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Sport News 2018-19

Year 3 Cricket Festival

3rd April 2019

Year 3 Indoor Cricket Festival @ Pendle Vale College

Well done to our Year 3 Cricket team who thoroughly enjoyed their Indoor Cricket Festival on Wednesday evening at Pendle Vale College. Throughout the evening the children learnt the key basic skills of cricket and played some small games against other local Pendle schools. The children did fantastic and showed some great potential.

Team: Jordan, Daisy, Sophie, Zselyke, Aimee, Adam, Nathan and Charlie

KS1 All Stars Cricket Taster Afternoon

3rd April 2019

Year 1/2 All Stars Cricket Taster Afternoon with Ex International Cricketer – Joe Scuderi

All children from Year 1 and 2 had a fun and exciting afternoon on Wednesday with ex cricket professional Joe Scuderi. Joe used to play for Australia and Lancashire and also coached the Italian national side. The children learnt the key fundamental basics of cricket – looking at batting, bowling and fielding skills throughout the lesson before putting these skills into a game at the end. The children had a fantastic time and a big thank you to Joe for coming to Gisburn Road to work with our children – they all loved it!

Year 5 and Year 6 Cycling Event

2nd April 2019

Year 5/6 Cycling Event @ The Steven Burke Cycling Hub

15 children from Year 5/6 had a great time at the Steven Burke Cycling Hub in Barrowford on Tuesday morning. The children learnt how to do different skills on their bike and they all gained lots of confidence throughout the morning to get even better. A big thanks to British Cycling and the Pendle School Sport Partnership for giving our children this opportunity to do undergo some cycling.

Year 5 and Year 6 Boys CVL Football

27th March 2019

Year 5/6 Boys CVL Football @ Fisher More High School

Gisburn Road 0-3 St Thomas’

Gisburn Road 1-2 St Mary’s Newchurch in Pendle

Gisburn Road 5-0 Lomeshaye

Team: Kaizer, Harry, George, Matthew, Tyler, Oliver and Kyle.

Year 5 and Year 6 Girls CVL Netball

25th March 2019

Year 5/6 Girls CVL High Five Netball @ Pendle Vale College

Gisburn Road 1-0 St Mary’s Newchurch in Pendle

Gisburn Road 0-2 Christ Church Colne

Gisburn Road 1-1 St John Southworth

Gisburn Road 0-0 St Paul’s

Team: Isla, Lily, Isabelle, Jade and Emily.

KS1 Curling Festival

22nd March 2019

KS1 Curling Festival @ Coates Lane Primary School

6 of our Key Stage 1 children had a lovely afternoon on Friday at Coates Lane Primary School learning how to Curl. The children took part with lots of other local Barnoldswick schools and had lots of fun all throughout the afternoon and due to some great scores recorded, our children won the overall event – finishing in 1st position!  A big thank you to Coates Lane Primary School for hosting the event – our children loved it and had a wonderful time!

Team: Ariyaan, Olivia, Lucy, Summer, Charlie and Anderson.

KS2 Swimming Gala

12th March 2019

Key Stage 2 Swimming Gala @ Colne Leisure Centre

A huge well done to our Swimming Gala team who performed with lots of grit, resilience and determination on Tuesday night at Colne Leisure Centre. The children all took part in their own individual heats against other local Pendle schools and recorded some super individual times. Once the scores had all been added up, the team finished in 6th place out of the 8 schools that entered the competition. The standard was extremely high and not once did our children give up – representing the school in magnificent fashion. Well done everyone!

Team: Aimee, Matthew, Kaizer, Willow, Tyler, Harris, Emily and Eva.

Year 5 and Year 6 Badminton Competition

5th March 2019

Year 5/6 Badminton Competition @ Nelson & Colne College

A huge well done to our Year 5/6 Badminton team who came Runners Up on Tuesday evening in the Pendle Schools Badminton Competition at Nelson & Colne College. The children played lots of games against many other Pendle schools and due to some great individual performances and teamwork together, it meant that they finished the evening in Runners Up position, narrowly missing out on winning the overall event. Well done everyone – you were absolutely fantastic!

Team: George, Amaya, Ruby and Kyle.


Year 5 and Year 6 B Team Athletics Competition

14th February 2019

Year 5/6 B Team Athletics Competition @ West Craven Leisure Centre

Well done to the team of 12 children from Year 5/6 who represented the school on Thursday morning in the B Team Athletics Competition at West Craven Leisure Centre. The 6 boys and 6 girls all worked as a team to record  some great individual scores throughout the running, jumping and throwing events. The team tried extremely hard and worked well as a team all morning, meaning they finished the morning in Runners Up position – very narrowly missing out on winning the overall event. The children showed a great attitude and their behaviour was a credit to the school. Well done Athletes!

Team: Michael, Harry, Joshua, Sheraaz, Oliver, Ryan, Laila, Mahek, Fanni, Jasmine, Isabelle and Shannon.

Year 5 and Year 6 B Team Football Competition

13th February 2019

Year 5/6 B Team Football Competition @ Fisher More High School

Well done to the Year 5/6 B team who competed in a competition on Wednesday evening at Fisher More High School. The team of children played against other local schools from Pendle battling it out for the overall trophy. We drew 2 games 0-0 and narrowly lost the other game 1-0. Well done to everyone who took part – you all tried your very best in windy conditions!

Gisburn Road 0-0 Castercliff

Gisburn Road 0-0 Coates Lane

Gisburn Road 0-1 Barnoldswick Church School

Team: Kaizer, Kai, Oliver S, Matthew, Tyler, Amaya and Oliver D.

Fixtures & Events

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Sport Partnership

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In July 2018 we gained the Gold Level for the School Games Mark. We now need to maintain our gold award for 2019.



Schools are allocated a sum of money, called Primary PE and Sport Funding, to support all children and improve the quantity, quality and breadth of PE and sport provision.