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Pioneer – Final Update

Friday, 14 February 2020

Between us, we have enjoyed climbing, abseiling, zip wire, low ropes, the trek course and the camp fire this evening. It has been another wonderful day. The day ended with some fun games in the dark, followed by some time for reflection looking at the night sky, then a hot chocolate before bed. We look forward to our final morning and returning to see everyone tomorrow afternoon.

Pioneer – Morning Activities

Thursday, 13 February 2020

Archery, fencing and team games this morning, as well as our first climbing group. Every single one of our climbers reached the top – what an achievement!

Pioneer Evening Activities

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

We had a delicious evening meal followed by our final activity of the day – archery for one group and fencing for the others.

More Pioneer Fun

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

This afternoon we had a brilliant time in the inflatable area, playing football, basketball and completing an assault course. We’ve also had some free time to play games including pool, table football, table football and basketball.

Up high at Pioneer

Wednesday, 12 February 2020

The children have loved tackling the trek course, soaring down the zip wire and conquering the abseil.

Y6 Disco Time

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

Pioneer Day One

Tuesday, 11 February 2020

We arrived at Pioneer today and have had a full afternoon of activities including caving, challenge course and low ropes. We followed this with a delicious chicken dinner. Behaviour has been fantastic.

We are off to the disco tonight.


Worcester Warriors Women deliver Tag Rugby sessions

Sunday, 9 February 2020

Worcester rugby player Taz Bricknell has been delivering tag rugby lessons for children in classes 3, 4 and 5 over a period of 8 weeks as part of our Friday afternoon rotation activities. They have been great fun and all children have made great progress, becoming better players. Taz has been an excellent role model, particularly for our girls who may have future ambitions of becoming professional sports stars. For our final session this week, Taz also brought along Cerys Phillips, ex Wales captain, to assist too. A huge thank you to both players. We are enjoying our continued partnership with Worcester Warriors and are looking forward to more tag fixtures later in the year.

Girls’ Indoor 5-a-side District Football Festival

Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Our girls played in a 6 team indoor festival over at Wood Green Academy. Our team was a mix of experienced players, mixed in with some younger, new players and I was really pleased with how they played. We won one and lost one in our group to finish second, putting us into the 3rd/4th play-off, which we won comfortably. Grace (2) and Maisie scored the goals and I was delighted with some of our year 4 players, up against girls 2 years older than themselves. Well done girls and thanks to Mrs Slade and Maisie’s mum for coming along to watch.

Girls’ Football League Game

Tuesday, 4 February 2020

It was a very closely contested game between two good sides as we ended with a 2-2 draw against Cape. We were slow to get going in the first half and despite having almost all of the possession, we didn’t really look like scoring. Cape were dangerous on the break and indeed scored a good goal to go 1-0 up. The second half was a different story. We played some excellent football. We were sharper and stronger in the tackle. Midway through the second half we had turned it around to lead 2-1, with two goals by Grace – the second brilliantly assisted by Maisie. Unfortunately, with the game almost done, we conceded a break-away goal to draw the match.

Well done to the girls for their second half performance. Three of our girls (Oliwia, Riya and Avleen) played their first game for the school today and did well. We now look forward to our remaining league games. Thanks to Mrs Slade and several parents and family members for supporting us today too.