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Phoenix's medal table

Below is an overview of the medals that the children at Phoenix have recently won.

 

Gold

Silver

Bronze

KS1 girls football 2

New age kurling 2

KS1 boys football 1

Boccia 1

3 tees cricket

KS2 hockey

Rapid fire cricket 1

KS1 girls football

KS2 Badminton

New age Kurling 1

Basketball

KS1 boys football 2

Boccia 2

KS2 girls football

Year 3 and 4 quad kids

Year 5 and 6 quad kids

Year 3 and 4 dance

Alex Danson hockey

Mini infant games

   

Mini sportshall athletics

   

Boccia 3

   

Year 5 and 6 Dance

 

 

School games mark

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Thursday 20th June 2019 - Basildon New Challenge Dance competition

 

Year 3 and 4 - Runners up

Year 5 and 6 - Winners

 

14 teams from Basildon Primary Schools came to Phoenix to compete in our first ever dance competition. Guest judges, Hayley Clark, Head of Dance at Woodlands and Emma Watson, former Freestyle Disco/Rock 'n' Roll National competitor were very impressed with the standard of dancing and the enthusiasm of all the children competing.

 

Many visiting teachers have asked if we will run this competition again next year, so watch this space. We are very proud to announce that our Lower KS2 team took 2nd place and our Upper KS2 team came 1st! Congratulations to our teams and thank you to Mrs Symes for coaching them! 😊

Monday 17th June 2019 - Phoenix boys football trials

 

On Monday 20 boys from years 3-5 took part in the Phoenix football trials. The day was a mixture of drills and matches which gave the boys a chance to be selected for the school football team next year.

 

The boys also got the opportunity to wear the new Phoenix away kits.

 

All 20 of the boys were successful and will make up the A,B and C teams for next year. Well done boys!

Thursday 13th June 2019 - Alex Danson hockey tournament (Bronze)

 

Phoenix had a great day at the Alex Danson hockey tournament today. We eventually finished 3rd overall.

 

Well done Phoenix!!

Tuesday 11th June 2019 - Quad kids Year 3-6

 

The year 3, 4, 5 and 6 children were sporting their new Nike teams kits yesterday in the annual quad kids event.

 

Each child takes part in a long jump, a sprint, a howler throw and a long distance race. Overall the year 3 and 4 team came 5th with the year 5 and 6 team finishing 4th and narrowly missing out on a medal.

 

All children performed excellently and will be shortlisted for the Phoenix districts team in a few weeks time.

Thursday 23rd May 2019 - Intrahouse Foot golf tournament

 

Miss Larking took the lucky children from years 3-6  out to take part in the Phoenix Foot golf event. It was the first time the children had tried the sport and every child performed extremely well. The red Firedragons were the victors of the day and will have their house name added to the intra house shield.

Thursday 23rd May 2019 - Intrahouse basketball tournament

 

Mr Clark took the year 3 and 4 children out to take part in the Phoenix Intrahouse event. The yellow thunderbirds were the victors of the day and will have their house name added to the intra house shield.

Wednesday 15th May 2019 - The KS1 active essex physical education awards

 

On Wednesday two KS1 children went to an award ceremony at Chelmsford Football Club to collect their Active Essex PE award for the hard work they have put in this year. The Phoenix Primary School has been working hard to raise the profile of physical education in KS1 and these awards are proof of the impact that the teaching has had on the children. The children should be proud of achieving such a prestigious award.

Phoenix earn their School Games gold award!

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Intrahouse tri event - Boccia, Kurling and Archery - Wednesday 15th May 2019

Intra house rounders tournament - Monday 13th May 2019

New basketball, Netball and Football equipment added to the Multi use games area

Rapid Fire cricket Tuesday 7th May 2019

Nine year 3 and 4 children took part in the school games annual Rapid Fire cricket competition on Tuesday. The children picked up the rules really quickly and performed excellently on the day. The nine children narrowly missed out on 3rd place.

After school clubs Summer 2019 

 

Tennis (KS2)

Summer skills and games (Rec)

Arts and Crafts (KS2)

Movie club

Athletics (KS2) Morning club

Fitness club (KS2) Morning club

Multi sports (KS1)

Reading (Rec)

Ball games (KS1)

Rounders (KS2)

Maths puzzle club (KS1)

Phonics booster club (Year 1)

Cross curricular PE and Science

 

Science club tested the effects of friction and forces by taking part in a group Boccia and Kurling competition.

 

 

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Tuesday 26th March 2019 - All star cricket event

 

The children had a lot of fun at the All Star cricket event hosted by Essex Cricket. There was a carousel of eight different cricket drills to help develop the children's cricket skills. 

Tuesday 26th March 2019 - All star cricket event

Monday 18th March 2019 - Intrahouse handball tournament

 

Children from the schools four houses tried out our brand new handball set in an intrahouse handball tournament.

 

The children had lots of fun and the blue team (The unicorns) were the eventual winners.

 

 

Thursday 14th February 2019 - Essex cricket taster sessions

 

On Thursday a cricket coach from Essex cricket visited the school to deliver taster sessions to the year 3 and 4 children. The children really enjoyed the drills and activities and they have been given the opportunity to attend extra sessions outside of school.

 

A big thank you to Essex cricket for taking the time to visit us.

Tuesday 12th February 2019 - KS1 football festival - Winners

 

On Tuesday six girls and six boys took part in the annual KS1 football festival. Overall the girls finished in first place. The boys came 3rd in their group and narrowly avoided progressing to the next rounds.

 

Well done to all the children that took part.

 

Hybrid hockey Intra House tournament - Wednesday 6th February 2019

 

3 children from each colour group went head to head in the half termly intra house tournament. The Hybrid hockey tournament was a mixture of different hockey disciplines that together made a fun sport for children that were new to hockey.

 

The overall winners of the tournament were the Thunderbirds. 

 

 

The brand new mini bus is here!

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Monday 14th January 2019 - Level 3 Boccia Tournament - 5th in Essex

 

After finishing 1st place in the level 2 Boccia tournament the Phoenix Boccia team were invited to compete in the level 3 competition against the best teams in Essex.

 

The team finished 5th overall out of 18 schools after a fantastic effort from the whole team.

 

The children also got the opportunity to meet a Olympic bronze and gold medalist  Daniel Bentley and talk about the sport in more detail and learn stories about the athletes own experiences.

 

5th in Essex is a huge achievement and the team should be proud of themselves.

Tuesday 8th January 2019 - Indoor Athletics tournament

 

On Tuesday sixteen year 5 and 6 children took part in an Indoor athletics tournament at The James Hornsby school.

 

The children took part in the following events:

 

Obstacle Relay
1 + 1 Lap Relay
2 + 2 Lap Relay
6 Lap Paarlauf
Over / Under Relay
4x1 Lap Relay
Chest Push
Speed Bounce
Standing Long Jump
Standing Triple Jump
Vertical Jump
Soft Javelin

 

Overall the team finished with a total of 220 points.

 

Well done Phoenix!

Tuesday 11th December 2018 - Hockey tournament - Bronze (3rd place)

 

Phoenix's A and B hockey team participated in a round robin style tournament against 6 other local schools. After winning their last four games the A team clinched 3rd in a very tight overall table.

 

Well done Phoenix!

Thursday 6th December 2018 - Active live survey

 

Years 2, 4 and 6 took part in the Active live survey. The idea of the survey is to measure the activity levels of the children across the school and to see how the school improving its standard of PE.

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Tuesday 4th December 2018 - Badminton tournament (Bronze)

 

On Tuesday five children represented Phoenix in the annual school games badminton tournament. After making it through a really hard group the team finished 3rd overall and received a bronze medal. 

 

The school have ordered some new multi use nets for PE lessons and clubs so we look forward to taking the children out to more badminton events in the future.

 

Well done to the all of the children who took part.

Tuesday 27th November 2018 - Inter house basketball tournament

 

On Tuesday our year 5 and 6 basketball team competed in a basketball tournament at James Hornsby School. The team came 5th out of 12 schools in their first tournament playing as a team.

 

A big well done to all the children that took part.

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Friday 23rd November 2018 - KS2 Bench ball intrahouse tournament

 

1st - Red

2nd - Yellow

3rd - Blue

4th - Green

 

Game 1 - Red 7 - 6 Yellow

Game 2 - Blue 6 - 3 Green

Game 3 - Red 4 - 4 Green

Game 4 - Blue 2 - 3 Yellow

Game 5 - Red 4 - 4 Blue

Game 6 - Green 4 - 4 Yellow

Picture 1 Winners - The Firedragons
Picture 2 Players of the tournament
Picture 3 Special effort award
Picture 4 The Unicorns
Picture 5 The Firedragons
Picture 6 The Leprechauns
Picture 7 The Thunderbirds

Friday 23rd November 2018 - KS1 football Intra house tournament

 

1st - Green

2nd - Red

3rd - Yellow

4th - Blue

 

Green 2 - 1 Red

Blue 1 - 0 Yellow

Blue 0 -  1 Red

Yellow 1 - 1 Green

Red 1 - 0 Yellow

Green 2 - 0 Blue

 

Picture 1 Referee
Picture 2 Player of the tournament (Boy)
Picture 3 Players of the tournament
Picture 4 Player of the tournament (Girl)
Picture 5 Winning team
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Thursday 15th November 2018 - Year 5 Intrahouse Boccia competition

 

On Thursday both yeah 5 classes competed in an Intrahouse Boccia tournament to win points for their allocated house colour. Boccia is a sport aimed at all ages and abilities where the children throw coloured balls from a seated position and aim to get as close to the jack as possible.

 

The year 5 children were split into red, blue, green and yellow house groups and competed in 1 on 1 matches. The tournament went down to a tie break between the Unicorns (blue) and the Thunderbirds (yellow). The overall winners were the Unicorns and their house will be added to the Intrahouse shield.

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Meet the boys football team

Meet the boys football team 1 Captain / Defender
Meet the boys football team 2 Midfielder / Forward
Meet the boys football team 3 Forward
Meet the boys football team 4 Defender / CDM
Meet the boys football team 5 Midfielder
Meet the boys football team 6 Midfielder
Meet the boys football team 7 Forward
Meet the boys football team 8 Midfielder/ Forward
Meet the boys football team 9 Defender
Meet the boys football team 10 Defender
Meet the boys football team 11 Goalkeeper

Tuesday 13th November 2018 - Boys football tournament

 

The boys football team played in their first competitive tournament as a team today and played extremely well. Roll on roll off substitutions meant that each player got lots of game time and it was a great chance for the boys to play together as a team.

 

It was an excellent tournament and the boys did themselves proud. One done boys.

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Meet the girls team

Meet the girls team 1 The team
Meet the girls team 2 Goalkeeper / Defender
Meet the girls team 3 Goalkeeper / Midfielder
Meet the girls team 4 Midfielder
Meet the girls team 5 Defender
Meet the girls team 6 Midfielder / Forward
Meet the girls team 7 Midfielder
Meet the girls team 8 Midfielder / Forward
Meet the girls team 9 Defender / Midfielder
Meet the girls team 10 Midfielder / Forward
Meet the girls team 11 The Captain / Defender
Meet the girls team 12 Golden boot winner - Top scorer

Tuesday 6th November 2018 - Girls football tournament

 

On Tuesday the girls football team took part in their first football tournament. The girls had never played in the same team before the competition but they played excellently in every game. All ten girls played some part in each match during the very competitive group stages. Everyone who took part should be extremely proud of themselves and I am looking forward to organising some games for them in the coming months.

 

Next up is the boys football tournament which will take place on Tuesday 13th November 2018.

Phoenix School football teams 2018/19

Phoenix School football teams 2018/19 1 Boys team 2018/19
Phoenix School football teams 2018/19 2 Girls team 2018/19

Intrahouse athletics Winners (Leprechaun) 16th October 2018

Intrahouse athletics Winners (Leprechaun) 16th October 2018 1
Intrahouse athletics Winners (Leprechaun) 16th October 2018 2
Intrahouse athletics Winners (Leprechaun) 16th October 2018 3
Intrahouse athletics Winners (Leprechaun) 16th October 2018 4

Tuesday 16th October 2018 - Boccia tournament (winners)

 

Six children represented the school in the annual Boccia tournament at James Hornsby. Team one won the competition and brought a gold trophy back to the school. A total of eleven other schools competed head to head on the day.

 

Another gold medal!! Well done team Phoenix!!!

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Tuesday 9th October 2018 - Dodge ball A team competition

 

It was the A team's turn to represent the school this week in dodge ball and the children did really well in a tough group. The team of 10 children came joint 5th overall and won a lot of games in the process. Well done to all that took part.

Monday 8th October 2018 - Intrahouse indoor athletics competition

 

24 children competed against each other to earn points for their houses. Each child attempted a standing long jump, a target throw and a  10 x 10 metre run.

 

The overall winners on the day were the green house (Leprechaun). They will each get a medal and their house name will be engraved on the Intrahouse shield.

Friday 5th October 2018 -  Year 6 Intrahouse football tournament.

 

A fantastic football tournament took place at Phoenix! Our Year 6 children competed all day to reach the final. When they weren't playing they were warming up and learning new skills.

 

Our winning teams each received a medal. Our referee Brian Taylor also presented a 'Player of the Day' award to the top girl and boy player. The Referee was looking for players who consistently showed Teamwork, Enthusiasm and Determination. The 2 players truely excelled themselves - Well done!

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Picture 8 Boy player of the tournament
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Tuesday 2nd October 2018 - B and C teams dodge ball tournament

 

Well done to the 20 children that were selected for the B and C team dodge ball tournament. The children gave their all and won a lot of games on the day. Well done to everyone that took part.

 

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Year 5 and 6 New Age Kurling 25th September 2018 (Runners up)

 

Four children represented The Phoenix Primary School at our first competition of the 2018-19 calendar. The New Age Kurling event was held at The James Hornsby school and Phoenix placed 2nd out of eight other schools. The next competition is the dodgeball B and C team tournament which will be held on the 1st October 2018.

Year 5 and 6 New Age Kurling (Runners up)

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Year 5 and 6 New Age Kurling (Runners up) 2
Year 5 and 6 New Age Kurling (Runners up) 3
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2017-18 Phoenix Primary School medal table

 

Competition

Medal

Rapid Fire cricket

Gold

3 Tees cricket

Silver

Kurling Level

Gold

Boys KS1 Football

Bronze

Girls KS1 Football

Silver

Basketball

Silver

KS2 football (Girls)

Silver

Boccia

Gold

 Year 3 & 4 Quad Kids

Bronze

Year 5 & 6 Quad Kids Gold

2017-18 PE impact sheet

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Silver school games award certificate

Picture 1 Phoenix School now have a silver School Games mark

The Phoenix Primary School Family fun day 2018

 

The theme for sports day this year was the Commonwealth countries. Each class had the opportunity to complete nine different sporting stations. Each child's score was added to their house colours total.

 

The overall winners on the day were The Firedragons (Red). A fantastic effort from all the children that took part.

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28th June 2018 - Quad kids level 3 tournament

 

After winning the year 2 Quad Kids district competition the year 5 and 6 team were invited to the county wide tournament. The team finished 6th place out of every school in the county. A huge well done to the team for representing Basildon.

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12th June 2018 - Quad kids Level 2 event

 

Year 3 & 4 = 3rd place

Year 5 & 6 = 1st place

 

On Tuesday 12th June 2018 a team of year 3 and 4's and a team of year 5 and 6's went to James Hornsby to take part in the annual Quad kids event. Each child participates in 4 different events including a sprint, a long distance run, a long jump and a vortex throw. The year 3 and 4 team came 3rd overall and the year 5 and 6 team won the event

Thursday 7th June 2019 - 3 tees cricket Runners up

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Level 3 Archery competition 24th May 2018

 

On the 24th May 2018 four children represented the school in the schools very first archery tournament. The children performed extremely well against the very best children in the county and finished 3rd in their group.

Level 2 Rapid Fire cricket tournament (1st place)

 

On the 17th May 2018 our cricket A team took part in the Level 2 Rapid fire cricket tournament. The children returned from the event victorious after finishing in first place. The team will now represent the school at county level in the Level 3 rapid fire competition. 

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Level 2 Rapid Fire Cricket Winners 2018

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14th March 2018 - Year 3-5 Intra-house football tournament.

 

Children of different ages from the four houses competed in a league style format to earn points for their house colour.

 

The Leprecauns (Green) won both the boys and girls league.

 

Team Played Won Drew Lost GF GA GD  PTS
Leprecaun Boys 3 3 0 0 8 5 3 9
Firedragon Boys 3 2 0 1 7 11 -4 7
Unicorn Boys 3 1 0 2 15 3 12 5
Thunderbird Boys 3 0 0 3 2 13 -11 3

 

Team Played Won Drew Lost GF GA GD  PTS
Leprecaun Girls 3 3 0 0 31 14 17 9
Firedragon Girls 3 2 0 1 6 20 -14 7
Thunderbird Girls 3 1 0 2 15 9 6 5
Unicorn Girls 3 0 0 3 14 13 1 3
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Basketball Tournament - Silver (2nd place)

 

Well done to the Phoenix basketball team on coming second place in the tournament held at The James Hornsby School.

 

All that played showed great resilience and put in lots of effort.

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13th September 2017 - Phoenix held its first Intra-house tournament.

Athletics tournament.

 

A member of each year group (1-6) were invited to participate in an Intra-house athletics tournament to earn points for their school house colour. 

 

The children took part in three events a jump, a throw and a running event. Overall Thunderbird (Yellow) won the event and are the first house to have their names engraved on the Intra-house shield.

 

Position House colour Points
1 Thunderbird 744
2 Leprecaun 698
3 Firedragon 604
4 Unicorn 600
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Year 6 Intra-house tournament 2018

 

 

Team GP W D L GF GA GD PTS
Boys 2 4 4 0 0 29 19 10 12
Boys 3 4 1 1 2 19 19 0 5
Boys 1 4 0 1 3 15 25 -10 2
                 
Team GP W D L GF GA GD PTS
Girls 2 4 3 1 0 22 10 12 11
Girls 3 4 1 2 0 11 12 -1 7
Girls 1 4 0 1 3 10 21 -12 2

 

Picture 1 Boys winners
Picture 2 Girls winners
Picture 3 Girl of the tournament
Picture 4 Boy of the tournament

29th November 2017 - Basketball Runners up

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19th October 2017 - Boccia competition winners

19th October 2017 - Boccia competition winners 1

11th May 2015 - Mini sports hall athletics Winners

11th May 2015 - Mini sports hall athletics Winners 1

16th March 2015 - Mini infant games - Winners

16th March 2015 - Mini infant games - Winners 1
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