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Sports Relief Week 2018






500 Miles

A massive congratulations and thank you to all pupils, staff and parents who contributed to the 500 miles for Sports Relief. We completed the 3500th lap at 2:45pm!!


Sports Relief Week 2018

For Sports Relief this week, children are taking part in different sporting activities every lunch time. These activities are as follows;

- Hula Hoop Monday - how long can you do it for?

- Skip-a-thon Tuesday - how long can you do it for?

- Wet Wednesday - relay race with a cup of water

- Boogie Thursday - dance competition

- Footie Friday - penalty shoot out


On Friday the whole school, including staff and parents before school, have set a target to compete 500 miles collectively around our track. This is a total of 3500 laps!

Girls Football Tournament

Well done to our girls football team for taking part in a football tournament at Cavendish School or Friday 16th March. They all played very well, unfortunately just missing out on going through to the next round.


Massive congratulations to both year 3 and year 4 classes for winning the Skip2Bfit competition for their year groups!

Year 2 Sports Fayre

Year 2 class took a part in a sports fayre on Thursday 25th January. They completed in different activates from dance to tri golf.

Year 5 Dodgeball

On Wednesday 24th January some of the year 5 students we to Cavendish School to take part in a dodgeball completion. They did really well competing against 4 other schools.


Skipping Workshop

On Tuesday 17th October all the children took part in a skipping workshop. Each class got taught how to do a basic skip and then learn some tricks, such as the Flaming skip, the Pretzel skip and Double Dutch. The children enjoyed the day and will hopefully be skipping more!


KS2 Cross Country

A huge well done to all KS2 children for taking part in the cross country events over the past week. A big congratulations to the year 4 boys who came 2nd overall!

Sports Ambassadors

On Monday 9th October our new Sports Ambassadors went to Hatfield Sports Village for their training. We have two new Bronze Ambassadors; Lewis Marsden and Caitlin Walters and two new Health and Active Leaders; Kody Hill and Grace Young. They learnt lots of new skills such as team building, leadership training, presentation skills and how to deliver workshops and festivals.

Year 6 Table Tennis

On Monday 2nd October four year 6 boys took part in a Table Tennis Competition playing against 9 other local schools! The boys did very well and came 5th overall.

On Wednesday 4th October four year 6 girls took part in their Table Tennis Competition. The girls did very well coming 3rd out of 6 schools.

Year 4 Sports Festival

Our Year 4 class attended the Sports Festival at Cavendish on Tuesday 26th September, where they played lots of different sports – football, netball, bocca, athletics and tennis. They competed against lots of other local schools and we are proud to say they won the athletics!




Well Done to our Girls' Netball team on their final tournament representing Gade Valley School.


We had our first Gade Valley vs Yewtree Festival of Sport. The children in Years 4 and 5 competed in a football and netball tournament. We had a fantastic time and would like to thank Yewtree for participating in this fantastic event- we really enjoyed all the games and every child showed great sportsmanship and enthusiasm (even in the hot weather!)

Gade Valley vs Yewtree Festival of Sport

Gade Valley vs Yewtree Festival of Sport 1
Gade Valley vs Yewtree Festival of Sport 2
Gade Valley vs Yewtree Festival of Sport 3
Gade Valley vs Yewtree Festival of Sport 4

A HUGE congratulations to the undefeated girls' football team!! Having beaten Hammond to win the league, they are now through to the Quarter Finals!


The girls netball team beat Galley Hill on Thursday 2nd February. Well Done to all involved, you played as a team and showed some great netball skills.

On Friday 3rd February, after a hard fought game, the girls' netball team came from behind to draw with Kings Langley.


On Monday 6th February, the boys fought hard and defended well, however were unlucky to lose to a very strong Hammond Academy team. Well Done to all involved!


A huge congratulations to the Year 5 children who took part in their Cycle Training!