A select group of year 4 and 5 children travelled to Riddlesdown Collegiate on Monday to learn a new sport - lacrosse. Lacrosse is a sport where two teams compete using a funny looking stick, called a lacrosse stick, that has a mesh net at the end to catch the ball. Players use the lacrosse… Continue reading Learning Lacrosse!
This term in P.E., everyone across the school (from Year 1 to Year 6) has been doing gymnastics with our fantastic Sports Leaders. Mr Jackson and Mr Samuels have had the iPads out to record some the fantastic work that you have all been doing so far, learning how to roll, straddle, pike, walk beams and use apparatus.… Continue reading Fantastic Gymnastics!
A very big congratulations to our girls football team, who won the second round of the girls football league yesterday. We hosted four schools on the Heavers Farm school field and managed to beat all but one of the teams, including previous champions of the tournament, Cypress Primary School 3-0. After adding up the… Continue reading Footie champs!
Yesterday, we took a team of Year 1 and 2 children down to Harris Academy, Crystal Palace for the Sportshall Athletics competition. This included lots of activities, such as running, jumping, throwing and balancing. This was a really fun event and the Heavers Farm children competed really really well, collecting a number of gold and… Continue reading Sporty Wednesday
This afternoon an elite team of Year 5 and 6 children went to Thornton Heath Sports Centre for the Sportshall Athletics. It was an absolutely fantastic event, with loads of different track and field events. Ranging from "speed bounce", where competitors see how many times they can jump, two-footed over a hurdle in 20 seconds, long… Continue reading Sportshall Success