On Monday 10th February, Burford pupils attended the Y3/4 Sports Hall Athletics competition at Harvey Hadden Sports Centre. The team performed exceptionally in their heat to finish in 2nd place. They are now through to the semi-finals which will take place in March. Well done Y3/4 on a fantastic effort!
Burford Primary School (December 2019) , Belton Greyhounds and Windmill LEAD Academy (November 2019) close out decade as teams of the month in the 37th Notts Lincs Leics Mini-Basketball Clinics.
Burford Primary, coached by Ms. Zara Lund, started their season with two sparkling wins, 6-4 over Mapperley Plains and 12-10 over a highly improved St. Ann's Academy, coached by Mr. Chris Ibbett. Burford's team has been playing together since School Year 4 and had never been on the winning side until this December. Clinic Director for the 37th year, Coach Jimmy "Jumpshot" Smith said, "This could be the highlight of these young people's sporting careers, to experience their first victories as a school team after sticking together for three years.They've been great ambassadors for their school and deserve to be recognised."
November's Award is shared by the Clinics two primary school teams who have won their last 8 matches, Windmill LEAD Academy, coached by Mr. Lou Dannheimer and Belton Lane Primary Community School Grantham, coached by Mr. Jon Mason. Director Jimmy "Jumpshot" Smith stated, "These two teams work hard as a team, listen to their coaches, show enthusiasm and good sportsmanship whether playing home or away. You can say those things about all the schools taking part but every programme needs their flagship teams and they are ours."
Pupils who attended Mrs Lund's after school basketball club participated in the Nottingham City Schools basketball festival on Tuesday 18th November.
The children's gameplay progressed tremendously throughout the afternoon with some excellent displays on determination.
Well done Y5/6!