Laddsworth Hosts Mini Cricket Festival

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Laddsworth Primary School hosted 32 teams at a Mini Cricket Festival on Tuesday 4 February 2020. Laddsworth fielded 5 Grade One teams and 6 Grade Two teams. The boys and girls had lots of fun improving their cricket skills.

Laddsworth bowlers take record wickets

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Laddsworth Primary School played cricket fixtures against Clarendon Primary School on Friday 31 January and Saturday 1 February 2020. Our teams had some very good results against Clarendon, with the following boys excelling.
William Johnson (Grade 4), who played for the Under 10A team took 8 wickets (including 2 hat tricks) for 4 runs off 3 overs. Ross Keil (Grade 5) took 5 wickets for 5 runs and made 21 runs with the bat for the Under 11 B team.
Well done to all our cricketers, keep Aiming High!

 

Laddsworth Swimming Team excels at Umgungundlovu Gala

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L-R: Patrick Lamb, Anna May, Irie-Mae Bailey, Tia Aurets, Julia Rossouw, Justin van der Merwe, Fynn Stewart, Matt Bisset.
Laddsworth pupils excelled at the Umgungundlovu Primary Schools Gala, which was held at TWC on Thursday 30 January 2020.
• Fynn Stewart (Grade 4) achieved 2 Silver medals for Under 10 100m Breaststroke and 50m Butterfly.
• Matt Bisset (Grade 5) received 2 Silver medals for Under 11 100m Backstroke and 50m Butterfly.
• Justin van der Merwe (Grade 6) received 2 Silver medals for Under 12 100m Freestyle and 50m Freestyle, and 1 Bronze medal for 50m Butterfly.
• Patrick Lamb (Grade 7) received 4 Gold medals for Under 13: 200m Backstroke, 100m Backstroke, 100m Freestyle and 200m Individual Medley. He also received a Silver medal for 50m Backstroke.
• Julia Rossouw (Grade 3) received a Silver medal for Under 9 50m Breaststroke.
• Anna May (Grade 5) received a Bronze medal for Under 11 100m Breaststroke.
• Irie-Mae Bailey (Grade 5) received a Bronze medal for Under 11 50m Freestyle.
• Tia Aurets (Grade 6) received a Silver medal for Under 12 100m Breaststroke.
Well done to all our swimmers!

 

Distinctions in Music Exams

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Laddsworth pupils Anna May (Grade 5) and Kendra Tongue (Grade 7) took the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) exams in 2019.
Anna May achieved a distinction for Grade 1 Piano Performance and Kendra Tongue achieved a distinction for Grade 2 Piano Theory.

 

Laddsworth pupil in First Year Junior Olympics in 2020

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Crystal Viljoen (Grade 7) at the DuGYM Cup in December 2019
(Photo Credit: Morvai Tamas Robert Gymnastic Moments)

SA Champion Rhythmic Gymnast (Level 10/U15) Crystal Viljoen, a Grade 7 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, competed at the DuGYM Cup held in Dubai in December 2019. Crystal received a Silver medal for her Ball Routine and was placed 4th overall. She competed against gymnasts from Russia; Kuwait; Singapore; Egypt and others who are traditionally very strong Rhythmic Gymnastics countries.

Laddsworth is extremely proud to announce that Crystal will be training and competing in 1st year Junior Olympic for 2020. Continue to Aim High Crystal!