PE and Sport

Gymnastics finals success!

On the 29th June the Fishergate Year 1/2 and Year 3/4 teams represented the city of York in the North Yorkshire Games finals against the best gymnastic squads from around North Yorkshire. The teams had qualified for the finals by winning…

Tennis and Cricket Festivals

The month of June saw a whole host of partnership competitions involving children from Fishergate. Both the Year 3/4 and Year 5/6 teams put in excellent performances at the annual tennis competitions at Wigginton Tennis Club. The Year 5/6 team narrowly missed out on the finals after finishing second in their league, with both William Hargreaves and Bella Gibson winning all their games. Likewise, the Year 3/4 team put in some excellent performances, with Lucas Whitehead and Martha Beer to the fore.

IMG_0273Dunnington Cricket Club hosted their annual cricket tournament later in the month, again hosting both Year 3/4 and Year 5/6 competitions. The Year 3/4 team in particular performed extremely well, winning both their group and semi-final only to narrowly lose out to the hosts in the final.

Tri-Golf Festival

Last week saw the Fishergate Year 3/4 Tri-Golf team compete in the York Area Finals at York Golf Club in Strensall. The competition saw children take part in 8 different events to demonstrate their putting and chipping skills in an…

401 Marathon Man Ben Smith

We had a very special visitor at Fishergate today! Ben Smith, who is running 401 marathons in 401 days to raise money for anti-bullying charities, led an assembly and then started his 254th marathon on our school field.  Children from each class in school joined him for his first mile of the day.

It was amazing and inspiring to hear about Ben’s marathon challenge.  To find out more about Ben and his amazing 401 marathon challenge you can visit Ben’s website.


How far did we run?

On Wednesday, May the Fourth, Fishergate School held a special Star Wars-themed Marathon Day.  Mrs Clarke, Mrs Deighton and Mr Priddin each ran an astonishing 26.2 miles, accompanied by every child in the school at some point, and an impressive number of…