Barons CourtPrimary School and Nursery

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  • Avenue Road, Westcliff-on-Sea,
  • Essex, SS0 7PJ
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Sporting Achievements

New Age Curling - December 2018

This week a team from Phase 4 represented the school at a New Age Curling competition. Just as it sounds, it's just like the sport you see at the Winter Olympics, just without the ice and the frantic brushing! It takes a steady hand and a tactical brain to get the stone onto the target or block the opposition from scoring, or clearing your stones out. The children played really well, winning our 1st round group and then narrowly missing out on the finals. Well done team!

Thomas said, “It was very competitive but we all shook hands at the end and it was good fun.”

Eira said, “The curling was really fun and we played well as a team to come fifth.”

Mr Thornton said, “The children were really proud of their performance and worked very well as a team, showing some great tactical play.”


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Year 5/6 Boys' Football - November 2018

This week our Year 5/6 football team braved the cold, blustery weather to compete in the local football tournament. Their skills, teamwork and sportsmanship was commended by everyone - well done boys we are all very proud of you.

Elliot said “I thought we all played our best against the other teams and we came second in our group.”

Alex said “The football was very exciting and fun and a good experience for the whole team.”

Mr Thornton said “The boys played with great team spirit and sportsmanship. There were some fantastic individual performances and we excelled as a team. Well done BC!”


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Year 5/6 Girls' Football October 2018

It really has been a sporting week with our Year 5 and 6 girls football team representing our school at the borough tournament. They have been training hard as a team after school each week and have achieved some excellent results. Well done girls you represented our school fantastically.

Tegan said “It was a really good tournament, we all helped each other and we were happy with ourselves at the end.”

Lexie said “It was a fun day, it was a tough competition but we all tried our hardest.”

Mr Creighton said “The girls did a fantastic job. They showed great determination and improved with every game. You made me proud!”

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Year 5/6 Tag Rugby October 2018

On Wednesday we participated in our second sporting tournament of the year at the borough wide tag rugby tournament. There were some excellent results and the children really did play excellently as a team demonstrating some great rugby skills – well done everyone we are all really proud of you.

Emma said “It was really enjoyable because everyone worked together and we had a great time!”

Elliot said “Tag Rugby was really good and I think our team played really well against the other schools.”

.Miss Richardson said “The team displayed great sportsmanship and I was particularly impressed with their perseverance when they were one try down and came back!"

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Key Stage 2 Cross Country 

Our annual programme of tournaments started this week as our Key Stage 2 runners competed in the borough wide cross country tournament. There were some excellent personal achievements as the children had to run a good distance around Garons. Well done children you demonstrated great stamina and team work – we are all very proud of you.

Daniel said “I was pretty nervous when I went up to the line but after they blew the whistle I ran really well!”

Georgia said “I enjoyed the running and the competition with other girls. I was really happy I made it to the end!”

Adil said “It was hard because it was a longer distance but everyone was encouraging so made me stronger.”

Mr Thornton said “The children all ran really well, there was lots of sporting behaviour on show and some great individual and team performances."

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