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Wednesday 13th October 2021 ~ BMX and Growth Mindset
The St Margaret's Swimming Team were amazing on Saturday night (07.03.20) at the swimming gala & came away with a very well deserved 2nd place in the small schools category.
A big well done to the 9 children from St Margaret's who represented Hinckley & Bosworth at the very muddy Leicestershire & Rutland Cross Country Championships!
A week later and the Year 4 hockey team performed well at the next round of their hockey finals!
The Year 6 Hockey Team made it to the finals and were superb ~ another super performance from them!
Alfie won the 'Active Travel' school banner design competition! Well done Alfie!
1st December ~ Cross Country Event 3
Circus Skills Autumn Term 2019
14th November ~ Year 4 Completed the 'Big Swim!' Well done Year 4!
13th November ~ Our WINNING Dodgeball team!
6th November ~ Our Year 4 WINNING hockey team!
WE DID IT! A huge thank you to everyone who helped us to complete the ALDI posters! Well done everyone!
29th October ~ A fantastic effort from our team at the L2 Boccia Final
26th October 2019 ~ A VERY muddy Cross Country Event 2
25th October 2019 ~ KS1 Bubble Run
24th October 2019 ~ Girls Football League
28th September 2019 ~ Cross Country Event 1
19th September 2019 ~ 1st Round of the Football League
On Tuesday, the KS2 Area Sports team headed off to Saffron Lane stadium in Leicester for the annual, much anticipated, athletics event which, for some of the children, is the highlight of their year! We had a fantastic start to the afternoon with the year 5 & 6 long distance runners all doing superbly: Katie, came in the top 10, George came 4th, Megan came 3rd and Elliot came 1st despite some really tough competition.
Next came the sprint races where our children, once again, were fabulous. Sophie and Sebby (year 4), Jasmine (year 5) and Harry (year 6) all got through to the finals. Sebby took an overall 5th place, Harry overall 3rd place, and Jasmine and Sophie each got 1st place in their individual events! The field events held for years 5 and 6 were superb with Toby taking 3rd place in the long jump, Abi 4th place (Year 6) whilst Lily came 4th in the long jump for Year 5. Alarna was 2nd in the howler throw despite only really beginning to practise for this event recently! Thomas followed Alarna’s lead and came 2nd in the boys howlers throw.
The relay races were where St Margaret’s children were really amazing:
Year 4 girls, Year 4 boys, Year 5 girls and Year 6 boys all came first in their heats and sailed through to the finals! The Year 4 girls and boys both finished 4th in the finals, the year 6 boys finished 2nd and the year 5 girls flew through to the finish in 1st place. The points really did pile up for us and our final results were brilliant!
Year 6 boys 2nd place overall
Year 5 girls 1st place overall
Year 4 girls 4th place overall
Year 4 boys 4th place overall
All schools final standings 2nd place
Small schools - WINNERS!
A fantastic day of sports for all our children; each and everyone of them made us proud. Thank you to the adults who helped and also to the parents who then managed a tight turn around to get their children back to school for the production!
Sports Day 2019
On Tuesday, 6 children from KS2 headed off to Bosworth Academy to compete in the Cyclo-cross competition, run by GB cycling. It was very cold and very wet but the children were fantastic and their perseverance was amazing! They started off with an hour of cyclo-cross training which involved learning about team racing, using gears effectively and getting maximum speed from their bikes for riding in the team race and the cross country. After a short break, they then went to tackle the timed challenges. First up was a team event, where the children had to cycle together with one person dropping out at a time at certain intervals (timing was key!). The last person, Sam, had to complete 6 laps which was hard work but he was brilliant! After that, they all competed in the cross country which involved cycling, dismounting and sprinting whilst pushing their bikes, cycling up hills, weaving through slaloms, dismounting their bikes and handing them to a 'bike catcher' and then sprinting to tag the next person to go. It was hard work and tough going but, despite falling off when going up hills, legs giving up on them and it pouring with rain, they didn't once stop ~ it was brilliant! They smiled and laughed all morning! Well done Jack, Sam F, Ben BC, Callum, Annie and Elise!
Six Super Athletes Representing Hinckley & Bosworth and even Leicestershire County!
On Saturday, six KS2 children had the privilege of representing Hinckley & Bosworth at the County and National Championships. Having been selected following on from successful cross country meets this year, the children had a very big race meet at the weekend ~ on a much larger scale than the ones they'd been to before! There were teams from all over the country ~ from North Yorkshire and Cumbria, all the way down to Kent and Essex! There were nearly 400 children entered in some of the races which meant that there had to be some tactical running and speedy legs. All the children were super and ~ you could even watch some of them running online via a drone! The year 3 girls team (for Hinckley & Bosworth) took the team Bronze medal: well done Hannah, Iris and Martha! Alice, in the Year 4 team with the other girls from Hinckley and Bosworth, took the team silver medal ~ well done! And both Megan and Elliot in Years 5 and 6 had immensely difficult runs as they were both up against National Runners from all over the country ~ we're not sure how they even made it to the end! Fantastic effort both of you!
We're looking forward to the next cross country season and hope for our team numbers to continue to rise ~ it has been a superbly successful season for St Margaret's!
Last Saturday, the Year 5 and 6 swimming team went to Hinckley Leisure Centre to represent St Margaret's in the Primary School Gala. We had a super start with Sam Wa (Yr6) setting the pace with a super breaststoke heat, quickly followed by Kara who stepped up to swim for Year 6 despite being in Year 5. Next was the backstroke event for Year 6 where Sam Wi and Charlotte whizzed down the pool. Harry and Lucy were super in the front crawl and then it was the turn of Year 5. Isaac, Phoebe, Joseph, Jasmine Gerrod and Megan were superb swimmers for Year 5 shortly before the relay teams took to the pool. Miss Wyllie gave us wine gums to boost our energy before the finals began. In the finals, we had some fantastic results: Sam Wi 4th, Harry 1st, Lucy 4th, Jasmine 4th, Joseph 4th, Megan 2nd, Boys relay 3rd. Our team result was superb with an overall 3rd place for small schools. Well done everybody!
By Ava and Megan
The St Margaret’s UKS2 football team have been involved in the Hinckley Football League over the course of this term. It has been an exciting time as the boys have played 9 matches and really have been superb. They played 9 games in total, winning 7 out of the 9 games, drawing 1 and losing 1. They conceded just one goal throughout the whole of the league ~ it was amazing! Our boys have shown us that they can play whatever the weather and they really do have some super footballing skills to show off ~ even when it’s very cold and wet and Sammy, in goal, ends up looking like a mud monster! We are awaiting the final results of the league but we all have our fingers crossed! Thank you to Scott for coaching on match days and to the parents that have helped with transport. Well done boys ~ Harry, Toby, Sammy, Ben, Noah, Elliot, Rowan and George!
Cross Country ~ Congratulations!
As a result of last terms cross country running at Prestwold Hall, Elliot, in Year 6, has been selected to run for Leicestershire. He is one of only 10 boys in Year 6 across the whole of Leicestershire which shows just what a talent he has. Well done Elliot!
Cross Country ~ Desford
On Saturday, 26 children attended the final cross country race of the season at Bosworth Academy in Desford. It was a lovely day for a little bit of competition…..especially as we were sitting high up in the primary school league! The children all put in super efforts and we had some personal bests and a number of children coming in the top 10! Hannah, Martha and Elliot even came in the top 5! We will be eagerly awaiting the results to see where we have come overall and to see if we have been placed in the top 3 in any of the year group categories. Our fingers are crossed to see if any children have been selected to run for Hinckley and Bosworth too! A special well done this week to Oakley, who went back during his race to help out another runner who was in tears, and it wasn’t even someone from our school! A true sportsman!
Football ~ Year 4 Boys
On Friday, the Year 4 boys football team travelled to Stafford Leys for a tournament involving 8 schools. They were very excited and raring to go! Captained by Josh, they played well and worked hard as a team, covering lots of ground and trying hard to score goals. Josh did a good job of ‘team talks’ and organising things in between matches and the boys worked well together. We will be awaiting the final results with anticipation! Well done boys!
Football ~ Year 6 League
Well done to the Year 5 & 6 Football League Team who played their first 3 matches last week. They were the only team in the Hinckley ‘A’ League to win all of their matches in the starting round. They played superbly and didn’t let in a single goal, beating St Mary’s, Hinckley Parks and Burbage Juniors. Fingers crossed for the next night of the league on Thursday! Well done boys!
Cross Country Saturday 2nd February 2019
On Saturday, over twenty children turned up to the cross country at Bosworth Academy in Desford. It was a very cold morning but that didn’t put any of them off ~ they were superb! All the children raced superbly and we had the best set of results we’ve ever had! Well done to all children who attended and thank you to the parents who put up with the weather to ensure their children could compete!
Next Primary Schools race ~ Saturday 2nd March 2019
KS1 & KS2 Kurling
Our two teams headed off to Green Towers on Monday to participate in the schools Kurling competition. Many of the children became very skilled ‘kurlers’ during the afternoon despite it not being an easy activity to be ‘on target’ with! Roy in KS1 and Evan in KS2 showed particular skill! It was a super afternoon; the KS2 children narrowly missed out on the final rounds by just 1 point, whilst the KS1 team went on to win! A fantastic effort! Well done! Thank you to the parents who volunteered and support on the day.
CROSS COUNTRY ~ Saturday 1st December 2018
Don't worry if you haven't handed in an attendance slip ~ just turn up on the day in plenty of time to park and find St Margaret's!
Please also see the official cross country website for further details:
All year groups are in with a chance of medals in the group categories ~ it's a super year for us.
Race 1 – Year 3 girls – 10:00
Race 2 – Year 3 boys – 10:15
Race 3 – Year 4 girls – 10:30
Race 4 – Year 4 boys – 10:45
Year 3/4 Presentations 11.15 ~ Yr 3 girls are currently in 1st place......fingers crossed for Saturday!
Race 5 – Year 5 girls – 11:45
Race 6 – Year 5 boys – 12 :00
Race 7 – Year 6 girls – 12:15
Race 8 – Year 6 boys – 12:30
Year 5/6 Presentations 12.50
Skipping with an International Jump Rope Champion!
The whole school were lucky enough to experience a day of skipping! Each class were taught different ways in which to skip ~ everybody enjoyed the sessions and even some of the teachers joined in!
Change4Life Festival ~ October 2018
A group of 7 children from Years 3 and 4 attended the 'Change4Life' Festival at Green Towers. They had a fabulous day, experiencing a range of different activities and even getting to make a smoothie by using pedal power!
Leicestershire and Rutland Cross Country Competition ~ Saturday 29th September 2018
On Saturday, 28 of our children travelled to Prestwold Hall near Loughborough to take part in the first primary schools cross country event of the season. Despite a chilly start, the weather was lovely and made for solid running conditions for the children. There were a lot of children at the races this year:
Year 3 Girls: 244 Year 3 Boys: 273 Year 4 Girls: 210 Year 4 Boys: 280 Year 5 Girls: 171 Year 5 Boys: 199 Year 6 Girls: 135 Year 6 Boys: 165
Our children were all superb and put their best efforts in ~ we had a lot of children in the top 50; Hannah (Yr3) came 8th, George (Yr5) came 19th and Elliot (Yr6) came 10th. The children (and adults) also enjoyed the additions to the cross country team ~ a number of dogs came too! It was lovely to see the children all having such a lovely morning running, playing and rolling around! Well done to all of you!
Danone Cup Football Tournament ~ Thursday 27th September 2018
On Thursday, our UKS2 football team went to Redmoor High School to take part in a football tournament. We had beautiful weather and it really was quite warm for the boys to play! Towards the end of the tournament, some of the children really showed off their football skills and it was lovely to hear positive comments from the organisers about our children. Well done to all who played and a big thank you to our temporary coach, Mr Tetchner, his assistant coach Mr Hickman and Mrs Palmer for helping with transport!
Brownlee Triathlon ~ Tuesday 25th September 2018
On Tuesday, 6 of our KS2 children competed in the triathlon at Loughborough College. They had to swim, cycle and run and manage all the transitions between each part of the event. The children had a super morning and were fabulous competitors! Well done to Ben, Toby, George, Ava, Alice and Sebby!
Back in April, our team of 6 Year 5 and 6 children won the local area Sportsability competition at Green Towers and therefore qualified to represent Hinckley and Bosworth at the county Summer Championships on Friday 29th June. We set off early and travelled all the way to Uppingham, where we had a fantastic day joining in with the Opening Ceremony (featuring Paralympian Shot Putter Sam Ruddock) and taking part in the Sportsability Competition against 8 other schools, each representing their area of Leicestershire. The children were fantastic - giving their all at each of the different sports they played, ranging from curling to target boccia! At the end of the games, we were awarded the highly-valued 'Spirit of the Games' trophy for our fantastic determination, honesty, respect, passion, self-belief and teamwork! Well done to Sam, Warren, Paige, Lucy, Emily and Mia - Mrs Ibbitson and Mrs Shilladay were incredibly proud of you for representing our school and local area so brilliantly!
On Thursday 14th June, 28 children represented St Margaret's at the annual Area Sports athletics event. We had such a fabulous day and some really brilliant results! Best of all, the children were such a credit to the school ~ their behaviour and team spirit made us very proud! The Year 4 children had a super start: girls (Holly, Megan, Alarna & Jasmine) won their relay heat by a long way which saw them through to the finals, George came 6th in the long distance and Megan came 3rd overall in the sprints. A super start when there were 38 schools there! Year 5 carried on the successes: the boys (Harry, Ben, Noah, Toby & Elliot) won the overall shield for points after coming first in the relay, Ben came 3rd in the sprint and Harry added extra points by winning the sprint! The Year 5 girls put in a super effort; Ruby's howler throw was fantastic! The Year 6 children had a successful afternoon. The girls won their relay heat by a long way and then came 2nd in the final. Gracie was top 10 in the long distance and Kirsty and Kasey both put in great performances in the sprints. Maisie and Lillie did well at the howler and long jump ~ we're still awaiting the results of these. Year 6 boys were the last to race, coming 3rd in their relay heat, Maddox and Zane completing great howler and long jump entries and Henry and Sam scoring points in the sprints. Thank you to all the support we had for this event; it was a super competition for the children who really were fabulous.
Continuing the winning streak! Sportsability team 24.04.18
St Margaret's winning football team! 23.04.18
The WINNING netball team ~23.04.18 (Better photos to follow!)
Cross Country ~ Saturday 3rd February 2018
It was super to see such a number of children turn up for the cross country this morning despite the rain and early flurry of snow. It's clear that our children love the mud! Throughout the morning we saw some fantastic results, beginning with the Year 3 girls who didn't take long to finish the course ~ Kate (3rd) , Alice (8th) and Lola all came in the top 30! We saw more great running from the Year 4 children and an excellent 5th place finish for George. Year 5 clearly wanted to spend time in the mud before racing; Amy began with trying to rescue all the worms that had come out in the rain (a never ending battle) and the boys enjoyed mud 'squelching' before being reminded that they were actually there for a reason! We had 10 children race for Year 5 which was brilliant; Elliot flew around the course and came in 2nd place. Our final race was for the Year 6 boys (Joseph and Henry) who were brilliant after quite a wait in the cold! Well done to all our children and thank you to their parents for bringing them. The next and final race in the schools competition is on the 3rd March at Bosworth Academy, Desford.
Year 2 football tournament
On Tuesday, ten children took part in a football tournament held at St Margaret’s. Six schools came to participate and our team had a super afternoon playing against other schools and showing off what they had been practising at school with Mr Clafferty. It was brilliant to see so many talented young footballers in one place! St Margaret’s won their games in the rounds leading up to the finals and then in the play-offs for 1st and 2nd place, due to some brilliant team work and some fancy footwork, they won, 4-0! Super play Year 2, tournament winners! Thank you parents for your support; the children enjoyed their afternoon!
Year 2 Football Tournament
Boccia & New Age Kurling
On Monday, a group of enthusiastic children from KS1 and KS2 represented St Margaret’s at the Boccia and Kurling tournament at Green Towers in Hinckley. The children had a chance to learn a new sport in school, before putting their skills to the test against a number of other schools, in what was a very enjoyable afternoon. Boccia (a target ball sport), was where the KS1 children excelled, whilst the KS2 children showed great skill in the Kurling ~ all of the children enjoyed being able to push the Kurling stones out across the hall floor to aim at the target though! The children had a really enjoyable afternoon and worked really hard together as a team. Well done team and thank you parents and staff for your support!
Cross Country 2nd Round 28.10.17
On Saturday, an energetic bunch of children represented us at the Prestwold Cross country. A number of our parents and children had to park some distance away from Prestwold and walk to the event due to an incident on the roads causing huge tailbacks ~ super dedication and I'm amazed the children still had the energy to run! It was a very busy morning with a large number of children in the races but it was super that it didn't put our children off! It was great to see a number of new runners this week and we're always impressed with how the older children take the lead and ensure that a sense of fun is injected into the event. We had some super results on the day, including a top 10 placing for Elliot in Year 5! Thank you to the children and parents who came. A super effort from all the children - well done!
An energetic (and rather enthusiastic) group of Year 5 children represented St Margaret’s at the Sportshall Athletics at Green Towers today. The competition was tough but the children were fantastic and all put in their best efforts in what was a complicated series of events. The boys team showed some real skill in the track events and the girls had some super team work. It was lovely to see how well they all supported each other. The children had a great morning and we are proud of all of them! Thank you to the parents who gave up their time to transport and support us as well.
Well done Year 5!
Brownlee Triathlon - September 2017
Well done to the children that took part in the Brownlee Foundation triathlon on Friday 30th September. Both children represented our school brilliantly in the four disciplines; swimming, cycling and running and transitioning. The children were thrilled to meet Olympic triathlete Jonny Brownlee once they had completed the three stages. A brilliant experience!
Cross Country Saturday 30th September 2017
On Saturday, 21 children represented us at the first cross country race of the season at Prestwold Hall. Despite it being fairly soggy underfoot, the children were all superb! There was a huge turnout for the races this year. Hundreds of children were competing which meant that each race had a busy start, with the usual pushing and shoving and even the odd lost shoe, but all our children worked hard to stay upright and run through it all! Fantastic results from all of them! Well done!
30th October 2016 Primary Schools Cross Country
We had another great turn out for the primary schools cross country competition on Saturday which was the busiest one we’ve seen so far! The Year 3s all worked hard in their races and we had some super results from them. The Year 4 races were incredibly busy with approximately 300 children in each race ~ it was tough going! Year 5 and 6 worked well in their races and should be proud of their results. Every time these children attend the cross country, their attitude, behaviour and sportsmanship makes us incredibly proud. Well done all of you!
Next race: Saturday 26th November
More info inc. race photos & video: http://www.systemed.co.uk/lpxc/
2nd October 2016 ~ Leicestershire Primary School Cross Country Competition
On Sunday 2nd October 2016, 23 children from KS2 took part in the cross country competition at Prestwold Hall, near Loughborough. The Year 3 children were first to race and, after a warm up and explanation from Joe & Ellie in Year 6, they ran their socks off! We had some super results; a special well done to George who came in the Top 20! The Year 4s raced after Year 3 and again, the children really put in their best efforts. Elliot shot off around the course and came in 4th place, winning a medal! The Year 5 children were super in their races and returned to the team with smiles which, after some of the nerves, we were pleased to see! Last to race were the Year 6 children. We had a good turn out of girls and Ellie came in the top 20. The boys race was a bit of a contest between Joe and Thomas and they both came in the top 15 which was superb.
Well done to all the children who took part.
Area Sports July 2016
On Tuesday, 29 children from Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 went to Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium in Leicester to compete in the annual area sports athletics competition against 16 other schools. Erin, Isaac, Kaitlin and Thomas started us off with their long distance races. They all did superbly and we even had a 2nd place overall for Thomas. The relays were a learning curve for the Year 3&4 team. They really tried their best ~ especially Henry who ran up the track to collect the relay baton after a member of the team fell over, and then ran all the way back round the track doing his leg as well as the injured persons. Well done Henry! In the relay, the Year 5 girls and boys teams and the Year 6 girls and boys teams all made it through to the finals after competing in some tough heats. They were super in the finals ~ all four teams came 4th! Isabelle, Connor, Harrison and Alex competed in the long jump, the boys clearly had a spring in their step as Connor took 1st place and Harrison 2nd. Issy, George M, George P and Evie competed in the howler and made us very proud. The sprint races were our last set of events and the children were fantastic. Their results in the heats were as follows:
Megan ~ 3rd, Henry ~ 3rd, Ellie ~ 1st, Joe ~ 3rd, Eva ~ 1st, Evan ~ 3rd, Kasey ~ 1st, Sam ~ 3rd,
Tegan ~ 6th, Harry ~ 3rd, Abi ~ 1st, Jake ~ 5th
Some of the children got through to the finals, again we had superb results:
Henry ~ 4th, Kasey (in the Year 4 race) ~ 1st, Kasey (who also raced in the Year 5 race!) ~ 4th,
Joe ~ 3rd, Evan ~ 2nd, Sam ~ 4th, Harry P ~ 4th, Abi ~ 2nd.
The final team results were superb; the Year 5 boys team were 2nd overall.
The whole St Margaret’s team took overall 1st place in the small schools category.
Well done to all the children who took part. You represented our school superbly; were the best behaved there by a long way and you should be proud of yourselves! Thank you also to the staff and adults who came and helped and supported us.