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Our Sports champions for the last week of the academic year are 

Sonny Evans for great listening in PE 

Spencer Cain for fantastic teamwork

Sacha Griffiths for wonderful dance moves

Jessica Short for wonderful dance moves 

Paisley Slater for always trying her best

Shay Etherington for being a brilliant team player

Izzy Marsh for fantastic effort in all sports 

Lewis Irving for fantastic effort in all sports

Jasmin Grierson for fantastic effort in swimming 

Sadie Pearson for great commitment in training 

Shay Slater for being a brilliant footballer 

Alyssa Saha for fabulous effort in all sports

Olivia Armstorng for brilliant effort in dodgeball. 

Cross country, Eden Rock, Sports Hall and Gymnastic superstars receiving medals for their successes in 2017/8

Our Sports Champions for this fortnight are

Ashton for fantastic listening

Florence for brilliant co-ordination

Skylar for teamwork

Isaac for super sportsmanship

Jamie for great cricket skills

Anaya for a positive attitude

Summer for fab hockey skills

Grace for a positive attitude to sport

Tiana for great stamina during relays

Nate for supporting others during athletics

George for super circuits

Thomas for scoring a goal against Yr 6

Jack for super teamwork

Gill from Phunky Foods came to visit and help our Sports Leaders run their KS1 Sports Club

This year as a school we hosted a Gifted and Talented Sports morning, we invited all the cluster school to come along to school to take part in a javelin, shot and sprint session. We welcomed Lucie from William Howard School who helped coach the children in crouched starts in to progressions with a relay race to finish. The children had lots of fun and showed great team spirit. Well done to all who came and to our Yr 6 pupils who made them feel so welcome.

Our Sports Champions for this week are

Reuben  - For team work during football

Skylar - For showing growth mindset

Scarlett  - Great effort during gym.

Vinnie - For trying hard to beat his target

Chloe - For trying hard to beat her target

Jasmine - Fab football with Nick

Finley - Fab football with Nick

Ella - For working hard at long jump

George - For super long jump

Luke - For super long jump

Millie - For super sprinting with a partner

Oscar - For super listening in Smart Moves

Our amazing Gym girls at the School Games final. We are now 3rd in Cumbria for Gymnastics! Well done girls!!

Our first Sports Champions for this term are, 

EY - Harry for great team work during PE, Ava-Grace for great team work during PE

Yr 1 - Sacha for growing confidence during PE, Reuben for working with enthusiasm and enjoyment

Yr 2 - Kyle for showing responsibility during PE, Jack for great football skills

Yr 3 - Andrew for fantastic hockey skills, Izzy for working well with a partner

Yr 4 - Max for listening well and helping other during football, Freija for great effort during football

Yr 5 - Alice for excellent work during UDance, Daisy for excellent work during UDance

Yr 6 - Elodie for excellent work during UDance, Luke for super hockey skills

Keep an eye out for our next superstars!!

Our amazing Indoor Athletics team attending the Schhol Games Finals at Penrith Leisure Centre. We are now the 5th top school in Cumbria

Amazing result...our fantastic Yr 5/6 team 1st place and now go to finals in Penrith. Well done girls!

Our fantastic gymnasts in action.

Our Yr3/4 football team went along to RRCA to a football comp, they didn't win but played fantastically well as a team.

Amazing effort by these fab children at Eden Rock finals...both teams took 2nd place overall!! WELL DONE!!!

A massive well done to these children who went along to the County Cross country finals...horrendous conditions but they were a credit to the school.Well done to Aimee who is now going to National Finals in March.

Our Year 5/6 girls who went to The Sands Centre Indoor Football comp.

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KS1 Art Club creating masterpieces!!

Some members of KS2 Art Club - very proud of their beautiful pictures

Some members of KS2 Art Club - very proud of their beautiful pictures 1
Some members of KS2 Art Club - very proud of their beautiful pictures 2
Some members of KS2 Art Club - very proud of their beautiful pictures 3
Some members of KS2 Art Club - very proud of their beautiful pictures 4

Miss Astell's KS2 art club children hard at work.

Miss Astell's KS2 art club children hard at work. 1
Miss Astell's KS2 art club children hard at work. 2

Homemade veg soup made from scratch during Phunky Foods club.

Our Sports Leaders and their EYFS and Yr 1 sports club.

Sra Findley's KS1 and KS2 Spanish Clubs

Mrs Mitchell continues to tell tall tales to KS1 Book Club children.

Mrs Mitchell continues to tell tall tales to KS1 Book Club children. 1

Mrs Strong's Craft Club

Mrs Strong's Craft Club 1

Mr Mason and his Yr 5/6 footballers.

A massive well done to these amazing children who ALL got through to the Finals at Eden Rock!!

A massive well done to these amazing children who ALL got through to the Finals at Eden Rock!! 1

Phunky Foods Club making vegetable rice from scratch.

Phunky Foods Club making vegetable rice from scratch. 1
Phunky Foods Club making vegetable rice from scratch. 2
Phunky Foods Club making vegetable rice from scratch. 3

Our Sports Leaders Aimee, Scarlett, Maisy and Toby having fun running their mini sports club with EYFS and Yr 1 children.

Our Sports Leaders Aimee, Scarlett, Maisy and Toby having fun running their mini sports club with EYFS and Yr 1 children. 1
Our Sports Leaders Aimee, Scarlett, Maisy and Toby having fun running their mini sports club with EYFS and Yr 1 children. 2

We took 2 teams to the Eden Rock Bouldering competition this week. Some tough climbs and challenges faced these children but they never gave up. A credit to the school!!

Well done to these Yr 5/6 boys who took part in The Sands Centre football comp. Amazing team spirit shown against some very experienced footbalers.

Well done to these Yr 5/6 boys who took part in The Sands Centre football comp. Amazing team spirit shown against some very experienced footbalers. 1

This weeks Sports Champions are - 

In EYFS Ava-Grace for fantastic throwning and catching skills, Neve for learning how to do a forward roll.

In Year 1 Jake for good ideas and movement during Dance, Rebecca for working hard with a partner.

In Year 2 Joe for coaching others during Gym.

In Year 3 Lewis for super dribbling in Hockey, Izzy fro fabulous passing in Hockey.

In Year 5 Shay for a super UDance performance, Ella for a super UDance performance.

In Year 6 Scarlett for helping others during circuits, Ella for super team work.

Well Done to all.

 

Miss Astell and her amazing KS2 Art Club.

Miss Astell and her amazing KS2 Art Club. 1
Miss Astell and her amazing KS2 Art Club. 2

Mrs Mitchell and her lovely KS1 Book Club.

Mrs Mitchell and her lovely KS1 Book Club. 1

Wow these amazing children are now going to represent Carlisle for the Cross-country County finals at Kirby Stephen on 8th February 2018. A massive GOOD LUCK to them all.

Wow these amazing children are now going to represent Carlisle for the Cross-country County finals at Kirby Stephen on 8th February 2018. A massive GOOD LUCK to them all. 1

Sport Champions 12.1.18

EYFS - Joey for fantastic throwing and catching skills, Eve for controlled throwing of a large ball.

Yr 1 - Jessica for good control and co-ordination when running, Sophie for working hard in dance.

Yr 2 - Cameron for knowing the effects of exercise to the body, Chantelle for amazing skipping.

Yr 3 - Lewis for amazing ball control in Hockey, Grace for fab Hockey skills.

Yr 4 - Owen for passing G2 in swimming, Charlotte for passing L3 in Gymnastics.

Yr 5 - Ethan for an improved attitude to P.E. , Finn for fab dribbling in Hockey.

Yr 6 - Harvey for great Hockey skills and team work, Millie for brilliant team spirit in Dance.

 

Sports Champion

 

This year we have decided to introduce Sports Champions to school. Every 2 weeks staff are asked to nominate 2 children from their class to be their Sports Champions, children are selected not only for attitudes and work within PE lessons but also for any achievements they have achieved outside of school- this can be anything from climbing a mountain, swimming or a first Park Run. We think it is important to celebrate all areas of the curriculum and we encourage our children to give anything a go and celebrate this with them.

Our Sports Champions so far this have been...

EYFS - Shae for fantastic listening, Farrah for improved concentration, Lana for enthusiasm in football, Lois for a controlled jump, Josh for fab listening, Charley for a controlled balance.

Yr 1 - Daisy for indp 60m swim, Leo for amazing ball control, Lottie a fantastic leap during gymnastics, Natalia for a controlled landing during gymnastics, Alix and Esmae for an amazing 'Star' dance.

Yr 2 - Summer for a fabulous 'Y' balance, Jack for confident unihoc skills, Joe and Tayler for a fab 'Camel' dance, Chloe for confident ball control, Cora for brilliant listening in hockey, Jamie for super unihoc skills.

Yr 3 - Toby for fab hockey skills, Ethan for confident swimming, Lewis for confident football skills, Ava for improved swimming skills, Flynn for confidence in the deep end, Jayden for improved football skills.

Yr 4 - Sadie for super stamina, Paige an amazing team dance, Ethan for a confident relay race, Jasmine for a determined attitude to training, Lewis and Liam for fantastic football skills, Eva for an improved attitude to running.

Yr 5 - George for showing determination and resilience, Kieran for determination during football, Maisy for an improved attitude to training, Sienna for confidence, Alyssa for an improved attitude to PE, Lily for amazing football skills.

Yr 6 - Ava for confident swimming, Ava for amazing attitude during indoor training, Lily for climbing achievements, Olivia for amazing archery, Oliver for a super improvement in running, Scarlett for amazing gymnastics, Aimee for amazing running.

Keep an eye out for our next amazing Sports Stars!

 

Aimee and Harvey receiving the School Games Gold Award for 2016/17!!

Aimee and Harvey receiving the School Games Gold Award for 2016/17!! 1
Aimee and Harvey receiving the School Games Gold Award for 2016/17!! 2

Amazing result for our Indoor Athletics children. 2nd place out of 28 schools and now go on to represent Carlisle in the finals at Penrith.

Netball with Mrs Marsh

Rain and mud doesn't stop these children....welly races for our last Athletics session.

Another AMAZING result for our Cross country team Yr 5/6 - 1st place Girls AND Boys and a very respectable 4th places for our Yr 3/4 boys AND girls.

Our Sports Leaders have now started a lunchtime club for Reception and Yr 1 children.

Our Fabulous Sports Leaders deliver a Phunky Foods assembly about Healthy lunches

Our amazing Cross-country team. Aimee, Scarlett and Maisy our top class medal winners. Well done to all.

Lottie Marsh Year 6. Amazing swimming success

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A fantastic start for clubs this academic year! Here are just a few pictures of activities so far. 

Phunky Foods with Miss Collins and Miss Grey

Phunky Foods with Miss Collins and Miss Grey 1
Phunky Foods with Miss Collins and Miss Grey 2

Girls and KS2 boys football

KS1 Art Club with Mrs Rickerby and Miss Mossop

Craft Club with Mrs Strong

Cross stitch Club with Miss Tarbit

Cross stitch Club with Miss Tarbit 1
Cross stitch Club with Miss Tarbit 2
Cross stitch Club with Miss Tarbit 3

KS1 Book Club with Mrs Mitchell

KS1 Book Club with Mrs Mitchell 1
KS1 Book Club with Mrs Mitchell 2

Athletics with Mrs B

Gardening club

Gardening club 1
Gardening club 2

Archery with Jim Skivington

Cumwhinton School's amazing 'Snake' Race for Life 2017! Fantastic effort by ALL!!!
Gardening Club with Lynne from VistaVeg.
An amazing effort from our fab Yr 3/4 boys and girls who went to the Quick Sticks Hockey comp at Caldew School. Team 1 finished 3rd in their respective group and Team 2 finished 4th in theirs. Well done to all who played!!

A Huge well done to Year 3/4 boys footballers who went along to RRCA to a footy tournament. A fab trip out for them all, no wins but they played well.

Taekwondo in the sun with Fraser and Becky

Cricket with Miss tarbit

Year 3/4 have continued to enjoy After School training with Carlisle United.
A huge thank you to Carlisle United who sent Ryan to give the children a whistle stop tour of the rules for Tag Rugby. The children went along to the tournament at Kirby Stephen and played with confidence because of the extra training!
This term has so far been busy, busy for clubs. Here are just a few pictures of the children enjoying the different things we are offering this term.

Zumba Class

Phunky Foods Club

Stuart Rafferty from Carlisle Golf Club

Mrs Mitchell and her interactive Book Club

Fantastic result from our Netball Teams- 2nd place for both teams in their respective groups. Well Done!

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Our Netball team went along to Caldew to play against several different school, the team played brilliantly, only loosing one game to St Michaels-whom went on to win, we came 2nd place- WELL DONE a fab result.

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Dinnertime training is still proving to be very popular- Mrs Broomby is pleased that she now has children from Years 1 and 2 coming to cross-country training!! Hockey, football and Indoor Athletics training is also being offered to get the children ready for up and coming competitions. If your child is interested in any extra training-please just send a kit in and they can come along!!

 

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Aimee from Year 5 went on Saturday 24th March to the National Cross-country Finals in Leicestershire, it was a tough course but she ran really well finishing in 22nd place and completing the 2000m course in 8.08. Well Done Aimee! We also have another superstar in Year 5- Lily Kinnersley went along to the Bouldering and Ropes semi-finals in Liverpool and came 1st!! Lily now goes to the finals held in Edinburgh in April….Good Luck Lily!

Our fantastic children have been busy this week attending 2 different Finals!!

Year 3/4 girls won their Keysteps competition at the beginning of March and went along on 30th March to Penrith Leisure Centre to perform 2 floor routines and a vault jump, Maisy Rose scored the highest in the whole competition and the girls came 3rd over all.

 

On 29th March our Indoor Sports Hall children attended the Finals in Penrith, all the children went in the knowledge they had trained and were ready, they supported each other with gusto and managed a fantastic joint 7th place!! Well done guys!!

Netball with Mrs Marsh

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Netball with Mrs Marsh 2
Netball with Mrs Marsh 3
Netball with Mrs Marsh 4

Football with Carlisle United

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Football with Carlisle United 2
Football with Carlisle United 3

Athletics with Mrs Broomby and Miss Whitfield

Athletics with Mrs Broomby and Miss Whitfield 1
Athletics with Mrs Broomby and Miss Whitfield 2
Athletics with Mrs Broomby and Miss Whitfield 3
Athletics with Mrs Broomby and Miss Whitfield 4

Dance with Jayne

Dance with Jayne 1
Dance with Jayne 2
Dance with Jayne 3
Dance with Jayne 4

Clubs after school continue to be very popular here are some photos of the children enjoying some of the activities we have been offering this term.

Sands Centre Girls Football

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Sands Centre Girls Football 2
Sands Centre Girls Football 3

On Saturday 4th February we entered our Year 5/6 girls into a football competition at The Sands Centre. The girls were total stars and played their best with very little training behind them and managed to get through to the quarter finals! They won 2 games, drew 1 game and only lost one, they were knocked out by Hayton 4-0. Fantastic team work!

Primary School Cross country Finals

On the following day (2nd February 2017) our 4 U11 girls attended the Primary Schools County Cross Country Championships and ran against the best in the whole of the county. Amazingly all the girls finished in the top 20! And Aimee came 1st- she is now invited to the National Cross Country Competition in Leicestershire in March- Good Luck Aimee!

Results – U10- Aimee 1st, Scarlett 14th, Lottie 20th. U11- Evie 15th .

Caldew Cross Country 2017

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Caldew Cross Country 2017 4

Our biggest success so far this year has been our Cross Country team. The children from Year 3, 4, 5 and 6 went along to Caldew school to take part in the Cross country competition there on 1st February, the children all improved their positions from the competition at Morton. Our Year 5/6 girls also made history by taking the 1st, 2nd AND 3rd place, and Maisy took 2nd place in U9's too.

U11 Girls – Aimee 1st, Evie 2nd, Scarlett, 3rd, Lottie 5th.

U11 Boys – Harvey 14th, Oliver 15th, Jonathan 39th.

U9 Girls – Maisy 2nd, Sadie 13th, Charlotte 15th, Jasmine 17th, Freija 18th.

U9 Boys – Adam 18th, Owen 24th, Thomas 26th, Finley 31st.

Eden Rock Comp 2017

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We also entered the Annual Eden Rock Climbing Competition this year. We sent 2 teams of children a girls team and a mixed team. The children all enjoyed the experience, our mixed team came 5th overall and the girls team came in 2nd!! 

Year 5 Gymnasts

The girls chosen for our gymnastics team have been training every Friday after school; sometimes putting in 2 hours to perfect their routines. Our Year 5 girls attended the County Champion Gym Competition on 28th January, all performed really well once they got over their initial nerves. Final scores were impressive and we finished 5th overall. They are now training for the Keysteps competition in March and the Novice Competition in May, so good luck girls.

Year 5/6 Boys Football

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Year 5/6 Boys Football 2

A selection of boys went along to the Sands Centre in Carlisle to a Football Tournament on Saturday 21st January. The boys played amazingly well, with James having to face his old school from Lockerbie We did not win any but drew 2 and lost 2. WELL DONE BOYS!

Children in Year 5 and 6 were given a taste of Rugby during their P.E. lessons by John from Carlisle United, with lots of new skills taught to the very eager children.

John has now returned to school to give the children in Year 3 and 4 lessons during their P.E. slots, again the children are eager and keen to learn a new sport.

What a busy start to 2017 we have had so far.

Towards the end of last year children from Year 3 went along to Carlisle baths to work towards their swimming certificates. Whilst they were swimming, the Year 4’s were taken to Chatsworth Tennis Club for some lessons with Becky which the children thoroughly enjoyed.

Children in Year 5 were given the opportunity to take part in some indoor athletics activities at Caldew School.

The children had a go at javelin, chest push, vertical jump and long jump to name a few. They all returned to school full of chat of the new things they had learnt.

Children in Year 5 and 6 were selected, after trials on the school field, to represent the school at The Sands Centre Indoor Athletics Competition. The children trained daily, giving up their lunch-breaks, to prepare themselves for the competition. On 16th November they all set off confident they would try their best and enjoy the experience. The children did try their best ....and WON!

We are now invited to the Finals in Penrith in March, WELL DONE to all those who took part.

Indoor Athletics 2016

A fantastic result for our Cross Country children last week. After children trained twice a week (some children even attending the training offered in the half term break!) they all entered the competition with confidence. All the children finished with huge smiles and lots of pride. U11 girls performed exceptionally well with all 4 girls finishing in the top 6...resulting in them bringing home the trophy! WELL DONE GIRLS!!

Results as follows- 

U11 girls -Aimee B- 1st, Evie L- 3rd, Lottie M- 5th, Scarlett J- 6th

U11 Boys - Harvey A- 28th, Oliver B- 37th, Joey O- 41st, Jonathan M- 67th

U9 girls - Maisy R- 7th, Freija B- 28th, Sadie P- 38th, Jasmine C- 49th, Charlotte G- 77th.

U9 boys - Adam F- 35th, Owen M- 53th, Thomas C- 60th, Finley H- 87th

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Year 6's final session at Chatworth Tennis Club. They all thoroughly enjoyed these sessions with some children attending the Half-Term Tennis Camp.

A few pictures of all our fantastic children trying their best at new skills. From Football to Golf to Body Combat - they will give it all a go!!

Year 6 children enjoying Tennis lessons at Chatsworth Tennis Club

This week the children have been invited to come and try out for the Cross Country Comps we have coming up, congratulations to the children selected. Sadie, Freija, Charlotte, Jasmine, Maisy, Owen, Finley, Thomas and Adam will now train on Tuesday and Friday with Aimee, Scarlett, Lottie, Oliver, Harvey, Joey and Jonathan training on Monday and Thursday lunchtimes for 15-20 minutes. All other children who would like to come 'for a little run' are welcome to come along anytime too.

So far this half term the children of Cumwhinton School have been given the opportunity to take part in a wide variety of different sports. These include clubs offered after school and during lunchtimes.

Children in Years 4, 5 and 6 have the opportunity to come along to Athletics Club on Monday nights to learn lots of new skills such as javelin, shot putt and various running styles.

We are also offering the children the opportunity to learn the skills required to play Tri-Golf with Stuart Rafferty from Carlisle Golf Club on Tuesday after school.

Body Combat / Metafit sessions run after school for those children who like a challenge, these sessions are run by Natasha Beattie, a qualified personal trainer.

Children in Year 2, 3 and 4 have been getting coaching from Badminton Ben during their P.E. lessons.

Hillary Watson has been coming to school on Tuesday lunchtimes to run some very chilled out Yoga sessions to those children who have shown an interest.

We have also had the pleasure of Fraser Crookshank and Becky from Carlisle Taekwondo running sessions in school for the children, they all say how much they enjoy the different skills taught.

Children in Year 5 and 6 have been going to tennis lessons at Chatsworth Tennis club this term. Sessions are run by Becky who the children get on great with.

Carlisle United are currently running sessions after school on Fridays for both boys and girls to attend with lots of team games and ball skills taught in a very short hour.

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