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Rounders

Our rounders team recently competed in their annual round robin tournament with the aim of progressing through to the grand final. All the children demonstrated a good level of skill and determination throughout the night and gave a good account of themselves. They competed in 3 closely contested games against Ashton, St Andrew's and St Bernard's, unfortunately coming out on the wrong side of the results.

Cricket

Over the last 3 weeks our cricket team have been competing in their division against a variety of other school at St Teresa's Primary School. The children demonstrated their fielding, bowling and batting skills during all the games in an attempt to get the win for the team. They put in some good performances and with a variety of year 5 children in the team they will be ready to go again with this experience under their belts when the time comes next year. 

Reception Mini Skills

6 of our youngest children from Reception attended their first competition as Lea CP pupils, recently attending the first ever Under 5's Mini skills competition. They competed against over 20 other schools in a variety of games involving skills such as running, jumping, throwing, catching and passing. After watching them demonstrate their skills on the day, it definitely won't be the last time they represent the school throughout the years to come. They definitely did themselves proud!

Schools Gotta Dance

After their 'warm up' performance at the Dance Festival in February Miss Biggs' dance crew went away and perfected their choreography ready for the big performance at the Charter Theater in the Guild Hall. Among a variety of other acts our children put on an amazing performance wowing members of the public and the dancers from UCLan, they even had the crowd clapping along with them during the performance.  We can't wait to find out what they have planned for us at the next performing arts assembly!

Blackpool Tower Dance

Our children were yet again given a fantastic opportunity to perform at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom before the Easter holidays. They took what they had learnt from the professional dance teacher during their lessons at school to the big stage and put on another fantastic performance for the many in attendance. We were also informed that we are the only school who have performed at every event that they have run at the Ballroom. 

Netball League

Our netball team played 3 more league matches against St Anthony’s, Fulwood and Cadley and Roebuck Primary Schools. The girls put in a fantastic performance and finished the night with 2 victories and 1 defeat to leave them in the promotion places of Division 3 with the end of the season in sight.

Year 3/4 Gymnastics

5 of our year 3 and 4 children participated in the recent gymnastics competition. All the children had to perform a set routine and were scored by coaches from City of Preston gymnastics club. All of them put in fantastic performances with some of the individual scores breaking the 9/10 barrier.

2019 Dance Festival

Miss Biggs’ dance crew took part in the Dance festival at Ashton Community Science College against a variety of other schools. They performed their routine they have been working on for the ‘Schools Gotta Dance’ competition before the Easter holidays. The children did a great job considering it was their first performance in front of a live audience.

Swimming Gala

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Our swimming team recently competed in the annual Preston schools swimming gala. All the children did themselves proud during their races with a variety of finishing positions and some of them placing in the top 3 in their individual races.

Girls Football Match vs St Bernards

Our girls team battled hard in their most recent match vs St Bernards Primary School unfortunately coming out on the wrong side of the result, leaving their record in the league as 2 wins and 2 defeats. 

Football match vs St Ignatius

Our football team won their first league game of the season last night, beating St Ignatius 4-0 to put them joint top of the league. The boys played some great football as a team, and it was great to see them celebrating with each other when they were successful. Well done Boys!

Year 3/4 Football Tournament 

Well done to our Year 3/4 football team who competed in a tournament against a variety of other schools at PlayFootball. Mr Jackson was extremely proud of his side who won 2, drew 1 and lost 1 of their group games finishing 3rd in their group, narrowly missing out on qualifying for the knockout stages by a point.

Girls Football Tournament 

Well done to our Year 5 and 6 girls football team who competed in a mini tournament against a host of other schools from the Preston area. They were involved in 3 extremely close games, unlucky not to come out on the better side of some of the score lines. They then had a great time participating in some fun activities after their matches hosted by Sir Tom Finney wildcat centre coaches.

Blackpool Tower Dance 

In the run up to Christmas some of our Key Stage 2 children have been having lessons from a dance teacher, learning the 'Cha Cha Cha'. These rehearsals then led to a magnificent performance at the Blackpool Tower Ball Room, where the children got into the Christmas spirit by dressing as Mr & Mrs Clause. Mrs Giles and the other staff involved were extremely proud of all the children's hard work and commitment to producing such a fantastic performance!

Girls Football Match

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As you can tell from the picture it went a bit dark, but our girls football team showed great team spirit and played some excellent football to win their first two league matches of the season vs Goosnargh and Holy Family Primary Schools 2-0 and 3-0 to put them top of the table early on in the season. It was great to see them all celebrating with each other after scoring goals and winning the matches. Well done girls!

Netball Champions

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We recently received a trophy in school after last year’s netball team finished top of their league for the 2017/18 season. Mrs Giles and some of the girls from last year’s team were on hand to celebrate their success and pose with the trophy.

Netball Matches

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Our netball team played their first matches of the new season last night vs Ashton and Whitechapel Primary schools, winning one match 1-0 and losing the other 3-1. The girls showed great team spirit it two closely contested matches and were unlucky to not get more points out of the games.

Premier League Primary Stars

6 of our year 2 children went to Archbishop Temple High School to compete in a Premier League Primary Stars competition. The children had to compete in a variety of races and throwing and catching games to score points for their team, competing against 37 other teams at the event. They all competed with confidence and skill in all the events finishing 3rd in one of the races, and finishing with our schools largest points tally to date. Well Done to all of them!

Year 5/6 Gymnastics

Well done to our 8 girls from year 5 and 6 who competed in a gymnastics competition at City of Preston Gymnastics Club. Each girl had to learn and perform a floor sequence and a vault sequence in front of the panel of judges for which they all received a score for the individual and school competitions. All of the girls scored over 7.5/10 for their floor routine and over 8/10 on their vault routine.

Bob Alexander Memorial Triathlon

6 of our Year 6 children took part in this year's Bob Alexander Memorial Triathlon, where they had to complete a variety of gym exercises including sit ups, chest passes, bench swings and speed bounce, a timed 25 meter swim and a timed run. The children gave their all in every event and showed many of our school values including determination and resilience to stick at the tasks throughout, and ended up bettering our school results from last year's competition.

Girls Football vs Brockholes

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Well done to our girls football team who won their first match of the season 3-0 in the 1st round of the Dick Kerr Ladies Cup to progress into round 2.

Preston North End Penalty Shoot Out

During the October half term 7 children from Year 5 and 6 went to compete in a penalty shoot-out against another school at half time in the Preston North End vs Brentford Match. All the children thoroughly enjoyed watching the game and having the experience of taking a penalty on the Preston North End pitch. 
 

Sports Premium Funding

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