2022 Welcome Message from our new Sports Ambassadors

Pleae click here to listen to a special message from our new Sports Ambassadors.

2022 New Sports Ambassadors

We are delighted to announce the new Sports Ambassadors for this year:
Evie, Isla, Chloe, Manon, Elijah, Tommy-Lee, Max and Ben.
 
They are looking forward to leading events as well as running an Energy Club for Years 2,3 &4.

2022-07 Year 5 Take Part in Dodgeball Competition

 
On 14th July a team of Year 5 children took part in a dodgeball competition at Theale Green. Fast-paced and action packed.

2022-07 Year 2 Win Gold at Multiskills Event

 
On 12th July a team of Year 2 children took part in a multiskills event at Theale Green. Lots of accurate throwing, rolling and shooting going on!
282 points meant a gold medal - well done all!!

2022-06 Year 6 Rounders Competition

  
On 24th June a team of Year 6 children took part in a rounders competition here at Long Lane. Great teamwork and togetherness on show!

2022 Sports Day

On 22nd June we enjoyed an absolutely fantastic sports day - sun shining, spectators back to watch and superb sporting action. All in a wonderfully competitive and supportive atmosphere.

Well done all!

Juniors took part in 7 different races ending with the long distance run. Unicorn won the Sports Day Cup, followed closely by Phoenix, Dragon the Griffin

Please click here for more photos from the Junior Sports Day.

Infants all took part in an obstacle course, beanbag throw, egg & spoon and running race. Unicorn & Dragon tied in first place with Phoenix and Griffin not far behind - only 9 points in it!

Please click here to see some more photos from the Infant Sports Day.

Huge congratulations to Unicorn for coming first in both Infant & Junior events!!

2022-06 Basketball Competition Long Lane v Francis Baily

  
On Friday 10th June, two teams of Year 5 and 6 children took part in a basketball competition with Francis Baily after school. Lots of friendly competion played in rather warm conditions!

2022-05 Long Lane Win Jubilee Cup

 
Children from Year 5 and 6 took part in a Jubilee Cup at Denefield. A team of netballers won four out of four matches without conceding a single goal and the cricketers won two out of two matches. This meant we won the Jubilee Cup. Well done everyonel!

For more pictures from the event please click here.

2022-05 Year 3/4 Rounders Competition

  
Children in Year 3/4 took part in a rounders house competition. A new sport for many but lots of fun had by all. Dragon were the eventual winners!

2022-05 Year 5/6 Rounders Competition


What better way to finish off a week of Year 6 SATs than a rounders house competition in the sun with Year 5. Congratulations to Phoenix who won all three games!

2022-04 Visit from Aaron Phipps MBE

   
What a way to start the new term. We had a return visit from Aaron Phipps MBE who came to tell us what he has been up to since his last visit in September 2020. Seems like he hasn't done much other than winning a Paralympic gold medal! The Sports Ambassadors presented him with a £200 cheque for The Meningitis Research Foundation raised from our 'dress sporty day', Mrs Jordan created a fantastic framed gift celebrating his victory in Tokyo and some children in Year 1 also wrote him some messages. 

A big THANK YOU to Mr Hunt for organising.

Please click here to see more photos from Aaron's visit.

2022-04 Year 5 Sports Leaders Playmaker Award Update

 

Year 5 have been leading their activity sessions as part of the Sports Leaders Playmaker Award. Fantastic examples of leadership shown - now need to take it on to all areas of school and home life.

Please click here to see more photos from the sessions.

2022-04 Dress Sporty Day

On Friday 1st April, children dressed in sporty clothing and in some cases as their sporting heroes. Many classes did some active maths and then took part in a cross country obstacle course around the field. We raised a total of £172.90 for the Meningitis Research Foundation and look forward to presenting it to Aaron Phipps when he comes in after Easter.

Please click here to see more photos from the day.

2022-04 Special Message from Aaron Phipps

Paralympian Aaron Phipps has sent a special message to Long Lane School.

Click here to see the message from Aaron.

2022-03 Years 5 & 6 Netball Tournament at Park House School

  

On 26th March, a team of Year 5 and 6 children took part in a netball tournament at Park House School in Newbury. In their group games they won 1-0, 6-0, 4-2 and drew their final game 0-0. This saw them progress to the quarter finals where they unfortunately lost 1-0 in a close game. Fantastic performances from all and supberb representatives of our school. Huge thanks to Mrs Walls for coaching the team and all parents and family members who transported and supported the team.

2022-03 Years 1 & 2 Tag Rugby Skills and Games

On 25th March, Year 1 and 2 children took part in same tag rugby skills activities and games with other schools. Lots of running around, tagging and having fun.

Please click here for more photos from the day.

2022-03 Cross Country Event at Newbury Showground

A team of runners from Years 3,4,5 & 6 went to Newbury Showground to take part in the cross country event. They performed fantastically - showing perseverance, supporting each other and having smiles on their faces the whole time. Such a wonderful bunch of representatives from our school.

Please click here for more photos from the event.

Please click here to read news article in Newbury to Day.

2022-03 Year 5 Sports Leaders Playmaker Award

  

Year 5 have started carrying on their Sports Leaders Playmaker Award - the focus was on communication when leading.

2022 Year 5/6 Tag Rugby Festival at Newbury Rugby Club

  

On Thursday17th March a team of Year 5/6 children took part in a tag rugby festival at Newbury Rugby Club. They played threes games, winning two and drawing one. Fantastic performances from all involved.

2022 Years 3,4,5 & 6 Took Part in Inclusive Activities

On Friday 11th March children from Years 3, 4, 5 and 6 took part in some inclusive activities in the hall. They enjoyed trying out sports such as Boccia, Kurling and Goalball.

Please click here to see more photos.
 

2022 Year 5/6 Girls' Football Match at Speenhamland

 

On Thursday10th March the Year 5/6 girls' football team had a great victory against Speenhamland. Well done all!

2022 Year 3/4 Tag Rugby Festival at Newbury Rugby Club

  

On  Thursday10th March a team of Year 3/4 children took part in a tag rugby festival at Newbury Rugby Club. They played some fantastic rugby, scoring plenty of tries. They played four games and won four games - well done all!

2022 Year 3/4 Tag Rugby Tournament

On Friday 4th March a team of Year 3/4 children took part in a tag rugby tournament against three other schools. Fantastic matches between all schools with lots of skill and determination on show. Well done all!

2022 Year 5 Sports Leader Playmaker Award

Year 5 have started their Sports Leaders Playmaker Award - We have been thinking about what makes an effective leader and having a go at creating and leading our own activities.

Please click here to see more photos.

2022 Orienteering - Rainbow Class

On 11th February Miss Aspindale, with help from the Sports Ambassadors, ran an orienteering session for the children in Rainbow class. Lots of running around and fun was had by all.
Please click here to see more photos.

2022 Orienteering

Over the last three weeks, children have taken part in some orienteering activities on Friday afternoons. Working together, lots of running and problem solving.
Please click here to see more photos.

2022 Year 5 Football @ Denefield

A team of Year 5 children have taken part in the @denefieldschool first primary school football competition on their new pitches.
Please click here to see more photos.

2021 Reindeer Dash

On the 10th December the whole school took part in the Reindeer Dash supported by the PTA as their 10th Day of Christmas event. This involved lots of fun games and activities: Santa's Sack, Grab Santa's Hat, Reindeer Jumps, Pull the Sleigh, Fill the Stockings, Santa Says, Reindeer Hoopla, Gingerbread Jumps, Snowball Hunt, Gingerbread Men vs the Grinch and Down the Chimney. Huge thanks to Mr Hunt, the Sports Ambassadors and House Captains for organising. Everyone had a fantastic time, it was great to see the pupils having so much fun!!

Please click here to see more photos from the day.

2021 Y5/6 Mixed Tag Rugby Competition

On 19th November two Y5/6 mixed teams took part in a tag rugby competition against Birch Copse and Springfield schools. Lots of fantastic rugby was played with LL2 beating LL1 4-3 in the deciding game.
 
 

2021 Year 5/6 Girls Football

The Year 5/6 girls football team won their two  league matches 5-0 and 7-0 on Thursday afternoon. Great teamwork, determination and spirit as demonstrated in this pre-match Haka dance.
Please click here or on the photo to watch the Haka video.

2021 Archery

On 12th November a group of Y3/4/5/6 children took part in some archery games and challenges. All the children improved immensely over the afternoon and lots of fun was had.

2021 Year 1 & 2 Tag Rugby

On 5th November Years 1 & 2 enjoyed an afternoon of tag rugby games on the field led by the Sports Ambassadors. Lots of running around, tagging and smiles of course!

Aaron Phipps Thank You Message for Long Lane Support

After his gold medal success in the wheelchair rugby at the Tokyo Paralympics, Aaron Phipps has sent us this message to say hello and thank you for the support we have showed him. We can't wait for him to come back at some point during 2022 to see us and share more of his stories and motivational words.

Also click here for message from Aaron .

2021 Year 3 & 4 House Tag Rugby Competition

All of Year 3 & 4 took part in a House Tag Rugby Competition on Friday 15th October. Lots of new skills learnt and developed by playing games against each other. Lots of great tagging and plenty of superb try scoring!
 

2021 Year 5 & 6 House Tag Rugby Competition

All of Year 5 & 6 took part in a House Tag Rugby Competition on Friday 8th October.  So much great rugby was played as well as children refereeing, scoring and generally supporting each other. A fantastic afternoon of sport!

2021 Sports Ambassadors Run New Energy Club

The Sports Ambassadors started their lunchtime Engery Club on Friday 8th October. If  there are anymore Y2/3/4 children that would like to join please let the Office know.
 
 

2021 Year 2 Multiskills Event

On 7th October a group of Year 2 pupils took part in a Multiskills event at Theale Green School. 
This fantastic bunch of children showed great teamwork, commitment and desire to improve. We also had an ex-Long Laner as our leader which was great to see.
Please click here to see more photos from the day.

2021 Welcome Message from our new Sports Ambassadors

Pleae click here to listen to a special message from our new Sports Ambassadors.

2021 New Sports Ambassadors

We are delighted to announce the new Sports Ambassadors for this year:
Zac, Mya, Emily, Bella, Callum, Kobe, Louisa & Alexia.
They are looking forward to leading events as well as running an Energy Club for Years 2,3 &4.

GB beat USA to win first wheelchair rugby gold

Team GB have done it - they have won the first gold medal for Great Britain in wheelchair rugby beating the USA 54-49.

Huge congratulations to Aaron and the Team.

Tokyo Paralympics: GB beat USA to win first wheelchair rugby gold - BBC Sport

History Made In Wheelchair Rugby | ParalympicsGB | 2020 Tokyo Paralympics - YouTube

GB wheelchair rugby team reach first Paralympic final

Team GB have done it - they’re in the gold medal match which is on TV, either Channel 4 or More 4, at 10am on Sunday 29th August. Let’s cheer Aaron and the team on to victory! It’s the first time a European team have reached a final.

Tokyo Paralympics: GB wheelchair rugby team reach first Paralympic final - BBC Sport

Paralympic Medal Count | Tokyo 2020 Paralympics (Aug 24-Sep 5, 2021) (olympics.com)

Aaron Phipps Announces Governors' Community Award

Please click here to see Aaron Phipps announcing the Governors' Community Award at the Year 6 Leavers Evening.

Also click here to for a special message from Aaron to the whole school.

We are all really looking foward to Aaron visiting Long Lane again next year.

Year 5 Complete Sports Leaders Playmaker Course -2021

Year 5 have completed the Sports Leaders Playmaker Award - the children had 6 weeks of training and learning how to become effective leaders which culminated with them delivering their own activities/games. This will help develop the skills they need in their roles as House Captains, Sports Ambassadors, Peer Mentors as well as leading their own clubs next year.
     
 

Odes to Aaron Phipps - Paralympian

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Year 5 have been learning about Ancient Greek Odes - especially related to the Olympics. We have created our own odes in celebration and honour of Paralympian Aaron Phipps who is going to the Tokyo soon!

 
Aaron Phipps has watched the odes that Year 5 created and has recorded a message for them:

Olympic and Paralympic Games Bucket List Challenge

Dear Parents/Carers,

Please click here to find an exciting Olympic Games (starts 23rd July) and Paralympic Games (starts 24th August) Bucket List set of challenges that you and your child(ren) may be interested in completing over the summer holidays. Please do share any photos of children (and adults) completing any of the challenges by emailing them to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. so they can be shared on the school Twitter and website.
• The Challenge Card - click on the sport icons to access associated resources and links to videos. You might want to print it off and tick off any of the challenges you have done.
• Blank Challenge Card – you might want to create your own challenges for the different Olympic and Paralympic sports.
Find out more about the Olympic and Paralympic Games including the Travel to Tokyo family challenge by following this link as well as the other links on the front page of the attached document. https://www.getset.co.uk/travel-tokyo   
P.S. Keep a look out for friend of the school and inspirational speaker, Aaron Phipps, who will be representing Team GB in wheelchair rugby at the Paralympic Games! See his website https://aaronphipps.com/ and follow him on Twitter @AaronPhippsGBWR to keep an eye on his progress. 
 
Have an amazing summer break and see you in September.
 
Thanks,

Mr Hunt

Olympic Paralympic Bucket list- final.pdf

2021 Sports Day - Juniors

On the 7th July the Juniors had a fantastic Sports Day full of team spirit, determination and great sporting skills.

Well done everyone!

FInal Results:

1st - Dragon - 220
2nd - Griffin - 212
3rd -  Phoenix - 182
4th -  Unicorn -173    

Congratulations to Dragon!

Please click here to see some more photos from the day.

2021 Sports Day - Infants

On the 5th July the Infants enjoyed a really fun Sports Day on the field.

Well done all!

Please click here to see some more photos from the day.

West Berkshire Schools Sports Network

Please click the link below to read the West Berkshire School Sports Network Newsletter which celebrates the work of our Sports Ambassadors.

Sports Ambassadors Newsletter Article.pdf

England Does The Mile

Well done to all the pupils that took part  in  ‘England Does the Daily Mile’  on 30th April. The event was to get 1 million children active and moving to support mental health through physical activity.

Cross Country Personal Challenge - 2

The Sports Ambassadors have organised a whole school Cross Country Personal Challenge event for Wednesday 31st March.
 
Click on the picture or here to learn about the challenge.

Wake Up Shake Up - Session 7

Click here to join this week's Wake Up Shake Up session 7 - including special guests.

These videos can also be found in Microsoft Teams in the new Wake Up Shake Up Channel.

Wake Up Shake Up - Session 6

Click here to join this week's Wake Up Shake Up session 6 - including special guests.

These videos can also be found in Microsoft Teams in the new Wake Up Shake Up Channel.

Paula'sTWO-15 Challenge - Congratulations

Thanks to the amazing 89 pupils and family members who took part in Paula's TWO-15 Half Term Challenge. 

Wake Up Shake Up - Session 5

Click here to join this week's Wake Up Shake Up session 5 - including special guests.

These videos can also be found in Microsoft Teams in the new Wake Up Shake Up Channel.

Paula'sTWO-15 Challenge - Get Berkshire Active

We are delighted to share the information for the Paula Radcliffe Two-15 challenge to take place and be completed over February half term 13th-21st February.

This is an exciting opportunity for Berkshire Schools to exclusively take part in. Quite simply, families are challenged by Paula to take part and complete TWO hours and FIFTEEN minutes of activity over half term.  

See link for more information and a video from Paula: https://getberkshireactive.org/img-20210128-wa0004

This is of course optional but we would love as many of you to take part so we can submit a whole school total of how many children and family members took part. Please can you submit your participation numbers by Monday 22nd February 2021.

Wake Up Shake Up - Session 4

Click here to join this week's Wake Up Shake Up session 4.

These videos can also be found in Microsoft Teams in the new Wake Up Shake Up Channel.

Special Message from Aaron Phipps

Paralympian Aaron Phipps has sent a lovely message to the Sports Ambassadors to congratulate them for all their inspirational work creating the Wake Up Shake Up videos that are keeping us all active.

Click here to see the message from Aaron.

Wake Up Shake Up - Session 3

Click here to join this week's Wake Up Shake Up session 3.

These videos can also be found in Microsoft Teams in the new Wake Up Shake Up Channel.

Wake Up Shake Up - Session 2

Click here to join this week's Wake Up Shake Up session 2.

These videos can also be found in Microsoft Teams in the new Wake Up Shake Up Channel.

Wake Up Shake Up - Session 1

We are delighted to present new, fun Wake Up Shake Up videos produced by the Sports Ambassadors.

Click here to join them in session 1.

These videos can also be found in Microsoft Teams in the new Wake Up Shake Up Channel.

Berkshire Active@home 2021

Please see the attached Berkshire Active@Home resource for lots of links and ideas for how to keep everyone active at home

There are also lots of other links and resources available on the  PE, Sports and Physical Activity page.

Youth Sports Trust After School Club

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays 

What: A 30-minute online club for all children and young people to do some sport, develop skills and have some fun. You can join in live at 5pm or watch previous sessions back when you would like to.
 
Please also visit our PE page for loads of fun PE and sports activities to do.

2020 Cross Country Personal Challenge Event

On Thursday 17th December, all children took part in a Cross Country Personal Challenge. It was an incredible sight to witness every child pushing themselves to do as many laps as they could. Watch out for news of the total distance children ran.
 
Click here to see more pictures from the day.

Cross Country Personal Challenge

The Sports Ambassadors have organised a whole school Cross Country Personal Challenge event for Thursday 17th December.
 
Click on the picture or here to learn about the challenge.

Special Video from our Sports Ambassadors

 
 
Click on picture or here to play

Youth Sports Trust After School Sports Club

Keep active through the Youth Sports Trust After School Sport Club - 5pm everyday from Thursday 12th November to Thursday 18th December. 
Themes:
🌎Adventure Monday
🤸Tuesday Play
⏰Wild Wednesday
🧠Thinking Thursday
🎉Fun Friday

2020 New Sports Ambassadors

We are delighted to announce the new Sports Ambassadors for this year:
 
Charlotte, Lilly W, Evie, Lola, Lily B and Juno
 
Paralympian Aaron Phipps recorded this video for us to announce the Sports Ambassadors and tell us what he’s been up to since his visit. We look forward to more updates as we hopefully head towards the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Berkshire Virtual School Games Trophy -2020

We have be awarded a special trophy for taking part in every Berkshire Virtual School Games event during lockdown over the Summer term.
Thank you to Mr Hunt for organising and well done to everyone who took part.
 

Year 6 Complete Sports Leaders Playmaker Course -2020

Year 6 finished their Sports Leaders Playmaker course and are looking forward to when they can apply their skills and knowledge to run clubs and organise events for the rest of the school. 

Aaron Phipps Visits Long Lane 2020

On Wednesday 23rd September the children were  inspired by Paralympian Aaron Phipps who shared his emotional story including how he conquered Kilimanjaro. His overall message of ‘we all have choices’ and four key beliefs of ‘set a goal’, ‘get organised’, ‘ask for help’ and ‘work hard’ really stuck with everyone who had the pleasure of listening to him. 
Please click here for more photos from the day.

Berkshire Virtual Sports - Enduro Challenge

Congratulations to the 49 pupils who took part in last week's Enduro Challenge. We were awarded another spirit of the games certificate - well done everyone. 
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Don't forget to take part in this weeks Olympic Challenge, results to Mr. Hunt by 9am on Sunday 5th July. 

Berkshire Virtual Sports - Footgolf

Well done to everyone who took part in last week's footgolf event. We were awarded another spirit of the games certificate.
 
 
Don't forget to take part in this weeks Cricket event, results to Mr. Hunt by 9am on Sunday 14th June. 

Berkshire Virtual Sports - Handball Results

Well done to everyone who took part in last week's handball event.
Delighted to let you know that we came joint third in the Year1/2 group and joint first in the Year 5/6 group.
 
  
Don't forget to take part in this weeks footgolf event, results to Mr. Hunt by 9am on Sunday 7th June. 

Berkshire Virtual Sports - Tennis Results

Well done to everyone who took part in last week's tennis event. We were awarded another Spirit of the games certificate and came third in the Year1/2 and Year 5/6 groups.
 
 
 
 
Don't forget to take part in this weeks handball event, results to Mr. Hunt by 9am on Sunday 31st May. 

Berkshire Active@home

 
Lots of great active ideas to do with your children at home. These including short videos posted at 1pm on Monday, Wednesday  and Friday showing you free, fun and easy to follow PE activities for the whole family to enjoy together.
Here is the this weeks publication:
 
Weekly updates can be found under on PE, Sports and Physical Activity page.

Berkshire Virtual Sports - Pentathlon Results

Fantastic news we have been awarded a Spirit of the Games Award for last week's Sportshall Pentathlon event. We had the third most children take part in Berkshire. 
 
 
 
Don't forget to take part in this weeks tennis event results to Mr. Hunt by 9am on Sunday 17th May. 

2020 Sports Relief

This week the whole school has been taking part in Sports Relief.  The Sports Ambassadors ran activities throughout the week including: Wake up Shake, Just Dance and archery. On Friday everyone came to school in sporty gear, raising a fantastic £137, and the week was finished off with an Exerciseathon/Danceathon on Friday afternoon.  Thank you to Mr Hunt and the Sports Ambassadors for organising such a fun week!
 

To see more photos for the week please click here.

2019 Alternate Olympics

On 20th November a team of  Year 5 & 6 pupils attended the Alternate Olympics festival at Theale Green School. They showed tremendous team work and determination and learnt alot of new sporting skills. Well done.

They took part in - boccia, archery, new age Kurling and seated volley ball

 

Sports Day 2019

Congratulations to Unicorn and Dragon  for winning the Infants & Juniors Sports Day.

Final results:

Infants: 1st -  Unicorn, 2nd - Phoenix, 3rd -Dragon, 4th-Griffin    

Juniors: 1st - Dragon - 212, 2nd - Griffin - 188, 3rd -Phoenix - 185, 4th- Unicorn -160    

Well done  to everyone for another fantastic Sports Day.

Year 5 /6 Football & Netball Teams Win Inter-school Comeptition 2019

On Tuesday 12th February the Year 5/ 6 football and netball teams performed fantastically at an inter-school competition held at Denefield School. Long Lane took :

  • 1st place for Mixed Netball (unbeaten)
  • 2nd place for Boys Football
  • 1st place Girls Football

Congratulations to the teams for playing so brilliantly - we are so proud of you.

Sports Day 2018

Congratulations to Phoenix and Dragon  for winning the Infants & Juniors Sports Day.

Final results:

Infants: 1st - Phoenix - 261, 2nd - Unicorn - 258, 3rd -Dragon - 256, 4th-Griffin -217    

Juniors: 1st - Dragon - 219, 2nd - Griffin - 206, 3rd -Phoenix - 182, 4th- Unicorn -166    

Well done  to everyone for another fantastic Sports Day.

2018 Year 5/6 Win Berkshire Primary Schools Football Cup

On  14th June Long Lane Y5/6 football team won the Berkshire Primary Schools Cup with a 3-2 victory!

42 schools entered the competition from across the whole of the Royal County of Berkshire.... so it's quite an achievement. – we are really proud of them – well done!

2018 Sports Relief

This week the whole school has been taking part in Sports Relief. Everyday pupils and staff have completed a mile by running, walking and even cartwheeling around the field. The Sports Ambassadors and School Council have run activities throughout the week including: hula hooping, rugby passing, eggs in a nest and many more. On Friday everyone came to school in sporty gear and the week was finished off with a danceathon on Friday afternoon. Year 5s have been counting all the donations and we will have raised a fantastic £150. Thank you to Mr Hunt for organising such a fun week!

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