There was fantastic running from all the children who came to the Rushcliffe Schools team relays yesterday. The year three boys gave us a great start with Dylan finishing in third place, Georgia extended this to second and then Ethan in year four took the lead which each subsequent runner was able to extend [...]
Having had a couple of training sessions in school two teams of Y5 and Y6 children took part in their first ever basketball competition earlier this week and they really did impress me. Well done to all of you - each one of you played a crucial role in defended, attacking and working as a [...]
Earlier this week children from Y3-Y6 represented Abbey Road in a Nottinghamshire School's Swimming Gala. As well as competing in individual races of frontcrawl, breaststroke and backstroke, plus the traditional relay events, the children also had fun with a polo style relay, and a team woggle race. We had a great morning, finishing 4 out [...]
Our fabulous year 6 Sports Leaders have been teaching the staff skipping games and yesterday all the children had great fun learning new skills and games which they can then incorporate into their play and lunchtimes.
Despite the wind and rain, children from Y3-Y6 had a fabulous afternoon of cross country at Wollaton Park. Many of the children were taking part in their first cross country race and it was great to see them running with such enthusiasm and determination. Following another impressive performance, Jacob Hughes (Y6) brought home a Bronze [...]
Congratulations to the ten Y5/6 children who represented Abbey Road so brilliantly in the Rushcliffe Schools Cross-country Championships. Running against the best runners from across the borough Jacob stormed home to a brilliant second place, with Oliver, Hannah and Kirsten all finishing in the top twelve and therefore securing places to represent Rushcliffe in the [...]
Even two weeks of rain didn't seem to dampen the children's enthusiasm for orienteering.... Great running, team work and map reading from everyone.
Well done to all the children who represented Abbey Road in the Indoor Athletics today - it really was a pleasure to accompany you. I was so impressed with the way you supported each other and whilst I expected some of you to be quick, others of you surprised me (and yourselves!) with your speedy [...]