We have an exciting year ahead of us with lots of fun P.E activities planned and I would like to welcome Mr Lawless on board as our P.E apprentice teaching assistant this year. We are really looking forward to the extra-curricular clubs and sports resuming with lots of opportunities for all pupils to take part and stay active. The school sport calendar begins on 17th September with a year 5/6 football festival at Cliftonville Primary School. Please see below to check out all the action photos for this year.
Year 4 have had a great start to the year in P.E, playing lots of our favourite football based games and improving dribbling and passing skills!
Year 6 have began the year playing dodgeball and developing their teamwork skills!
Well done to the year 6 football team who participated in the first school's football festival of the year on Friday 17th September, held at Cliftonville Primary School. There were some excellent teamwork skills and a good team spirit demonstrated throughout the event as well as some super football!
Saturday 25th September 2021
The year 5&6 girls football team participated in the DW cup held at Upton Junior school and performed amazingly well! We played games against Haddon Dene and Upton, winning both 2-0 and 1-0 respectively, with goals scored by Grace and Lily-Rose. In the other fixtures, the games ended 0-0 with some excellent defending shown by Sadaf and Chloe in goal. In the end, the girls were undefeated and only missed out on qualifying for the final by 1 point! All in all, an incredible effort and everyone who took part should be very proud of themselves. Well done!
We have lots of fun sports and activities lined up for the children during term 2. KS1 (year 1 and 2) will be developing their throwing and catching skills whilst learning how to play dodgeball in P.E. KS2 pupils (year 3,4 & 5) will be playing basketball in P.E lessons and will be learning attack and defence strategies. We will continue to run our after clubs as follows:
Monday - Year 1&2 football club and Year 3&4 Multi sport club
Wednesday - Year 5&6 netball club
Thursday - Year 5&6 football club
We also have lots of competitive school sport events happening so keep an eye on this page for photos!
Thursday 4th November
YEAR 5/6 FOOTBALL - LES RIGGS CUP FIRST ROUND HOLY TRINITY AND ST JOHN’S MARGATE VS HOLY TRINITY RAMSGATE
The starting lineup – Aaron in goal, Leo and Fin in defence, Brendan as defensive midfielder, Roman as a boxto-box midfielder, Jacob in attacking midfielder and Bradley upfront, with William on the bench. The first half was very end to end with the majority of the chances falling in our favour. The second half was similar to the first. With good football from both teams, ending without goals to separate them, leading to extra time. The match continued with the same intensity with chances for Roman, Bradley and Jacob. Unfortunately, they were kept out by the Holy Trinity Ramsgate goalkeeper. In the final few minutes the ball dropped on the edge of the box to Jacob and he smashed it into the top right corner to take us through to the next round. Well done to everyone who took part.
Year 6 PGL trip (8th-12th November)
Our year 6 children had a fantastic week at PGL, challenging themselves by taking on a range of different activities. The activities included; trapeze, giant swing, climbing wall, abseiling, archery, rifle shooting and more! All pupils showed tremendous resilience, determination and behaviour and were a credit to the school throughout.
Tuesday 16th November
YEAR 2 DODGEBALL FESTIVAL AT RAMSGATE LEISURE CENTRE
Well done to the year 2 dodgeball team who took part in the Thanet primary school's dodgeball tournament, hel at Ramsgate Leisure centre. The team played some excellent dodgeball, showing good throwing and catching skills aswell as brilliant teamwork and sportsmanship! Good job!
Wednesday 24th November
YEAR 6 DODGEBALL FESTIVAL
Well done to the year 6 dodgeball team who participated in the Thanet Primary school's dodgeball festival held at King Ethelbert School this week. Overall, we played three games against; St Peters, Chilton and Palm Bay and played some excellent dodgeball, with some brilliant throwing, catching and dodging on show. The team showed brilliant sportsmanship and determination throughout the event and were a credit to the school.
Thursday 25th November
YEAR 2 SPEED STACKING EVENT AT PRIORY INFANTS SCHOOL
The year 2 speed stacking team took part in the latest Thanet Passport event, held at Priory Infants school in Ramsgate. The competition consisted of three different speed stacking team relay challenges; the 3-3-3 stack, 3-6-3 stack and the 'last man standing' challenge. A special mention must go to Ava and Harrison for winning their last man standing heats and qualifying for the final. Well done to everyone involved for a great team effort; Emerson, Harrison, Jack, Ava, Tilly and Amie.
Saturday 27th November
YEAR 4 SPORTSHALL ATHLETICS
Well done to the year 4 children who took part in the Sportshall athletics event on Saturday at the Ursuline school. The event consisted of a variety of track and field events, including relay races, the obstacle course, the vertical jump and the javelin throw! All of our team showed fantastic determination when taking part in all the activities. Well done to; Emmanuel, Jayden, Rico, Noah, Zarko, Aiden, Grace, Jessica, Kayla and Freya.
Year 6 Football team match report 17th January:
Quarter Finals v Bromstone 1-1 (Bromstone win 4-2 on penalties)
The year 6 football team were in action on Monday afternoon and put in a heroic effort in the quarter finals of the Les Riggs Cup, only to be defeated on penalties by Bromstone. The game started off at a frantic pace and we deservedly took the lead mid-way through the first half after good work from Jacob set up William, who converted from close range. In the second half, Bromstone threw everything they had at Holy Trinity and equalised late on despite some amazing goalkeeping skills from Aarron. The game ended 1-1 and went to extra time and then penalties. Everyone should be extremely proud of how they have performed and the teamwork, togetherness and resilience shown was absolutely fantastic. Well done, you did the school proud.
Outdoor Adventurous activities
Pupils in KS2 have been enjoying a variety of outdoor activity challenges this term within P. E lessons. Pupils have been learning orienteering skills aswell as developing teamwork skills and physical fitness and have had a chance to take part in some fun orienteering competitions, including the dinosaur treasure hunt, finding the Winter Olympics sports and FIFA style orienteering. Please see below for photos!
Year 1 and 2 children have been working hard this term, developing their agility skills, as well as throwing, aiming, jumping and bouncing. We have had lots of fun races, relays and competitions for children to compete against themselves aswell as others! See below for photos!
Margate Mascot Day Saturday 5th February
Some of our year 6 girls and boys football superstars were selected to be the mascot's for Margate's home match v Horsham at Hartsdown Park. Our pupils had a great time and enjoyed a football session before the match, a penalty shoot out at half time on the main pitch and being the guard of honour for the players as they came out of the tunnel! What a great day had by all!
Change 4 life festival 10th February
Some of our year 4 children took part in a Change 4 life festival on Thursday afternoon, held at Garlinge primary school. There were lots of fun activities including; tri golf, boccia, basketball and Kurling! The children all had a brilliant team and showed great determination, teamwork and respect!
Margate FC Sport Science Morning Wednesday 23rd February
Year 6 pupils enjoyed a fantastic morning learning about how heart rate is affected during exercise. Scholars from Margate FC, based at Herne High Hay, planned a morning of football activities for the pupils, which included teaching the pupils how to measure their resting heart rate and their working heart rate. The pupils enjoyed taking part in a range of fun football activities whilst investigating how their heart rate is affected. Year 6 pupils have been learning about the heart within Science lessons, so this was a great opportunity to develop this knowledge further in a sporting environment.
Year 1-6 Multi Fit Competition
Well done to all the pupils who participated in the Multi fit event held at Ramsgate Leisure Centre last week. We participated in eight different stations varying from Tri-Golf to an obstacle course and many more. The pupils showed some excellent teamwork, sportsmanship and determination throughout the afternoon and were a credit to the school.
Year 6 Netball Tournament 8th March
The year 6 Netball Team attended their first ever netball festival on Tuesday at Dane Court Grammar School. The children performed incredibly together and managed to come away from the tournament with three wins, one draw and one loss. Mr Ryan and Mrs Wilcher were blown away by how amazing the team played together showing fantastic teamwork skills and a desirability to win. A huge well done to the children who took part!'
Year 5&6 Girls Football Event Wednesday 9th March
Well done to all the girls who participated in the Girls Football festival held at Ramsgate football stadium on Wednesday. We played five different schools on the day with some skill games in between. The girls played superb all afternoon managing to win four and draw one.
Again, well done to: Grace C, Autumn and Lily-Rose B from Year 5. And to Chloe, Lily-Rose H, Sadaf, Milly-Rose, Sophia and Mackenzie from Year 6. You were all a credit to the school!
Year 4 Tri Golf Competition
On Tuesday Zarko, Alisha, Olive, Lukas, Tristan, Aiden, Isabelle, Emmanuel, Krista and Kashiney from year 4 took part in a tri-golf competition held at Ursuline College. The children participated in ten different activities to test their chipping and putting skills. Points were not only awarded for their golfing ability, but also for how well they demonstrated 'skills for life' such as honesty and encouraging team mates. They all represented the school fantastically and were delighted to finish in a tie for first place!
Year 6 Rugby '6 Nations' Tournament winners!
A huge congratulations to our Year 6 Rugby team who were triumphant in the '6 Nations' rugby tournament held au Upton Junior School last Saturday. The team travelled on the school mini bus to Upton early on Saturday morning and arrived full of energy and excitement! The tournament started with the first group stage, which included a win against Palm Bay 1 and a defeat to St Peters. However, the team showed tremendous determination and resilience and in the final group stage, secured a 6-3 win against Palm Bay, a 1-1 draw against Holy Trinity Ramsgate and finally a 2-0 win versus Upton, to win the England Trophy. This is a magnificent achievement from all the pupils involved, roll on the next tournament in April!
Year 2 Football festival 21st April 2022
Well done to our Year 2 football team who represented the school at the Thanet primary school's football festival last week, held at Margate Football club. We played games versus Holy Trinity Ramsgate, Haddon Dene, St George's and Ellington and the team showed great teamwork skills and determination. The highlight of the afternoon was the 4-0 win versus Haddon Dene where Frankie scored a hat trick! A special mention must also go to Jack for winning the star player award. Well done to all the team;
Year 6 Rugby festival Saturday 23rd April
Well done to our Year 6 rugby team who took part in the 25th annual Thanet primary school's rugby festival, held at Upton Junior school. As part of the event, each school was given a country to represent and we were nominated Italy! Before the festival, the pupils designed a banner with the help of Miss Mead which we took to the event to showcase! On the pitch, the team played some excellent rugby which included wins against Upton and a Barbarians team consisting of extra players from other schools! All in all, it was an enjoyable morning for the pupils and great end to the rugby season.
Year 2 Infants agility 27th April
Well done to all the boys and girls who took part in the Year 2 infants agility held at Ursuline College on Wednesday. We took part in a range of different activities such as long jump, the speed bounce, javelin and many more. All the year 2s were outstanding all morning and deserve their medals!
Again, well done to Belle, Zoe, Frankie, Emerson, Joe, Lemoni and Jack from Fox class, and Frank, Chloe and Agshana from Otter class.
Year 4 Football Festival 3rd May
Well done to the Year 4 football team who represented the school with lots of effort and excitement at the latest Thanet Passport event held on Tuesday evening at Margate FC. In total, we played 4 games versus; Chilton, St George's, Garlinge and Holy Trinity Ramsgate and the afternoon ended with a 2-0 win against Holy Trinity Ramsgate with Dominik scoring two great goals! Overall, everyone displayed good teamwork and sportsmanship and did the school proud! Well done!
Year 3 Tennis champions!
A huge congratulations to our Year 3 tennis team who won the Thanet Passport tennis festival held at Margate Lawn Tennis club on Friday evening! The team consisted of Claude, Delphi, Robert and Ralphie and there was lots of excitement on the mini bus journey to the tournament! The tournament consisted of a series of doubles matches versus Garlinge, St Peters, Holy Trinity Ramsgate, St Nicholas and St Georges with 2 points for a draw and 3 points for a win. There was some super tennis on show and great teamwork and at the end of the event, the points were added up and we were the champions! Well done to our fantastic Year 3 tennis team who showed great determination and sportsmanship throughout!
Year 4 Orienteering Champions!
A huge congratulations to the Year 4 Orienteering team who won the latest Thanet Passport event, held at the Ursuline College on Tuesday. The winning team consisted of Vincent, Zarko, Ayra and Kayla and a special mention must also go to Grace, Ellie-Grace, Rico and Dominik B for their tremendous efforts a swell. The event started with a some relay races in which the pupils had to correctly identify a series of map symbols in order to gain points. After this, the main competition took place which was a team orienteering event, with the markers located around the grounds of the Ursuline. Points were awarded for each marker found plus bonus points for answering the question on each marker correctly. Our Kingfisher team completed the course with all the correct answers in the fastest time and were declared the winners! Overall, it was a fantastic effort from all of our pupils who have once again done our school proud.