Sunshines class enjoyed using yoga movements to tell the story of the hungry bear. Great enthusiasm, can't wait for the children to start making up their own stories and stretches.
Wow, what an improvement in two weeks. The team can now run and pass with the ball, find space without it, and run and run! Everyone enjoyed the GSSP's and Gosport and Fareham Rugby Club's Tag Rugby tournament, where we really showed the Haselworth way. We finished with the same number of points as the winning team, who beat us only on one try goal difference, and came joint second. But the proudest moment of the afternoon was when of the Rugby club coaches came over to comment on our attitude and behaviour, saying the children 'were a credit to the school'. Well done everyone involved.
Two teams of children from Reception attended the Alverstoke Tennis Club Tennis Festival, where they had great fun practising a whole range of tennis skills. It was lovely to see their smiles and enthusiasm, budding skills, and to hear their comments afterwards: "I want to play tennis again tomorrow!"
We sent a team of twelve to the GSSP's tag rugby festival, held at the Gosport and Fareham Rugby Club on a very murky drizzly day. Spirits stayed high, however, as the team practised running skills, ball passing, throwing backwards while running forward and try scoring. Great attitude, and we look forward to putting these skills into practice in the tournament.
"I enjoyed being able to play with other teams and using teamwork. We had a lot of fun and learnt that you can only pass backwards." Ruby
"I enjoyed how we got to play with other teams and meet new people. Also I had so much fun it makes me want to di it all over again!" Bethany
"I liked how you pass backwards to your team and you can get muddy." Jack M.
"I enjoyed the trip overall but my favourite part was bulldog because we learnt the skill of evasion." Daniel
Year 6 have really grasped the rules and strategies of handball, playing with good team spirit and fair play. Impressive use of the 3-step rule, patient build-up and good use of team mates.
Sunshines class had their first chance to explore the gym apparatus . They showed great awareness of safety while exploring and pushing themselves to try new, and in some cases, scary things!
Intrepid members of the running club braved the early morning start in the frost to run their first Park Run. Fantastic attitude and effort, with everyone smiling and putting their best feet forward, including four members of staff, who also ran. An especial well done to Joe, our first finisher, and Oscar, our youngest runner. Thank you to all parents and supports who came along to cheer the children on, and a very big thank you to Absolute Running, the Gosport running club, who donated medals for our children.
The year 5/6 Girls football team played the GSSP football tournament on the Bridgemary 3G pitch, playing a total of eight matches during an afternoon of COLD temperatures. A squad of ten girls rotated, and showed great keenness to play, and learnt a lot from each game - about positioning, tackling, moving into space. Fantastic attitude, and girls, you are fit - you ran for over three hours! A special mention to Kayleigh, our outstanding goalkeeper, with very many saves, and Macie, who got to be a better defender each game, until she was indispensable! Lovely attitude, great learning, look forward to next game.
The members of the Agiles Aces gym club enjoyed using their gym balances on and off the equipment, showing both creativity and teamwork.
Girls from Years 5 and 6 today went to the GSSP football festival at Bridgemary, where they were trained by Pompey in the Community in the skills of passing, dribbling, shooting and tackling. Fantastic attitude, fantastic learning.
The Agile Aces gym club develops the school curriculum further, giving the children extra challenges. Mr Lett even showed off his skills as he passed though! Keep checking this page for new photos!
New to the PE curriculum this year is the orienteering unit, a combination of running, map reading, recording and teamwork.
"I loved it. I haven't done something like that before." Lily-Mai, year 4
Our bold table tennis players took on three other teams in a league competition. Despite the lack of tables for practice in our school, the children took on the opposition with gusto and one of the best attitudes in school sport I have seen. Sporting, instinctive fair play, and gracious in winning and defeat. Well done Haselworth!
Eight children from Years 5 and 6 attended the table tennis festival, where they were able to practise a range of skills and build their confidence. Attentive, focused, and enthusiastic, they showed a great spirit, being both competitive and generous to their opponents.
Thanks to Gomer school for sharing their minibus! We look forward to the upcoming tournament.
The Haselworth boy's team played their first league match of the season against Grange school. Mrs Daniels spoke with great pride about their performance. "They were a joy to watch, and played with such enthusiasm. They just didn't give up. They were a credit to Haselworth school."
The boy's team went to Bridgemary for the first football festival of this year. It was great to play on the full-size all-weather pitch, and test our skills against some of the best teams in Gosport. The spirit of the team was excellent, and we learnt a lot, which we will be able to use to improve our games all year. Now we look forward to the league matches...
Haselworth pupils enjoyed National Fitness Day, taking part in a range of activities to promote awareness of the need for daily exercise that raises the heart rate. Children and adults all agreed that it was great fun and want to do more!
Academic year 2016-2017
Year 3 showed that the weather cannot hold them back. Whether kayaking in the strong tide, or challenging themselves to jump off the giant paddleboard, Year 3 were up for it! Presumably it wasn't always sunny when Robin Hood took aim in Sherwood Forest, and again, our intrepid learners learnt to use a bow and arrow in the drizzle. It was a pleasure to see the enthusiasm of these young people, and their very positive attitude to every challenge.
This year we held Sports Day on the field at Leesland School. The weather was kind this year - only just not too hot, and no thunderstorms! The children clearly enjoyed the different field activities, pushing themselves to get points for their houses, and then were excited to be competitive in the track races. Thanks to the many parents, family and supporters who turned out, making this a special day for the children.
Children from Year 3/4 attended the Tennis Festival at Alverstoke Tennis Club in glorious sunshine. Our first experience of competition, we learnt to serve diagonally and keep score. Our children showed great sporting behaviour, whether winning or losing, and really enjoyed testing their skills against the other schools. One of nineteen teams, we were delighted when one of our teams came eight overall. The children are waiting eagerly for the next competition!
Haselworth started their netball league campaign in style!
Despite the cold and gloomy weather (the last match was played in very wet drizzle), we went from strength to strength once we had scored our first goal.
Our first match was quite a tussle, but we prevailed, winning 2-0 against Newtown. Woodcot started well, but we upped our game, with fast, accurate passing which proved to much for the opposition, and again we won 2-0. Team spirit was excellent, and everyone is eager for the next round of matches.
Year 4 visited Stubbington Study Centre for 3 days (2 nights!) to explore the outdoors and teamwork, and develop resilience through sleeping away from home. They can't wait to go back!
Last Wednesday, after school, 4 children from Year 6 went sailing with Mrs Millard and Max and Lucy, who are all qualified sailors.
We went on board our Little Brig sailing ship and had a safety talk and put on our life jackets. We left Haslar Marina and our objective was to sail to the refuelling jetty where the Navy refuel their ships.
We had a good sail to the jetty and we turned around at 5 o clock and started to head back to the marina.
We had to zig zag back because the wind was blowing at the front of the ship.
We got back safely and had spent a lovely few hours sailing around Portsmouth harbour. We had all learnt the basics of sailing a ship and we all had a turn at taking the helm.
Report by Raven Teal
On a lovely sunny day last week members of Sunshine class had lots of fun at a tennis tournament at Alverstoke Tennis Club. The coach was very impressed with the tennis skills of all the children, but Izzy Buchanan impressed the coach so much she was offered a tennis scholarship at the club. Well done Izzy!
We sent two teams to the competition and one of them won!
Isobel in Sunshines class has won a Tennis Scholarship at Alverstoke Tennis Club. Well done Isobel!
KS2 got the chance to watch the England vs Wales match in the school hall. It was tense, and they were lots of groans and cheers. There was a particularly loud celebration at the end of the match!