On Thursday this week, eight Year 6 girls were invited to play in the Year 6 Southend netball finals. Our first game was a close game against Our Lady of Lourdes which we won 5-3. We then played Leigh North Street who were a very strong team, we lost 8-1. We needed to beat Bournemouth Park to go through as runners up. We were very determined and beat them 5-0. In the semifinals we played Alleyn Court and unfortunately lost 9-2. But we re grouped and played Earls Hall in th
On Wednesday 27th April, the children that qualified from the Southend Cross Country competition travelled to Garons Park to compete in the Essex Cross Country Finals. We had our year 4, 5, 6 Girls and year 5 boys teams qualify and a number of children competing individually in each year group. Each race had about 150 children from across the borough competing. Every child ran amazingly with everyone finishing in the top 100. Both the Year 6 and Year 5 girls ran impressive ra
On Friday 22nd April, West Leigh competed in both the year 3/4 and year 5/6 Sportshall Athletics, with the year 3/4 tournament in the morning and the year 5/6 tournament in the afternoon. Both tournaments consisted of six track events and six field events where the athletes were only allowed to compete in a maximum of two track and two field events. Whilst the track events were taking place, all the children were able to watch and cheer on their fellow team mates, at the same
On Thursday 21st April nine children travelled to the London Aquatics Centre to compete in the Essex Met Primary Swim Gala. They all took part in a number of individual and team races of various distances. All the children worked incredibly hard finishing 2nd. Everyone enjoyed the event and the opportunity to swim in the Olympic diving pool.
This week, all of the Year 3 children were treated to a wonderful ‘Portals to the Past’ workshop with Gary the Greek! It really was wonderful to see them all dressed in their Greek finery; some were particularly imposing and we daren’t look the handful of Medusa’s in the eye, for fear of being turned to stone. From role plays and story re-enactments to quizzes and ancient board games in the morning the children were chomping at the bit to take part in battle scenes and the