Match Reports 2017-18
Tennis - Key stage 2
Our Year 3 tennis team enjoyed an exciting day of tennis at the local club, playing in a tournament against other primary schools. Miss Pepperell was impressed by the determination and participation of all the children on a particuarly warm day and was very proud of the spirit in which they supported all who took part in the event. Well done to all!
Kurling - 16th March - Key Stage 2
Our Kurling team took part in the finals competition in Wiltshire. The boys continued to enjoy this experience and will find out their position within the league once it has been confirmed. They won many of their league games and demonstrated our core principles when taking part in competitive games. We cant wait to see their new Kurling t-shirts. Well done!
School Games Tournament - 16th March - Key stage 2
Today we had a busy day of sports taking part in the School Games Tournament. We had three teams competing at this event including netball, skittleball and football. The children were all praised by their teachers for their excellent teamwork and passion, just some of our School Games Value. The netball team won one of their matches and demonstrated good sportsmanship. The skittleball team were determined and very successful achieving second place overall. The football team played four excellent games showing their strength defensively whilst 4 players went on to score goals. Well done to all those who took part, you were such positive representatives for the school.
Gymnastics Competition - 14th March - Key Stage 2
A group of 6 gymnasts took part in a school master class session from a gymnastics specialist prior to competing in a gymnastics competition. The girls preformed individual floor routines which included many elements and an individual vault. It was lovely to see them excited and full of self belief when they returned to school wearing their very impressive bronze medals!
Gymnastics Festival - 22nd February - Key Stage 2
A Year 3 and 4 group took part in a gymnastics festival today. This was not a competitive occasion, so allowed the children to learn new skills alongside their peers. The children demonstrated the School Games Values of passion and determination throughout the event which resulted in some children attending a gymnastics master class in school.
Orienteering - 2nd February - Key Stage 2
The children worked in pairs and used their map reading skills to work out which controls to go to, in the correct order, at pace. They worked reciprocally, and were very speedy in finding their routes using the School Games Value odteamwork. Lots of fun was had by all.
Kurling - 24th January - Key Stage 2
On 24th January, two teams took part in a Kurling competition at St Edmunds school. They learnt new skills and continued to develop their abilities as leaders and team players, elements of the School Games Values. The children felt very successful following the tournament and enjoyed scoring points by rolling the discs into the target circles. Team 2 came second overall and will play in the final. We wish them the best of luck!
Year 3 and 4 Football
On Wednesday morning some year 3 and year 4 pupils from Old Sarum Primary School along with nine other schools from around the area took part in a football tournament organised by St Edmund’s Girls' School. Unfortunately we didn't manage to place in the top 3 despite Ethan scoring 10 cracking goals and some fantastic saves by Nadia. The morning was enjoyed by all and Mrs Tubbs was impressed by the overall team performance, particularly their sportsmanship.
Sainsbury School Games
The children did exceptionally well with many of them reaching the finals in their event. They all showed great resilience and effort!
Josh Green came 3rd in his final. He stood on the podium and was presented with a certificate and medal! Well done!
On Monday 20th premier sports will be hosting a fun morning of different sporting activities for some of the classes.
Year 1: multi skills
Year 2: advanced multi-skills
Year 3: fencing
Year 5: fencing
In September, it may be that premier sports will continue these activities and many more, as lunch time and after school clubs. We look forward to the taster sessions!
On Wednesday 1st July, 8 children accompanied Miss Adkins and Miss James to Wimbledon. It was a glorious day and the children were fantastic. They were very excited about the day and although they had a very early start they were able to last all day and were still full of enthusiasm when they returned. They children watched a variety of tennis games, both singles and doubles and both men and women. They were learning the scoring system and the rules of the game.
Small School Tournament
Children in year 5 and 6 took part in a Tag Rugby Festival at The Salisbury Rugby club. The children thoroughly enjoyed the day; taking part in a range of different rugby skills; such as kicking, tag and passing skills. The children competed in many games and showed great sportsmanship. Well done!
Year 5/6 children went to a Tag Rugby festival at Bishops School, they played extremely well in their division table, coming fourth. They went through to play more teams in the afternoon and overall Old Sarum School came 14th out of the 26 schools. Well done!
Elevate, a local dancing company, have been working with every class in the school since September 2014. There have been some amazing performances and dance offs between the classes and the children have enjoyed every second of this experience. Elevate may be returning at some point next year.
A group of 10 pupils from year 5 and 6 made their way to Hare Warren to take part in an Orienteering competition. The children did well and are excited for the next competition!
The year 5 and 6 girls played very well in the football fixture. They defended well and played as a team. They were finding space and using tactics to help them each game.
Miss Edwards and Mrs Bradford took a team of 9 boys to a football festival on Thursday and were very proud of their team spirit and 100% effort. They all played fantastically well with several goals being scored and a super penalty that was taken by Owen C! A brilliant afternoon and they came 3rd overall - well done boys.
A team of 8 pupils from Years 5 and 6 went to a football tournament on Wednesday 1st October at the Laverstock and Ford Social Club site. The atmosphere was of a great team spirit and they all competed to a high level. They played many games against other local schools (15 schools took part in total) and all players enjoyed the opportunity to take part and felt they did their best. Great effort!