Wednesday 10th October 2018 - VPPS House Cross Country
On Wednesday 10th October, we hosted our inter-house Cross Country event. This was our first inter-house event of the year, and it was one to remember! Every class from Reception through to Year 6 channelled their inner Mo Farrah in an impressive display of determination and perseverance. The morning races showcased some exceptional performances from the younger half of the school. In the afternoon years 4 to 6 ran with equal gusto, including our new challenging uphill section on the Year 5 and 6 track. House points were awarded for first, second and third places with the following results:
* First place – Stephenson (69 points)
* Second place – More (61 points)
* Third place – Aardman (56 points)
* Fourth place – Campbell (51 points)
Congratulations to everybody on a sterling effort. We can’t wait for the next inter-house event.
VPPS SPORTS DAY 2018
Broadplain Rugby Club was the venue for the 2018 VPPS Sports Day,unlike the previous years wash out, the sun was shining!!! Following lots of careful planning and preparation by Team P.E, hundreds of excited Reception, Year 1,2 and 3 children began a morning of sporting fun and games. Cheered on by a large crowd the children took part in a number of field events such as the obstacle race, the ever classic egg and spoon race and the sack race before embarking on the sprint races. With the sun still gleaming, Years 4,5 and for the last time our Year 6's arrived in the afternoon for their turn. Competing in events such as the space hopper race, relay race, standing long jump and then the sprint races and there was lots of fun had by all. It was lovely to see all the children showing our school values through-out the day and really demonstrating a growth mindset but overall competing with smiles on their faces! Huge thank you to all the teachers, TA's, Year 6 helpers and our Ashton Park School Year 10 helpers for their hard work on the day. Furthermore, thank you to all parents and families that turned out to make the day so special for the children and the school. After totting up all the scores, the overall winners of Sports day 2018 were More house, 2nd were Campbell house, 3rd were Aardman house, with Stevenson house finishing 4th. Huge thank you and well done to everyone. Go VPPS!!!
Year 2 House Dodgeball Competition
Year 2 finished off a fantastic term of PE with a dodgeball house competition. They showed throwing, catching, defending and attacking skills plus team work, cooperation and a growth mindset. Well done to everyone who took part. And the joint winners were Campbell and More.
Year 3 House Quad Kids Competition
This term Year 3 have been learning about short and distance running, standing long jump and throwing plus what makes an athlete . They finished the term off with a Year 3 house Quad Kids competition where Campbell came out as the winners. Well done to all of the children who completed a personal challenge to complete, and then beat, their own 600m time. Next week they'll be learning cricket skills from Akeel as a reward for a fantastic term of PE.
Thursday 26th May 2018 - House Football Tournament
The sun shone on another VPPS House Football competition and there was lots of beaming smiles on the pitch as well. The competition saw players from Years 3,4,5 and 6 take part in an afternoon of football festivities. All the players, both girls and boys, can be extremely proud of their efforts and growth mindsets and it was lovely to see all the children and teachers cheering on their houses from the side lines. A huge well to both Stevenson and Campbell houses who ran out joint winners!! Go VPPS!!
VPPS House Gymnastics Competition 2017-2018
Well done to all the fantastic gymnasts who performed for their houses in the whole school gymnastics competition. Over 90 children from Year 1 to Year 6 showed off their forward rolls, cartwheels, back support, pike sit and the lovely teddy bears rolls to score points for their houses. In Year 1 & 2 Mr Bliss and Mrs Wright scored bonus points with their own polished performances. A tumbletastic day was had by all. And the winner is Stephenson with 338 points
Tuesday 3rd October - HOUSE CROSS COUNTRY
The sun was shining and Victoria Park was the perfect setting for the annual VPPS House Cross Country event. It was lovely to have such wonderful support from all our parents. The morning saw our new Reception children, Year 1 and Year 2 race along with an exhausted bunch of teachers and the afternoon it was the turn of Years 3, 4, and 6 to race. The determination and positivity of all the children was evident to see with every child taking part and finishing the race with a beaming smile on their face. After the dust had settled on all the cheering, clapping and fun, Aardman house ran out the overall winners of the 2017-18 House Cross Country! Well done to everyone. Go VPPS!!!
Wednesday 28th June 2017
IT'S RAINING SPORTS DAY 2017!!!
Due to heavy rain fall on Tuesday night and all day Wednesday our much anticipated VPPS Sports Day was unfortunately cancelled!!!! However, as the rain continued to fall it couldn't dampen that Vicky Park spirit as we took Sports Day indoors. There was lots of fun, lots of laughter and buckets full of growth mindset shown from Reception right through to Year 6. Indoor Sports Day or Plan B as Mrs Casling named it saw a combination of the planned outdoor events, it saw the egg and spoon hurdles race, the fancy dress obstacle race, the space hopper relay among many other exciting events. After tallying up the scores, Aardman House were the overall winners of the VPPS indoor Sports Day 2017. Overall, each and every pupil can be very proud of their effort and attitude and it was lovely to see so many smiles on faces and hear so many positive comments from the children. It may have been gloomy outside but well done VPPS because the sun was shining inside!!
VPPS House Football Festival 2017
The sun was finally shining down for this years house Football festival. This year saw a Year 3/4 competition and a Year 5/6 competition. All the matches were played in such a friendly and kind manner and all the players and supporters can be very proud of themselves. There were some brilliant performances and goals on the pitch and some very loud chanting from the side lines! All the players showed that VPPS growth mindset but it was lovely to see everyone just enjoying themselves. Huge congratulations to Campbell house who were the overall winners!!
VPPS House Gymnastics Competition 2017
Thursday 23rd March saw the annual VPPS House gymnastics competition. It saw a fantastic standard of gymnastics from Year 1 through to Year 6, showcasing all the hard work that our children have put in during their P.E lessons this term. All the children demonstrated a brilliant growth mindset while trying to impress our judges, Miss Roddick and Miss Jones! Overall, it was a fun but competitive afternoon and great way of celebrating sport at our school. A huge well done to all the competitors. The final results came in with More house the winners!!
VPPS House Fusion ball Tournament - Friday 10th February
The last Friday of the term saw an exciting new house competition - Fusion ball. It's a combination of dodgeball and benchball, which the Year 6s have been learning as part of their PE sessions.
Each house had 10 players per team plus 2 subs; plus a referee per match. There were 6 exciting matches in total and each player showed determination, resilience and a growth mindset. Extra points were awarded for sportsmanship. There were many standout performances: - the jumping and dodging skills of Tean, defence and resilience of Alex, the accuracy of catching and throwing skills of Amina plus fantastic and fair referring by Issac. In the end Aardman aka Dabbing Dinosaurs won with 13 points. Well done Year6!!!!
Friday 3rd February 2017
The Year 5 House Swimming Gala
Year 5 took part in the annual VPPS Year 5 House Swimming Gala at Bristol South Swimming Pool. All the children that took part were amazing and should be very proud of their determination and growth mindset during their races. The kindness and co-operation showed by Year 5 to each other was wonderful as they cheered on their class mates from the sides. It was tremendous to see so many parents there to watch and cheer on as well! The gala itself was a closely fought event with Stevenson house finishing 4th, Aardman 3rd, Campbell 2nd and More house running out the 2017 swimming gala winners!! the relay race was again neck and neck with Cedar class just beating Magnolia class to the finish line, much to Miss Datta's delight! Overall, a brilliant afternoon had by both children and adults and we look forward to next years event!!
VPPS House Cross Country - 5th October 2016
The first house event of the year saw the House Cross Country at Victoria park. The sun was shining, the wind was gusty and the children of VPPS showed why they are the very best!!! Every single runner showed a real positive growth mindset, determination and most of all had a really fun time representing their houses (that includes the teachers). The morning races saw reception, Year 1 and Year 2 race followed by Years 3,4,5 and 6 in the afternoon. All houses competed to a high standard and this years cross country was a close fought battle with More house coming out victorious. Overall, a lovely day had by all and it was wonderful to see so many parents cheering on the children. Well done VPPS!!!
VPPS House Cross Country 2016/17
Our first house competition of the year is the house cross country. This will be held at Victoria Park on Wednesday 5th October. A full report on the day along with pictures to follow!
VPPS Sports Day 2015/16
Our final house competition of the year was our annual sports day. The sun shone and the children were amazing, demonstrating our school values and great competitive spirit. Lots of Year 6 children showed off their leadership skills when running events for the younger children's events in the afternoon. Aardman won in the Year 4 to 6 event and Campbell won in the Reception to Year 3 event. Thanks to all the parents and carers who came to support and to Broadplain Rugby Club for allowing us to use the pitch.
VPPS House Football Tournament 2015/16
On Thursday 19th May, we held our annual House Football Tournament. The teams were chosen in trials earlier in the term and the house captains acted as team managers.
All teams played really well, and although the games were close, Aardman won overall after winning all their games. As well as showing great physical skill on the pitch, the children also demonstrated our school values, especially respect, honesty and co-operation. Thanks to all the parents and carers who came to watch.
VPPS House Gymnastics 2015/16
On Thursday 17th March, we held our House Gymnastics Competition. This was a great celebration of all the hard work the children have put into their lessons this term. The standard was extremely high across the school and the children who were chosen to perform showed real focus and bravery when performing on their own. Stevenson were announced as the winning team. Well done to all involved!
VPPS Year 5 House Swimming Gala 2015/16
On Friday 29th January, we held our annual Year 5 House Swimming Gala. It was a great celebration of the progress that the children have made with their swimming. They showed great determination and respect, as well as lots of encouragement and skill.
Many thanks to Nicky Bryant for all her help in teaching the children and for helping us to organise the gala.
The results are as follows:
1st - Campbell
2nd - Moore
3rd - Aardman
Well done also to Birch class who won the class relay (much to Mr Bliss's delight!).
VPPS House Cross Country 2015/16
Today we held our first House Cross Country race. The children were amazing and showed great determination to finish the distance. They were an amazing support to each other and showed all of our school values.
Our House Captains were a huge help in marshaling and collecting results.
Congratulations to Aardman who won overall.
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