TSA Umgungundlovu Tournament

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Laddsworth pupils competed in the TSA (Tennis South Africa) KZN Umgungundlovu Tennis Tournament, held at Kershaw Park from 9 to 11 August 2019. There was some very stiff opposition and our pupils did very well.
• Adam Tilbury, Grade 6 – 1st (Under 12) Boys Gold Singles
• Joshua Tilbury, Grade 6 - 4th (Under 12) Boys Gold Singles
• Reuben Macfarlane, Grade 6 - 9th (Under 12) Boys Gold Singles
• Jodi Moreno, Grade 6 - 4th (Under 12) Girls Singles
• Tessa Moreno, Grade 4 – 3rd (Under 10) Girls Singles in the TSA Umgungundlovu Lollipop Tennis Tournament. Tessa and her partner were runners-up in Girls Doubles.

Laddsworth Musicians shine at Eisteddfod

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Laddsworth pupils took part in the SASMT (South African Society of Music Teachers) Eisteddfod which was held between 29 July and 9 August 2019 in Pietermaritzburg.
Anna Hind (Grade 5) achieved 2 Silver for Classical Piano, Grade 1
Anna May (Grade 4) achieved 3 Silver for Classical Piano, Grade 1
Emma Lycett (Grade 7) achieved 2 Silver for Classical Piano, Grade 4 and 3 Silver for Woodwind Flute, Grade 2
Frida Simbeye (Grade 7) achieved 1 Silver for Classical Voice, Grade 2
Gregory Leighton (Grade 3) achieved 1 Silver and 1 Bronze Classical Piano, Pre-Grade 1
Isobel Armstrong (Grade 6) achieved 2 Gold and 1 Silver for Classical Piano, Grade 5
Jenna-Anne Toohey (Grade 5) achieved 1 Gold and 2 Silver for Classical Piano, Grade 2
Kayleigh Henderson (Grade 5) achieved 2 Silver for Woodwind Flute, Grade 3
Kendra Tongue (Grade 6) achieved 2 Gold and 1 Silver for Classical Piano, Grade 3
Keziah Smith (Grade 6) achieved 1 Gold and 2 Silver for Classical Piano, Grade 1
Owen Haasbroek (Grade 7) achieved 1 Silver and 2 Bronze for Classical Piano, Grade 1
Ruth Ackerman (Grade 6) achieved 1 Silver and 1 Gold for Classical Piano, Pre-Grade 1 Gold and 2 Silver for Woodwind Flute, Grade 3
Savanna-Belle Fyvie (Grade 7) achieved 3 Gold for Classical Voice, Grade 2
Zani Oelofsen (Grade 3) achieved 1 Gold for Classical Piano, Pre-Grade 1

Laddsworth is very proud of the musical talent at the school.

Laddsworth cycling star

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Omar Wilson (Grade 7) Photo credit: KZN Schools MTB
Omar Wilson, a Grade 7 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School won the Sub Junior Boys under 13 KZN MTB Schools Challenge on Sunday, 28 July 2019, which was held at Kearsney College. The KZN MTB Schools Challenge is a series of 4 races; this was the first of the four races. The next one takes place on the 11th August at Maritzburg College.
Well done Omar, Laddsworth is very proud of your win.!

Laddsworth Senior Primary Inter-House Athletics

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Laddsworth Primary School held the Senior Primary Inter-House Athletics Sports Day on Thursday, 01 August (Field events) and Friday, 02 August (Track Events). Seven records were broken over the two days. The records are as follows:
Under 9 Girls High Jump: Abusiswa Mnguni (Nyala) Height 1,01m.
Under 9 Boys High Jump: Sam Wessels (Oribi) Height 1,11m (Equaled Record)
Under 10 Boys Shot Put: Matt Bisset (Kudu) Distance 7.26m
Under 9 Girls 150m: Abusiswa Mnguni (Nyala) 25:60
Under 9 Boys 150m: Joel Edkins (Kudu) 25:19
Under 9 Boys 100m: Joel Edkins (Kudu) 15:50
Under 11 Boys 100m: Benjamin Andrews (Kudu) 14:09
Nyala (Green) was the overall winner with 395 points, Duiker (Blue) second with 323 points, Kudu third with 249 points and Oribi fourth with 237 points.

Laddsworth raises money for the SPCA

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Laddsworth Grade 2S, with their teacher Ms Tara Sparnon, Grade 3H with their teacher Mrs Rookayah Hassim, and representatives from the SPCA, Mrs Shirley Bryant and Mrs Pam Hofman.
Laddsworth Primary School supported the SPCA Schools Collection ‘Donations-in-a-Bottle’ for the ‘1000 Paws Walk’ Campaign. An amount of R6899.97 was collected for the SPCA. There was a class competition to see which class collected the most money. Grade 2 Sparnon and Grade 3 Hassim collected the most money and were rewarded with a pizza party for their efforts on Thursday 25 July 2019. The pizzas were kindly sponsored by Debonairs Pizza in Howick and delivered by Mrs Bryant and Mrs Hofman from the SPCA.