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PE at Ladywell Arena

This half-term Year 5 have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to use Ladywell Arena for some of their PE lessons. The children have been able to enjoy the use of the 400m track, sand pit and large green space for games and athletics activities. They have also been introduced to the game of […]

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Lewisham Borough Key Steps Gymnastics Competition

This year Rathfern were able to enter two teams into the Key Steps Gymnastics Competition – a year 3&4 and a year 5&6 team. The squad had been working very hard over the past few months learning challenging routines and dedicating their lunchtimes to their training. The standard of gymnastics at the competition was very […]

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Sport Relief

Sport Relief 2016 was great fun! We danced, sweated and raced our way to raising over £300 for children a lot less fortunate than us around the world. Thank you to everyone who wore their sports clothes to school and donated £1 to the charity. To kick-start the day the whole school took part in […]

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Year 3&4 Football team win the league

The 2015 -2016 season for the year 3 & 4 team has come to an end with the wonderful result of Rathfern Primary School winning the league! 12 teams from all over Lewisham took part with Rathfern finishing the season with 9 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat. This is a great achievement for these talented […]

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GB Athletes visit Rathfern

On the 9th of March two talented British Athletes, Jack Andrew and Dannish Walker-Khan visited Rathfern. Jack is the current British champion and has represented both GB and England at a world and European level. Dannish is a world and European gold medalist in the relay with team GB. He is also a former British […]

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Gymnasts perform for the Mayor

Year 4 and 5 gymnasts performed alongside the Rathfern drummers for the Mayor last half term. Unfortunately the photos do not do the performance justice! The gymnasts showed a variety of individual skills, as well as collaborative gymnastics. They received a fantastic reaction from the audience and the Mayor commented on how much he enjoyed […]

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Year 1 Gymnastics – Points and Patches

Year 1, have just completed their gymnastics topic of Points and Patches. Children are confident in distinguishing between the two, and have been experimenting with different ways that they are able to balance, travel and spin on range points and patches on their bodies. Take a look at some of the fantastic ways in which […]

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Lewisham Live Festival

This week the key stage two dance club performed and showed off their moves at the Lewisham Live Festival at the catford broadway theatre. Their performance was outstanding and the dance club  represented the school in a professional manner. Dance Festival 2016 Rathfern

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Year 5 Gymnastics – Vault Practice

Year 5’s current topic is Flight. This topic explores a range of different take-offs, landings and different ways to display flight in composed sequences. In todays lesson year 5 were using a springboard, vault and large crash mat. The children were challenged to move from the springboard onto the vault table on their knee or […]

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Using Poetry as a stimulus for creative sequence composition

In celebration of National Poetry Day on the 8th of October, Year 5 were set a gymnastics challenge that would spread over 3 lessons. Children were provided with a poem called ‘Fireworks!’ as stimulus for planning a creative sequence. Their challenge involved children creating movement material to convey the words of the poems and use […]

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