Category: Sports

Race to Tokyo Progress

Wow! What a week that was with lots more entries and some huge totals sent in by the Oaklands family! We gained a massive 1700 miles last week and are now motoring through Kazakhstan on our way to China. Let’s see what we can do this week and where we…

Race to Tokyo

Calling all pupils, parents and teachers! Have you all got what it takes to travel to Tokyo? Are you ready for the ultimate challenge? YES! You say. Ok, well, we will need to travel a long way (virtually of course) to get to Tokyo, so get your bikes ready! Get…

Oak-Tree Swimming Gala

Monday 27 January saw the very first Oak-Tree Swimming Gala held at Loughton swimming pool and it was a great success. Pupils from Years 4-6 took part in various individual races and relays, ending with an exciting 12 team front crawl relay. The children were fantastic and competed in a…

Learning New Skills in PE

Year 3 and 4 have been working hard during Games, learning the rules of netball and putting it into good practice during small sided games. Pupils really enjoyed learning these new skills, and played well as a team. Pupils were also recently involved in a tag rugby event with Normanhurst…

Year 5 & 6 Indoor Athletics Training

Pupils from Years 5 and 6 have been using the cold weather to their advantage by taking part in ‘Indoor Athletics’ activities as their topic for this term. We have been really impressed with their efforts and concentration to achieve consistency with their techniques as well as improve on their…

The Cross Country Team Run a Mile!

Our cross country team took part in a local run using our beautiful surroundings at nearby Epping Forest footpath. The run started at Earls path and followed the main path going through the woods, finishing at the top of Warren Hill. The children all did fantastically well with all of…

Muddy Madness Obstacle Course

On Friday 18 October, the boys and girls from cross country club took part in a fun, muddy obstacle course for their last session before half term. They enjoyed crawling through cargo nets, speed bouncing and crocodile walking among many other obstacles on their way around the course.

Contact Rugby Training

On Monday 7 October our Year 6 boys took a trip to Peter May Centre in Walthamstow to take part in a specialist contact rugby coaching session with Mr Banks and the pupils from Normanhurst School. They learnt how to tackle safely and effectively, practicing the art of ‘rucking and…