Today our Year 5s attended the Bournemouth Primary Leadership Academy event held at Harewood College. This was a fantastic event that the children thoroughly enjoyed. The day involved lots of team games, workshops on what makes a good leader and also ways to improve sport at QPA. The children will now act as Sports Ambassadors for Queen’s Park Academy. This will involve coming up with new ideas and initiatives to encourage more children to participate in more physical activity.
Today the Year 6 boys took part in the Predator football tournament at the Littledown Centre. In total, 23 schools attended the competition. Although we didn’t progress to the semi finals, the level of effort and teamwork from the boys was outstanding. Most impressive was the maturity the boys showed. They shared captaincy, chose positions and took it in turns to be substitutes, all independently. Our goals were scored by Dylan and Darren. Next up is the league fixtures which will start in the next week or two.
Sports Day is close upon us and will be held on the Bournemouth School fields (behind the David Lloyd Sports Centre) this Thursday, 15th June, with the first events scheduled for 10:00 and the final events due to finish at 12:30. The pupils will take part in a carousel of sporting activities and competitive track events, with all children participating. The PTA will have refreshments on sale and, with the weather predicted to be fair, children should have sun cream applied before coming to school and should bring a hat with them.
Good luck to all of our participants at Town Sports this afternoon. We’ll keep our fingers crossed that the rain stays away!