On Friday the children took part in a day of sporting activities to raise money for the school.
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A group of Y2 children took part in a sports multiskills festival at Etone School, they competed in a variety of events. We could score points for each event which were added to each teams grand total.
Bean bag throwing accuracy
Bean bag throwing distance
We each got a certificate and the red team won the competition and won a trophy that we took turns to take home. Joe and Steven got special awards for winning one of the events.
Year 2 started Sports Day with a Scarecrow race, they had to dress in a jacket, scarf and hat.
Year 1 followed with a race to the beach, collecting a towel, sun hat, bucket and sunglasses.
Year 2’s next race was the egg and spoon race.
Whilst Year 1 had to balance a quoit on their heads for the next race.
Then both year 1 and 2 had some sprint races, with some very close finishes.
Then it was the Reception children. They started with some sprint races.
Then the egg and spoon race.
And finally the obstacle race.
For over 800 years the people of Atherstone have played a special game of football on Shrove Tuesday.
The football is very big and made of leather. (See it right)
Miss Robinson was able to borrow the ball from the man that won this year. We had good fun playing with the ball in the playground.