Laddsworth Primary October News

Laddsworth Primary October News

Laddsworth Primary’s Declan races to a podium position for KZN!

Declan Bornman with his trophy

Declan Bornman with his trophy

Declan Bornman, a Grade 1 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School represented KwaZulu-Natal at the North vs South Womza 2016 Interprovincial MX in Bloemfontein on the 1st October 2016. (This is an interprovincial competition with riders from KZN, Gauteng, Western Cape, Eastern Cape & Free State taking part). Declan was placed 3rd overall, in his under 8 age category. His podium position was a phenomenal achievement as there were 230 riders in total. Well done Declan!
Laddsworth Primary’s Spanish Dancer

Amy Robertson

Amy Robertson

 
Amy Robertson, a Grade 6 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, was awarded a certificate by the Spanish Dance Society for passing the ‘Ingresso’ Spanish Dancing exam. Well done Amy!

 

 

 
Laddsworth Primary pianists earn Distinctions

L-R: Jennifer van Heerden and Annabel Unwin.

L-R: Jennifer van Heerden and Annabel Unwin.

Jennifer van Heerden and Annabel Unwin, Grade 6 pupils at Laddsworth Primary, completed their Grade 1 Piano exams and both passed with distinction. They received their Grade 1 Piano certificates from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. Well done Girls!

 

 

 
Dairy Day Tennis Tournament

Pics: Sarah Tilbury

Pics: Sarah Tilbury

 
Sarah Tilbury and Marcus Robertson, Grade 2 pupils at Laddsworth took part in the Dairy Day Tennis Tournament at Kershaw Park in Pietermaritzburg. This was held on 1 and 2 October 2016. Sarah won the under 8 Girls Singles category. Sarah and Marcus played together in the under 8 mixed doubles and won the trophy.
Well done Sarah and Marcus!

L-R: Sarah Tilbury and Marcus Robertson

L-R: Sarah Tilbury and Marcus Robertson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Laddsworth Primary National Abacus Maths Champions

Pic: L-R: Jodi Moreno, Tessa Moreno, Mr Gavin Lambooy

Pic: L-R: Jodi Moreno, Tessa Moreno, Mr Gavin Lambooy

Jodi (Grade3) and Tessa Moreno (Grade 3) participated in the Abacus Maths National Competition in Johannesburg on Saturday, 22 October 2016. There were about 130 participants representing their respective provinces across South Africa. The Laddsworth sisters both won gold medals for their respective levels. Jodi also won the trophy for the best junior in the country for Abacus dictation. Both girls have been selected to represent South Africa in Thailand in 2017. Well done girls, Laddsworth is extremely proud of you!

 
Laddsworth Karate Kid – Orange Belt for Michael Finch

Pic: Michael Finch

Pic: Michael Finch

 

Michael Finch received his Orange Belt in Kimura Shukokai International Karate. Michael, a Grade 6 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School also received a certificate for the 7th rank in Kyu Grade on 23 October 2016 in Pietermaritzburg. Well done Michael!

 

 

 

Laddsworth Primary’s Hope Trust Blanket Drive

Pic: Front Row L-R: Victoria Fuller, Jordyn de la Mare, Imana Dimba, Rachel Forest, Anna Hobden, Tamryn Edwards. Second Row L-R: Jessica Zunckel, Robyn Gilbert, Hayley Burgess, Taebron Jursa, Megan Brown, Reuben Macfarlane. Third Row L-R: Mrs Jean A’Bear, Mrs Di Smythe, Monika Grobbelaar Rachel Wheeler, Mr Gavin Lambooy

Pic: Front Row L-R: Victoria Fuller, Jordyn de la Mare, Imana Dimba, Rachel Forest, Anna Hobden, Tamryn Edwards.
Second Row L-R: Jessica Zunckel, Robyn Gilbert, Hayley Burgess, Taebron Jursa, Megan Brown, Reuben Macfarlane.
Third Row L-R: Mrs Jean A’Bear, Mrs Di Smythe, Monika Grobbelaar Rachel Wheeler, Mr Gavin Lambooy

On Monday 24 October Laddsworth pupils handed over all the blankets knitted by themselves and their families for Hope Trust. Mrs A’Bear from Hope Trust collected the blankets. Hope trust will distribute the blankets to needy people as well as child headed households in the local community.

SACEE Language Challenge

Pic: L-R: Gavin Lambooy and Victoria Fuller

Pic: L-R: Gavin Lambooy and Victoria Fuller

Laddsworth pupils participated in the SACEE Language Challenge which was held in September. SACEE aims to maintain, promote and encourage education through the medium of English and to improve the standards of written and spoken English in South Africa. We are extremely proud of Victoria Fuller, a Grade 5 pupil who achieved 98% for the SACEE Language Challenge.