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Summer Term - Friday Afternoon PE Timetable

Week Group Inter School Competitions
28th April Year 5 & 6  
5th May Year 3 & 4  
12th May Year 5 & 6  
19th May Year 1 & 2 St. Martin's Ampleforth
26th May        Archery Day  
9th June Year 5 & 6 - Cricket       
16th June Year 5 & 6 - Cricket  
23rd June Year 3 & 4 - Cricket  
30th June Year 3 & 4 - Cricket Year 1 & 2 - Rounders at Ryedale
7th July Year 1 & 2 - Cricket Year 6 - Ryedale Activity Afternoon
14th July Year 1 & 2 - Cricket  

Wednesday 28th June 2017 - Rounders Event

Mr Smith is organising a KS2 Rounders event for Slingsby, Hovingham C of E and St. Hilda’s School.  This will be on June 28th at 1:15pm on Slingsby Sports Field.  All parents are welcome to attend and offer their support to all three schools.  It would probably be a good idea to bring plenty of water to drink and sunhats (school does have a plentiful supply of hats but please feel free to bring your own).  There will be teams of 10 made up from Year 3/4 and Year 5/6.

Summer 2 - After School Cricket Club

A Cricket Coach from the Yorkshire Cricket Board will be running a club for 6 weeks at St. Hilda’s each Friday from 3:30–4:30pm, starting this Friday 9th June.  There will be 20 places available across the two schools so we will work on a first come first served basis.  Parents will need to collect pupils from St. Hilda’s School at 4:30pm. 

Friday 26th May 2017 - Archery Day!

On Friday 26th May all pupils will be taking part in an Archery Day at St Hilda’s. Grey Goose Archery (http://www.greygoosearchery.co.uk/archery-for-schools/) will be working with pupils teaching them traditional archery skills.  The children will be working in groups and will all receive an hours tuition.  Reception to Yr 3 children will be using “safe arrows” children in yr 4-6 will use traditional bows and arrows.  Mrs Sprakes will be providing a packed lunch as we hope the weather will be kind and the two schools can enjoy lunch outside together. If your child/ren does not require a school packed lunch, please can you contact the school office by Wednesday 17th May for ordering purposes (Reception, year 1 and year 2 pupils are entitled to a free school meal)”.  More details will follow closer to the time.  Due to our Archery Day we’ve had to cancel the Year 3&4 rounders tournament. This has been replaced by a Tennis tournament on Friday 9th June.

Friday 28th April 2017 - Year 5/6 Sports Leader Training

Mrs Carter would like to say that it was a real pleasure taking the Y5/6 children for a session of initial 'sports leader' training on Friday afternoon. The children were full of enthusiasm and great ideas. This training was carried out with the intention that they take responsibility of, and lead, a skills development programme on a lunch time. They will support the younger children in developing their skills but also have the opportunity to access the programme at their own level and support each other. During the session on Friday afternoon the Y5/6 children used their coaching techniques to support the Y1 children in developing their skills in running, balancing, throwing, catching and kicking. Mrs Carter was particularly impressed with the kind words of encouragement that she heard as she observed the children. All of the children said that they had really enjoyed the experience and that they are looking forward to the programme being introduced. The photos show some of the work in action...

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Friday 31st March 2017 - Quicksticks Hockey Year 5-6

Many congratulations to the team, coached by Mrs Carter, who finished 3rd on Friday at the tournament held at Ryedale. All teams played very well and tried their best. There were some excellent saves made and clever attacking moves. I was especially impressed with the excellent teamwork. Mrs Carter was very proud of all involved. Thank you to Mrs Wood for accompanying pupils to the recent tournaments.

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Friday 24th March 2017 - Quicksticks Hockey Year 3-4

Huge congratulations as the team, coached by Mrs Martindale, finished 2nd last Friday afternoon in a competition consisting of 16 teams.  Well done everyone!!

 

27th Feb - 3rd March 2017 - Rowing Competition for all Primary Schools

It's almost time for the rowing competition to start again. The rowing machines will arrive in school on Friday 17th February ready for the children to start the first week back after half term. Key stage 2 row for 3 minutes and key stage 1 row for 1 minute.

 

Friday 10th February 2017 - Swimming Gala

I'd like to celebrate the achievements of all the pupils who took part in the Swimming Gala last Friday.  I am impressed by your efforts, your behaviour and your support for other pupils who took part.  I'd like to thank Mrs Martindale and Mrs Dodds-Aston for staffing this event and to all those parents who kindly volunteered transport and supported the children. - Mr Pynn

Monday 6th February 2017 - Box2bfit

Following on from the success of our Skip2bfit day last year, on Monday 6th February we had a Box2bfit day in school.  Children took part in boxing fitness training.  The exercises were incorporated into a number of circuits which are all set to music.  Pupils really enjoyed the 'Box2bfit' workshops and completed a variety of circuit training style activities.  This event was funded from our Sport Premium money and continues our plan to have a headline event each term designed to motivate and inspire.  Such events have included the visit of the Climbing Wall last summer and the visit of Chris Tomlinson, Olympic long jumper in the autumn.  Pupil feedback about all these events has been very positive and pupils were again complimented on their willingness to have a go and their manners. Well done everyone!

For more information, please see their website http://skip2bfit.com/senior-box2bfit?ref=box2bfithttp://skip2bfit.com/senior-box2bfit?ref=box2bfit

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Friday 20th January 2017 - Youth Sport Trust Bronze Quality Mark

I am delighted to announce that very recently both St Hilda's, Ampleforth and Hovingham CE VC Primary Schools have been awarded the Youth Sport Trust Bronze Quality Mark for their commitment to physical education (PE) and school sport.  The Youth Sport Trust is a national charity that is building a brighter future for young people through the power of sport.  The Quality Mark is an online self-review tool which provides schools with a nationally recognised award for the quality of their PE and school sport.  The tool supports schools to audit their PE provision and identify priorities for their development.

Swimming Lessons - Spring Term 1 & 2

We will once again be taking the pupils swimming later this term for a period of 6 weeks in total.  Unfortunately, due to maintenance work at the St. Albans Centre, the weeks have had to be split over half term.  The lessons will be on Wednesday from 11:00am - 11:30am and the dates will be:-

Wednesday 8th February

Wednesday 8th March

Wednesday 15th February

Wednesday 15th March

Wednesday 1st March

Wednesday 22nd March

 

30th September 2016 - Year 5/6 Football at Ryedale

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27th September 2016 - Chris Tomlinson (GB Athlete) Visit

A huge thank you to Chris Tomlinson, Olympic long jumper, for visiting us on Tuesday. We all enjoyed the circuit training he did with us and the answers he gave to our questions.  His advice was truly motivational, everything we do deserves 100% effort and nobody can ask for any more than that!  There can be little more inspiring than a top sporting star spending time working with our children.  

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23rd September 2016 - Ampleforth College Tennis Coach

"On 23rd September 2016 we had a tennis coach come in to teach us tennis.  Adam from Ampleforth College taught us how to serve, volley and rally.  At the end he gave us wrist bands and an Andy Murray poster.  Everyone thought it was great and hope to do it again."   Please click here to view the photographs
By Effie - Y6

School Year 2015/2016

1st July 2016 - Year 3 and 4 Rounders at Ryedale School

Last Friday the children in Y3 and Y4 displayed great sporting skills in the competition at Ryedale last Friday.  Play was of a high standard and got better as the games went on.  Overall the two teams came second and third which was a fantastic result as we played with two smaller teams rather than having lots of extras.  Well done Y3 and Y4!

24th June 2016 - Year 1 and 2 Rounders at Ryedale School 

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 27th May 2016 - Climbing Wall

On the last day of term, the pupils from Hovingham School will be joining us at St. Hilda’s for the whole day. A climbing wall has been organised for the children and everyone (R-Y6) will get a session on the wall at some point during the day.  The children will also be having a picnic lunch so let’s hope the weather remains sunny and warm.  Click here to view the photographs

"Many thanks for the opportunity to bring the climbing wall to your school today.  It was great to see all the children giving the wall a go, even if they initially had reservations.  Their enthusiasm and support for their classmates also had to be admired, as too were their great manners - all the children were a real credit to your school.  Great to see several of the staff trying out their skills on the climbing wall too!!"  justClimb