A team of eight Year 5 athletes (Ollie HB, Brett, Maisy, Millie, Isla, Isabelle, Max and Lucas) went to St Katherines School to take part in the first Laser Run competition ever in North Somerset. The children performed brilliantly as a team to win the event and come home with gold medals. They also had the opportunity to compete in a fencing tournament: Ollie HB and Millie took silver while Lucas won bronze. It was a fantastic afternoon of sport, thoroughly enjoyed by all. A Laser Run Club takes place on Mondays at St Katherines and any KS2 children are welcome to attend. Details available in school.
Blagdon's Year 3/4 team took part in the cluster tag-rugby tournament. The experienced players (Will S, Leo M and Ollie M) supported the novices in the team superbly well and a great time was had by all. The team was awarded the Fair Play award for their teamwork and attitude during the event. Well done all!
Multi-skills Festival, 22nd November 2017: Well done to Class 3 children who took part in the Multi-skills Festival at NSETC. The children enjoyed participating in a range of sports, including laser shooting and fencing - Jack is a budding marksman!). A brilliant time was had by all. Thank you to Mrs Clements for coming along to help and Mrs Fennell.
Football, 15th November 2017: Our football team competed in the North Somerset Primary Small Schools Football competition held at the Everyone Active Stadium in Clevedon. They worked really well together as a team and having won their pool A group, progressed to the winners pool. Once again they showed great teamwork and managed to secure a bronze medal. Well done. Above is a picture of the team sporting their new Team tops sponsored by Somerlap.
4th October 2017: Our Wednesday archery sessions have begun! KS2 will have their classes first and then KS1 will start in Term 2. Archery is a very skilful sport, requiring lots of concentration. Adding up their score at the end is also great for the children's maths!Our Wednesday archery sessions have begun! KS2 will have their classes first and then KS1 will start in Term 2. Archery is a very skilful sport, requiring lots of concentration. Adding up their score at the end is also great for the children's maths!
Forever Sport (Bristol Sport Foundation) has begun weekly visits to the school. The coaches are currently working with KS2 pupils in the morning to assess their physical literacy (part of the WE Love Sport programme) and offer support and advice to cater for the needs of children of all abilities in PE. In the afternoons, KS1 children are enjoying Tag Rugby sessions. The Monday after-school clubs are up and running and being greatly enjoyed.
18th September 2017: Blagdon is continuing its links with Churchill Academy and sport. Paul Mason (Head of PE) came into school for his first visit of the academic year and led a PE session on officiating games and matches. There were a number of children in Class 4 who proved to be budding referees!
30th June 2017:We are delighted to inform you that our school has been awarded a Gold School Games Mark. This is a fantastic achievement for our children. The local School Games Coordinator, Shane German, has commented that our children have stood out at recent festivals and tournaments with their skill, effort and dedication, whether they are KS1 or KS2. Well done everyone! A plaque will be arriving in September to celebrate this magnificent achievement by our school.
27th July 2017: Our Year 2 children went to Priory School to take part in a Multi-Skills event with twelve other primary schools. The event was extremely well organised and very enjoyable. Each activity was led, explained and demonstrated by Year 9 pupils and they did a superb job! All of the year 2 children participated in every activity with outstanding speed, accuracy and enthusiasm, giving 100%. On many of the activities they scored an impressive full marks! I was extremely proud of the children’s’ commitment, perseverance and attitude. At all times, their behaviour was exemplary and a real credit to our school.
22nd June 2017: Sports Day at Blagdon. The weather was kind to us and we had yet another fantastic sports day in the sunshine. The children competed with great spirit and effort, as did the mums, dads and toddlers in our spectator races. Our house champions for this year are East for the first time in many years. Well done all.
21st June 2017: Kwik Cricket. Our boys team played superbly well at the tournament on Wednesday, battling against the heat as well as the opposition. They finished in second place in the final, winning well-deserved silver medals and narrowly missing a place in the regional championships. Well done boys!
15th June 2017: Quad Kids. Arthur, Niamh, Ben, Polly, Chloe, William, Luke, Milly, Kaitlyn and Jaiden went to Priory School to participate in the sprint, 600m, standing long jump and javelin throw against 10 other schools. They were fantastic representatives of Blagdon School. Well done to all and a big thank you to Mrs Ford for helping on the day!
15th June 2017: Mendip Springs Golf Session. Class 3 had their first golf lesson with Will from Mendip Spring Golf Club and they thoroughly enjoyed it! They will be learning new skills and we will continue to use these in school PE lessons. There is no lesson next week due to sports day but we will then have a lesson every Thursday afternoon until the end of term. Happy golfing!
8th June 2017: Kwik Cricket. On Wednesday, the Year 5/6 girls took part in the Level 2 Kwik Cricket Tournament at Nailsea C.C. Despite being a novice team, the girls played brilliantly coming second (and winning silver medals!) in the plate final against Portishead. The match was very exciting with the final run totals equal, but Portishead winning on wickets. Well done, girls, for a fantastic achievement.