Barons CourtPrimary School and Nursery

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Sporting Achievements

KS2 Borough Sports - June 2019


This week our athletics team took part in the borough sports tournament and achieved some excellent individual and whole school results. Well done to Al-Amin, Adil, Daniel, Jeyson, Albert and David, who were all medal-winners in their individual events, plus Josh, David, Al-Amin and Adil for their relay medal!


Mr Thornton said, “The children all excelled in their individual events  and the relay team had the best handover I’ve ever  seen! Well done everybody!”


Daniel said, “I was in the relay and the 400m and got to Supersports in both events!”

Emma said, “I really enjoyed Borough Sports and we all tried our best to get the best scores possible."

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KS2 Swimming Gala - June 2019


On Wednesday our Key Stage 2 swimming team represented the school at the annual swimming gala and the clinking of medals could be heard around the school after their fantastic achievements. Well done everyone on some excellent individual and team results.


Adil said, "It was excellent and I felt elated when I accomplished my goal  to finish the race. 

Louelle said, "It was really hard but fun at the same time!"

Mr Thornton said “The children all enjoyed themselves and represented the school brilliantly. We did so well.”


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Year 5/6 Tennis Tournament - May 2019


Four children from Year 5 and 6 represented the school at the Borough's annual tennis tournament last week.  As always the standard of the competition was very high and it was great to see our children growing in confidence throughout their matches.  They represented the school brilliantly and showed great sportsmanship.  Well done! 

Joseph said, “The tournament was great. We learnt how to hit the ball properly. It was a tough competition but fun at the same time.”

Eira said, “The tournament was fun! I was a bit nervous but playing four individual matches was the best part."



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High Five Netball Tournament - April 2019


The netball team joined 7 other schools at Garons Park for the High Five Tournament. They played really well with great team spirit cheered on by some of our parents who came to support them. Well done!

Keaton said, “The Netball Tournament was really fun and we worked very well as a team.”

Bailey said, “We worked together as a team and came 5th in the Tournament out of 8 schools. We were pleased with the result.”

Mrs Denny said, “It was brilliant to see the girls and boys working well as a team and supporting each other.”


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Year 3/4 Tag Rugby Tournament - March 2019


On Wednesday our Year 4 Tag Rugby team represented the school  fantastically at the borough tournament, they played really well as a team and demonstrated some fantastic skills—well done everyone!


Anna-Mae said “It was really fun but really muddy!”


Katie said “We had a great time playing together.”


Mr Thornton said “I really enjoyed how much better the team got from the first game to the last. They improved their teamwork and Tag Rugby skills—well done!"

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Creative Dance Festival - March 2019


Last Friday, children from Phase 3 and 4 went to Garons to perform at the Creative Dance Festival. After weeks of practising their routines and perfecting their performances, they were more than ready to put on a spectacular show. All the children who participated represented the school excellently and made their teachers incredibly proud and we all look forward to sharing the performances again with the wider school community at some point during the summer term.


Miss Stockley said "The children’s resilience during rehearsals and high standard of performance was exceptional and they really enjoyed watching the other schools perform and were very supportive.”

Emma said “At the dance festival we danced our hearts out. Everyone enjoyed it, I loved watching other schools dance and finding friends from out of school.”

Abdul said “I enjoyed it because it was really, really fun!”

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Year 3/4 Boys' Football - February 2019


The Year 3/4 football team (along with the new school mascot—Cyril the Squirrel) represented the school fantastically at the tournament before half term.

Mr Andrews said “The team were amazing and played fantastically well. Best result ever! So proud of you all.”

Cyril the Squirrel said “Wow my first experience of supporting Barons Court! The team were brilliant and I really enjoyed helping them!"

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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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