The team in action.
The Year 5 basketball team recently played in the Hoops4Health Finals at the Newcastle Eagles Arena. They played a brilliant game and had the majority of possession and shots on basket.
However, they were caught on the break and the other team scored with their only shot.
A fantastic effort by the team and well deserved medals.
The team with their medals.
The Year 5 Basketball Team.
Three Y5 teams entered the Hoop4Health basketball tournament.
All the teams showed great basketball skills in their matches. Team 1 won all of their games and made the final where they played team 2 who only lost one of their games. In the final Team 1 won 6-0 and progress to the Sunderland Finals at the Newcastle Eagles Arena on Friday 17th January.
The Year 5 Basketball Teams in Action.
Our year 3/4 hockey team took part in the Sunderland Hockey Finals.
After starting with a loss, the team showed great determination to improve and went on to win their next 3 games. A great effort by all of the team.
The Year 3/4 Hockey Team at the Sunderland Finals.
The children doing MMA training.
During the 13th-14th of June the whole school had a focus upon Well-being. As a school we looked at the areas of Physical, Health and Mental Well-being.
A wide range of activities were planned for the children to teach them about these areas. We had many physical activities including: Trampolining, Basketball, Bench Ball, MMA and an assault course challenge for Early Years and KS1.
A cooking session.
Health Well-being was focused around cookery and how we eat delicious healthy food every day. Mental Well-being sessions were provided by the school nurse. Our art during the week focused upon how the children look after their own mental well-being.
An art session.
Overall, the children had a fun filled days from which they have gained a better understanding of how important their Well-being is and how they can be responsible for ensuring their own levels of Well-being.
The reception children doing an assault course.
Our Sunderland Hoops4Health winners 2018 with the Eagles.
On Friday 2nd February Richard Avenue went to Northumbria University to take part in the Sunderland Hoops for Health Finals. Mrs Todd, Mr Spoors, Mr Old and the basketball team were very excited about watching the Newcastle Eagles game but even more excited about watching Richard Avenue on the court.
The team played before the game and then made it through to the final at half time in front of the many supporters in the stands.
At half time they played one final game and won to be crowned the Sunderland winners! To read more about the event please follow this link.
Very well done to all.
One of our basketball teams in action.
On Wednesday 24th January 2018, Richard Avenue entered the Hoops for Health Sunderland First round. Players from Newcastle Eagles had been into school to train Year 5, and four teams were selected to enter the tournament.
All four teams performed very well and won a number of games. Team 1 made it into one of the finals and ended up winning their game and so will go onto represent Richard Avenue at the Sunderland Finals at Northumbria University.
The school football team.
The Year 6 football team played in a 6 aside tournament at Silksworth. While there the team played brilliantly and football being football, won some and lost some.
The Year 5 basketball team went to the Hoops 4 Health Sunderland finals. This followed on from coaching given to them by Newcastle Eagles. They didn’t win the finals but put up a remarkable account of themselves being 5 foot underdogs.
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The school basketball team in action.
And finally, six children from Years 3 and 4 went to Raich Carter Centre for the Sunderland hockey finals. The team played 5 matches and won 3, eventually coming runners up in their group.
The school hockey team.
A great effort by everyone. Well done!
The basketball team in action.
Year 5 took part in a basketball tournament at the City Space University. They won their final and will now take part in the regional final in the half time interval of a Newcastle Eagles Basketball match in front of thousands of fans.
Very well done to the team and a very exciting time ahead.
A portrait of our winning team.