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We have achieved School games Mark Gold Awards

For links to local sports clubs

Go to the bottom of this page, if you can't see the sport you are interested in please get in contact with the school and we will try to help where we can. 


Summer 2021 the Olympic and Paralympics are to be held in Tokyo 

We are going to see if we can travel the 47,439KM from London to Tokyo. 

Whatever activity you do it all counts from 10 minutes to 3 hours we want you to add it to your class. 



The whole school both in school and virtually joined in in their very own class Rock Festivals.

Everyone keeping active with lots of singing, dancing and headbanging to a wide variety of tunes

from ACDC to Baby Shark.

πŸ‰ Chinese New Year Dragon Dancing πŸ‰ 
Sycamore Class Key Worker Pupils have had fun making their Chinese Dragon, then working together to create Dragon dances.
Sycamore classes Darell Dragon 

Sycamore classes Darell Dragon

We love seeing how you have been keeping active at home 

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Norfolk Virtual School Games

Lockdown Challenges

In school and at home we have been busy keeping active, enjoying taking part in a variety of SSP challenges.

Building skills and working towards gaining our Leadership Passport.

               Panathlon Challenge                       Personal Challenges                      OAA Challenge  

  Panathlon Challenge     Personal Challenges    OAA                                                                                        Fitness challenge

smileyAll with opportunities to practice for our Leadership Passport smiley

Sycamore Class 

SSP Virtual Sports Hall Athletics

December 2020


Over the Autumn term Sycamore class have been very busy in P.E. learning and developing skills in all areas of Sports Hall Athletics, Shuttle Runs, Speed Bounce, Standing Long Jump, Target Throw and Vertical Jump. All pupils have set their own personal challenges to achieve. Many Challenges achieved and new ones set. Lots of fun had learning and developing leadership skills, providing peers with skills to improve. Fantastic work Sycamore Class. 

Sycamore Class SSP Sports Hall Athletics

Willow Class Virtual

School Games Athletics 

December 2020


Willow class did a super job of taking on leadership roles making sure all the activities were set up and everyone knew the rules of each activity, children helped each other enjoy completing the activities and showing amazing support and helping each other improve and gain their individual best results and personal goals.   

Willow SSP Sports Hall Athletics

Sycamore Class

Virtual School Games Cross Country 2020

November & December 2020

Some fantastic commitment from Sycamore class training and competing in the in school Games virtual cross country at the end of the Autumn term, all pupils completing the 1200m course. Lots of fun  had setting personal goals, while learning lots about how the weather affects your running. Some amazing peer support and encouragement. smiley


Willow Class 
Virtual School Games Cross Country 
November 2020

Congratulations to our year 5 and 6 for training hard and enduring the 1400m cross county run. Showing excellent determination to complete the course and working hard to achieve personal goals. Supporting peers and taking on leadership roles. Well done to you all. 

🏌️‍♂️ Norfolk School Games Virtual Tri-Golf 🏌️‍♀️ 

November 2020
Oak class year 1 and 2 have been busy again, getting their tees ready, learning new skills, having fun and showing fantastic sportsmanship and determination. 

πŸƒπŸ»‍♀️ πŸƒπŸ½‍♂️  School Games Cross Country πŸƒπŸ½‍♂️ πŸƒπŸ»‍♀️ 
17th November 2020

 πŸ‘ Congratulations to all of Oak Class year 1 and 2 πŸ‘ 

Very proud of you all, you were all amazing trying your hardest, believing in yourselves showing perseverance and determination to finish the 1000m course around the school field. Well done to each and every one of you. Lots of fun also had using the stopwatches to time our friends. Results will be sent to Norfolk School Games. πŸ™‚


Act Your Age For Children In Need

13th November 2020


We have been having fun, raising money and getting active with Pudsy Bear 🀾🏽‍β™‚οΈπŸ˜Š πŸƒπŸ»‍β™€οΈπŸƒπŸ½‍♂️

To see how many laps of an activity circuit we could complete in 15 minutes. Completing each activity the same amount of times as our age every time around the circuit. 

November 2020


We are being competitive! 


All our classes have been busy, working hard ready for taking part in Inter Class, House and Year group competitions in: 

  • Speed stacking
  • Chess 
  • Cross Country  


Willow Class: Lots of  peer support and thought about strategies during chess practice 


Speed Stacking Intra Class Competition

Speed Stacking - Intra class Competition


While also preparing for the Norfolk School Games Virtual Competitions.

  • Cross Country
  • Sports Hall Athletics
  • Tri Golf 


Sycamore Class: Helping each other practice their speed bounce.

On the 23rd September 2020 

The whole school from Reception to year 6 all had great fun in their class bubbles while taking part in the; 

'Alive Active Mile' 


'National Fitness Day'

89 children and 8 staff completed the 1 mile so 7 laps of the school field. 

They all had great fun finding different and exciting ways to complete the mile from walking, running, skipping to balancing cones and beanbags on their heads to walking through hoops, dribbling balls and balancing tennis balls on rackets. 

Certificates were awarded to all who completed their mile WELL DONE all. smiley

We are very proud to wear our new PE kits at events

New PE kit

Community Links 

Links to sport clubs in our local area yes 

Races run once a month on a Sunday from October through to March


11:00 - Under 9 (up to Year 4): 800m
11:05 - Under 11 (Years 5&6): 2km 
11:20 - Under 13 (Years 7&8) & 15 (Years 9&10): 3km 
11:40 - Under 17s/ Seniors / Masters

Please see website for full details or speak to Mrs Hayes