On Tuesday 23rd January, 36 children went to Camelford to take part in a sports hall athletics competition which was a qualifier for the Cornwall School Games. In the morning our year 3 and 4 children; Stanley, Charlie M, Jacob, Heather, Willow Coco, Freya, Chloe, Darren, Rory, Oliver, Gabe, Taryn, Maisy, Ruby, Ben, Sophie G & Tae competed against 8 other schools and finished in 3rd place overall. Then in the afternoon our year 5 and 6 children; Tierah, George, Max, Jacob, Konner, Jago, Finley, Albie, Kewben, Charlie L, Lauren, Millie, Pearl, Lowen, Jess, Sophie C, Libby G & Kayleigh competed in a field events competition as the sports hall floor had become very slippery meaning the track events had to be postponed. The boys team finished in 3rd place and the girls in 1st place - the girls were also the top scoring team for the day so huge congratulations to them. Sophie C achieved an individual Silver Level with her combined scores for all of the field events.
“When we got there we were told that the floor was too slippery to do any running so we all did the field events instead. The field event that I did best was the triple jump. When the man was announcing the scores he said there were three silvers but I didn’t expect that I would get one so I was very surprised when he said my name!” By Sophie C
“I enjoyed doing the speed bounce the most. I scored 44 in 20 seconds. We also did a speed bounce relay.” By Jess M
“My favourite was the long jump. Mrs P said that I have springs in my legs so I did a really long jump.” By Heather
“We came 1st and 2nd in most of our events. Overall we came 3rd. Mr White did the teachers javelin and he won out of all the teachers.” By Willow, Rory & Chloe
The Year 6 Sports Squad members for half term 2 (Libby G, Sophie, Max and George) spent their playtimes counting children’s scores for the netball shooting competition.
In our celebration assembly on 14th December 2017, they gave out the following certificates to children who took part in the challenge and who scored the highest number of shots:
KS 1 winners of Most Attempts – Lottie, Lewis, Zephyr, Jensen and Layla.
Top scores in class 1 – Tyler, Hannah, Leo and Corey B
KS1 Boys Champions - Jacob H and Stanley.
KS1 Girls Champion, with an overall KS1 top score of 6 out of 10 shots scored, was Coco.
Class 3 winners – combined Most Attempts and joint Top Scores, Darren and Rory.
Class 4 winners – Top Scores Charlie L and Albie with 5 out of 10 shots.
Class 5 children who had the Most Attempts were – Sean, Beth, Phoebe H, Konner, and Izzy.
Highest overall girls score in the school and KS 2 Champion, with 7 out of 10 shots scored – Libby G
Highest overall boys score in the school and KS 2 Champion, with 8 out of 10 shots scored – Jacob S.
Miss Searle and Mrs Hockin won the best female member of staff score while Mr White managed to maintain his unbeaten record in the half termly challenge competitions by scoring a fantastic 9/10 shots.
Congratulations to all 68 of you who took part.
Next half term’s challenge will be announced after Christmas when our new Sports Squad members will be introduced.
Mrs Paton and Phoebe H were spotted with a, well earned, cake at breaktime on Friday 15th December 2017 – they were up at 6am to swim in the first leg of the Bude to Amsterdam relay at Splash, raising funds for Talan’s Trust. Both of them completed a mile before school started – congratulations to all of the swimmers who continued with the 418 mile relay throughout the day.
A message from Mr Hoare:
On Tuesday 12th December, it was great to join in with the fun run and see our children taking part with such enthusiasm. The children really did impress us with their stamina and fitness. What a healthy bunch! Here are a couple of the children’s quotes:
" I thought it was awesome. It was really hard work and muddy but it was really fun.” Oliver
"It was a tough run but we all completed it and we should all do it again because it was fun and raised money for a good charity.” Jago G
"It was hard running for 20 minutes but it was fun.” Darren
"I did 4 laps and it was quite tiring but I kept going and really liked it.” Isaac
"It was fun doing all the running, I smiled all the way round!” Amelie
They really have inspired me to continue with my weekly marathon training and further fundraising commitments. I owe all the staff (especially Mrs Paton and Mrs Cogdell) a massive thank you for helping make it happen.
However, my biggest thank you goes to all of the children for generously raising a huge total of £607.30 for
Frontline Emergency Equipment Trust (FLEET). Wow!
Well done class 5, who collected the most sponsor money and therefore won the reward.
“On Tuesday 5th December 2017, we had a football match against Jacobstow. Fin, Kewben, Max and Sophie were our defenders and goalies. Our midfielders were George and Albie, our striker was Jacob and that was our team. Our super subs were Libby and Izzi who came on and played brilliantly. Our goal scorers were Albie with a whopping 5 goals, George scored 1 and Kewben scored 1. Jacob had so many shots then finally he scored an amazing chip goal. We all played really well and won 8 - 3.” Report by Jacob, Albie and George
Fifteen members of our newly formed Running Club competed at a cross country running race for the first time on Friday 1st December 2017. Miss Searle and Mr White were very proud of all of the children who competed at the event which was held on the sports fields at Launceston College. Our early Wednesday morning training sessions have obviously paid off as everyone completed the 1 or 2 mile courses with confidence - many finishing in the top 10 in their category. Huge congratulations to Pearl, Taryn, Lauren, Georgia, Pheobe A, Megan C, Fin and Kewben who all had fantastic races. Jacob S, Maisy A, Tierah and Charlie M all came 4th in their races, Sophie C came 3rd in hers while Albie and George came 2nd in the year 5 and 6 boys events. A superb set of results for our running team's first event. Well done all of you. Watch out for the date of the next race in the series... and keep up your training over the Christmas holidays!
Congratulations to Amelia, Ruby, Teagan, Ben, Maisy, Willow, Rory, Evie, Taryn, Georgia, Summer, Gabe, Oliver, Niamh & Charlie M who all received certificates after participating in the very sparkly Multiskills Festival on 30th November 2017. Everyone had a great time playing with parachutes, Christmas baubles, hurdles & Santa’s sack.
Congratulations to our fantastic runners; Albie, Phoebe, Maisy & Coco. They all completed the 1.9km #TAL19 run on 19th November 2017 and received medals for their efforts. A huge well done to Albie who finished in 4th place and to all of our parents who took part!
Our Year 6 Sports Squad for this half term are: Sophie, Libby, George and Max.
They have introduced our new half-termly challenge - how many netball shots can you score out of 10. KS 1 will use the mini netball posts and KS 2 the full size posts. The squad have marked out set places for each of the 10 shots. Good luck everyone.
Well done to Coco, Jacob, Stanley, Ollie & Zephyr who all took part in the football festival yesterday at Budehaven. They played brilliantly and did our school proud. Huge congratulations to Coco who was picked out by many of the sports coaches as the ‘Player of the Tournament’.
“We played four matches and we won 2 , drew 1 and lost 1. We played really well coming 2nd overall and I received a trophy for player of the tournament.” By Coco
On Wednesday afternoon a group of our KS2 children took part in the North Cornwall Swimming Gala at Camelford Leisure Centre.
“We had four teams of four; year 4 girls, year 5 boys & year 6 girls and boys. We swam one length of the stroke we had chosen and at the end we did a relay. It was very exciting! ” By Maisy
“It was an exciting experience – I would like it to have been for longer. I liked the relay best. " By Jackson
“It was really fun – it was quite hard but we all tried our best. I liked representing our school and missing afternoon lessons! ” By Sam
“I've never represented the school in swimming before so it was very exciting." By Max
The Year 6 Sports Squad members have been busy counting children’s scores for the Speed Bounce competition during their playtimes. The winners for our first half-termly challenge this year are:
Class 1 - Chloe and Maeva
Class 2 - Coco, Mia, Louis and Callum
Class 3 - Ella, Taryn and Oliver
Class 4 - Maisy, Lauren, Finley and Albie
Class 5 - Sophie, Jess and Jacob
Hetty was awarded a certificate for having the most attempts in class 1.
Miss Searle won the 'best female member of staff' score.
Mr White managed to maintain his unbeaten record by holding off Mr Hoare in the men’s competition.
A Speed Bounce School Champion certificate was awarded to Millie, not only for having the most attempts out of the whole school, or for making the most improvement in her scores but also for finishing the competition with the highest score out of all of the children with an amazing 142 bounces. What great perseverance Millie – well done.
Congratulations to all 81 of you who took part.
Our year 6 Sports Squad members for this half term are: Mia, Isabella, Will and Sam.
They will be rolling out our first 'Half-Termly Challenge' at break and lunchtimes - it will be a 30 second speed bounce for KS 1 and a 1 minute speed bounce for KS 2 and adults. Good luck everyone.
On Wednesday 16th November 2016 several members of Class 5 went to a swimming gala in Camelford. We all had a really good day and got two 1st and a few 2nd. The girls and boys were in different teams and had a front crawl, backstroke, breastroke, butterfly and a relay race. At the end of the day we all had a really good time.
On Wednesday 16th November Kara, Emily, Cora, Chelsea, Jack, Jack, Joe and Aidan went to a swimming gala in Camelford. Chelsea got 2nd in butterfly, Emily got 2nd in front crawl and I got 2nd in backstroke. Cora got 1st in breastroke. We got a 1st in our relay.
My favourite part was when we did the relay and when I said that it is so much better than school. It was fun on the way there when we were playing charade games in Mrs P's car. And after as well because all of the boys and I went back to my house and had hot chocolate and biscuits.
A huge THANK YOU to POLMORLA PASTIES for their generous donation of our new football team strip.
KS2 INTERHOUSE FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
The KS2 Football Tournament was held in school on Friday 23rd of October 2015. It started at 9:30 and finished at 12:00. It was between house teams such as Widemouth, Crooklets, Sandymouth and Summerlease. Jake scored 4 goals ,Mason 2, Albie 1 ,Tim 1 ,Leon1 and Alex 3. Everyone had great fun; in joint 3rd place was Summerlease and Sandymouth, in 2nd place was Widemouth and 1st was CROOKLETS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Year 6 organised it and did a great job. It took 3 weeks to make the certificates, results charts, order of play and invites. Jake, Kyle Mason, Alex and Zara were the refs. There were 6 matches altogether and everyone had good sportsmanship.
By Jake, Kyle and Tim.
The football tournament was on 23.10.15 we had the school house team’s vs each other. The teams were Sumerleaze, Sandy mouth, Widemouth, and Crooklets. The Year 6 sports squad did a lot of helping to organise the event. We had to make certificates and posters. The top goal scorers were Jake with 4, Alex with 3, Mason with 2 and George with 2. Year 6 organized the referee; the referees were Alex, Jake, Mason, Zara and Kyle.
Table of results:
1) Crooklets 8 points
2) Widemouth 6 points
Joint 3) Sumerleaze and Sandymouth 5 points each
By Mason and Alex
GIRLS FOOTBALL WEEK
On Friday 9th October 2015 all of the girls in our school celebrated Girls Football Week. The Bude Community Leisure coaches came to Marhamchurch to give us a lesson in football. Reception, Year 1 and 2 went first, followed by Year 3 and 4 and then Year 5 and 6. We learnt stuff like dribbling, passing and control of the ball. We also played ‘stop like trees’ which was good fun. Everyone enjoyed it and we hope that girls’ football becomes more popular. At the end all of the girls were awarded with certificates for taking part.
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