Category: Sports

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…

Summer Sports

On Thursday 27 June, KS2 pupils from our short tennis club made the short walk down to the Avenue Tennis Club for an afternoon of specialist coaching and games. We cannot thank the staff there enough as the children had a great time developing their stroke play whilst playing games…

U7’s Football Tournament

U7’s Football Tournament

On Thursday 9 May, seven of our Year 2 boys took part in the U7’s ISA  5-a-side football tournament at Barnet Power League. The pupils were understandably excited and were looking forward to playing against other schools. After a team-talk about the rules and tactics, they were ready to start…

Bancroft’s Swimming Gala 2019

Oaklands participated in the annual Bancroft’s Swimming Gala on Wednesday 1 May. We had one finalist for the Y3/4 25m Breaststroke where Anabella came 4th against swimmers from Gatehouse, Bancrofts and Daiglen in a time of 28.28 seconds. Well Done Annabella! Other notable strong swims came from Ellie, winning her…