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Sport News 2018-19

Year 5 and Year 6 Orienteering Competition

13th June 2019

Year 5/6 Orienteering Competition @ Holt House

Well done to our Year 5/6 Orienteering team who took part in a competition on Thursday morning at a very wet and cold Holt House. The children all used their maps, stopwatches and stationary to successfully work out where each control was around the fields of Holt House. The children all worked well as a team and come in a presentable 7th position. Well done Orienteers!

Team: Grace, Lia-J, Mahek, Harris, Tyler and Michael.

Year 3 and Year 4 Tennis Competition

11th June 2019

Year 3/4 Tennis Competition @ Pendle Vale College

Well done to our Year 3/4 Tennis team who finished in Runners Up position on Monday afternoon in the Pendle Schools Tennis Competition at Pendle Vale College. The children played 3 games in the group stages against other local schools – winning them all convincingly before reaching the final where they narrowly missed out winning the overall competition to a very strong Earby Springfield outfit. The children all played fantastic throughout the afternoon in very windy conditions, putting all the skills they have learnt recently in PE in to action. The children showed a great attitude and teamwork too. Well done team!

Team: Matthew, Kai, Hannah and Daisy.

Year 5 and Year 6 Tri Duathlon Challenge

6th June 2019

Year 5/6 Tri Duathlon Challenge @ The Steven Burke Cycling Hub

Well done to the 15 children from Year 5/6 who were lucky enough to take part in a Duathlon Challenge on Thursday morning at The Steven Burke Cycling Hub. The children had to run 200 metres, then get on to a bike and cycle 800 metres and then finally put their bike down and run another 200 metres. A big thank you to British Cycling for hosting the event and Fiona from the Pendle School Sport Partnership for giving our children the opportunity to try out a Duathlon Challenge – all the children had a great morning!

Team: Gabby, Michael, Katie, Willow, Eva, Harry, Harris, Isabelle, Lia-J, Jasmine, Isla, Sophie, Jamie, Rosie and Dylan.

Year 5 and Year 6 Girls Cricket Competition

6th June 2019

Year 5/6 Girls Cricket Competition @ Earby Cricket Club

Well done to our Year 5/6 Girls Cricket team who have qualified for the Pendle School finals in two weeks time. The girls showed some great skills when they were batting, bowling and fielding throughout their games, meaning they came in Runners Up position and have therefore qualified for the next round at Colne Cricket Club. Good luck in the next round girls!

Team: Willow, Ruby, Amaya, Hannah, Emily, Isla, Lily and Charlotte.

Year 3 and Year 4 Football Festival

5th June 2019

Year 3/4 Football Festival @ Fisher More High School

Well done to our Year 3/4 Football team who played in their first competitive games together on Wednesday evening at Fisher More against other local schools. The children showed some good potential and now need to build on this for next year!

Gisburn Road 2-3 Coates Lane

Gisburn Road 1-2 Trawden Forest

Team: Ethan, Nathan, Zseylke, Dainton, Matthew, Kai, Charlie and Hannah.

Year 5 and Year 6 Tag Rugby Competition

23rd May 2019

Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Competition @ Holt House

Well done to our Year 5/6 Tag Rugby team who took part in a Tag Rugby Mega Festival on Thursday afternoon at Holt House in Colne. The team played 5 games altogether – winning 2, drawing 2 and losing just 1 game. They all played really well together as a team and showed some good potential for future competitions!

Team: Willow, Fanni, Isla, Ruby, Tyler, Kaizer, Michael and George.

Year 5 and Year 6 Girls CVL Football

22nd May 2019

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

Gisburn Road 0-1 Marsden

Gisburn Road 0-2 Sacred Heart

Gisburn Road 0-2 Trawden Forest

Team: Jade, Lily, Emily, Charlotte, Isla, Fanni and Hannah.

Gisburn Road’s Annual School Sports Day

17th May 2019

Sports Day @ Barnoldswick Cricket Club

A big thank you to all the friends and parents of Gisburn Road who came along to support our annual Sports Day this morning at Barnoldswick Cricket Club. The children all had a fantastic time – competing against their peers. The children took part in 8 stations and showed some impressive skills throughout the event. A big thank you to Barnoldswick Cricket Club for their brilliant hospitality in hosting the event and also to Burnley FC in the Community who very kindly brought along Bertie Bee to surprise the children. All children and staff had a fantastic morning and we hope all you parents did too!

KS1 Athletics Festival

14th May 2019

KS1 Athletics Festival @ Pendle Vale College

Well done to our Year 2 Athletes who had a fantastic time on Tuesday afternoon at Pendle Vale College. Despite the extremely warm weather, the children all tried their best throughout and recorded some fantastic individual and team scores. The children won the relay race, standing long jump and the speed bounce when competing against the other schools in attendance. The children all did fantastic throughout and showed a lot of promise for future competitions.

Team: Bradley, Ebony, Isabella, Logan, Pippa, Ruby, Bertie and Charlie.

Year 5 and Year 6 Girls CVL Football

9th May 2019

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

Gisburn Road 0-1 Wheatley Lane

Gisburn Road 0-0 Sacred Heart

Gisburn Road 1-0 Bradley

Team: Isla, Hannah, Fanni, Jade, Emily, Amaya and Charlotte.

Fixtures & Events

Have a look here at the list of forthcoming fixtures and events:

Sport Partnership

We are part of the local school sports partnership:

Awards

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

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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.