In July and October, we hire Colfes swimming pool and two coaches to provide two series of intensive swimming lessons. The total time spent in the pool for each child is roughly five hours across the week, equating to 10-11 regular swimming lessons. The advantages of this approach to swimming lessons are that: We have […]Read More Y3 intensive swimming!
Congratulations to the 10 Year 5 and 6 pupils who represented the school at the Lewisham Quad athletics tournament. 19 schools took part, 190 children. St Margaret’s Lee finished in 4th place overall, with Millie finishing 5th girl and Ian finishing 6th boy overall.Read More Quad athletics tournament
Yesterday I attended the Healthy Schools conference and had the pleasure of meeting and hearing from Elaine Wyllie, the former headteacher who started ‘the daily mile’ – a simple but highly effective way of getting children fitter. As you may know, we are piloting various approaches to getting children more active. We are now signed […]Read More The Daily Mile
Yesterday a group of St Margaret’s pupils represented the school at the Lewisham schools tennis tournament. It’s the first time we have entered and all the children competed well.Read More Lewisham schools tennis tournament
Y5 and 6 spent the past two afternoons refining their athletics skills. We’ve had a focus on the pivot turn with the discus, the triple jump and the new running event for 2018: the 200metres. The children selected what they wanted to practice, allowing them to focus on the events they hope to compete in […]Read More Sutcliffe athletics
Mrs SW presented a rather disgruntled Year 6 with a reading comprehension text on the rules of rounders only to delight them with the news that we were off to play in the park. A fantastic game was had with superb sportsmanship shown by everyone. Special mention has to go to Marlene and Sofia as […]Read More Year 6 rounders in the park
48 competitors. 9 courts. Epic competition! We’re pretty sure everyone enjoyed themselves whether they won or lost. Thanks to Sports Council for helping run the event which was the first of its kind that we have staged.Read More Net tournaments 🎾 🏸 🏓
Over the past few months, we have been trialling a variety of ways to get kids more active. Through a more active curriculum, we have already seen positive results in a variety of ways including: Children more alert in lessons Less food waste at lunchtime Increased level of fitness Although we do a lot as […]Read More Active learning consultation – WEARING TRAINERS TO SCHOOL
Badminton indoor final Moses & Paul 13: 9 Victor and Alina Badminton outdoor final Shakira and Marlene 14: 11 Nancy and Freddie Table tennis final Kelvin 23: 8 Mason Tennis Y5 B final Felix and Rufus 8: 7 Ian and Sibel Tennis Y5 A Tom & Maben 8: 7 Kyro and Emily Tennis Y4 final […]Read More Tournament results!
Tomorrow many of the pupils in Y3-6 will be competing in ‘in-school’ tournaments, choosing from tennis, badminton and table tennis. All children have had tennis lessons this term and some attend tennis club after school. Quite a few have been taught badminton during enrichment sessions and table tennis is a bit hit with Y5&6 during […]Read More Net tournaments 🎾 🏸 🏓