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Some Sports Updates | March 15, 2017

The football team
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 basketball team
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 hockey team
The school hockey team.

A great effort by everyone. Well done!

Tennis Awards | February 28, 2017

Tennis Awards
The children receive their tennis award.

Richard Avenue Primary School were nominated for the education setting of the year award at the Durham and Cleveland Annual Tennis Awards. There were 2 finalists in this category and Richard Avenue was voted the winning school.

Mr Spoors, Mrs Hayden and Mrs Todd, and 18 pupils who have represented the school in tennis tournaments went along to the award ceremony to collect the certificate and the trophy which will be displayed in school for everyone to see.

Well done to everyone involved.

New Outdoor MultiGym and Multi Use Games Area | October 25, 2016

The children use the new Sports Equipment
The children use the new MUGA Sports Equipment.

The Schools recent upgrade of the outdoor games and exercise area has recently been completed. Key Stage 2 children have a new multi use games area to play various sports such as football, netball, basketball, hockey etc and also have an eight-piece gym that we built on artificial grass to reduce accidents and injuries. Key Stage 1 children have also got a new fitness play area.

Mrs. Todd said, “The children are absolutely loving the new equipment. The kids just see it as great fun. It took four weeks to build so the children have been able to see it take shape and have been eagerly waiting to have a go on it. The idea is that the kids get a bug for exercise and fitness for life and helps them to learn skills such as taking turns and being part of a team, while the kids just see it as great fun.”

Year 5/6 Athletics Competition | October 18, 2016

The children ready to race
The children ready to race.

20 children from year 5/6 went to Farringdon to represent the school at the Sportshall Athletics competition. The children had various track and field events which included running, throwing and jumping. All the children tried their best to get the most points for our school. After some individual and team first places in quite a few events, Richard Avenue eventually finished the competition in 3rd place. Well done to all involved.

KS1 Sports Day | July 12, 2016

KS1 Sports Day
The children perform in KS1 Sports Day.

Key Stage 1 had their Sports day last week.

KS1 Sports Day
The children perform in KS1 Sports Day.
KS1 Sports Day
The children perform in KS1 Sports Day.

The theme was the Olympics with Rio 2016 close approaching. It was fun all round as each performed group sports activities such as hurdles and a sack race. They finished with a relay and then where treated to a staff relay race.

KS1 Sports Day
Mr Cunnington stretches out before the big race.
KS1 Sports Day
Mr Cunnington and Mrs Todd battling.

Everyone had a great day.

KS2 Sports Day | July 10, 2016

KS2 Sports Day
The children from KS2 Sports Day.

This Year KS2 took part in an Olympic themed sports day at Silksworth Sports track.

KS2 Sports Day
The children perform in KS2 Sports Day.

The morning began with an Olympic Torch ran around the track followed by an opening ceremony were the children sang Olympic inspired songs.

KS2 Sports Day
The children from KS2 Sports Day.

Each class then competed in running, jumping and throwing events with a team relay race to finish. It was a great day had by all.

Free Tennis Training | June 23, 2016

One of our pupils learning to play tennis.

Today the children had a visitor from the Silksworth Tennis Centre who give them a basic tennis taster.

To coincide with the they will be holding free tennis training days on the 25th and 26th of June. You can view the details below.

Tennis Flyer Details.
Tennis flyer details.

Cricket Updates | May 23, 2016

Both the girls and boys cricket teams have recently been in action.

Eight Year 6 girls took part in the Girls Cricket Finals at Eppleton Cricket Club. They won two matches, lost two and drew one. Throughout they showed great determination and effort and performed very well.

The Girls Year Six Cricket team
The Girls Year Six Cricket team.

The Year 6 boys cricket team took part in the Cricket Finals at Ryhope Cricket Club. The boys showed great determination, team work in every game. They won two out of three group matches and made it to the semi finals by scoring the most runs of the day. They eventually finished in 3rd Place.

The Boys Year Six Cricket team
The Boys Year Six Cricket team.