Basketball Competition January 2018
A huge well done to our Y4/5 basketball team who represented the school brilliantly at Leeds Beckett University last night. What fantastic Basketball we saw! The team won their first game against Tranmere Park 14-4, they won their second game against Horsforth Featherbank 4-0 and were unlucky to concede a basket in the last 2 seconds of the game against Horsforth St Margaret’s which resulted in a 2-0 loss. Well done children!
Swimming Competition Winners!
We are so so proud of our swimming team! They showed amazing grit, determination and team-work to beat 4 other schools in the Leeds North West SSP. Well done!
Wow! That was hard! We absolutely loved the Goalball competition this morning and really had to use our other senses when we were blind folded!
Inclusive Sportshall Athletics
We ran, jumped and threw all morning at the athletics and had a brilliant time!
Well done to our athletes who came a very respectful 3rd place at the sportshall athletics. You were a credit to the school and the youngest team at the competition!
Some of our children attended an inclusive golf event at John Charles, this was organised by Cookridge Hall Golf Club. The children had a brilliant day and learnt some new golf skills!
Year 1 LS16 Cluster Competition
Our year 1's competed against 4 other schools in the area. We played Football, Volleyball, Boccia, New Age Kurling and performed some multi-skills, we had a brilliant day!
Our Year 5 and 6 children attended the Brownlee Triathlon at John Charles Centre for Sport. They swam, cycled and ran, they absolutely loved it!
Y4 Drax Cricket- Winners
Our Year 4 cricketers won the competition! Well done children you won all of your games and are now going to represent Leeds at the West Yorkshire Games!
Year 5 competition against Cookridge Primary
Our Y5's showed great skills, passion and sportsmanship when competing against Cookridge. We had 3 teams and they all played Dodgeball, Basketball and Football.
Gymnastics City Finals
Our AMAZING year 4 gymnasts came second in the Leeds City Gymnastics finals! They worked hard for months to learn a sequence, body management routine and perfect the vault. We even made it into a local school sports magazine! Miss O'Brien is so proud of you children!
Intra-House cross country
The whole school participated in the cross country competition, well done everyone for trying really hard especially the medal winners! The overall winning team was.....ELM!
Great game against Horsforth Newlaithes. We went 2 down in the first half but came back fighting in the second half and didn't concede any goals.
What a brilliant morning we had at the Panathlon. We participated in lots of different activities and came 5th overall out of all of the schools in West Yorkshire!
LS16 Cluster Gymnastics Competition
Our A, B and C team competed against other schools in the LS16 Cluster. They performed 3 different aspects each. Our A team came 2nd by 0.1 mark! Well done all!
Some brilliant Tennis played against Cookridge Primary School. The children scored and umpired each others games, great leadership and sportsmanship skills were shown.
Winners! well done to our Athletes who won their 1st round heat against 5 other schools. In the final we came a very respectable 3rd, Mr Blackburn and Miss O'Brien are so proud of you!
Well done to our footballers who played a tournament against Newlaithes and Holy Trinity. We unfortunately lost to Newlaithes and won against Holy Trinity.
Huge congratulations to our runners who participated in the cross country competition, you were brilliant! A special mention to Matthew (year 6) who came 7th out of over 50 boys and Kyro who came 6th out of over 50 boys too. Amazing!
Sitting Volleyball Competition
As part of their PE lessons Years 5 and 6 have been participating in, and learning about, the Paralympic Games. They held an intra school competition, well done to our winners, Willow.
Boccia and NAK intra school competition
The whole school participated in the above competitions, Beech won the Boccia and Elm won the NAK, it was a fabulous day which gave lots of our children the opportunity to participate in a new activity.
Sainsbury's School Games 2015-2016
We are a Gold school for the second consecutive year! Such an achievement- over 90% of our KS2 children participated in an inter-school competition this year.
We are an Active School and participate in lots of the events and competitions organised by our School Games Organiser, Natalie Mallinson. Check out the website for match reports, pictures and up coming events: http://www.leedsnorthwestssp.org/
Our SEND children access lots of the inclusive competitions organised by School Games Organiser, Helen Holdsworth. Check out the website for match reports, pictures and up coming events: http://www.leedssouthandcentralssp.org/
Skipping Competition June 2016
Our Year 4's participated in a Skipping competition organised by The Skipping School. The children got lots of individual Bronze, Silver and Gold medals. Our amazing effort for the skip dance gained us a Bronze award! Well done Mr Collins and the Year 4 children.
Leeds United Rail Safety
Leeds United, the Police and Network Rail teamed up to educate the children about Rail Safety. The children had a thoroughly enjoyable and useful morning. They got to play football in the station, have a station tour and meet the police.
Aegon Cup June 2016
Some of Year 5 went to Ilkley Tennis Club for the morning. They were lucky enough to participate in a range of activities which helped improve their tennis skills. They absolutely loved watching the professionals play in an extremely close match. They were excited to hear that the overall winner received $50,000!
Brownlee Traithlon June 2016
Some children from Y3 participated in the Brownlee triathlon at John Charles Centre for Sport. They swam a length of the pool, cycled 800m, and ran 400m. We had a great day and even got to hold the leaders trophy for the World Series Triathlon. Unfortunately Jonathan and Alistair couldn't be there because they were busy training!
Kwik Cricket May 2016
Our Year 5 cricketers performed really well at the inter school cricket competition last week. Their teamwork was brilliant to see. They performed some excellent bowling, some amazing catches and we lost count of all of the 6's they were hitting! We came 3rd overall in our group- well done!
Our Year 1 Gymnasts won the LS16 Cluster Gymnastics Competition. They learnt a sequence off by heart, performed the vault and a body management routine. Well done children!
Leeds Force Basketball coaching and competition
Both Year 1 and 5 had a fabulous time participating in the coaching session and competitions against other schools. We learnt lots of new skills and then applied these in game situations.
Disability Athletics March 2016
Our athletes had a brilliant morning at John Charles. They participated in a range of running, jumping, throwing and wheelchair activities. Take a look at our medals!
Year 3/4 Gymnastics City Finals
Gymnasts, you were AMAZING! You were so cool, calm and collected when performing in front of the judges. Your performances were wonderful to watch!
Tag Rugby March 2016
Our Year 5's and 6's were runners up in the Tag Rugby competition. We narrowly missed out on qualifying for the city finals-by one try! However, the team work and resilience was lovely to watch. Well done especially to Kyle Asquith who is only in Year 4 and certainly 'held his own' against lots of Year 6's and even scored a couple of trys!
Gymnastic City Finals
Years 5 and 6 gymnasts represented Ireland Wood brilliantly at the Leeds City Gymnastics Final.
LS16 Gymnastics Competition
Well done to our 3 teams who entered the gymnastics competition. You worked so hard to memorise the sequence, perform the body management and mount and dismount the vault. All staff and parents were so proud!
Disability Aqua Festival Dec 2015
Our children loved the aqua festival! They got to participate in lots of fun games, activities and races. They all came away with a certificate and medal.