On Wednesday 16th March the whole school took part in race for life to race money for cancer research UK.
It was a great afternoon and everyone had loads of fun! Thank you to everyone who sponsored a child and we raised an amazing £3062!!!
On Friday 16th September 25 children from key Stage 2 took part in the Wantage schools cross country competition. Everyone was amazing and showed superb determination – it was such a long way to run!!
Congratulations to the 4 boys who are through to the next round of the competition in October!
On Wednesday 5th October the 5/6 boys took part in the next round of the vale running competition. They all tried really hard after lots of training and 2 boys got personal bests on the day – even when running a longer distance!Well done everyone!
On Friday 14th October, 9 girls from years 4-6 took part in the first of 3 friendly football tournaments. The girls were there to learn some football skills and take part in some matches. Everyone had lots of fun and tried their best. We are now on the hunt for a football coach to run a girls team!
On Friday 4th November 6 children attended the brand new Boccia tournament at Wantage Leisure Centre. This was totally new to the children who had never played the game before. The teams did really well and special congratulations must be said to Tilly Arnold, Leo Rusher and Logan Mills for coming 1st out of 16 teams!!!!
On Monday 28th November, 8 children attended the Wantage partnership swimming Gala. They worked well as a team and showed great determination with their swimming – even the tricky strokes!
Over all, the girls came 6th and the boys came 3rd – meaning they are through to the vale round! Well done!
As well as the swimming, on Monday 28th 3 Logan, Tilly and Leo attended another Boccia competition with schools from a wider area. They played some amazing matches and should be really impressed with the aiming skills they used and the tactics they developed as a team! Brilliant!
On Friday 24th February, we took 3 teams to the Wantage netball tournament. We were very lucky with the weather as it was a lovely afternoon! All the children had lots of fun and learnt some new skills. Hopefully we will see some of these faces in the tournament again next year! Congratulations to our A team who came 3rd overall out of all the other large school teams! Out of 7 matches we lost 1, drew 2 and won 4! We also came second out of the large schools in our spring line partnership. That means we are through to the Vale round of the competition! A big thank you to all the parents who came and supported us on the day! It was a great turn out and really helped to encourage the children.
On Tuesday 14th March, 7 children attended the Vale netball finals. They played amazingly winning 2 of their games and losing to very closely (2-0, 2-1). Although we did not make it through, the children were proud about the fact that they beat the team that did make it through!
On Monday 22nd May, Year 6 had an ultimate Frisbee competition. They had been practicing their skills in prior lessons and all put them to good use on the day. They were very determined to try their best and had lots of fun at the same time. Well done everyone but a big congratulations to red house who were the champions on the day and earnt 10 points for their star totaliser!
Congratulations to the 5/6 team who came 6th out of 13 teams and second in the SPS partnership schools. A special mention also needs to be made for Elliot E who was the second highest scoring boy in the whole event! Well done all!