Category: Sports

An Exciting PE Curriculum for Year 11

The Year 11 pupils have been enjoying a very exciting PE curriculum off site at the Peter May Leisure Center and at the Connaught Tennis and Squash Club. They have had the opportunity to participate in group personal training sessions in the fitness suite, practice their tennis and squash skills,…

New Skills on the Hockey Field

This half term in PE Year 8 have been travelling off site to the Old Loughtonians Hockey Club to learn some new hockey skills. For many, hockey is a completely new sport and they have enjoyed learning the rules and the fundamentals of the game. The pupils have also enjoyed…

Football Fixtures – Braeside vs Bancrofts

Braeside’s newly formed football teams enjoyed two greatly contested fixtures against Bancroft’s. The Year 7/8 girls went ahead after the first 5 minutes as Lily-Ann slotted 2 excellent goals past the Bancroft’s keeper and Issy saved numerous good shots. Bancroft’s managed to pull 2 goals back, leaving the score at…

Year 7 Gymnastics

In gymnastics the Year 7 pupils learnt all about the importance of body tension and the difference between a counter balance and a counter tension. It was excellent to see them working so hard to form some fantastic gymnastics sequences and perform them beautifully to the class.

Junior House Netball Competition

The Years 3, 4 and 5 pupils had an exciting afternoon up on the Seniors netball court competing in their annual House Netball Competition. Some great netball was on display and it was brilliant to see them putting what they had learnt last term into practice. Nishtha played outstandingly as…

House Rounders Tournament

We have ended the year on a high in PE with two days of Junior and Senior House Rounders. The pupils once again entered into the spirit of things with lots of support and encouragement for their own Houses. The scores were high in all matches with some big hitters…

Year 11 PE Fun

To end the Year 11 pupils’ PE lessons with a bang they took part in three weeks of fun and unusual activities. The first was at Top Golf where Bethany and Madina smashed it out of the park. Lots of laughs were had at some of the interesting shots played…

Yoga Sessions in Kindergarten

Kindergarten enjoyed following a guided yoga session during their PE time.  They listened carefully and copied a variety of yoga moves and poses.  The children started and finished the session by saying “Namaste”.

Fun in Morning Running Club

Every Tuesday morning at the Juniors and Friday mornings at the Seniors many of us are braving the cold weather for early morning running club.  It’s been great fun so far.  We’ve dodged the mud and ice in the forest and had some glorious morning sunshine (and rain!)  It is…