PE & Sport

Year 5 Girls Netball & Boys Netball Tournament

This year has been a successful year of netball for Alkrington Primary School. The girls have recently been crowned champions of division 2 and both the year 5 girls and boys came 2nd in their competitions. Well done to all pupils who have taken part in any netball event at thanks to Mrs Greenwood and Miss Wood for passing on their expert knowledge.

Year 5 Tag Rugby Tournament

A group of year 5 pupils took part in a rugby tournament against 8 other teams. In their 7 games they achieved 6 wins and 1 draw which made them overall champions. Well done to all who took part and thanks to Mr Lawlor for his hard work at rugby club after school.

Year 4 Water Polo

A group of year 4 pupils went to Middleton Arena to take part in a Water Polo Competition. The schools were split into two groups, and Alkrington won their group which put them in the final. Despite trying extremely hard they lost in the final and came 2nd place overall. Well done to all who took part and thanks to Mrs Collins and Mrs Mackie for taking the pupils.

Year 3 & 4 Tag Rugby Tournament

A group of year 3 & 4 pupils took part in a tag rugby tournament. Both teams won 2 games and lost 2 games which put them in joint 3rd place overall. Well done to all that took part.

After School Clubs - Summer 2015/16

Every night after school there is a sports club lead by teachers from the school and external coaches. The table below shows the clubs on offer. Clubs run from 3:15 until 4:15 and pupils need a change of clothes and a drink.

Monday Basketball with Mr O'Leary
Tuesday

Year 3 & 4 Football (External coach provided by Pro Football Academy)

Zumba with Miss Windsor (KS2 Hall)

Sports fixtures against other local primary schools

Wednesday

Cricket with Mr O'Leary & Mr Lawlor

Year 5 & 6 girls football with Mr Torr & Mrs Harrison

Year 1 & 2 Mini Movers with Miss Windsor (KS2 Hall)

Thursday

Rounders with Mr O'Leary & Mrs Greenwood

Year 1 & 2 Multi Skills with coaches from Manchester City Football Club

Friday

Futsal with Mr O'Leary

Year 1 & 2 Multi Skills with coaches from Manchester City Football Club

 

Tag Rugby 2015/16

This years Tag Rugby Tournament was held at St Mary's over 3 weeks. Pupils have been working really hard at Rugby club on a Friday after school and it showed in the results. After the first week we were top of the league with 5 wins in 5. After the second week we were still top winning 4 out of 5 fixtures on the night. We went into the last week 2 points ahead, and managed to win 3 out of 4 fixtures on the night and finishing champions of 2015/16. Well done to all who took part.

 

Basketball 2015/16

Each year a group or pupils take part in the Middleton Primary Schools basketball tournament. This year it was held at St Anne's Academy for the first time and 2 teams took part. On the night 8 teams took part. The B team finished in 6th place and the A team finished in 3rd place, which put them through to the finals. Well done to all that took part.

Swimming Gala 2015/16

Each year our swimmers attend the Middleton Primary Schools swimming gala at Middleton Arena. This year we reached the finals for the first time in a number of years. In the final, all of our swimmers represented school magnificently, with some of them just missing out on individual medals. Well done to everyone that was involved.

Netball Team 2015/16

This year the netball team have entered a league playing in a different format. The team are used to playing 7 a side netball but thi year are playing High 5's. This involves the pupils learning to play in a variety of positions, hopefully helping them to find their favoured position. Below is a picture of the team that played last week against St Thomas More, loosing 6-1. Well done to those that took part and thanks to Mrs Greenwood and Miss Wood for running the team.

Dance Teacher

At Alkrington we have a dedicated dance teacher. Samba Sally delivers lessons to pupils across the key stages and runs a lunch time dance club. Lessons incorporate different styles of dance and allow pupils to express themselves in different ways.

After School Clubs - Autumn/Winter 2015/16

 Every night after school there is a sports club lead by teachers from the school and external coaches. The table below shows the clubs on offer. Clubs run from 3:15 until 4:15, apart from Netball which ends at 4:00.

 

Monday Cross country with Mr O'Leary
Tuesday Year 3 & 4 Football (External coach provided by Pro Football Academy)
Wednesday

Hockey with Mr O'Leary

Year 5 & 6 girls football with Mr Torr & Mrs Harrison

Thursday

Netball with Mrs Greenwood and Miss Wood

Year 5 & 6 boys football with Mr O'Leary

Friday Rugby with Mr O'Leary & Mr Lawlor

PE Lessons

Each child will receive at least one PE lesson a week. This may either be from out dedicated PE teacher Mr O'Leary or our dance teacher Sally. The curriculum states that pupils should experience a broad range of activities. Click the link below to see the PE overview for the upcoming year.

PE overview 2015-16 

 

PE & Sport 2015/16

Last year we had an extremely successful year with all the pupils in the picture below representing school in a wide range of activities. The numbers of pupils attending clubs and representing school increased compared to last year. Our aim for this year is to further increase participation numbers.