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.

Laddsworth Market Day sparks Entrepreneurial spirit

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L-R: Reilly Shuttleworth and Matthew Webster (Grade 7)
Grade Seven Laddsworth Entrepreneurs had the opportunity to sell their goods and offer their services to the school on Friday, the 19th of July when Laddsworth Primary School hosted their annual Grade 7 Market Day. Items on sale ranged from pizzas and ice-cream to stress balls and tie-dyed shirts. Services included a carnival experience, hoverboard rides and the opportunity to design your cap. Many other fun activities and interesting products were available to enthusiastic customers. Market Day brings Entrepreneurship to life as part of the Economic Management Sciences Curriculum. Pupils had to learn about business expenses, how to calculate cost and selling price, advertising and customer service, to name a few. The well-organized Market Day was thoroughly enjoyed by all.

Laddsworth hosts Girls’ 5-a-side Soccer Tournament

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Laddsworth Primary School hosted a Girls’ 5-a-side Soccer Tournament on Saturday 13 July 2019. 200 girls in 25 teams from schools around Pietermaritzburg and as far afield as Ixopo, participated in the Tournament. The Laddsworth Soccer teams were very successful; the Under 9 and Under 10 Teams were the winners in their age group and the Under 11 Team were the runners up.

Third at South African Duathlon Championships

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Jonathan Werth. (Photo Credit: Mark Sampson)

Laddsworth Grade 7 pupil, Jonathan Werth, finished 3rd in the South African Duathlon Championships, which was held in Cape Town, on 29 June 2019. The Duathlon involved a 2,5Km run, 10Km cycle and a 1,25Km run.
Well done Jonathan, Laddsworth is very proud of this fantastic achievement.