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MARATHON IN A TERM

This term we will all be completing a ‘Marathon in a Term’. The idea of this is that every child and teacher in the school will complete the equivalent distance of a marathon (26 miles) over the summer term.

The teachers will be taking the children out to run at various times of each week, so please ensure your child has their PE kit in school all week and not just on their PE days.

Every child will receive certificates upon completion and the first class to complete will get a medal. The first teacher to complete will also receive a medal. There will be a board in the hall tracking everyone’s progress.

This will give the children the opportunity to be motivated, stay fit, work as a team and get active throughout the week whilst having fun at the same time.

Children continuing to complete their 'Marathon in a term'

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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

 

 

15th June - Year 5/6 Quik Cricket Competition at WGC Cricket Club

 

22nd June - Year 5/6 Rounders Fixtures Night at Monks Walk

 

26th- 30th June School Sports Week - Various activities throughout the week 

 

27th June  - Whole School Visit by Darren Campbell and Super Schools

 

28th June - Mini Olympics House Competition organised by the Sports Committee

 

30th June - Race for Life

 

30th June - Year 6 Super League Training at Monks Walk

 

5th July - Year 6 Super League Competition at Monks Walk

 

7th June - Partnership Finals Day

 

12th June - Under 11'S Netball Competition at Stanborough

 

14th July - Year 5 Gold Coast Games

 

17th July - Sports Day: KS1- 9.30am, KS2- 1.30pm

 

 

What we are doing in PE lessons

 

Reception classes - Ball Skills

 

This term the reception classes have been learning new ball skills such as throwing, catching, dribbling, bouncing, aiming and tackling.

On Wednesday 29th March we had our final session this term and the children tried all out all the skills they had learned so far. It was fantastic to see the progress they have all made so far.

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SPORTS COMMITTEE 

We have recently introduced a Sports Committee. Children from Years 5 and 6 were given the opportunity to apply for the role and 12 children were chosen.

The children will be responsible for carrying out surveys and organising an event for the rest of the school in the summer term.

 

Welwyn Garden Athletics Competition Year 3-6

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Welwyn Hatfield Primary School Athletics

On Wednesday 14th June children from years 3-6 took part in the Welwyn Hatfield Primary Athletics Competition.

The competition included a range of track and field events such as long jumps, throwing, sprints, long distance and relays. It was very exciting and the children did a fantastic job supporting each other and cheering each other on.

There were some individual victories with Freddie Davies winning the boys 600m, Tiana Rizzo winning the Year 5 Sprint and the Year 6 Girls Relay team, consisting of Amelie Hall, Lola Rowe, Ruby Dunsmuir and Tiana Rizzo winning an exciting race.

There were some excellent 2nd places too with Amelie Dreblow running a fantastic 600m, Lucia Rizzo throwing Discus, Emily Johnston in the Year 4 sprint, Francesca Goedecke in the Year 3 sprint and the Year 6 Boys Relay team consisting of Albert Wood, Freddie Davies, George Pattenden and Max Westmore.

Well finished the competition in 2nd place in track of 8 schools which was a fantastic achievement

Well done to all those children who took part and the parents for fantastic support.

Year 4 Golf

Last week some of our year 4 children took part in a Golf Festival at Mill Green Golf Club.

The children took partin a multi activity golf afternoon where they had to participate in 8 different golfing challenges including 'hit the target' and 'hit the pole'.

 

Well done to those children who took part on the day. They had a great time and performed excellently.

Year 4 Golf Festival

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YEAR 4 Area Tennis Competition

 

On Thursday 11th May our Year 4 Tennis team played in their second tournament against other school in the Welwyn Hatfield area inm a competition. They did a fantastic job, winning all their matches and the competition and will now go on to represent Welwyn Hatfield in the Hertfordshire Games in June.

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Quiksticks Hockey at Sir Frederic Osborn School - Qualifying stages

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On Wednesday 10th May some Year 6 children took part in a Hockey Competition at Sir Frederic Osborn School. This was the group stages of a Welwyn Hatfield wide competition and the top two teams go on to the Finals.

The children played as a strong team and scored in every game. Winning 4, drawing 1 and losing 1. They scored a total of 21 goals in the 6 matches which was enough to put them in second place at the end of the afternoon.

They have qualified for the finals and will now be taking part against all the schools from the Welwyn Hatfield area. Well done!

Le Gros Netball Competition and League Presentation

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Well done to all the girls and boys who have taken part in this years Netball League, both in the A and B teams.

We have had a fantastic season and ended up 3rd in the B league and Winners of the A league. A brilliant result!

 

The A and B teams played on Wednesday 3rd at the end of season tournament at Mount Grace School. The B team played really well and held their own against A teams from other schools.

The A team won all their group matches and went into the semis against Little Heath, which they won. Then winning in the final against Stormont. A fantastic game!

Well done!

Gymnastics Festival at Gosling Sports Centre

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This week a group of children from Year 2 and Year 4 took part for the first  time in the Key Steps Gymnastic Competition.

All the children performed really well and made a fantastic effort. Well done to all those who took part! 

Year 4 ended the afternoon with a Bronze in their section of the competition. Well done everyone!

Year 4 Tennis Competition at Monks Walk School

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On Wednesday a group two teams of Year 4 children took part in a Tennis Competition at Monks Walk School. We were playing against 6 other teams and out teams came in at 1st and 2nd places overall.

The children all played fantastically well and had a great afternoon. Well done to Daniel, Charlie, Hayden, Sami, Juliet, Catherine and Emily.

A special well done Charlie and Hayden, who were awarded a Special Achievement Certificate for excellent performance.

The children have now qualified for a Competition at Gosling Sports Centre where 2 girls and 2 Boys from our team will go on to represent us and our cluster of schools against the rest of the winning schools in the Welwyn Hatfield Borough.

Year 6 District Football Competition

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Our Year 6 A Team took part in the District Football Competition at Monks Walk School on Wednesday 29th March. 

The team won 3, drew 1 and lost 1 during the group stages and progressed to the quarter finals where they unfortunately lost on penalties.

 

Well played boys!

Year 3/ 4 Football Festival at Monks Walk

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Well Done to our 3/4 children who took part in a football festival on Friday 24th March at Monks Walk School. This was their first ever matches as a team and they did very well with 1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss.

Hertfordshire Games County High 5 Netball Competition

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Our High 5's Netball Team Representing Welwyn Hatfield

 

On Tuesday 21st March our A Team represented the borough of Welwyn Hatfield in the County Hertfordshire Games Finals.

 

The girls played 6  other teams during the rounds stage and did a fantastic job of winning 4 and losing just one match which saw them qualify for the semi-finals.

 

They lost out on a place in the finals and went to playoffs for 3rd place. They ended the afternoon in 4th place out of 12 teams. A fantastic result and brilliant boost to the season.

 

Well done girls!

Year 3 Boccia Tournament at Monks Walk- March 10th

 

On March 10th a group of year 3 children took part in a Boccia Competition at Moks Walk Secondary School, It was a fantastic event and the children did really well. Two children won medals for best performance on the day. 

Well done all those who took part.

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Welwyn Hatfield High 5 Netball Competition at Stanborough

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On 9th March the A team took part in a high 5's competition at Stanborough School.

 

This was the first competition as part of our new partnership and the girls did not disappoint. The girls faced 6 other schools in the group rounds and won every single match with only 1 goal being scored against them. As per the rules of High 5's the girls had to change position after every half. Although this meant they were playing out of their usual positions it gave them a great opportunity to try new ones and with great success!

 

They progressed to the semi-finals and finals winning the competition 5-1 against Applecroft School in the final.

A fantastic day and now on to the Borough on 21st March.

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