The Daily Mile

Pupils at Burlington Junior School have taken up the Daily Mile challenge.  We have had our playground installed with a yellow line that if the children run 6 times round will equal one mile. Regular Exercise has positive benefits to both physical and emotional health, well being and improved behaviour.  The plan is initially [...]

Inter School Cross Country Event

On Tuesday lots of children from year 3 to year 6 went to headlands school to compete in the annual inter school cross country competition. Unfortunately, the weather was against them however this did not seem to phase them! The year 3 and 4 children had to run 1000 m whereas the year 5 and [...]

Headingley Trip

On Wednesday, 13 children travelled to Headingley stadium in Leeds. The children had the opportunity to see the brand new Emerald Stand. The unique stadium has seats looking onto the cricket ground from one side. On the opposite side of the stand it faces in the direction of the Leeds Tykes and Leeds Rhinos [...]

Sports Day

Last week we had our sports days.  Fortunately, although clouds threatened to stop play, the sun continued to shine through both the Year 3/4 and the Year 5/6 days.  The children put in lots of effort and the house winner will be announced later this week.  Below are the positions of the teams. Year [...]

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