Sport and PE
Physical activity not only improves health, reduces stress and improves concentration, but also promotes correct physical growth and development. Exercise has a positive influence on academic achievement, emotional stability and interaction with others.
Through sport and other physical activities at Tattershall Primary, our children will learn about their responsibilities both as individuals and members of groups and teams. They learn to cooperate and to compete fairly, understanding their own and other’s roles.
Our aim is that; through physical education we teach and develop physical competence, an appreciation of skilled and creative performances, and understanding of basic principles of ‘fair play’ and improve inter personal skills.
Swimming and water safety is an extremely important part of the PE curriculum at Tattershall Primary and another way of helping children to lead healthy and active lives.
We are delighted that this year, 100% of KS2 children have participated in 12 weeks of swimming, which included swimming lessons and learning how to safely self-rescue.
Within our Year 6 cohort 71% of children wereable to swim 25m or further.
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Two great afternoons were had when our children competed, had fun and gained points for their houses whilst taking part in a variety of sporting events.
Class 3 enjoyed being outside today, as the weather has finally improved on our PE day! We played lots of team games and thought about different ways of moving.
C4L Christmas Festival
We were joined by Alex from Carre’s Outreach, who led some fun and very active Christmas games with Class 2 children. They all enjoyed improving their skills whilst getting in to the Christmas spirit!
To add to our festive spirit on Christmas Jumper day, the whole school took part in a Santa Dash, tasked with walking or running 1 kilometre around our playground. It was amazing to see all children across the school achieving this target, as well as lots of staff also!
KS1 Active English & Maths
Class 3 were joined by Mr Smith from CGS Outreach to improve their English and Maths skills through active learning! They had lots of fun and improved their understanding on the way.
Ten children from Year 3 and 4 took part in a Rugby Festival on Friday 22nd November. The children got chance to play a variety of tag rugby themed games allowing them to enhance their skills.
Our school netball team competed in the local cluster qualifiers at Billinghay school. They put all of their practice in to action, and managed to finish the competition in second place – narrowly missing out on qualification for the finals
Seven children from KS2 were chosen to represent our school in a Volleyball event against other local primary schools. They learnt the skills very quickly and competed very well
Our whole school had a fantastic sports day, where we were joined by lots of families and friends to support all children during their events.
After a hard-fought contest, it was Newton who finished as this years winners!
Schools Race for Life
On the morning of Thursday 27th June, all children and lots of family members joined together to run the schools Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK. Everyone had an amazing time running, jogging or walking around the 2km course, but all finished with a smile after receiving their medals.
Mark Lewis-Francis Masterclass
On Thursday 20th June, a few very lucky children from Year 5 and 6 had the amazing opportunity of attending an athletics masterclass, hosted by Olympic gold medallist, Mark Lewis-Francis. All of the children had an amazing time learning how to improve their running technique, and how to be an excellent athlete.
New Age Curling
KS2 children trying their hand at New Age Curling. All children had a fantastic time learning this new sport.
Pudsey's Keep Fit Thursday
We were lucky enough to be joined by Pudsey and the BBC Radio Lincolnshire team for Children in Need and it was our job to get Pudsey fit!
We all had lots of fun helping him with a Zumba class, a game of Table Tennis and Pudsey even joined in with The Daily Mile.
The Year 6 Netball team competed in a tournament at Barnes Wallis.
They showed great determination and were fantastic role models for our school
Lincolnshire Sports Awards 2018
For the second year running, we were shortlisted for the Active Primary School of the Year award at the Lincolnshire Sports Awards evening. We were shortlisted due to the amount of sporting opportunities children at our school receive.
Unfortunately, we did not win the award, but it is testament to the fantastic children, staff and parents of Team Tattershall for allowing us to become one of the 3 most active primary schools in Lincolnshire.