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GB Athlete Visit – 15/10/19

Today was a very exciting day at Rathfern. Team GB Athletes Dom Mersah and Megan Kealy come to visit us! Megan won a silver medalist at the 2018 Europeans Tumbler, and Dom was the gold medalist at the Junior Tumbling European Championships. Dom and Megan led assemblies in the morning where they spoke about how […]

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Primary Panathlon Competition – 11/10/19

On Friday 11th October a group of children competed in the Lewisham Borough Primary Panathlon Competition. The Primary Panathlon programme provides an introduction to Panathlon for 5-11-year olds, through a team competition that builds foundation skills in a range of sports. Children participated in lots of fun activities including parachute popcorn, new age kurling, boccia […]

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Diving Talent Testing 10/10/19

On Thursday 10th October two coaches from the Crystal Palace Diving Team came to visit Rathfern. The coaches came to tell children more about the sport and ways of getting involved.  The team are always looking for promising young talent, so led 20 minuet sessions with classes in Key Stage 2 to identify any pupils […]

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Year 5 Gymnastics – Bridges

This half-term Year 5 are learning about Bridges in Gymnastics. In this weeks lesson, we were challenged to form a range of different bridge shapes with our bodies, individually and in small groups. We experimented using different levels, and connecting our bridge shapes with smooth transitions. We started out using just mats, and later transferred […]

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Year 3 Gymnastics – Stretching, Curling & Arching

In today’s lesson, Year 3 practiced stretching our bodies to make them as extended, narrow and tall as we possible could. Children were challenged to find methods of travelling while staying in this extended, narrow and tall shape. We used the trampoline, climbing frame, sloped bench and rings to further challenge us in maintaining our […]

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Year 2 Gymnastics – Body Parts High & Low

Year 2 have made a great start to their first Gymnastics unit of the academic Year – Body Parts High and Low. In today’s lesson we used a range of apparatus to support us in making our bodies high or low. Children were challenged to experiment and use the apparatus in ways that they haven’t before. […]

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Champion & Sports Crew Leadership Training 17/09/19

On the 17th of September a group of Year 5 & 6 Sports Leaders attended the Lewisham Schools Champion & Sports Crew Leadership Training Day. Lewisham Leaders is a National leadership and student voice programme designed to develop leadership skills at grassroots level. Young children are most inspired and influenced by their peers, therefore we […]

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