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Year 6 Girls' Netball Team make it through to the FINALS! 

 

Our Year 6 Girls' Netball team dazzled in their tournament at Alleyn Court on Wednesday 28th March. Out of 3 matches played, they won every match, scoring 11 goals in total and only conceding 4. They worked so well as a team - finding space and dominating possession throughout. We are so proud of you and look forward to cheering you on in your Finals Competition coming up soon!!   

 

 

 

Year 2 Football Tournament

 

A HUGE congratulations to our incredible Year 2 Football Team who finished in an impressive 5th place in their competition on Friday 9th February. There was some super skill on display from the entire team as they racked up an impressive goal score between them and saved plenty too! We are so proud of you for your achievements and, most importantly, for your brilliant display of team spirit as you worked together supporting and inspiring each other. Well done!!    

 

 

 

 

 

Discovery Swimming Gala at the London Aquatics Centre

 

What a wonderful day was had at the London Aquatics Centre this week by a group of our LNS pupils. The children took part in a range of exciting water-based events including treasure hunts, raft building and water woggle races. They were inspired to have the opportunity to swim in the Olympic pool and showed amazing team-work, commitment and, most of all, enjoyment throughout the day. Well done to everyone involved.  

 

 

 

Year 6 Hockey - Wednesday 31st January

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On Wednesday, the Year 6 hockey team went to the annual Warners Bridge hockey tournament for local schools. They played 5 truly nail-biting games in which they only conceded 2 goals. The first two games saw the team lose by the slenderest of margins, but they remained unperturbed and came fighting back to win the next two games with  commanding authority.  A tenacious battling spirit was much in evidence but so was the team’s dignified, sportsmanlike conduct. The hard work in training paid off with the highest placement ever for Leigh North  Street Primary in this competition!

 

A huge  thanks for the parents of the children who helped with transport and who lent their plentiful and much welcomed support!

 

 

Year 3 and 4 Boys' Football - Friday 26th January

 

What an excellent day of football we had on Friday! Our Year Three and Four Boys' team certainly did the school proud. We started the day winning all three of our group games and not conceding a single goal! This meant we were through to the top eight teams in Southend known as the Super Eights. After lunch, we entered this round of the competition which was even tougher than before. We showed great perseverance against some tough competition. As a result, we finished in 2nd place overall, each achieving a silver medal. We narrowly missed out on 1st but we are all extremely proud of our achievements. Great examples of teamwork and sportsmanship were displayed throughout. A big thank you to Mr Farrer for all his training and support leading up to the day. 

 

 

                                                        

 

Year 6 Basketball - Essex Finals

 

On Thursday 18th January our talented team of Year 6 basketball players travelled to the University of Essex in Colchester to participate in the Essex Basketball finals. They played their group stage and excelled through to the Super 10s; the children were so pleased with this accomplishment... but their success didn't stop there! They progressed through into the semi-finals and then the final! Team LNSPS kept their cool, regrouped and set out to achieve history. After a tense 10 minute game, Leigh North Street won with a final score of 8-4 and were crowned the Champions of Essex!! This title has never been won by a Southend School before in the history of the competition. We are so proud of the team and know this will be a lasting memory for years to come. Congratulations! 

 

 

 

                                                          

 

 

Year 4 Sports Hall Athletics

 

The Year Four Sports Hall Athletics team performed outstandingly at the Southend Borough Competition on Thursday 11th January. They came 3rd out of the top 12 schools in the Borough. The children dominated almost every track event winning race after race and also won many field events including jumping, throwing and speed bounce. We are so very proud of you all.

 

 

                                                             

 

Year 6 Sports Hall Athletics

 

Year 6 attended the Sportshall athletics competition at Garons on Wednesday 10th January, competing against 11 other schools. The atmosphere was amazing, with music playing and children competing in a variety of different events throughout the afternoon. We are incredibly proud of the team; it was lovely to see so many smiles! Thank you to Mr Kelly for running the training sessions.

 

 

                                                 

 

Year 6 Basketball - Southend Finals

 

The Year 6 basketball team attended the Southend Basketball Finals on Wednesday. They competed against two other schools and came second overall in Southend which is amazing! They have now been invited to the Essex Basketball Finals in January, which is going to be held at the University of Essex! We are so proud of the children and are excited to be on the road to another competition!

 

 


 

                                                    

 

KS2 Boccia and Kurling

 

What a great week of inclusive sport we have enjoyed!

 

On Wednesday Oran, JC, Max and Scarlett competed in the Southend Boccia tournament and Beau, Jodene, Dixie and Logan competed in Kurling. Both teams were fantastic ambassadors of LNSPS and we can’t wait for our silver medal winning Kurling team to compete in the Essex finals in February.

 

Thank you to all the staff that made attending this event possible. A special thank you to our Assa coaches for training our squad over the last few weeks.

 

 

 

 

5/6 Girls' Football Tournament 

 

Our Year Five and Six girls competed in their football tournament on Monday. The girls all played brilliantly, only conceding a single goal and only losing a single match! We were victorious against many Southend schools and also drew with the two teams that reached the final. Leigh North Street finished in the top eight schools for Southend but despite some excellent results, sadly, we just narrowly missed out on reaching the top four. We certainly did ourselves proud and should be very proud of our performances throughout the competition. A special thank you to Mr Kelly for his organisation and training leading up to the tournament. 

                                                                                                 

 

 

 

           Year 6 Basketball

 

On Wednesday, 12 Year 6 pupils went to Eastwood Academy to compete in a basketball competition. They played against three different schools and won every game! We are incredibly proud of them, not only for their performance but also for displaying the ASPIRE values and representing LNSPS amazingly. The squad will be invited to the finals competition soon which we are very excited about.

 

 

Year 5/6 Tag Rugby

 

On Wednesday 18th October, LNS Rugby Team took part in the Southend Primary Schools Sports Association's annual Year 5 & 6 Tag Rugby competition at Southend Rugby Club.

The newly formed team played superbly showing off their silky skills and running ability with great sportsmanship.

In the morning, the squad played three games and qualified second for the ‘Super 8’. In the afternoon they played a further three games and narrowly missed out on reaching the semi-finals. The school are very proud of you all, well done!

 

 

 

KS2 Cross Country 

 

Children from across KS2 were in action at the annual Cross-Country competition at Garons and, much to our pleasant surprise, the sun was shining for us!! This is a tough event that requires significant endurance, grit and determination. All of our competitors had these qualities in spades and we couldn't be prouder of you all. Well done!  

 

LNS had lots of top ten finishers and walked away with three medals too from Bea (silver), Rocco (silver) and Charlie (gold). The Essex Finals will await these children. Congratulations to everyone involved.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

KS2 Borough Sports Athletics

 

Just WOW! Our Borough Sports athletes were sensational this week at Garons both on the field and on the track. Their dedication to their training sessions has certainly paid off as they delivered some knock-out performances. The team's hard work secured us first place in track, first place in field and first place overall, which now means we move up to Group 2 next year. LNSPS - you were all sporting heroes!  

 

 

 

 

                                                                     

 

 

KS2 Borough Swimming - 24th May 2023

 

Congratulations to our Borough Swimming Team. They swum their way to success at Garons this week, securing second place overall. WOW! There were brilliant individual and team performances all round and the children have returned home with quite the selection of medals and trophies. We'll be handing out medals during Friday's Celebration Assembly. Once again, our LNS learners have done themselves proud and have proven what absolute champions they all are. Well done!   

 

 

Year 2 and Year 5 perform at the Dance Festival - 3rd May 2023

 

Pupils from Year 2 and Year 5 represented LNSPS at the Dance Festival. They performed high energy routines, with Year 2 dancing to 'Happy' and Year 5 to 'You Can't Stop the Beat'. Both teams were praised for their enthusiasm, energy and smiles! Well Done!

 

 

 

 

 

 

KS2 Tennis Tournament - Friday 21st April

 

On Friday, 8 children from LNSPS went to the tennis tournament at Garons. The year 3 / 4 team all played really well and were just pipped at the post for going through to the semi-finals by the 2 teams who ended up winning.  The year 6 team also played brilliantly and found themselves in the final against West Leigh. It was a nailbiting finish down to the very last points, and they became gold medal winners bringing home another shield for the school. Well done to all the children who played absolutely brilliantly and showed good sportsmanship in all their matches. 

 

 

 

 

 

Cross Country Finals

 

Well done to our Cross-Country athletes, who competed in the Essex Cross Country Finals this week. They lined up against the best athletes from across the whole of Essex and absolutely rose to the occasion. Each and every one of our competitors gave it their all in this tough event, proving what resilient and determined competitors they are!   

Amongst a host of excellent finishes, Delilah claimed a silver medal in her individual event and the Year 5 girls' picked up bronze for their team score. 

Well done to all of the children involved! 

 

 

 

Year 6 Football Festival at Darlinghurst

 

What an excellent afternoon of football we had on Monday! The newly formed Leigh North Street Lions and Leigh North Street Tigers had been attending their weekly training sessions in preperation for this event. The event, that included local schools Darlinghurst and Chalkwell, gave some of our year sixes their final opportunity to represent the school in a sporting event. The Lions and Tigers certainly did the school proud with Lions remaining unbeaten in all matches and the Tigers only losing to our very own Leigh North Street Lions! There were many debut goals and examples of excellent football on show but the most pleasing part of the whole day was seeing the smiles on the faces of our Lions and Tigers when representing our school. Great example of our ASPIRE value of Enjoyment. Well done boys!

 

 

 

Dragon Ball - Friday 24th March

 

On Friday 24th March, 12 Year 5 pupils represented LNSPS in the first ever Dragon Ball Tournament in Southend. Dragon Ball combines skills from football, tag rugby and basketball to name a few... Throughout the day we played 10 schools, in blocks of 10 minutes. Within each 10 minutes, multiple games of Dragon Ball were played. In total, over 1000 games of Dragon Ball were played between the schools. It was a fantastic experience, and everybody thoroughly enjoyed their

 

 

 

Year 5 and 6 Aquathlon - 22nd March

 

Our Aquathlon team were truly incredible at their competition this week. This is an especially tough endurance event with a 100m swim combined with a 1km run. All of the children gave it their all and showed great grit and resilience, especially on the final leg of the run when legs were burning! Well done to all involved - we are so proud of you and hope it might inspire you for future sporting endeavours! 

There were stand out team performances - with our girls finishing in third place overall and the boys' team in fourth - as well as individual performances. Esther claimed a bronze medal and Leo narrowly missed the podium coming home in 5th place. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5/6 Girls' Netball Finals - 20th March

 

What a final! The year 5&6 Netball team took to Alleyn Court to take part in the Southend finals competition. The team were extremely excited to have made it this far. They played 3 matches and successfully made it into the semi-finals. Working together and motivating each other, they won their semi-final. They then went on to play in the overall final match, where they finished second place after a close contest. Their teamwork and enthusiasm was outstanding! Well done girls.  

 

 

 

 

Year 3 and 4 Boys' football - 10th February

 

On Friday, the Year 3 and 4 Boys' Football squad took part in a tournament at The Len Forge Centre.  A total of twelve local schools took part in the event and the standard of football from every single school was high.  Our boys played well, but unfortunately were unable to win any of their games.  However, North Street secured four draws and scored goals against five of the other teams eventually placing eleventh out of the twelve teams.  Our team battled well in every single game and their determination is to be commended.  Results were very close and, in most cases, only one goal separated the teams. Well done boys for a resilient and determined performance. 

 

 

 

KS1 Football Tournament - 3rd February. 

 

Our Year 2 footballers played superbly at their tournament this week to secure third place overall and a coveted spot in the Finals competition at the end of March. There was brilliant skill and team work on display from all. Well done! 

 

 

 

 

31st January Year 5 and 6 Hockey Tournament 

 

 This week the hard work in Tuesday afternoon hockey training sessions came to fruition as representatives from Year Five and Six hockey squad competed in a Hockey tournament at Warner's Bridge. 

The first match against Hamstel Juniors started off brightly as, for the most part, North Street showed commanding dominance over their opposition as most of the action was contested in the mouth of the opponents’ goal. Shots on target came thick and fast and LNSPS were unlucky not to sink any of their attempts into the back of the net. It ended in a nil-nil draw.

The game against Thorpe Hall was a far trickier proposition as, up until the third quarter of the match, the teams were evenly poised. Then from seemingly nowhere, Thorpe Hall seized the initiative and put an impressive sequence of passes together to drive down from the halfway line to break the deadlock and triumph with a one – nil victory.

The most strongly contested tie that North Street encountered was against West Leigh, which ended in a goalless draw. 

Of LNSPS, there were many notable individual standout performances but what shone out the most was the sense of teamwork and the and courtesy LNSPS squad members showed to each other and extended to their fellow competitors.

A wonderful afternoon of sporting endeavour. 

 

 

 

Year 3 and 4 Girls' Football 

 

On Friday 27th January, the Year 3 and 4 Girls Football squad took part in a tournament at The Len Forge Centre.  The girls played in twelve games against other schools in our local area and conducted themselves brilliantly scoring a massive seventeen goals along the way!  We won six games, drew two and lost four,  which placed us joint 6th from the thirteen schools competing.  For many of the girls, this was their first experience of taking part in such a large event and they left with their heads held high.  Congratulations to Bournes Green Juniors who were the overall winners.  A special thanks must go to Mr Farrer from Assa for helping to organise team tactics and also to all the parents who came along to support!

 

 

 

 

 

January 2023 - LNSPS Cheer Festival


 

This week, the Year 5 and 6 LNSPS Cheerleading Team attended a Cheerleading Festival held between two local schools. This was one of the first of its kind, given that Cheerleading is still an upcoming sport in the Southend area. The children performed fantastically to their audience, and were commended for their smiles and togetherness throughout their routine. All children walked away from the festival with a certificate, and a free pass for a class at a local cheerleading academy. The Cheer team will be having a well-deserved break, but watch this space as they may be performing again soon!

 

 

KS2 Sports Hall Athletics - 19th January 23

 

A huge congratulations to those that competed in the Sports Hall Athletics tournament this week. It was a fast-paced event and our LNSPS competitors did themselves and the school proud. They showed fantastic agility, speed and coordination to impress across both the running and field events. Most importantly, the team work and camaraderie on display was fantastic! With over 20 schools competing Year 3 and 4 finished in 9th place and Year 5 and 6 in 8th place overall. Super achievements. Well done to all of the children involved.    

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 5 and 6 Boys' football tournament

 

On Friday, LNS Boys' football team entered their tournament competing against some of the best teams in Southend and the boys certainly did the school proud. Despite losing their first game, they went on to win their next three games and top their group! A great example of our ASPIRE value of perseverance! 

 

The team then qualified for the Super Tens. They went on to win their first game and were narrowly defeated in their subsequent games meaning they just missed out on a place in the semi-finals. The boys demonstrated excellent teamwork and perseverance throughout the day and were a credit to the school. Well done team LNSPS and thank you to Mr Farer for all of the support and training to get the boys to this stage!

 

 

 

Year 3 and 4 Dodgeball

This week 10 excitable year 3&4s went to Garons, where they took part in a Dodgeball competition. They played 4 matches in their first group, winning 3 matches and losing just 1. This great start took them through to the next round of the competition, where they played the winners and runners up of the first stage! In addition to their super skills, the team all showed fantastic team work and sportsmanship. Well done and congratulations on your achievements. 

 

 

Year 5 and 6 girls' football Essex Finals

 

On Tuesday 15th our year five and six girls represented the school against all of the best teams in Essex and the girls certainly did us proud! They started their afternoon off with a 3-0 win that included a brilliant free-kick from Delilah. They then went on to beat another Essex team 1-0 thanks to a last minute goal from Holly. After this game they were narrowly defeated by the eventual winners of the tournament meaning they just missed out on a place in the semi-finals. Interestingly, two teams in the final ended up being the only two teams that managed to beat us in both tournaments. The girls were so close to reaching the top four teams in Essex, which is such an incredible achievement! Their perseverance, teamwork and positive attitude shone through once again. The girls were an absolute credit to the school. A special thank you again to Mr Kelly for all his support and training to help enable the girls to reach this achievement!

 

 

                                                                         

 

Year 5 and 6 Girls' Football 

 

On Friday 21st October, our year five and six girls represented the school in their annual football tournament. For many weeks now, the girls have been attending extra training sessions to prepare for the event and it certainly paid off! Out of their nine matches, they won seven and only conceded two goals throughout the entire day! As a result, they finished in second place overall and will now go on to represent Leigh North Street in the Essex finals later in November. The girls were brilliant throughout with their skill, application and teamwork. A special thanks also to our coach Jay for training and preparing the girls for this event. The girls are all eagerly awaiting representing the school again in the Essex finals!

 

                                                             

 

KS2 Cross Country  - October 22

 

A huge congratulations

 to all of our KS2 Cross Country competitors. They braved the windy conditions at Garons to complete the challenging (and lengthy) course. There was brilliant resilience, team-work and perseverance on display by all and LNSPS achieved two gold medals along with many individual performances in the top 10 too! We are proud of all of our competitors for their grit and determination…long distance running is not for the faint-hearted and every one of our children gave their absolute best. Well done Team LNSPS!    

 

 

 

                                                                               

 

This week saw Leigh North Street athletes compete in the Super Sports track and field events at Garons. These were hotly contested competitions with the top performers from across the Borough taking part. It was a fantastic achievement to have even made it to this stage of competition and we were impressed by the awesome performances from all of our team and the dedication that the children showed to prepare themselves for their events too. Leigh North Street were represented in a huge range of events including, relays, sprints, long distance, javelin, long-jump, shot-put and ball throw. We walked away with lots of medals, personal best performances and above all lots of smiles and pride. You are all champions in our eyes!  

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                              

 

KS2 Borough Sport Athletes - Tuesday 14th June

 

Congratulations to all of our incredible Borough Sport athletes. We had throwers, jumpers, sprinters and long-distance runners battling it out for glory at Garons this week.  We are unbelievably proud of each and every one of your achievements on the day and the brilliant sporting attitudes you displayed. Your behaviour was impeccable and your focus, determination and team spirit second to none!

 

The results speak for themselves. We achieved second place for our track results and third place overall (combining track and field events)! As well as this, there were so many stand out individual performances with lots of our children being invited back to the Super Sports Track and Field competitions (we'll give you more information about this in due course, if this relates to your child). 

 

Well done to all of you! You were truly AMAZING! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                              

 

 

 Year 3 and 4 tennis tournament

 

On Friday 13th May, a team from Year 3 and 4 took part in a tennis tournament at Garons.

Ten schools entered across the borough and there was some tough competition! Our first matches were against Thorpe Hall and despite losing three out of four, the children held their heads high and won their next three matches against Earls Hall. Their winning streak continued with all four matches won against St Mary’s. This meant that LNSPS were the runners up of their group and through to the semi-finals against the winning side from group A. They had tough competition against West Leigh. All four matches were nail-bitingly close but unfortunately, it was not enough to get through to the final. However, we went on to play against Chalkwell school in the 3rd/4th play-off. The children played superbly winning all their final matches and earning their third place medal.

 

 

                                                                    

 

Sports Hall Athletics

 

Well done to all of the children who represented the school in the Sports Hall Athletics event on Friday 22nd April. There were some brilliant individual and team performances across track and field events. Our Year 4 team came away with a total of 426 points and Year 5/6 totalled 292 points. 

 

 

Cross Country Finals

 

 Congratulations to our Cross Country Champions - Lilia, Loella, Orla and Theo for their fantastic performances in their Cross-Country Event on Wednesday 27th April. Lots of grit and determination were on display to achieve some brilliant finishing places amongst a very strong field.  

 

 

Year 6 Girls' Netball

 

Well done to our Year 6 Netball starlets, who won all of their group stage play-offs at their tournament on Thursday 28th April. They narrowly missed out in their finals match against Alleyn Court but what a day and a super team effort all round! They proudly received self-belief stickers from the tournament organisers for their resilience and determination as a team. 

 

 

 

Year 2 Football Finals

 

A huge congratulations to our Year 2 Football team who emerged victorious in their Finals competition on Friday 1st April. They were undefeated, displaying not only superb skill but amazing team work. What a brilliant way it was to kick-start the Easter holidays. You are all super stars!  

 

 

                                                               

 

On Wednesday 23rd March a group of Year 5&6 children took part in an Aquathlon. The weather was bright and the children were all excited to be able to showcase their talents. They started in the pool with a 100m swim. Then,  had a quick change into their running kit and made their way to the running course where they took part in a gruelling 1000m run. They all put in incredible efforts, encouraging each other and showing fantastic sportsmanship. They did themselves and the school proud and came Third overall. Well done! 

 

 

 

                                                      

 

 

Year 6 Girls' Netball Tournament on 21st March

 

A huge well done to our Year 6 girls’ Netball team who dazzled in their netball tournament this week. They played brilliantly, working so well as a team to make it through to the finals after Easter! Well done!  

 

 

                                                        

 

On Friday the 25th of February, Year Three performed their dance festival routine to an audience of watching parents. 

Over the past half term, the children, guided by Mrs Lawrence, have been learning the dance to Revolting Children from the musical Matilda.  

It was so lovely to welcome our parents back into school and give the children the opportunity to display their fantastic performance and awesome dance moves! Well done to all of Year 3 for all of your hard work and dedication.

 

 

                                                            

 

On Friday 11th February, the boys in our year 3 and 4 football team represented our school in their tournament at Len Forge. After weeks of preparation, they were ready and raring to go! The day started brilliantly with us winning our group with two wins and a draw. This meant that we progressed into the ‘Super Eights’ (comprising of the top eight teams in Southend), which we played in the afternoon. They continued playing well, and only narrowly missed out on reaching the top four semi-finals.  Not only did the children play excellently but they were also a credit to the school with their behaviour, attitude, dedication and sportsmanship. Another example of our LNSPS values being demonstrated very well. Well done team!

 

 

                                                          

 

A huge WELL DONE to our Year 2 Football team who competed in their tournament last Friday. It was a very windy and rainy day, but the team didn't let the weather dampen their spirits as they went on to win all four of their matches. They showed great team work, perseverance and resilience .... and a whole LOT of impressive football skills, including some awesome strikes and fearless tackling! Great job LNSPS!     

 

 

                                                                     

 

On Friday 19th November, our year 5 and 6 boys team represented North Street in their football tournament. The boys played well and despite not reaching the top ten we still achieved some very pleasing results and performances. We were narrowly defeated in a few matches but the boys continued working hard for one another and showed great teamwork, dedication and encouragement towards one another. Great effort boys and great sportsmanship!

 

 

                                                                         

 

On Thursday 18th November Year 3 and 4 took part in a Dodgeball Tournament at Thorpe Hall school. As this was LNSP first Dodgeball Team, they were very excited to represent the school. They played the first round where they won 1 game and lost 2 although it was very close. We then played in the runners up group where we won against the other teams. The children were extremely proud of themselves and showed fantastic sportsmanship towards each other and the other teams. They were a pleasure to take and showed how fantastic LNSP children are. 

 

 

                                                                    

 

Year 5/6 Cross Country

 

Well done to all of the Year 5 and Year 6 children who took part in the Cross Country at Garons Park on Wednesday 29th  September. There were some fantastic individual performances and we’re thrilled to see some of our athletes making it into the Essex Finals next year. Congratulations. Our team performances were also stand-out. Here are the overall results:

 

Year 5 girls: 3rd

Year 6 girls: 4th

 

Year 5 boys: 7th

Year 6 boys: 3rd

 

Daily Mile and PE activity

Santa Dash

Today years 2 to 5 enjoyed their Daily Mile with a twist, a visit from The Elf. The Santa Dash was enjoyed by all with lots of festive head wear and Christmas jumpers. 

 

                                                                            

 

Sports Hall Athletics
A big congratulations to all the pupils in Year 3 who participated in this event with so much enthusiasm and skill back in October. Some pupils scored really well in the pentathlon events and those that scored well in a particular event have been been awarded a medal.
Overall Leigh North Street came 2nd in Southend and 6th overall in all of Essex.

 

                                                       

 

Over the last few weeks Year 3 have been practising and completing their multiple events to take part in the Local Virtual Sports Hall Athletics Competition. All their scores have been collated and added together. A special well done to Charlotte and Nevaeh for the highest combined scores in the Pentathlon achieving a Bronze Award. 

 

 

                                                                  

 

12 pupils represented the school at the local schools gymnastic competition, it was split into KS1 and Year 3 & 4 over the day. We entered the main competition for both and all of the pupils tried their hardest with brilliant performances from all.

 

 

                                                 

 

A little late to announce as the girls persevered for so long but we eventually called it a draw. This years conker champions goes to both girls.

 

                                                       

 

On a blustery but sunny day 23 KS1 pupils participated in the KS1 cross country event at Garons. Everyone tried their hardest and ran well, a special mention to Delilah who finished 1st and Esther who came 5th in their race. 

 

 

                                                    

 

Well done to the year three and four boys that took part in the tournament at Len Forge. We narrowly missed out making it into the top ten despite winning two of our four group stage matches. As the afternoon progressed we played lots more matches and went on to beat many local schools. Throughout the day the boys showed great teamwork, sportsmanship and respect and were a real credit to the school.

 

 

                                                        

 

Well done to the fourteen boys that represented Leigh North Street in our friendly against Chalkwell. For many of the boys this was their first experience playing football for the school. We had a great time and really enjoyed the experience. Thank you to Chalkwell for hosting and well done to all of the boys for putting in such a good performance!

 

                                                            

 

On a beautiful winter morning 10 KS1 pupils represented the school at Len Forge. They all played so well and encouraged each other all the way, they just missed out on progressing through on goal difference. We went on to play more games and everyone got to play lots more football with great enthusiasm. 

 

 

                                                     

 

On Friday our year three and four girls’ team represented Leigh North Street in the tournament at Len Forge. They all showed great teamwork, determination and resilience to gradually improve game by game. We suffered a few narrow defeats but went on to eventually beat a few schools in the area including our local rival Chalkwell!

 

                                   

 

This week saw our first ever team participation in a Boccia Competition at Thorp Hall School. There was some brilliant match play and some nail biting finishes needing a tape measure to decide the final winners. The team really concentrated on putting in a great performance and showed great sportsmanship during all their games. In the afternoon we participated in the New Age Kurling competition and made it through to the Super 10. Again great team work and encouragement saw some close matches. It was a wonderful day of sport and a great demonstration of Leigh North Street children really living up to our ASPIRE values and demonstrating great acceptance of all participants, never giving up and all importantly having fun.

 

                                                    

 

A big well done to all the pupils who have started their laps to Lapland with great enthusiasm and even some of the teachers have joined in. 

 

                                                       

 

Turner Cup

 

On a chilly Saturday morning 10 boys represented the school at the Turner Cup at Bournes Green. The boys had a tough first match but kept the heads up and kept trying. Unfortunately another school didn’t attend and so the boys only had one more game. They started well but after a lucky goal from the opposition they found themselves on the back foot. The boys had a brilliant second half but unfortunately the ball couldn't find the back of the net.

Well done to all the boys who came out and represented the school. 

 

 

                                               

 

On Friday 22nd November the year 5 and 6 boys competed in the Len Forge football competition. Despite some very close games we unfortunately did not make the top ten this year. However we kept our heads held high and played excellently in the afternoon. At one stage we were on a three match winning run without conceding a single goal! Congratulations to Ralph for some stand out defensive performances and well done to Hirsh and Noah for some fantastic finishing. A big thank you to all of the parents that stayed to cheer on the boys despite the cold and thank you as well to Mr Upcraft for attending and helping to coach the team. We look forward to our next tournament in the Turner Cup.

 

 

                                                      

 

Chalkwell Friendly

 

On Thursday afternoon many boys in year six (plus Tom in year five) had the opportunity to play a friendly against our local rival: Chalkwell. The boys in year six had not yet had the opportunity to play for the school and so were very excited to put on the North Street kit and represent our school. They all played excellently and despite going 1-0, we went on to win 4-1! Great effort all round boys! Well done!

 

                                       

 

 

 

 

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