After school clubs Summer 2019
Summer skills and games (Rec)
Arts and Crafts (KS2)
Athletics (KS2) Morning club
Fitness club (KS2) Morning club
Multi sports (KS1)
Ball games (KS1)
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.
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.
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.
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:
|1 + 1 Lap Relay|
|2 + 2 Lap Relay|
|6 Lap Paarlauf|
|Over / Under Relay|
|4x1 Lap Relay|
|Standing Long Jump|
|Standing Triple Jump|
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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!!!
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!
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.
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.
2017-18 Phoenix Primary School medal table
Rapid Fire cricket
3 Tees cricket
Boys KS1 Football
Girls KS1 Football
KS2 football (Girls)
|Year 3 & 4 Quad Kids||
|Year 5 & 6 Quad Kids||Gold|
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
13th September 2017 - Phoenix held its first Intra-house 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.
Year 6 Intra-house tournament 2018