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Category Archives: Sport

St Lawrence’s raises £1517 for ‘The Race for Life’

Last summer, all of our children ran one mile in ‘The Race for Life’ for Cancer Research.

We finally collected all of the money in and raised an incredible £1517.

Cancer touches us all and we are very proud that a small Primary School such as ourselves could raise such a substantial amount.

We will move on to our next mission soon and seek to help those in need in the world.

Good Start to the Season

An inexperienced St Lawrence’s football team won the first match of the season in the Bishop’s Cup competition. They defeated St Mary’s, of Forest Hall, 3 – 2, in a very open match. The team lost the following fixture with St Alban’s but with some fantastic team work and passing it bodes well for an… Continue Reading

Newcastle Eagles visit Year 5!

Year 5 were lucky enough to be visited by three Newcastle Eagles players, Themba Yabantu, Eddie Matthew and Kai Williams, as part of the Hoops 4 Health Basketball Roadshow. Kai started the session by discussing how we can keep healthy, including exercising often, eating well and drinking lots of water. We participated in a ‘fitness… Continue Reading

KS2 Sports Day

The sun shone brightly on Thursday when all of our children participated in KS2 Sports day 2019.  We were allocated a team and enjoyed ‘having a go’ at all of the different activities. The afternoon culminated in exciting running races on our running track.  The purple team were the overall winners but all of the… Continue Reading

School Athletics Championships

Our school took part in the annual citywide Athletics championships at Monkton stadium on Tuesday 4 June 2019. While we were unable to retain our shield from last year, there were some excellent and highly notable individual and team performances. Billie Slasor (name given by permission) in particular ran a brilliant race to win the… Continue Reading

Rugby Stars Visit St Lawrence’s

St Lawrence’s has teamed up with the Newcastle Falcons and the Greggs Foundation to introduce rugby skills at Breakfast Club. Falcon’s academy stars Tom Marshall, who is in the Scotland under 20 squad, and Will Montgomery, who plays for England under 19, have been helping out, getting to know the children and showing them how exercise can be… Continue Reading