Gotherington Primary School

The Lawns, Gotherington, Cheltenham, GL52 9QT

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2018-19 Sporting Highlights

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November 2018

4 boys and 4 girls from Year 5 took part in a kinball tournament at Cleeve School.

 

Impact – The children have had the opportunities to take part in alternative sports which in turn have been used as part of the curriculum in school.

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 October 2018

The girls’ football team took part in a football tournament at Presbury St Mary’s. The team played very well despite never playing a match together before.

 

 

Impact – Girls’ football has been promoted across the school. There is a clear interest and excitement to develop skills and to perform against other schools.

 

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October 2018

Year 4 boys took part in a football tournament at Cleeve School. The team came third overall.

 

Impact- The children involved developed teamwork skills and communication by taking part.

 

October 2018

Y3 enjoyed an afternoon at Cleeve School taking part in a dodge ball festival run by the school's Young Leaders. Well done to all the pupils who took part.

 

Impact – Year 3 have had the opportunities to take part in alternative sports which in turn have been used as part of the curriculum in school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 2018-19

Football league- boys from years 4, 5 and 6 have taken part in the local football league.

 

Impact- Children have been able to put what they have done in training and challenge themselves by playing local teams.

 

2018-19

Daily mile initiative

 

Impact – The ‘Daily Mile’ running track has increased participation for all pupils as the school field can now be

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2018-19

EYFS Welly Walks – Throughout the year Reception have completed regular welly-walks. They have really enjoyed getting outside.

 

Impact – From an early age, pupils have developed a love of the outdoors as well as developing a clear understanding of the importance of regular exercise.

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2018-19

Cookery Club – Year 6 pupils have benefited from being able to attend cookery club throughout the year.

 

Impact – Pupils have developed a love of cookery, particularly boys. They have developed skills which will enable them to take a positive step into secondary school as the club has taught them organisational skills and a clear awareness of what they are capable of preparing. Pupils and staff have also enjoyed tasting the creations!!

Autumn 2018

Lego Club – Pupils in both KS1 have benefitted from ‘Lego Club’. Some of the creations have been amazing to see.

 

Impact – Pupils have been able to take part in Lego Club across the school. This has fostered the importance of play, co-operation and thinking.





2017-18 Sporting Highlights
July 2018

'Cricket matches' - A great way to end the year with some cricket matches. 
June 2018
'Prince of Wales Athletics' - An amazing performance against much bigger schools by our athletes. 
June 2018

'Rounders Success' - A brilliant performance by the rounders team
June 2018

'A celebration of sport evening' - Thank you to Miss Kent for organising an amazing celebration of sporting activity and achievement
June 2018

Our wonderful girl's football team - Another great performance by the team
June 2018
'Mountain Bike Games Final' - Really proud of our mountain bike team for doign so well at the regional finals. 
June 2018
'Gloucester Rugby Workshops' - A great way to learn about new skills with the help of some real professionals (Thank you to GRFC) 
June 2018
'Skater and Scooter sessions' - Something that everyone really enjoyed - a great way to develop your balance 
 
April 2018
'Mountain Bike Games Success' - A great day out and success for the mountain bike team. 
April 2018
‘Balanceability’ – Reception children really enjoyed their ‘balanceability’ sessions. It was amazing to see how quickly the children developed their balance and ability to ride their bikes.
April 2018

Another great sporting event which gave everyone a chance to try something new - 'Tri-Golf' 

March 2018

Tag-Rugby Festival – Pupils from Year 5 and 6 attended a Tag-Rugby tournament at Newlands Rugby Club. The teams played brilliantly, and they even enjoyed some sunshine during the morning.

 

March 2018

Sports Relief – Pupils came to school in non-school uniform with a sporting theme in exchange for a donation towards the Sports Relief charity. Throughout the day pupils took part in sporting events, including an obstacle race and mile run. The Year 6 Sport Leaders organised many of the events so should feel really proud of what they have achieved.

 

 

 

 

March 2018

Feet First Dance Festival – Year 5 and 6 pupils took part in the Dance Festival. They impressed the audience with their contemporary dance routine which was set to music from the film ‘The Greatest Showman”

February 2018

The girls’ football team took part in a football tournament on the AstroTurf pitch at Kayte Lane. The team played very well in the cold conditions and came third overall.

 

 

 

 

February 2018

Paralympic Footballer – The pupils enjoyed a visit from Jack Rutter with Sports for Schools. All pupils took part in a circuit style exercise showing the importance keeping fit plays on keeping a healthy mind. Jack was then able to answer a wide range of questions from the children about this career and the way that he has overcome the challenges that he has faced.

 

 


February 2018

Fine Steps Gymnastics – 6 pupils from Year 3 took part in a gymnastics event at Rowen Gymnastics Club. The pupils were required to perform a set routine which they performed to judges. The pupils all performed very well and enjoyed the event.











 

January 2018

12 Year 5 and 6 pupils took part in a number of individual and team races to score points in a swimming gala at Tewkesbury School. Both teams did fantastically well with one of the Gotherington teams placing 2nd overall.

 

November 2017

The pupils took part in a number of exciting activities with a different focus each day as part of the ‘Health and Well-being’ week. This included ‘Be Active’ which stressed the importance of keeping fit and made full use of the new all-weather running track.
 

 

 

September 2017

Y3 enjoyed an afternoon at Cleeve School taking part in a dodge ball festival run by the school's Young Leaders. Well done to all the pupils who took part.

 

 

September 2017

To bring back that feeling of summer, Year 4 showed great team work with their Maypole Dancing.

 

2017-18

Lego Club – Pupils in both KS1 and KS2 have benefitted from ‘Lego Club’. Some of the creations have been amazing to see.

2017-18

EYFS Welly Walks – Throughout the year Reception have completed regular welly-walks. They have really enjoyed getting outside.

 

Highlights from 2016-17 - Success at the Prince of Wales Athletics 23rd June 2017

Competing against much bigger schools, our athletes did us proud! Special mentions to the Year 4 Boys' Relay team who won bronze; Olivia H from Year 6 for individual silver in the sprint & the Year 6 Girls' relay who won gold!!!

Olympic Torch Athletics 9th June 2016

Children from Year 4 & 5 participated in an athletics event at St Edward's Junior school. They showed great enthusiasm during each event. The Year 5 girls performed particularly well, winning a bronze medal in their relay!

QuadKids Event 18th May 2016

Children from Year 3 took part in a QuadKids competition. They had to do six different events including a sprint and a throw. They got quite wet due to the poor weather conditions but represented the school really well!

Rounders Festival 19th May 2016

The children played a selection of other small school teams. They showed great sportsmanship and came 2nd in their group event!

Archery Festival 20th May 2016

Children from Year 5 & 6 took part in an archery festival where they learnt lots of new skills and then played in a team competition.

Tag Rugby Newlands Park 19th April 2016

Children in Year 6 took part in a tag rugby festival with lots of other local schools. The teams played very well and showed excellent sportsmanship. Team A came 5th overall and Team B came 3rd overall, winning a bronze medal.