Sport News 2018-19
John Farnworth – World Record Football Freestyler visits Gisburn Road!
A big thank you to John Farnworth who visited our school on Friday to show off his impressive skills and teach our classes some of his amazing skills in workshops throughout the day. John is a very talented and inspirational person – he is the current holder of 9 world records, he has completed the London Marathon by keeping the ball up for the entire 26.2 miles and he has also got to the base camp of Mount Everest by simply keeping the ball up the entire way all the way to the top. John was fantastic with the children both in both his workshops and assembly and the children all had a fantastic day!
17 children from Year 6 took part in Bike Ability training over 2 days this week. The children spent time on the MUGA learning the key basics of how to ride a bike safely and learnt how to use the correct signs when riding a bike on the road. On Day 2, some of the children then learnt how to ride safely on the roads whilst the others continued on the MUGA passing Level 1. Well done everyone – hope you had a great time and learnt a lot too!
Well done to 24 children from Year 5 who took part in a Bike Ability course over 2 days this week. On Monday the children spent time on the MUGA learning the key basics for how to ride a bike safely and also learnt the correct signs when riding on the road. On Day 2, some of the children then learnt how to ride safely on the road whilst some of the children continued learning how to ride a bike safely. The children all worked really hard and the instructors said that there behavior over the 2 days was a credit to our school. Well done everyone!
Year 3/4 Football Friendly vs Sacred Heart Primary School
Gisburn Road 1-5 Sacred Heart
Well done to the Year 3/4 football team who took part in their first game as a team on Monday evening at Fisher More High School. The children kept battling and showed great determination in the freezing weather, against a very strong Sacred Heart team. Well done everyone!
Team: Dainton Tennant, Nathan Emberson, Matthew Greaves, Hannah Rogan, Charlie Holman, Ethan Kirrage, Eesa Raza and Kai Lawson.
Year 5/6 Athletics Competition @ West Craven Leisure Centre
Well done to the team of 12 children from Year 5/6 who did fantastic in the West Craven cluster Athletics competition on Friday at West Craven Leisure Centre. The children all took part in running, throwing and jumping events and due to recording some excellent individual scores, finished in bronze medal position, narrowly missing out on the silver medal by only a few points. Well done team!
Team: Cole Donnely-Jennings, Isla Macphee, George Bibby, Amaya Greenwood, Tyler Sharp, Jade Peel, Kyle Storey, Ruby Robinson, Musa Khan, Willow Pennington, Liam Bowland and Eva Gray.
Year 5/6 Girls Danone FA Tournament @ Fisher More High School
Gisburn Road 1-3 Christ Church
Gisburn Road 0-2 St Paul’s
Team: Emily Taylor, Isla Macphee, Ruby Robinson, Jade Peel, Amaya Greenwood, Hannah Rogan and Charlotte Dobson.
Year 5 Climbing at Pendle Vale College
10 children from Year 5 had a great time on Friday afternoon at Pendle Vale College. The children all had the opportunity to use the 10 metre climbing wall. Throughout the afternoon they learnt new skills and techniques to help them gain confidence to be able to climb to the top of the wall. The children had a fantastic time and thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Well done guys!
Year 4 Climbing at Pendle Vale College
10 children from Year 4 had a great experience on Tuesday afternoon at Pendle Vale College. The children learnt new skills and techniques to give them the confidence to climb up the 10 metre climbing wall. The children showed lots of confidence and showed great listening to help them improve. Well done!
Year 5/6 Boys CVL Football @ Fisher More High School
Gisburn Road 0-2 St Thomas’
Gisburn Road 0-3 Laneshawbridge
Team: Cole Donnely-Jennings, Kaizer Mills, Ryan Carleton, Musa Khan, Tyler Sharp, Kyle Storey, George Bibby and Harry McCredie.
Fixtures & Events
Have a look here at the list of forthcoming fixtures and events:
We are part of the local school sports partnership:
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.