Sport

Sports News 2017/18

Monday 18th September 2017
Year 5/6 Girls CVL High Five Netball @ Pendle Vale College

Our Year 5/6 Girls High Five Netball team enjoyed their first competition on a very wet and cold Monday evening at Pendle Vale College. Despite all of this, the girls showed some great determination to battle through and put in some gritty performances. Well done girls – you were fantastic!
Team: Nicole Jackson, Marukh Khan, Amelia Garrett, Leona Williamson, Paige Thompson, Jade Peel and Amaya Greenwood.

Wednesday 20th September 2017
Year 5/6 Boys CVL Football @ Pendle Vale College

Our Year 5/6 Boys Football team got off to a flying start in the Central Venue League at Pendle Vale College on Wednesday evening. The boys won all 3 of their games meaning they are now automatically pooled in to the top group for the next round. Well done boys – you were all brilliant!
Gisburn Road 1-0 Sacred Heart
Gisburn Road 3-0 St Joseph’s
Gisburn Road 2-0 Christ Church
Team: Thomas Townsend, David Rawson, Alfie Crawford, Seamus Driver, Corey Parker, Cameron Thompson, Liam Peel and Tom Boothman.

Thursday 21st September 2017
National Schools Run a Mile Day

All our children from Reception through to Year 6 enjoyed participating in Run a Mile Day by running 20 laps of the MUGA. All the children showed great grit and determination to complete their mile. Well done to everyone!

Thursday 28th September 2017
Playground Leaders Training

12 children from Year 6 enjoyed their Playground Leader training on Thursday with Fiona Callaghan – the School Games Organiser for Pendle Sports Partnership. These Year 6 children will now be helping to keep all the equipment safe at break times, organizing small team games and helping get all the younger children active every break time. We hope you enjoyed your training!
Playground Leaders: Megan Dodd, Lily Cave, Leona Williamson, Zaira Khan, Amna Afzal, Marukh Khan, Amelia Garrett, Kanoknipha Panchart, Liam Peel, Isaac Howarth-Hynes and Jacob Miller.

Tuesday 10th October 2017
Year 5/6 Hockey Festival @ Marsden Heights College

Four children from Year 6 loved their Hockey Festival on Tuesday evening at Marsden Heights. They all learnt some new skills before playing 3 matches against other local schools. The children won all 3 matches – scoring 11 goals and conceding just 1 goal. Well done all of you. You were a credit to the school and did brilliant!
Team: Megan Dodd, Liam Peel, Kanoknipha Panchart and Seamus Driver.

Wednesday 11th October 2017
Year 1/2 Multi-Skills Festival @ Pendle Vale College

Four children from Year 2 enjoyed a Multi-Skills Festival on Wednesday morning at Pendle Vale College. They learnt Rugby based skills throughout the morning and most importantly had lots of fun! We hope you all had a good time.
Team: Adam Inman, Shelby Parker, Sophie Cawdrey and Nathan Emberson.

Monday 16th October 2017
Year 5/6 Girls CVL High Five Netball @ Pendle Vale College

Our Year 5/6 Girls Netball team showed great improvement at the latest Central Venue League on Monday evening at Pendle Vale. The girls showed good teamwork and got more confident as the night went on – showing some good passing and moving skills as well as scoring lots of goals too. The girls played 5 games – winning 2, drawing 2 and losing just the 1. Well done girls!
Team: Paige Thompson, Amelia Garrett, Megan Dodd, Marukh Khan, Jade Peel, Leona Williamson.

Wednesday 18th October 2017
Year 5/6 Boys CVL Football @ Fisher More High School

The Year 5/6 Boys football team enjoyed taking part in the Central Venue League on the brand new 4G pitch at Fisher More High School on Wednesday evening. The boys drew all 3 of their games – against some tough opposition and remained unbeaten all night. Well done boys!
Gisburn Road 0-0 Higham
Gisburn Road 1-1 Sacred Heart
Gisburn Road 1-1 Salterforth
Team: David Rawson, Seamus Driver, Corey Parker, Thomas Townsend, Cameron Thompson, Liam Peel, Alfie Crawford and Tom Boothman.

Thursday 19th October 2017
Year 3/4 Football Friendly v Sacred Heart

The Year 3/4 Boys football team enjoyed their first ever match on Thursday evening against a very strong Sacred Heart team. Despite the torrential rain and muddy pitch, the boys battled on and showed a lot of determination to keep on going.
Team: Kai Lawson, Kyle Storey, Archie Lawson, Musa Khan, Tyler Sharp, Harry McCreddie and George Bibby.

Wednesday 25th October 2017
Mini Whistlers Course

A group of children from Year 5 and 6 enjoyed their Mini Whistlers course on Wednesday afternoon with Sam from the Lancashire Football Association. Firstly, the children learnt all the rules of being a referee and also spoke about what good respect is when playing football. After the children had spent time learning all this, they had a go at putting it into action on the MUGA. They all learnt the rules, signals, how to use the yellow/red cards correctly and then finally took turns at being a referee whilst the others played. Well done refs – we hope to see you on the TV in a few years!

Wednesday 8th November 2017
Year 5/6 Boys CVL Football @ Fisher More High School

Gisburn Road 0-2 Blacko
Gisburn Road 1-0 Higham
Gisburn Road 2-3 Christ Church Colne
Team: Liam Peel, Corey Parker, Cameron Thompson, Isaac Howarth-Hynes, Seamus Driver, Tom Boothman, Thomas Townsend and Alfie Crawford.

Monday 13th November 2017
Year 5/6 Girls High Five CVL Netball @ Pendle Vale College

Gisburn Road 0-0 Lomeshaye
Gisburn Road 1-2 Reedley
Gisburn Road 0-2 Sacred Heart
Gisburn Road 0-0 St Mary’s
Team: Leona Williamson, Paige Thompson, Nicole Jackson, Marukh Khan, Megan Dodd, Amelia Garrett and Jade Peel.

Thursday 16th November 2017
Year 5/6 Bike Ability Training

Well done to all the children who completed their Bike Ability training this week. The children learnt all the different signs to use when riding on the road before actually putting their practice into purpose when they went riding on the busy roads. The children showed lots of enthusiasm and grew in confidence whilst riding their bikes. Well done bikers… You did wheelie good!

Monday 20th November 2017
Year 5/6 Dodgeball Festival @ Fisher More High School

These 8 children from Year 5 and 6 loved their Dodgeball competition on Monday evening at Fisher More. The children played lots of games against other schools – learning how to duck, dodge, dive, catch and throw… all at the same time! They all did fantastic and were a credit to the school.
Team: Cole Jennings, Casey Walsh, David Rawson, Joshua Shailes, Lily Rogan, Isabelle Jesson, Paige Thompson and Sophie Wright.

Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Year 3/4 Multi-Skills Festival @ Fisher More High School

These four children from Year 3 and 4 loved their Multi-Skills Festival at Fisher More on Wednesday afternoon. The children did some running races and throwing events and then even learnt how to do some Kurling. Well done you four!
Team: Ciaran Daly , Kayleigh Singleton, Alex Murgatroyd and Daisy Kershaw.

Friday 1st December 2017
Year 5/6 Athletics Competition @ West Craven Sports Centre

Well done to these 12 children from Years 5 and 6 who performed excellently on Friday morning at West Craven Sports Centre. The children all recorded fantastic individual scores in the events they competed in. This meant once all the scores were added up; the children finished the morning in Runners Up position – narrowly missing out on winning the overall event by a very narrow margin. Well done all of you. Great effort!
Team: Cole Jennings, Thomas Townsend, Corey Parker, Liam Peel, Seamus Driver, Alfie Crawford, Leona Williamson, Marukh Khan, Amaya Greenwood, Jade Peel, Megan Dodd and Paige Thompson.

Tuesday 5th December 2017
Year 3/4 Basketball Festival @ West Craven Leisure Centre

A team of Year 3/4 children loved learning how to play Basketball on Tuesday evening at West Craven Leisure Centre. The children learnt how to pass, dribble and shoot before putting all these skills into action against other local schools. Well done – you all did great!
Team: Archie Lawson, Michael Richardson, Musa Khan, Harry McCredie, Jasmine Whittingham and Ruby Robinson.

Wednesday 6th December 2017
English Schools FA Danone Cup @ Fisher More High School

Gisburn Road 0-1 Park Primary
Gisburn Road 1-0 Laneshawbridge
Gisburn Road 1-1 Holy Saviours
Team: Liam Peel, Seamus Driver, David Rawson, Tom Boothman, Thomas Townsend, Alfie Crawford, Corey Parker and Cameron Thompson.

Tuesday 12th December 2017
Burnley FC vs Stoke City – Matchday Experience ‘Guard of Honour’

12 children from Year 6 had an amazing experience on Tuesday night at Turf Moor. Despite the freezing weather and torrential rain, the children all had a fantastic time. They got a pre-match coaching session with Burnley FC in the Community, before making their way around the ground and applauding all the Stoke City and Burnley FC players on to the pitch.. they even got a high five off Sean Dyche too! After this, the children then watched the remainder of the game in their seats where Burnley came out 1-0 winners thanks to a late goal. Well done you 12 – you represented the school magnificently.

Monday 18th December 2017
KS2 Santa Fun Run @ Victory Park

Over 50 children from KS2 enjoyed taking part in the Santa Fun Run at Victory Park on Monday morning. Despite the freezing weather and icy field, the children all showed lots of grit and determination to each complete their mile whilst running with their Santa’s hat on to get in to the Christmas spirit. What a good way to burn off next week’s Christmas dinner and chocolates! Well done everyone – what a nice, enjoyable morning you all made it.

Wednesday 17th January 2018
Premier League Primary Stars Launch Assembly in partnership with Burnley FC in the Community – Special visit from Bertie Bee

On Wednesday morning, our children all had a huge surprise as Burnley FC mascot – Bertie Bee, came to Gisburn Road to launch the Premier League Primary Stars campaign which we have signed up to as a school. The children were all very excited to see Bertie and he was fantastic with all of the children too! This term, Burnley FC will be now in every Wednesday working with our children throughout the day on different topics. Thank you for coming in Bertie and thank you to BFC for organizing this special assembly too.

Friday 26th January 2018
Year 3/4 Athletics Competition @ West Craven Sports Centre

Well done to the 12 children from Year 3 and 4 who competed in the Athletics competition on Friday morning at West Craven. They underwent a range of running, jumping and throwing events and recorded some excellent team and individual scores which therefore meant they finished the overall competition in Bronze medal position – narrowly missing out on the Silver medal by just 8 points. We were however very proud of our athletes who tried the very hardest they could and never gave up! Well done to all of you.
Team: Michael Richardson, Harry McCredie, Kaizer Mills, Musa Khan, George Bibby, Oliver Shutt, Evie Greenwood, Hannah Rogan, Ruby Robinson, Jasmine Whittingham, Neha Mehmood and Eva Gray.

Wednesday 31st January 2018
Year 3/4 Dodgeball Festival @ Fisher More High School

Our Year 3/4 Dodgeball team enjoyed their competition on Wednesday evening at Fisher More. All these children played lots of games against other schools – trying to get the opposition out by hitting them with a ball whilst ducking, dodging, diving and catching all at the same time. They all had a great time and were a credit to the school.
Team: Matthew Greaves, Brandon Wolstenholme, Kaizer Mills, Charlie Holman, Hannah Rogan, Ruby Robinson, Gabby Thompson and Aimee Lovesey.

Monday 5th February 2018
Year 5/6 Boys Football Friendly v Sacred Heart

Gisburn Road 2-5 Sacred Heart
Team: Cameron Thompson, Corey Parker, Isaac Howarth-Hynes, Thomas Townsend, Tom Boothman, David Rawson, Seamus Driver and Alfie Crawford.

Wednesday 7th February 2018
Sports for Schools Afternoon – Team GB Olympic Diver Rebecca Gallantree visits Gisburn Road!

On Wednesday afternoon, we had a very, very special visit from a former Team GB Olympic Athlete! Rebecca Gallantree, who used to be a Diver and who competed in 3 Olympic Games (Beijing, London and Rio) visited our school to undergo some fitness circuits with the children and then did a whole school assembly with all the children present, attempting to inspire them to find something they love doing and that impossible is nothing if you believe in yourself. Rebecca also showed some clips of her sporting journey to the absolute top where she won gold medals as well as showing clips of her best performances from years gone by. The children had an amazing afternoon and something that they should cherish for years to come. Rebecca was fantastic with the children and we at Gisburn Road can’t thank her enough for taking her time to inspire our children. You are welcome back any time Rebecca! Now it is over to the children to get their sponsorship money in to school!

Wednesday 21st February 2018
Year 5/6 Boys CVL Football @ Fisher More High School

Gisburn Road 1-1 Sacred Heart
Gisburn Road 5-0 Castercliffe
Gisburn Road 4-0 Blacko
Gisburn Road 0-1 Barnoldswick Church School
Team: Liam Peel, Corey Parker, David Rawson, Thomas Townsend, Tom Boothman, Seamus Driver, Cameron Thompson and Alfie Crawford.

Wednesday 7th March 2018
Year 4/5/6 B Team Football Competition @ Pendle Vale College

Gisburn Road 1-2 Bradley
Gisburn Road 2-0 St Michael’s
Gisburn Road 3-0 West Street Colne
Gisburn Road 1-0 Barnoldswick Church School
Team: Angus Walker, Alfie Crawford, Cole Jennings, Isaac Howarth-Hynes, Ryan Carleton, George Bibby, Cameron Thompson and Archie Lawson.

Year 5/6 Swimming Gala @ Colne Leisure Centre
Tuesday 13th March 2018

Well done to all the swimmers who took part in the Swimming Gala at Colne Leisure Centre on Tuesday evening. The children all tried their best and never gave up, despite coming up against some very strong swimmers from other schools. All the children had a very good time and were a credit to their school with their behaviour throughout the event.
Team: Casey Walsh, Joshua Shailes, Seamus Driver, Grace Plant, Isabelle Jesson, Lily Rogan, Eva Gray and Jaden Somers.

Year 5/6 Boys CVL Football @ Fisher More High School
Wednesday 14th March 2018

Gisburn Road 3-3 Barrowford Primary School
Gisburn Road 4-0 Higham Primary School
Team: Liam Peel, David Rawson, Corey Parker, Thomas Townsend, Seamus Driver, Cameron Thompson, Liam Peel and Alfie Crawford.

Monday 19th March 2018
Sport Relief Week Begins – ‘Ash Randall Football Freestyler’ visits Gisburn Road

A big thank you to Ash Randall – Guiness Book of World Records ‘Football Freestyler’ who spent the day with us on Monday to kick off Sport Relief week. Ash did a whole school assembly showing off his impressive selection of skills before giving the children an opportunity to ask questions. Ash then worked with some of the lucky classes throughout the day, teaching them a range of new skills. Ash was brilliant with all the children and they all got a lot out of their session. Thank you Ash!

Friday 23rd March 2018
Sport Relief Day

A big well done and thank you to all our children for donating £2 each to Sport Relief for less fortunate children. Throughout the week, the children have all run a mile a day too. Thus means as a school, we successfully completed our challenge from Barnoldswick to Berlin – which is 930 miles. A huge well done to all the children for showing great determination each day to run their mile. We have had a great week and we now have lots of healthy and fit but tired children!

Tuesday 10th April 2018
Burnley FC Footballer Charlie Taylor visits Gisburn Road!

On Tuesday afternoon we had a special visit from Burnley FC footballer – Charlie Taylor. Charlie did a Q & A session with Year 6, helping to inspire the children and how he became a professional footballer. Charlie then stopped by in Year 2 for a class photograph too! Thank you to Burnley FC in the Community for organizing a player visit and to Sam Howell from Burnley FC in the Community for arranging for Charlie to come to visit Gisburn Road!

Monday 16th April 2018
Year 5/6 Badminton Competition @ Pendle Vale College

Well done this team of 4 children from Year 5/6 who did brilliant in the Badminton competition on Monday evening at Pendle Vale College. The children played lots of games against lots of other schools and finished the evening in 3rd position. They all had lots of fun and were also a credit to the school.
Team: Paige Thompson, Seamus Driver, Jade Peel and Liam Peel.

Thursday 19th April 2018
Year 5/6 Cross Country Competition @ Holt House Playing Fields

These 8 children from out of Year 5/6 did excellent on Thursday afternoon in the Pendle School’s Cross Country competition. Despite the extremely warm weather, the children all completed their 1.3 mile and all finished in the top 100, out of the 200 children there who competed. Well done everyone, super work!
Team: Seamus Driver, Corey Parker, Alfie Crawford, Cameron Thompson, Paige Thompson, Grace Plant, Jade Peel and Megan Dodd.

Friday 20th April 2018
Year 3/4 Orienteering Festival @ Coates Lane Primary School

6 children from Year 3/4 enjoyed their Orienteering Festival on Friday afternoon in the sun. The children all used their maps to find the correct control cards around the school fields. They all did brilliant and they all had an enjoyable afternoon. Thank you to Coates Lane for hosting the festival.
Team: Eva Gray, Ruby Robinson, Theo Pickles, Kaizer Mills, Jasmine Whittingham and Kyle Storey.

Wednesday 25th April 2018
Year 5/6 Girls Football @ Fisher More High School

Well done to the Year 5/6 Girls Football team who did excellent on the opening night of the Central Venue League at Fisher More. The girls won their first 2 matches before narrowly getting beat against a strong Park Primary team 1-0. The girls all did super and are already looking forward to the next round of fixtures in a couple of weeks time!
Gisburn Road 2-0 Foulridge St Michael’s
Gisburn Road 1-0 Bradley
Gisburn Road 0-1 Park Primary
Team: Charlotte Dobson, Marukh Khan, Paige Thompson, Amaya Greenwood, Ruby Robinson and Megan Dodd.

Wednesday 9th May 2018
Year 5/6 Girls Football @ Fisher More High School

Gisburn Road 0-2 Park Primary
Gisburn Road 0-2 St Joseph’s
Gisburn Road 0-2 Earby Springfield
Team: Jade Peel, Emily Taylor, Charlotte Dobson, Paige Thompson, Amaya Greenwood and Megan Dodd.

Year 3/4 Quicksticks Hockey Festival @ Gisburn Road
Friday 11th May 2018

On Friday afternoon, some of our Year 3/4 children enjoyed taking part in a Hockey festival with Barnoldswick Church School and Coates Lane Primary on our MUGA. The children learnt some basic dribbling, passing and shooting skills before putting these skills into a match against the other schools in a little round robin competition. The children all thoroughly enjoyed their afternoon and their behaviour was a credit to all their schools.
Team: Jack Berger, Matthew Greaves, Kai Lawson, Tyler Sharp, Ruby Robinson, Willow Pennington and Jasmine Whittingham.

Sports Day @ Barnoldswick Cricket Club
Friday 18th May 2018

Friday morning saw the whole school take part in our annual Sports Day. The children all walked down from school to Barnoldswick Cricket Club where we hosted the event this year; in their classes to get the morning started. All 7 classes completed 8 different events throughout the morning in the beautiful summery weather and all had lots and lots of fun throughout the morning. The children all tried their very best in every event and their behavior was a credit to the school. Also, a very big thank you to Barnoldswick Cricket Club for allowing us to hold our Sports Day on their ground – it was a great morning for all children, staff and parents and we appreciate your community help!

YourMileYourWay – Mile Challenge
Friday 18th May 2018

On Friday afternoon, all the children from Reception through to Year 5 all completed a mile as part of a project by the Up and Active team to get all schools in Lancashire completing a mile to tally it all up to 25,000 miles – however they wanted to complete it. The children dribbled a football, bounced a netball, used a skipping rope, caught a tennis ball or just simply ran around the MUGA 20 times to complete their mile. Altogether we had 160 children complete the mile challenge, therefore we as a school pledged 160 miles to the project. Well done everyone!

Tuesday 5th June 2018
Year 5/6 Girls Cricket Competition @ Earby Cricket Club

Well done to our Year 5/6 Girls Cricket team who did fantastic on Tuesday afternoon in the warm weather at Earby Cricket Club. The girls put all their recent skills they had learnt in their Cricket PE topic in to action in the games that they played – doing some super bowling, batting and fielding. Well done girls.. you were brilliant!
Team: Paige Thompson, Zaira Khan, Charlotte Dobson, Emily Taylor, Marukh Khan, Amelia Garrett, Megan Dodd and Isla Macphee.

Wednesday 6th June 2018
Year 5/6 Girls Football @ Fisher More High School

Gisburn Road 1-1 Earby Springfield
Gisburn Road 0-1 St Joseph’s
Gisburn Road 1-0 Marsden
Team: Jade Peel, Emily Taylor, Charlotte Dobson, Megan Dodd, Amaya Greenwood and Paige Thompson.

Thursday 7th June 2018
KS2 Foot Golf Festival @ Earby Springfield Primary School

Well done to this team of children who took part in a Foot Golf festival on Thursday afternoon in the sunshine. The children all had to work as a team by kicking the ball into the hole – in as least shots as possible. The children all had a great time and even asked when they are doing it again!
Team: Kayleigh Singleton, Jacob Miller, Lily Cave, Alfie Holman, Kayleigh Peel, Ciaran Daly, Daisy Kershaw and Guru Prasad.

Tuesday 12th June 2018
Year 5/6 Boys Cricket Competition @ Earby Cricket Club

Well done to the Year 5/6 Cricket team who won the West Craven cluster competition on Tuesday morning at Earby Cricket Club. The boys all put in some fantastic performances with both bat and ball to win the competition and qualify for the next round. The boys played fantastic all morning and showed some super team work to ensure we won the overall competition. Fantastic effort all of you!
Gisburn Road beat Barnoldswick Church School
Gisburn Road beat Earby Springfield
Team: Seamus Coleman, Mohammed Anees, Thomas Townsend, Casey Walsh, Sheraaz Hussain, Cameron Thompson, Musa Khan and Sahil Mehmood.

Thursday 14th June 2018
Year 3/4 Quad Kids Athletics @ Seedhill Athletics Centre

Well done to our Year 3/4 Quad Kids Athletics team who competed in the Pendle Borough finals day at Seedhill on Thursday. The children all scored some extremely high results throughout their running, throwing and jumping events, both individually and as a team which therefore meant out of the 10 schools that entered, we finished the competition in fourth position, very narrowly missing out on bronze medal. Despite this, the children had a very enjoyable day and we was very proud of all of their efforts throughout the event.
Team: Eva Gray, Willow Pennington, Ruby Robinson, Jasmine Whittingham, Hannah Rogan, Evie Greenwood, Tyler Sharp, George Bibby, Harry McCredie, Kaizer Mills, Matthew Greaves and Kyle Storey.

Monday 18th June 2018
Year 3/4 Tennis Competition @ Pendle Vale College

Well done to our Year 3/4 Tennis team who won BRONZE medal at the Pendle School’s Tennis competition on Monday afternoon at Pendle Vale College. The children played individual matches against lots of other schools from Pendle and due to winning so many matches, once the points were all accumulated, we got the results and found out that we finished the afternoon in 3rd position – very narrowly missing out on the silver medal position. Well done everyone… You were fantastic!
Team: Kyle Storey, Kaizer Mills, Willow Pennington and Ruby Robinson.

Wednesday 20th June 2018
Year 3/4 Football Festival @ Fisher More High School

Gisburn Road 1-0 Wheatley Lane
Gisburn Road 2-2 Trawden Forest
Gisburn Road 0-2 Holy Trinity
Team: George Bibby, Kyle Storey, Archie Lawson, Kai Lawson, Harry McCredie, Matthew Greaves and Kaizer Mills

Thursday 21st June 2018
Year 5/6 Tri Duathlon Challenge @ The Steven Burke Cycling Hub

8 children from Year 5 and 6 really enjoyed their Duathlon challenge on Thursday afternoon at the Steven Burke Cycling Hub. The children all had to run 400 metres, cycle 800 metres and then finish off running an extra 400 metres. The children all had a fantastic time and finished with some super individual scores.
Team: Emily Taylor, Isabelle Jesson, Amelia Garrett, Timmy Metcalfe, Thomas Townsend, Isaac Howarth-Hynes, Jade Peel and Angus Walker.

Monday 25th June 2018
Year 3/4 All Stars Cricket Festival @ Earby Cricket Club

8 children from Year 3 and 4 enjoyed an afternoon in the sun at Earby Cricket Club learning how to play cricket led by the Lancashire County Cricket Club’s All Stars project which is all focusing on getting children in to cricket and teaching them the basic foundations of cricket. All the children had a super time and even got an ice lolly off the teachers to make their afternoon even better!
Team: Hannah Rogan, Ruby Robinson, Willow Pennington, Laila Khan, Dainton Tennant, Matthew Greaves, Archie Lawson and Kaizer Mills.

Tuesday 26th June 2018
Year 4/5 Mixed Cricket Competition @ Colne Cricket Club

Our Year 4/5 Mixed Cricket team very narrowly missed out on a place in the final at Colne Cricket Club on Tuesday afternoon in the sweltering heat. The children played 2 games – winning 1 and losing the other by just 8 runs, meaning that we missed out on a place in the final. However the children all did fantastic and enjoyed their afternoon.
Team: Emily Taylor, Bilal Ahmed, Sahil Mehmood, Charlotte Dobson, Sheraaz Hussain, Ruby Robinson, Isla Macphee and Musa Khan.

Wednesday 27th June 2018
Year 5/6 Orienteering Competition @ Holt House

A huge well done to our Year 5/6 Orienteering team who won BRONZE medal on Wednesday morning at Holt House. The children all worked in 3 groups of partners searching for all the controls using their maps around the fields. They all recorded such great times that once all the scores were added up, we finished the morning in 3rd position. A great effort to finish in this position with over 10 schools competing. Well done everyone!
Team: Liam Peel, Seamus Driver, Angus Walker, Kanoknipha Panchart, Jade Peel and Paige Thompson.

Monday 2nd July 2018
Year 5/6 Boys Cricket Borough Finals @ Colne Cricket Club

Group Stages
Bradley beat Gisburn Road
Gisburn Road beat Marsden
3rd/4th Place Match
Gisburn Road beat Sacred Heart
Well done to our Year 5/6 Boys Cricket team who won Bronze medal in the Pendle Borough finals on Monday afternoon at Colne Cricket Club in the boiling weather. To get to this stage alone meant they had to win the West Craven cluster competition a few weeks back. The boys got off to a losing start against a strong Bradley team but then pulled it back winning their final group stage game against Marsden before defeating Sacred Heart by 8 runs in the 3rd/4th position match – this meant that the boys won bronze!
Team: Anees Mohammed, Thomas Townsend, Seamus Driver, Casey Walsh, Musa Khan, Cameron Thompson, Sahil Mehmood and Sheraaz Hussain.

Thursday 12th July 2018
Year 3/4 Lancashire Cricket Board Competition @ Blackpool Cricket Club – Gisburn Road represent Team Pendle!

Our Year 3/4 mixed cricket team thoroughly enjoyed their experience representing both Gisburn Road and the Pendle District at the Lancashire finals on Thursday at Blackpool Cricket Club. The children all had a fantastic day playing lots of matches against each representative school from other boroughs across Lancashire on one of the nicest cricket grounds Lancashire has to offer. It was also the first time Gisburn Road has ever represented Pendle on behalf of the Pendle Sport Partnership at the Lancashire School Games so it was also a very proud moment for all of us too. We hope you all had a great experience and had lots of fun throughout the day too!
Team: Matthew Greaves, Archie Lawson, Musa Khan, Kyle Storey, Kaizer Mills, Iqra Ashraf, Hannah Rogan, Laila Khan and Willow Pennington.

Friday 13th July 2018
KS1 Sports Day @ Barnoldswick Church Primary School

8 children from KS1 had a fun packed afternoon at Barnoldswick Church Primary School on Friday afternoon taking part in a KS1 Sports Day hosted by Church School. The children underwent a carousel of Athletics type activities against other local primary schools and even got an ice pop at the end. We hope you all had a fun packed afternoon!
Team: Aimee Lovesey, Nathan Emberson, Jaden Somers, Sophie Cawdrey, Charlie Holman, Ebony Manson, Pippa Nixon and Connor Rogan.

Tuesday 17th July 2018
KS2 SEND Athletics Festival @ Seedhill Athletics Centre

A group of children from KS2 really enjoyed their Athletics Festival on Tuesday morning down at Seedhill Athletics Centre. The children all took part in some running, throwing and jumping events and all put in 100% effort throughout the event. Due to the children all scoring some fantastic individual and team scores, we finished the morning in Silver medal position and therefore came runners up! Well done to everyone who took part. You did excellent!
Team: Lily Cave, Alfie Holman, Harris Brierley, Kayleigh Singleton, Daisy Kershaw, Kaizer Mills, Ciaran Daly and Kayleigh Peel.

Gisburn Road awarded Sainsburys Gold School Games Mark for the first time!

Some absolutely fantastic news to end the school year as we found out that our application to win the Sainsburys School Games Gold Mark Award has been successful and for the first time ever, we are a Sainsburys Gold Mark school – moving up from the Bronze Award we received in 2016 and 2017! A big thank you to all the staff, children and parents for all your help over the last year in helping us achieve what we set out to do in September 2017. Well done everyone… It is now our job to maintain our Gold Award in 2019.

Awards

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

School Games Mark

 

Sport News

Key Stage 1 Sports Day

There will be a sports day for key stage 1 children held at Barnoldswick Church Primary School

Year 3 and Year 4 Cricket Competition

There will be a cricket competition taking place at Stanley Park, Blackpool Cricket Club on Thursday 12th

Year 4 and Year 5 Mixed Cricket Competition

There will be a mixed cricket competition taking place at Earby Cricket Club on Tuesday 26th June
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Funding

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.

Gisburn Road's Primary PE and Sport Funding report