Dodgeballing Woodpeckers!

by | 3 Mar 2018 | PE, Woodpeckers

For the last half term, Woodpeckers class have been busy learning the rules and tactics of Dodgeball and on Thursday 8th March, some of the children took part in a Dodgeball Festival. Mr Bassett and Mrs Clark accompanied the children to Inspire, Ipswich where they (the children!) were given the chance to play several matches […]

Basketball Festival

by | 2 Feb 2018 | PE, Swans

Tuesday 20th February saw 9 Swans represent our school in the Small Schools Basketball Festival at Inspire Suffolk. All the children played well and showed great skill and teamwork.  Well done!  

Glorious Gala

by | 2 Feb 2018 | Owls, PE, Swans

On Monday 5th February,  8 children participated in a swimming gala at Hadleigh Pool;  they were involved in a number of races including a relay medley and a front crawl medley. After all the races had finished and the times calculated, we were very pleased with our result – 6th out of 13 schools. Excellent swimming […]

VolleyBall Enrichment

by | 11 Nov 2017 | PE

On Tuesday, Mr Leroux taught the children some skills, rules and tactics associated with volleyball.  They learnt new vocabulary such as ‘dig’, ‘set, ‘serve’, ‘smash’ and block. They used balloons to practise passing and catching in small groups before playing some matches against each other. Well done children and thank you Mr Leroux.  

Table Tennis

by | 10 Oct 2017 | PE, Swans

8 children from the Swans class recently took part in a table tennis tournament.  The 4 boys and 4 girls, competed against other schools at St. Joseph’s College in Ipswich.  Everyone played really well with the girls making the semi-finals. Well done to all involved.  

Kwik Cricket

by | 6 Jun 2017 | PE

On Tuesday 20th June, a selection of Swans took part in the Kwik Cricket tournament at Chantry Park. It was a very warm afternoon, but all the children played well as a team; there was some fantastic batting, some amazing fielding and great fun had by all. Well done children!

Quadkids Fun

by | 6 Jun 2017 | PE

On Wednesday 14th June, 10 Swans took part in a Quadkids competition at Northgate High School. They joined approximately 60 other schools and 600 competitors competing in a variety of events : 75 m sprint, standing long jump, vortex throw and 600m run.  There was an opening and closing ceremony; our allocated country was Iceland. […]

High 5 Netball

by | 5 May 2017 | PE

Tuesday 23rd May saw some of our Swans children taking part in a High 5 Netball competition at Ipswich High School’s Eaton Place. High 5 Netball involves children changing position after each half, so everyone gets a chance at playing in a different position.  We came 4th overall in our group; with some great goals […]

Gymnastic Fun

by | 5 May 2017 | PE

Friday 19th May saw some of our children taking part in a gymnastics festival at Westbourne Academy. In the morning, it was the turn of our Woodpeckers children to show their routines and jumping and landing skills using the springboard.  In the afternoon, it was the turn of our Key Stage 2 children who performed […]

Handball Festival

by | 5 May 2017 | PE

Five children from the Owls class took part in a recent handball tournament. They played lots of games against other Ipswich schools.  There was some brilliant shooting, defending, goal-keeping and team play. Well done Owls!

Cross Country Success!

by | 3 Mar 2017 | PE

On Wednesday morning, 16 children took part in a cross-country run at the Royal Hospital School. There were several hundred children from schools all over Suffolk taking part in a variety of races.  Five of our children came in the top 25 for each of their age groups (out of approximately 100-140 runners), but all […]

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