Summer Term 2019
On Thursday 2nd May, our cricketers travelled to Bradfield CC for the annual regional tournament led by the North Norfolk Schools Sport Partnership. The day threatened to be rather dull at first but eventually broke out with some fine sunshine - the perfect setting for a day of cricket!
We made a slow start against Ludham as we strived to get used to the conditions but were solid enough to secure the win. After that, we worked on slowing down our bowling in an effort for more accuracy. This paid off against North Walsham in the next game as we took 5 wickets and won by nearly 70 runs! Next up were two Bure Valley teams who were feeling confident. However, we were beginning to hit our stride and they could not handle our consistent bowling and powerful batting. We took over 14 wickets in both matches and won both by over 50 runs.
The culmination of the day's events was our final match against Rudham who had also won their previous four games. This was for the tournament and the pressure was intense! We were to bat first and got off to a flying start with boundaries galore. Up against some very good bowling, we were disciplined and focused, not giving anything away and carefully taking the opportunities as they came. After 8 overs, we set Rudham 275 to win, remarkably after losing no wickets!
We knew we had to bowl tightly and be disciplined in the field for their response. The question was: could the team handle the pressure? The answer was an emphatic yes! Every bowler stepped up to the plate and our fielding was watertight! The atmosphere was electric as we came to the final over with both sides seemingly neck and neck. As the last ball of the match was bowled, players and coaches dashed over to the umpire for the final score whilst watching parents and schools held their breath. The result was that Rudham had scored 274, losing 4 wickets which gave them a total of 254. Thus, we were the winners!
All the boys involved showed exemplary attitudes throughout the day and I could not be more proud of them all. They were a credit both to the school and to their parents. A fantastic team effort especially as we had three year 4s playing in a Yr 5 and 6 tournament!
A magnificent day.
Spring Term 2019
Year 5 and 6 Boy's Football
We will be playing in the semi-finals against Cromer Junior School on Tuesday 26th March (at home) at 3.30pm. We have another match against Bure Valley, Aylsham (date/venue to be confirmed).
Sportshall Athletics ~ 12th February
Today saw the final of the Sportshall Athletics. We were up against 7 others schools from different areas in Norfolk. We had events in running, jumping and throwing. The field events are the most difficult due to the rounds for each girls and boys. The team that was take performed really well and made Miss Parish proud with their ability to pick themselves up after a couple of mishaps and enjoy the day ahead. The sportsmanship from all involved was super and the encouragement was next to none. We were lucky enough to meet Iona Lake- Great British and commonwealth athlete.
The competition was high and we tried our very best, it is such an achievement to qualify for the finals against the other schools in North Norfolk and we represented our area to a high standard.
Thank you to all of the children for leaving all of their efforts on the track and field.
Autumn Term 2018 - Sporting Club News
Years 3,4,5 and 6 went to Beeston Prep to take part in the annual KS2 Cross Country Partnership Finals. All children who were involved gave their best efforts and several children finishing on the podium. We were again crowned champions!!
Under 9 and Under 11 Cross Country event at Gresham School
We took a strong squad of 24 children to take part in the Gresham Inter School Cross Country Competition. With more than 30 schools taking part, this was a day that all runners would remember. Everyone who took part did so well and were a credit to our school. A special mention must go to Izzy H as she picked up a Bronze Medal in her race which had over 200 children competing.
Mr Groves took the school Rugby Team to Holt Rugby Football Club to take part in a development tournament. The team did brilliantly throughout, managing to win all of their games. We now look forward to the Partnership Competition.
The boys A and B teams have started their league campaign and we look forward to several other fixtures this term.
Congratulations to Year 1 pupil Elia who competed in her first Gymnastics competition and came away with three Gold Medals and one Bronze Medal making her overall Norfolk Champion in her age group. Year 5 and Year 3 pupils, Lola and Lulu also competed in the County Gymnastics Championships held at the UEA. Lola finished 3rd place and will go on to compete in the regional finals and Lulu became County Champion in her first competition. We look forward to following their achievements as they go through the school.