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Healthy School's Week was a huge success. Thank you to all those who took part and all those who made it such a great week.

1000m metre race

 

We were very pleased to see nearly every child choosing to take part in this race at lunchtime on Wednesday, as well as many of the staff. This year, KS1 went first, doing one lap of the grounds and then KS2 raced 1000m, with years 3 and 4 racing together and then Years 5 and 6.

In the year 3/4 race, Harry Mc Gill came in 1st place, Ruby Dale 2nd and Joel Wallace 3rd. 

In the year 5/6 race, 1st place was taken by Tom Ellington, with Ben Hearsey and Monty Hill taking 2nd and 3rd places respectively.

 In Year 3 this year's fastest girl and boy were Lilou Randle and Rory Paton. In year 4: Ruby Dale and Harry McGill. In year 5: Aaya Ulhaq and Tom Ellington and Year 6: Maddy Dean and Ethan Williams.

The overall girls champion plaque was awarded to Ruby Dale and the boys champion was Tom Ellington.

House points were awarded to all those who took part, with extra points depending on position and the overall winners of the house competition were Emerald with 494 points. Diamond came 2nd with 407 and Ruby 3rd with 359 points.

Congratulations to all those who took part and all those who cheered and supported their friends. It was a great event and great to see it so well participated in and supported. Thank you to Kelli Dickinson and Louise Ferriman for all your fantastic organising!

On School Games Day on Friday, points were awarded for both the round robin team activities and the athletics events after break and after adding up the point totals, 1st place was awarded to Ruby, who won the house cup. Diamond came in second and Emerald in third place. Congratulations to all those who took part and to all those who supported their team mates so enthusiastically. A great day was had by all.

Mums vs Years 5/6 Cricket Match

 

After school on Thursday, eight mums played a cricket match against a selection of brave children from years 5 and 6. The game consisted of 12 overs, with fielder constantly rotating places and batting pairs staying in for 3 overs each. Both teams started with 100 points. They lost 5 points for a wicket and were awarded points for each run scored. It was a very close match, but the very competitive mums just held on to their lead and won with a final score of 131 to 127.

   

 

     

 

     

 

 

Healthy School's Week - 26th - 30th June 2016  

 

 

We have an exciting week planned for Healthy School's Week, with a variety of activities to keep our bodies and minds healthy, from cooking to mindfulness. We have a full programme of activities every afternoon, culminating in our School Games Day all day on Friday. So let's hope the weather holds up for us!

On Thursday, the whole school will be taking part in a cricket tournament following on from our cricket coaching from Jon Stewart and his team. All year groups from 1-6 will take part. Since this year is the women's cricket world cup, being help in the UK, we thought it would be fun to end this day with a mums vs year 6 cricket game from 3.30-4.30. All mums welcome, so please let the office know if you are available to play - no experience necessary!!

 

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Below is our programme of activities across the school for the week

 

Healthy Schools Week

Monday

1.15

2.15

Assembly will be with Mrs Ferriman talking about her London Marathon

Joe Wickes workout in assembly

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Dance - playground

Healthy Eating – prepare fruit kebabs (T)

1

Soccer Field

Healthy Eating – what is healthy eating. Design a healthy packed lunch box (T)

2

Bollywood Dancing with Mrs Butt (30 mins) - 1.15 – 1.45

 

Dance - playground

3

Healthy eating – make a healthy salad (T)

Archery Field

4

Bollywood Dancing with Mrs Butt

(30 mins) hall 1.45 to 2.15

Healthy eating

  • Make a healthy salad (T)

5

Healthy eating (T) – British Nutrition Foundation

Bollywood Dancing with Mrs Butt

(30 mins) hall 2.15 to 2.45

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Healthy eating (T) – British Nutrition Foundation

Bollywood Dancing with Mrs Butt

(30 mins) hall 2.45 to 3.15

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

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Multiskills - field

Mindfulness classroom (T)

1

Singing

Dance Hall

2

Mindfulness classroom – Mrs Barrett

Fencing - field

3

Dance Hall

Mindfulness classroom – Mrs Solomou

4

Mindfulness classroom – Mrs Solomou

 

Keeping ourselves clean and looking after our bodies (T)

5

Street dance playground

Mindfulness classroom - Mrs Barrett

6

e-safety (T)

Street dance - playground

Wednesday

 

 

1K run at lunchtime organised by running club

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Street dance playground

Keeping ourselves clean – washing hands, teeth (T)

1

Yoga – Mrs Kennedy

Street dance playground

2

Keeping ourselves clean (T)

Hockey field

3

Keeping ourselves clean (T)

Yoga – Mrs Kennedy

4

Dance - hall

How can we improve our environment (T)

5

NSPCC Workshop

Dance - hall

6

Lacrosse - field

NSPCC Workshop

Thursday

 

 

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Cricket tournament all day

 

 

Friday - School Games Day on the field   Image result for school games day logo

 

9.15 - 10.30 - Round Robin activities in houses including sack race, egg and spoon, ball dribbling, invasion game, ball rolling and balancing a ball on a tennis racket. The winning house to be announced later in the day.

 

10.50 - 12 -  Athletics - all children to compete in a running race and either a throwing or jumping event. KS2 will also get a choice of hurdles with throwing and jumping.

 

12-1 - Lunch on the field. Children may order fish and chips or have a picnic lunch. Parents are asked to bring a picnic.

 

1-3 - Class relays, Year 6 obstacle race and toddler race.

 

3pm (approx) - Results from the day. Certificates award to children from the top 3 houses from the athletics events and the round robin and the house cup awarded to the winning house.

YEAR 3/4 CRICKET

Twelve children from Years 3 and 4 traveled to Boyne Hill Cricket Club yesterday to take part in a Cricket Skills competition led by the Chance to Shine organisation. Different stations had been set up, each concentrating on a different skill required to play cricket well, including batting, bowling, catching, fielding and agility. The children moved round the stations, winning points each time for their achievements in that particular skill. The children participated with enthusiasm and it was great to see them improve over the course of the afternoon. Out of nine teams taking part, Cookham Dean took six place. Well done to all those who took part

 

Cross Country Festival - Thursday 27th April

 

23 children from Years 3 and 4 travelled to St Piran's School this afternoon to compete in 1500m races around the school grounds. The Year 3 girls race was first, followed by Year 3 boys, Year 4 girls and finally Year 4 boys.  The group score was determined by adding up the positions of the four highest placed children from each school, so that the winning school was the one with the lowest score. Medals were also awarded to the top 3 individuals in each race.

We were very proud of the determination and effort shown by all the children from Cookham Dean and their support for their team mates. Year 3 girls did particularly well, taking first place in the group competition, with Bethan Hill winning a third place medal. The Year 3 boys also did very well, taking second place in the group competition.

The competition was of a high standard in Year 4 and although our children tried their best, we did not get a place in the group competition this time. However Ruby Dale won a medal for taking third place in her race. 

Well done to all those who took part and thank you to Mrs Dickinson and Mrs Ferriman who have worked hard to train up those that are members of the running club. The hard work seems to be paying off!

 

                                                                                                

 

        

      

BERKSHIRE GAMES Winter Berkshire Games at Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre - Wednesday 22nd March

 

12 members of year 3 were at the Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre on Wednesday to represent Maidenhead and Ascot for the Winter Berkshire School Games, the culmination of the tournaments taken part in so far this year. On a rather wet morning, they were lucky enough to be participating in the Change 4 Life event in the indoor hall! They got the chance to have a go at a variety of multi skills activities and to try to improve on their personal best in each event. In the afternoon, the sun came out as they headed to the Cultural Village, outside the main abbey, where they listened to an inspirational talk from the Olympic Athlete, Ryan , and then had a go at the obstacle course where they raced against each other; the cycling event along a pretty muddy course; had a go at hitting the target in archery; learnt some circus skills and finished the afternoon by getting their faces painted. It was great opportunity for them to be part of a big event, with around 1200 children from various local areas.

 

 

YEAR 1 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT - Tuesday 21st March

A team of 8 headed off to Cressex Astroturf last Tuesday for a year 1 tournament. The boys won 2 out of their 4 games in the first fixture and 3 out of 4 in the second. They won the second fixture overall. Total win 5 out of the 8 games played. But most of all they have great fun!

 

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Street Dance Taster sessions - Thursday 2nd February

 

Today we were visited by Ms Gould from Premier Education, who took Year 1,2 and 3 for a street dance session, giving them chance to help put a routine together and then perform it as a class. Since we don't currently offer a dance club, we wanted to give children a taster of what would be involved in the new club that Ms Gould will be running on a Tuesday after school from 3.30 to 4.30 in the hall. The club will start after half term.

 

                

            

Sports hall Athletics Competition - Thursday 26th January

 

Year 3 travelled to Newlands School in the morning to take part in the Sports hall athletics competition. Every child got the chance to take part in at least one filed and one track event. The track events included series of relay races involving either straight running or negotiating a series of obstacles. The field events included chest push, standing long jump, triple jump, vertical jump, soft javelin and speed bouncing. The children showed fantastic team spirit and really enjoyed competing, but unfortunately took last place out of 7 schools.

 

In the afternoon a team of 24 children from years 5 and 6 (6 boys and 6 girls from each year group) also took part in the same competition. There were some fantastic individual performances and every child put in 100% effort, gaining enough points to take 5th place, beating Cookham Rise and St Mary's. Well done to all those who took part.

 

 

Dan the Skipping Man - Monday 16th January

 

Today we enjoyed a visit from Dan the Skipping Man. He spent half an hour with each year group; from Reception who learnt some of the basics in partnership with Dan through to Year 6 who were learning 'The pretzel' , which looked extremely tricky. He spent time training the lunchtime controllers so that they can encourage and support the children to continue improving on their skipping skills during playtimes. We finished the day with a show, where some of the children showcased their skipping talent. Photos and videos to follow.

For those children who would like to continue working on their skills at home, have a look at Dan's Youtube channel which has clips of different types of skipping and challenges to try.

www.youtube.com/c/dantheskippingman.

We plan to put in place a series of skipping challenges at school for the children to try to achieve.

Solar skipping ropes are on sale in the school office for the rest of this week, priced £6.

The children loved the day and we hope that skipping will become a big part of playtimes.

 

    

 

Swimarathon 2017

 

Cookham Dean entered six teams into the Swimarathon on Saturday 7th January, with 43 children swimming as many lengths as they could in 55 minutes. The children had a lot of fun; they were amazing, determined and supportive and encouraging to each other. They were a credit to or school! Altogether they managed a whopping 435 lengths, which is a massive 10,875 metres! They were raising funds for school and Maidenhead Lions who fund projects in the local community. We are yet to find out the grand total raised, but we'll keep you posted.

Here are some of the children from across the years who swam.

 

 

Running club update - come rain, shine or frost those runners are out (even in -3), making the most of our beautiful countryside - great resilience and determination shown.

Cross country competition at Altwood - Monday 28th November

 

12 children from years 4,5,and 6 travelled to Altwood school last week to compete in a 1000m lap of the field. There were 13 teams in total and boys and girls races separately in their year groups. The children did brilliantly, everyone of them giving their all against some very fierce competition at times and in the end our B team actually beat our A team, when it came 5th to a very close joint 6th. A special tank you to Jack and Monty, who stepped up at the last minute when two other team members had to pull out due to injury and ended up racing in the year group above them. Congratulations to all those who took part.

 

 

 

Zumba - Monday 21st November - Years one to six got a chance to learn some new moves while exercising with a visit from Sarah from 'time to move'.

Year 4 football tournament

 

On Tuesday 15th November, 8 children from year 4 travelled to Cressex Astroturf in High Wycombe to

compete against schools from Bucks and Berks. In the first round they came 2nd in their groups and then in the 2nd round they came 4th. Well done to all those who took part - they all had great fun.

       

Year 6 Hockey tournament - Friday 10th November

 

12 children from Year 6 travelled to Altwood School last week to take part in the In2Hockey tournament. We fielded two teams of six and both teams won two out of five games, playing against St Luke's, Courthouse, Cookham Rise, St Edmund Campion and All Saints. Well done to all those who took part; who played with enthusiasm and showed great competitive spirit.

 

Judo

 

Following on from the success of Sally Conway in winning a bronze medal in Judo at Rio' 16, the School Sports Partnership gave schools the opportunity to have three Judo taster sessions. Years 5 and 6 were coached by accredited coaches from local club Iiankai Judo and learnt some of the basics of Judo.

     

Jack Rutter, Paralympic Football Player for team GB, visits...

 

Jack lead an awe-inspiring assembly to all Key stage 1 and 2 children, sharing a slide show with the children, showing his journey of highs and lows from being on the brink of being signed as a professional footballer at the age of 17 to having to learn to walk again after suffering brain damage after an unprovoked attack left him in intensive care. From that point, he fought to play football again and this year was in Rio as part of the Paralympic GB Football squad.

 

Years 4 and 5 were then lucky enough to partake in coaching sessions with Jack.

Year 3 Football Competition - Tuesday 11th October

 

A great start tot he year for Year 3 sport when they attended a football competition at Cressex Sports Centre in High Wycombe last Tuesday. The team made it through to second round of the competition, scoring a ttal of 10 goals out of six games. We were one of the few teams to field both boys and girls in equal numbers and all eight players played superbly. Well done Year 3!

 

 

Year 3/4 Tag Rugby Competition -Tuesday 4th October

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 30th September - Golf Day at Cookham Dean  

 

We were lucky enough to have a visiting golf coach at Cookham Dean last Friday. Gavin Clark, a coach at Winter Hill Golf Club, brought bundles of golf equipment with him, setting up a fantastic range of golf based activities for the children to try out. All the children in years 1 to 5 had the chance to have a coaching session with Gavin.

 

For those children who would like to take their golfing further, Gavin runs coaching sessions at Winter Hill Golf Club on Friday from 3.45 to 4.45 (starting Friday 14th October). Sunday morning coaching sessions are also available from 10- 11 or 11-12.30. Anyone interested, contact Gavin direct on 07789 766872 or golfpro@gavclark.com.

 

Running Club update

 

The children head off on their 'adventure run' with a Hawaiian theme. Looks like great fun! The club meets every Thursday morning at school at 8 and then head out into the surrounding countryside. It i s a very popular club with a waiting list so you have to get in quick if you want to join.

 

Euros Football Competition   

Friday 1st July 2016

 

Children to compete in their house against other members of their year group and the year above of  below, so that year 1 and 2 will play together, years 3 and 4 and years 5 and 6.. Each house will pick a country out of hat (from those remaining in the competition) to represent. Games will be played for 5 minutes each way.  In the first round, each house will play another house. Any draws, will go to penalties (best of three or until we have winner). In the second round, the highest scoring teams will play each other; the lowest scoring teams and then the ones in the middle. 3 points will be awarded for a win, and 1 for a draw. Points will be totaled across the school.

 

Which country will win?

 

What a fantastic day!! From the draw, Germany was represented by Emerald; Belgium by Sapphire; Italy by Ruby; Iceland by Diamond; Portugal by Topaz and France by Amethyst. (We decided not to include Wales to make it fairer.)

 

It was a close run competition. The children showed fantastic team spirit and played their socks off!! Everyone gave it their best, even those with little footballing experience. Larger teams substituted players on and off to make sure everyone had equal playing time. Even Reception joined in with a five minute game each at the end of the day.

 

 

Although Sapphire was the winner of both the Years 3/4 and Years 5/6 age groups, overall, Diamond won the most games overall and so, on points, pipped Sapphire to the post to win with 15 points to Sapphire's  13. Well done Diamond. Sadly Iceland have not proved quite so successful in the real competition!

 

In third place was Ruby, who beat Amethyst only on goal difference; then Topaz and finally Emerald. 

 

Undeterred by the showers in the morning,  a fabulously fun day was had by all and we have been inspired to organise more whole school competitions for next year. So watch this space...

1000m run - Tuesday 21st June 2016

 

Congratulations to all those children from years 3,4,5 and 6 who took part in the 1000m run last Tuesday. It was a big achievement and fantastic to see so many children have a go and put so much effort into their performance (as you can see from the exhaustion displayed at the finish line in the photos below). The children showed amazing team spirit in supporting, not just the children in their own house, but all the children running, especially those who found it a bigger struggle. The fastest children ran faster than last year and this year's fastest children in each year group were: Harry Mc Gill and Ruby Dale in year 3 with times of 04:22.9 and 04:23.4; Tom Ellington and Aaya Ulhaq in year 4 with times of 03.33.2 and 03:54.3; Ethan Williams and Kelsey Gibson in year 5 with times of 03:56.18 and 04:20.73; and in year 6 Ed Ridley and Sophie Ellington with times of 03.26.26 and 03.59.32. Overall the fastest boy was Ed Ridley and the fastest girl was Aaya Ulhaq - well done. This year, 83 children entered the race and for the first time children received points for entering the race and for their positioning and the points were then added up to find our winning house, which this year was Diamond, (who also entered the highest number of competitors). So the figures show, the more people who enter from a house, the more chance you have of winning the house cup. We look forward to next year's race to see if this year's winners will maintain their titles.

 

SPORTS WEEK 2016

 

June 20th -24th

 

To celebrate Youth Sport National Sports Week we have a week of extra sporting activities planned at lunchtimes throughout the week

 

Monday – KS1 playground games and year 3/4 softball game

                 Tuesday – KS2 1000m run (11.45 start)

                 Wednesday – KS1 long run and KS2 skipping

                 Thursday – International Olympic Day – Paralympic challenges

                 Friday – GAMES DAY / SPORTS DAY

 

 

Each activity completed by each child will be converted to mileage to see if we can travel from London to Rio on the Get Set Road to Rio app.

 

We have extended our sports week to include our Euros Football Competition which we are looking forward to this Friday and also to give us a chance to do those activities that were rained off.

 

 

School Games Day - Friday 24th June 2016 

 

9.30 - 10.30 - Round robin activities - children are grouped in their houses and the houses split in two with each half simultaneously participating in the same activity in either circuit A or B. The teams then rotate round all six stations, spending five minutes on each activity and being awarded points according to how well they do at the activity.

 

10.30 - snack and clearing away round robin activities.

 

11-12.15 - Athletics competition. All children compete in a running race in their year group and either throwing or jumping.  For the running race, children are grouped with children of the same sex and according to their ability to give everyone a fair chance. Stickers are awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

 

12.15 - 1.30 - picnic lunch on the field. Those having fish and chips will go to collect their food in their year groups.

 

1.30 - 2.30 - Class relays. Children are grouped in their houses and compete in their year groups, with points awarded to the houses that take 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

 

2.30 - Results from both sports day and Tuesday's 1000m run are announced and certificates and medals given out.

 

What a great day was had by all! Congratulations to Emerald, who came first with 887 points! In second place was Ruby with 855 points; in third place Topaz with 830; fourth place Amethyst with 817; fifth place Sapphire with 783 and sixth pace Diamond with 772. The children showed great team spirit throughout and Year 6 , in particular, did an excellent job of supporting the younger members of the school.

 

TAG RUGBY

On Thursday 16th June a team of 11 from Year 3 and Year 4 took part in the Y3/Y4 Tag

Rugby Tournament at Maidenhead Rugby Club. We played three games against Holy Trinity, Oldfield and Furze Platt Juniors. They were hard games! Although we lost each game there were excellent tries from Finn, Maxi, Joel, William and Ben. By the third game we were playing really well as a team and only lost by one try. We had a great afternoon. Well done team - Myles, Finn, Alice, Maxi, Dhruvi, William, Alice, Ben, Eesa, Joel, Ruby and Annabelle.

 

Inter-house tennis tournament

Years 3 and 4 finished off their term learning tennis this week with an inter-house tennis tournament. The children split into their houses and they played someone from an opposing house according a schedule, with 3 games being played at one time. Each game lasted 5 minutes and then they rotated round so that, by the end of the tournament, each player had played an opponent from each house. Children took turns to serve and a point was awarded to the winner of each serve. All the children put their new found tennis skills enthusiastically in to play, but Emerald proved to be the strongest house and won both the year 3 and 4 competitions. Well done to all those who took part and congratulations to Emerald!

Football Fixtures - Summer 2016

 

Monday 16th May - 3.30pm AWAY match at Wessex

Thursday 19th May - 3.30 HOME match against St Lukes

Friday 20th May - 3.30 AWAY match @ Courthouse

YEAR 1 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT

On Tuesday a small group of year 1 boys went to a football tournament.  There were a lot of other schools there.  Each match was fifteen minutes long.  We all had different positions which we swapped round after each match. We all played well. We played six matches and won two of them.  We scored 4 goals in total. I scored a hat trick in one match and one goal in another.  It was four hours long.  We all loved it, it was fun! By Max R - Year 1.

 

 

Maidenhead Schools' football league - just as other football leagues are coming to the end of their season, the Maidenhead Schools' league is just getting going! Our first match was against Furze Platt.

 

COOKHAM DEAN A -2. FURZE PLATT-1.

 

Both teams fought hard in the Maidenhead School’s match, with Furze Platt taking an early lead.    

However before half-time Cookham had equalised when Taylor found himself clear & easily scored.

In the second  half Cookham defender’s Manasi & William kept their opponents from breaking through and then Joe "VARDY-LIKE" was on hand to net the winner with a powerful cross shot into the far corner of the Furze Platt net. (Mr Warren)

CROSS COUNTRY RUNNERS

Fantastic team effort from all the years 3 and 4’s involved in the St Piran’s cross country 1500m race today. Girls and boys for year 3 ran for the first time in a competition and did themselves proud. They all gave 100% . Year 4 boys and girls ran a storming race, Aaya coming in first place in her race and Tom first for the boys. Both year 4 teams took home silver overall for the team event. Well done to Harry Mc, Harry W, Ollie, Will, Joel, Megan, Bo, Rosie, Ursula, Annabel, Summer, Lizzie, Monty, Toby, Ben, Tom, JJ, Isabelle, Aaya, Imogen, Molly & Ava!

 

                          

  

                        

 

                         

YEAR 3/4 CRICKET SKILLS COMPETITION

Year 3 and 4 participated in a cricket tournament on Tuesday 19th April, at Boyne Hill cricket club. There were lots of cricket activities, including agility, where you completed an obstacle course. The events started at 12.30 and ended at 3pm. 15 children took part. We left school at 12.10. We were paired up with Cookham Rise and beat them in every event. Overall there were 11 other schools in the competi-tion. There were 6 events in total, which were all fun and exciting. Even though we didn’t come in the top 3, we all had a fantastic time. By: Imogen, Molly and Ava.

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Free tennis courses

 

As part an initiative by the Lawn Tennis Association to 'grow' British tennis, they are offering free 6 week courses around the country for 5-8 year olds. Among others, they are running courses at Wooburn Green on a Monday and Marlow on a Tuesday after school. They are also giving away tennis rackets at the end of the course to those children who have attended every session. To sign your child up go to www.clubspark.lta.org.uk/TennisForKids and find a course that suits you.

Upcoming year 3/4 inter-house hockey tournament

 

Years 3 and 4 will be putting their new-found hockey skills to the test next Wednesday 16th, when they compete to be the best house at hockey! Which house will win....

and the winner was Emerald, with Sapphire in second place and Diamond and Ruby joint third.

Well done to everyone who took part.

Year 3/4 HIGH 5

The sun shone on our team of 9 players from years 3 and 4 who travelled to Altwood School last Friday afternoon to take part in the Hi5 netball tournament. For Elise, Emily, Elen, Rose, Tori, Hazel, William,    Aaron and JJ, this was their first chance to play in a tournament on this kind and they showed great team spirit and enthusiasm, even though they lost their games to more experienced players. They showed great resilience and improved as the tournament progressed but unfortunately did not get into to the semi-finals.

 

 

Year 5/6 Hi 5 netball tournament - Thursday 3rd March 2016

 

We went to Newlands Girls School for a ‘high 5’ netball tournament last week. Our team of 8 players was made up of Zara, Ella, Sophie, Maddy, Pippa, Finlay, Sam and Charlie. Some of these children have not been involved in netball tournaments before, so it was a great opportunity for them to experience being part of a team, whilst representing the school. Each game was 8 minutes long and positions were rotated every game.  Although we didn’t win any matches, we held our own, as in the first 2 matches neither team scored! This proved our determination to defend the ball and not let St Luke’s or Oldfield score.  Our 3rd game against Holyport was more rewarding with Ella and Sam scoring 3 goals between them, but the final score was 5-3 to Holyport.  We were also defeated in our last 2 games against St Michaels and Furze Platt, but throughout play we showed great enthusiasm and gave each other such fantastic encouragement, displaying excellent team spirit. As a team we showed we can rise to any sporting challenge, and look forward to the next one! 

Our Young Ambasssadors continue to arrange games for the children at lunchtimes twice a week, as well as introducing new ideas for games in assembly each week on a Thursday. Favourites include the parachutes and pogo sticks.

 

Running Club

 

Thursday morning's running club continues to go from strength to strength. The club meet at 8 and make the most of our wonderful surroundings by getting out and about whatever the weather!

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Sportshall Athletics Competition - Thursday 21st January

 

Well done to all those members of years 3 and 4 who competed in the athletics competition last Thursday. They showed great team spirit and represented the school brilliantly! They competed in various track and field events, taking 7th place overall in the competition.

Swimarathon - Saturday 9th January 2016  

 

Congratulations to all those you took part in Saturday's Swimarathon and many thanks to Kelli Dickinson for organising and rallying the teams! Two teams took part and there was a great team spirit shown as they enthusiastically cheered each other on. Thank you also to all those parents who supported the children both in and out of the water. Our two teams swam a total of 4000m and raised £1012.75! This money is shared 50/50 between the Lions Club and the PTA, so the PTA will receive £506.48! A fantastic result! Each child received a certificate and wristband for taking part and were presented with these in assembly (below).

 

 

Netball Tournament

 

Well done to all those children who took part in the inter-house netball tournament at the end of last term, especially those who agreed to play for a different house to equalise the numbers. What good sports! Although there was a shortage of time and not all teams got to play each other, the final score from those games that did get played left Ruby as the overall winner. Congratulations Ruby! Thank you to Ms Barham and Mrs Wainright for helping to organise, umpire and score the games.

 

Looking forward to the Hockey tournament at the end of this term to see which house will come out on top....

News from our Young Amassadors

by Yasmin Mole

 

Dear parents.

We are really excited to inform you that we are this year's sports ambassadors. Every year this opportunity is given to four lucky children in years 5 and 6. This year, the children went to a magnificent training centre at Newlands School with other schools throughout Maidenhead and Cookham. They advised us how to set up fun activities and progress all children. We were given a large yellow bag which includes a parachute, footballs, cones and idea cards amongst many other items for us to use.

At our school we will be encouraging children to do a variety of sports including sports that are new to some children so we can learn new skills. We will be organising ctivities throughoout the year during Wednesday and Friday afternoon straight after lunch. PE kits are not required. Each Thursday during assembly we will be showing a selection of activities that we will be doing in the playground/field. Due to weather changes in winter we sadly won't be playing when it is rainng.

We look forward in helping your children enjoy the many sport activiites on offer. If you have any questions please look out for us. We are dresssed in light blue polo shirts ad dark blue jackets with Sports Ambassador printed on the back.

PREMIER SPORTS ENRICHMENT DAY - Friday 13th November

 

This Friday Premier Sports are coming to school with their trained coaches to give each class a chance to try out a sport they may not have had the chance to play before in a 40 minute session.

Part of the reason for doing this, is to give us the chance ot see if there are any sports that we could add to our out of school sports clubs on offer.

 

 

HAVE YOUR SAY!

If there are any sports that you would like to see on offer at Cookham Dean as an out of school club, please fill in a questionnaire on the 'Let's do Sports' board in the KS2 lobby, and we will consider the suggestions.

 

Netball Fixtures - Spring 2016

Thursday 10th March - Cookham Dean Vs White Waltham - Home Match

 

Wednesday 16th March - Cookham Dean Vs Holy Trinity - Home Match

 

 

Cookham Dean CE Primary School, Bigfrith Lane,

Cookham Dean, Maidenhead SL6 9PH.

Tel: 01628 482734.

Email: office@cookhamdean.org

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