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PE and sport news – May 2019

Here’s our monthly round-up of all the exciting PE and Sport things that happened during May.

02.05.19 – Y5/6 QuadKids Athletics Warm up Competition

HPJS adventured to Broadstone Middle School on Tuesday 2nd May for the Quad kids Warm up event. All 11 Children competed in 75m sprint, 600m, vortex throw, standing long jump and relay. Collectively HPJS scored 1,311 points which meant we came 6th out of 15 schools!! Shout out to all the children who competed and represented Hamworthy Park Junior School with pride. Well done you!

Y2 Multisports Club at Lunchtime

The Year 2’s have started their transition to Year 3 in the Junior School. Mr Barton and Mr Paterson have been collecting the children and been taking them to the playground or the filed. The sports leaders have taken charge and have played fun and interactive games with the children. The Year 2’s have learnt a lot from the sports leaders and the sport leaders have developed and learnt a lot from taking the Year 2’s. Thank you to the sports leaders for being great role models and thank you to the Year 2 children for having such great attitudes towards something new. We look forward to properly welcoming you to Hamworthy Park Junior School in September.

14.05.19 – Y3/4 Tennis Tournament

On Tuesday 14th May, eight children from Y3/4 went to Branksome Park Tennis Centre to take part in a tennis competition. The event involved ten teams in total all from local primary schools. Throughout the afternoon, all HPJS pupils impressed Mr Paterson with their fantastic effort, behaviour and sportsmanship! Both HPJS teams made it through to the semi-finals, with one team also qualifying for the School Games Finals in June. Thank you to Branksome Park Tennis Centre for organising and Parkstone Grammar sports leaders for all your help. 

23.05.19 – Y3/4 Tri-golf Tournament

Thursday 23rd May saw 20 children from years 3 and 4 travel to Magna Academy to take part in a fun tri-golf competition against lots of other schools. The competition was excellently ran by Dorset School Games and Magna Academy Sports Leaders who explained all the tri-golf activities and kept the scores. One Year 3 child said, “It was so much fun!” Well done to all the children involved, you did absolutely fantastic! 


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