Category Archives: PE

Fact of the Week

On this day, 5th July 1935, British tennis player Fred Perry, won the 55th Wimbledon Tennis Tournament. Frederick John “Fred” Perry (18 May 1909 – 2 February 1995) was a championship-winning English tennis and table tennis player who won 10 Majors … Continue reading

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Fact of the Week

Did you know that on this day, 22nd March 1888, the English Football League was established? The English football league system, also known as the football pyramid, is a series of interconnected leagues for men’s association football clubs in England, … Continue reading

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Ballon d’Or

Today Christiano Ronaldo was presented with the Ballon d’Or (The Golden Ball) for being Player of the Year. The FIFA Ballon d’Or is an annual association football award given by FIFA to the male player considered to have performed the … Continue reading

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Karate Demonstration

Today the whole school were treated to a Karate demonstration by Sensei Paul and Sensei Brandon from The Red Tiger Karate Club, based at Leverhulme Primary School on Friday evenings. Check out the pictures below from this morning. What did you think of the … Continue reading

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Fact of the Week

On this day, 20th November 1969, Pele scored his 1000th goal for his country.       Born on October 23, 1940, in Três Corações, Brazil, soccer legend Pelé became a superstar with his performance in the 1958 World Cup. Pelé played … Continue reading

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Fact of the Week

     On this day, 18th August 1926, England regained the Ashes. The Ashes is a Test cricket series played between England and Australia. The Ashes are regarded as being held by the team that won the last Test series … Continue reading

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Fact of the Week

    On this day, 12 July 1996, NBA (National Basketball Association) star Michael Jordan signed a 1 year contract deal worth $25 million. Synopsis American basketball star Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York. … Continue reading

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World Cup Finalists are revealed

After an outstanding performance against Brazil, Germany will now face Argentina, who won 4-2 on penalties, in the Fifa 2014 World Cup Final on Sunday 13th July 2014 at 8pm. vs.  Germany, who have won the World Cup 3 times … Continue reading

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Wrestling Mania @ Red Lane

Yesterday we were dazzled and amazed by a demonstration from the Sharples Wrestling Team coaches. Years 2-6 had the opportunity to learn a few rules from the sport, as well as take part in mini matches against their class mates. … Continue reading

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Le Tour de France

Today the start of ‘Le Tour de France’ begins in Great Britain today, starting in Yorkshire. Here are some key facts about ‘Le Tour’: The Tour de France is the world’s largest annual sporting event It starts at the end … Continue reading

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