On Wednesday ten children from Octopus and Stingray classes took part in a Dodgeball tournament, competing against seven other Southend schools at Garon Park Leisure Centre. The children played absolutely brilliantly in every match. They demonstrated some superb individual skills with speed and change of direction to outwit their opponents as well as performing some incredible catches to eliminate opposing players. They showed great spirit in their teamwork and tactics. In on
On Friday year 5 and 6 footballers set out to represent the school at the Len Forge Centre. Boys from Octopus, Stingray, Swordfish and Sea Turtle donned Porters Grange colours and played a series of matches. Whilst they may not of won them all they were victorious twice and held two opponents to draws. In all there were five different goal scorers with Oliver taking the Porter’s golden boot with four goals to his name. Other scorers were Lucas, Ashley, Clinton and Ruslan.
Bells jingled all the way across at Garons Sports Hall last Wednesday, it wasn’t Santa come early but the exciting Paralympic sport of Goalball. Created for the visually impaired, Goalball is played using a ball filled with bells and to ensure it is fair for everyone, by blindfold players! Six children from years 3, 5 and 6 gallantly represented the school at a sport that was new to them with enthusiasm and sportsmanship. Despite their inexperience the children managed to
As the wind howled and the rust tinged autumn leaves swirled on a bitter and blustery Thursday, the Year 5 and 6 Tag Rugby Team of Porters Grange stepped onto the turf of Warners Bridge rugby field, the home of Southend Rugby Club. With limited training under their belts, the team rallied together before the first game, the opening battle against Richmond school. Porters blitzed ahead into a solid lead, Captain and team leader Denzell (of Stingray class) bagging a brace of tr