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Category Archives: Sport

Developing Sportsmanship in Y6

In P.E., Year 6 have been learning about the importance of good sportsmanship.  They participated in an activity, where they had to support their team members around an assault course, while blindfolded!  This demonstrated the need for effective communication, encouragement and support.

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

Y5 Basketball Roadshow

Year 5 had a fantastic afternoon with some of the Newcastle Eagles basketball team yesterday. Three of the players, Rahmon Fletcher, Jeremy Smith and Victor Moses, came in to school to deliver Hoops for Health. As part of the road show, the children undertook some fitness activities, such as running on the spot, star jumps… Continue Reading