School Life – Sports

On Wednesday 26th February, 8 children went to this exciting competition against other schools from the local area. The children
Well done to these 2 girls for their fabulous sporting achievements in dance and gymnastics.
Football Achievements Well done to Amelia, Jess and Darcey for being invited to Brighton trials. Well done to Amelia and
Hockey with Mr P - Team Colour Competition Winners 4 Ash Green 4 Chestnut Yellow 4 Larch Green 6 Cedar
18 Year 6 children went to Hailsham to compete in the School Games Sportshall Athletics competition at Hailsham Community College.
On Friday 4th October some girls represented Stafford at the Albion in the Community tournament at Eastbourne Borough. Excitingly we
Lat Friday, some of our talented footballers went to play in a tournament at Eastbourne Borough. The event was hosted
This talented Year 3 pupil took part in a karate competition and was placed 2nd and 3rd. She achieved 2nd
These two talented children from our Federation took part in the Canton karate championships in Kent. One got 1st in
Over the last month, teams from Stafford have been taking part in cricket tournaments from the local area. All the
Thank you so much to all the parents who came and supported our sports mornings. We all really enjoyed them
Following our success at the South Downs Area competition, our team went to Crawley to represent the South Downs Area
Stafford has achieved the School Games Gold Mark award for the first time, having achieved silver for the last 3
Today, our cricket coach, Mr Smith from Sussex Cricket www.sussexcricket.co.uk, organised a ‘5 Bats Speed Cricket’ competition with houses playing
In the afternoon, 9 boys, Mrs Lloyd, Mr Smith and Mrs Topali, went to Heron Park for an exciting football
We were so proud of all the children with their efforts for our Stafford Race for Life. With the music
On Tuesday and Wednesday we had a fabulous golfing experience at both schools, lead by Mr Plimmer from Jolf. On
This week, Year 5 took part in an exciting throwing challenge, organised by Mr Richards. This was both a personal
8 excited Y3 and Y4 children travelled to Gildredge Park for the Road to Eastbourne tennis qualifiers on Tuesday afternoon.
On Wednesday afternoon, 19 children from Year 3-5 and 9 children from Year 2, went to the Eastbourne Sports Park
On Wednesday afternoon, 10 children from Year 3 went to a Stoolball Festival at Eastbourne Sports Park. The afternoon was
We have been working hard to improve our lunchtimes at Stafford and have employed the help of a company called
On Tuesday 30th April, 8 Year 4 children went to Ratton School for a handball tournament. There were 8 other
This week has been our exciting competitions week at school. All the year groups have taken part in an intra-school
On the morning of Thursday 4th April, 8 Year 4s went to Heron Park School for a Unihoc tournament. There
On Monday, Year 3 went and learnt lots of new tennis skills at Hampden Park with Jenny (a tennis coach).
Football On Saturday 23rd March, 8 children went to represent Stafford at the B Team football tournament at Ocklynge. There
This week, Year 5 and 6 all enjoyed taster sessions for Street Cricket, run by Oliver Smith from Chance to
Friday 22nd March was the 17th National Skipping Day. To celebrate, all the classes took part in a 20 minute
On Tuesday 12th March, 9 Year 6s went to the University of Brighton in Denton Road to take part in
On Wednesday 27th February 2019, four Year 6 children took part in an exciting opportunity at Shinewater Sports Centre playing
A couple of weeks ago, we congratulated Isobel for her winning design for the Sussex School Games logo. Below is
On Wednesday 13th February, Year 5 presented their dances to the Cover Supervisors who judged them on a range of
On Tuesday (12th February) - at the same time as the netball matches - 13 Year 4 children travelled to
On Tuesday (12th February) after school, 13 children took part in 2 inter-school netball matches against Ocklynge. For some of
30 very excited children performed last night at Ratton School in our first ever Eastbourne Schools PE Association dance festival.
On Thursday 31st January, a Year 6 pupil took part in the Area Finals for the Cross Country. She competed
Congratulations to Isobel in 4 Chestnut who has won the local area competition to design a new logo for the
We are very excited by our Year 5 participation in the Premier League Primary Stars programme. This is an exciting
On Wednesday 5th December, 12 Year 4 children attended a multi-sports festival at East Sussex College in Eastbourne. The events
Football: ESFA & Eastbourne Schools' Under 11 Danone 7-a-Side Cup On Saturday 10th November, 9 boys went to Ocklynge to
This week, the Year 6 not attending the residential have had lots of fun and taken part in a range
On Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th November, Mr Hester and Mr Richards ran 2 intra-school football tournaments for the children
Swimming On Thursday 11th October, nine Year 6 children represented Stafford at the Eastbourne College swimming gala in their beautiful
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This week, twenty two Year 2 children attended a basketball festival at Stafford. They learnt and practised key skills while
On Friday 6th July, we held our Stafford Race for Life.  We held 2 races, Y3/4 and Y5/6 and we all
What an amazing morning running the Race for Life!  The children were so motivated and happy, they all displayed fantastic stamina
Sports Days This week has seen glorious weather for both our Stafford Sports Days, thank you so much to all
What wonderful weather we had for sports day this year! The children were amazing at walking down to Stafford school
Wednesday afternoon saw 16 children from Year 5 taking part in an Athletics Tournament. The children travelled by minibus to
We are really excited to be taking part in Beat the Street again this year and there have already been
Skip2BFit The whole school had great fun on Tuesday and Wednesday, participating in our Skip2Bfit skipping workshops. During the sessions,
It has been fabulous to see everyone out on the field for the first time today enjoying the sunshine and being
Children at Roselands loved Scoot Fit this week and particularly enjoyed the races and going over the ramps. There were
This week eleven children went to Ratton for a handball festival. The children began by learning and practising key skills
We were really excited to welcome James from Scootfit to Stafford on Wednesday, Thursday afternoon and Friday afternoon. Every class took part
On Wednesday 28th March, all of Year 5 went to the University of Brighton to take part in a sports
Mrs Harrison and Miss Cookson took eleven Year 2 children to a football festival at the Sports Park. They were
On Friday 23rd March, Stafford celebrated Sports Relief. In the morning, we had a great time doing whole school Zumba led by
Roselands have had a great day celebrating Sports relief. They began with a whole school Zumba session in the hall
Netball Tournament Report On Wednesday 7th March, our Stafford netball team went to a tournament at Pevensey & Westham School.
Sport scientists from the University of Brighton came in to teach us about the energy in food and how we
Netball Match The team went on Wednesday morning to the Eastbourne Schools netball tournament, where they came in 3rd place.
Netball Match This week has been very exciting as the Stafford netball team played their first match. Here is a
Thank you so much and well done to all the children who have come to our exciting lunchtime activities this
During this week, it has come to my attention that there are some parents who are concerned about our running
Cross Country Lola (Year 6) represented the school at the Area Cross Country Finals last week; unfortunately Mollie (also Y6),