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Category Archives: Sport

Race for Life

St Lawrence’s held a Race for Life event today to raise money for Cancer Research. This is a charity that is close to the hearts of many families here at St Lawrence’s. Year 5 took part with lots of enthusiasm. Miss Davidson and Mr Brown ran with them cheered on by MissCharlton and lots of parents. Everyone made a fantastic effort and enjoyed running- even in the rain! I’m sure we will raise lots of money for this very important cause.

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

Skipping competition 2019

Year 4 loved practicing their skipping skills over the last few months. The big day finally happened (Thursday the 14th March) and the children were filled with a mix of nervousness and excitement. Although the children did not win, they had an amazing experience and many have developed a new skill for life. The children reminded… Continue Reading

Five a side Success

Our girls took part in the Catholic Primary 5 a side competition for gilrs on Wednesday 13 February. They raced through the group stages scoring goals for fun. They recorded 5-0, 9-0 and 6-0 victories to qualify as group winners. In the semi final, they overcame st Cuthbert’s Kenton 5-1 in an excellent display. After… Continue Reading

Year 5 Hoops 4 Health Tournament

On Friday 1st February, Year 5 took part in the Year 5 Hoops 4 Health Basketball Tournament at the brand new Newcastle Eagles Community Arena.  We were split into four teams and played against lots of different primary schools in Newcastle, winning many of our games!  Year 5 showed fantastic sportsmanship throughout the day; they… Continue Reading

WAGS Football Tournament

This week our Y6 girls travelled to Benfield School to participate in a WAGS Football Tournament against other primary schools in Newcastle. The afternoon began with a dance and game of dodgeball to warm up.  We were split into two teams – Belgium and Norway. Playing more than 12 games and winning many of them,… Continue Reading