professional musician, Dan Newell (billysband.co.uk). The children were able to see the trumpet, tuba and violin played and learnt a little about the different families of instruments. We then joined in with many musical activities. Years 3 and 4 were lucky enough to work more closely with the musicians in class workshops and gave a performance to family and friends at the end of the day. Billy’s Band are also holding a family concert at St. Marys C of E Primary School, Boston Avenue, on the 15th July at 6pm. The concert will involve a performa

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