YEAR 5&6 MINI TENNIS
Three teams from Godolphin Junior School had entered a tennis competition at Salt Hill Park, Slough. Many teams entered the competition, but only on school team could come out victorious. The Godolphin A team played fantastically throughout the tournament and finished third in the competition. The Godolphin B team finished a place behind the A team, coming in at 4th and finally, Godolphin C couldn't make the knockout stages. All teams competed with passion and pride playing for their schools.
BERKSHIRE SCHOOL GAMES - Y3&4 TRI GOLF COUNTY FINALS
Year 3&4 Tri Golf Team attended The Berkshire School Games Tri Golf County Final at The Berkshire College of Agriculture. After an inspiring opening ceremony, the competition commenced. Godolphin faced some fierce competition, competing against 12 schools from across the county. After lunch the weather made conditions very difficult to play. Despite the weather, GJS finished all the stations and a 'very wet' GJS team marched inside to hear the final results. To our surprise, GJS finished with a total of 611 points to win the competition and become County Champions! In doing so, the 10 children have become only the third team, ever at GJS, to win a county title at The Berkshire School Games.
SLOUGH SCHOOLS - Y3&4 TRI GOLF COMPETITION 2016
Congratulations to the Y3&4 Tri Golf team who finished runners up at the annual Slough Schools Tri Golf competition.
Competing against several other local schools, the team of ten children took part in various different golf team challenges eventually finishing runners up, just behind local rivals Lynch Hill. Finishing second place means the team have qualified for the Berkshire School Games, taking place at Berkshire College of Agriculture on 12th July 2016.
SLOUGH SCHOOLS - YR 3&4 TRI GOLF COMPETITION 2016
GJS TAKE SILVER!
Congratulations to the Yr 3&4 Tri Golf team who finished runners up in the annual Slough Schools Tri Golf competition.
Competing against several other schools, the team of ten children took part in various gold related challenges, eventually finishing runners up, just behind local rivals Lynch Hill. Finishing in second place means the team have qualified for the Berkshire School Games taking place at Berkshire College of Agriculture on 12th July 2016.
Y5&6 BOYS CRICKET
Congratulations to the Y5&6 boys cricket team, who made it through to the semi finals of the Slough Primary Schools Kwik Cricket competition at Farnham Common Cricket Club.
The team made it through a very tough group, beating the likes of Foxborough, Priory, Iqra and Marish where they required some brilliant shots and fantastic catches to defeat a strong Marish side. The team made it through to a semi-final showdown against local rivals Montem Primary School.
After a very close game, against an outstanding team from Montem, the Godolphin Junior team lost out by just 10 runs. Team coach, Mr Cannon, would like to praise the efforts of all the players. They displayed passion, talent and exceptional team spirit. He singled out team Captain, Ahmed Khan (6-HS), for his great play and fantastic leadership qualities.
Y3&4 MIXED CRICKET
Congratulations to all of the children from years 3&4 that took part in the Y3&4 Kwik Cricket competition. The GJS teams, A, B and C, consisited of children who have been attending cricket club for each week of this term. Team A made it through the group stages and the semi-final to set up a final against Castleview Primary School. After an exciting match, GJS lost out to Castleview by just 26 runs. Team coach, Mr Cannon, would like to congratulate all of the players that participated and the parents that helped.
Y5&6 GIRLS CRICKET
Well done to the Girls cricket team who took part in the Y5&6 Girls Kwik Cricket coompetition at Farnham Common Cricket Club. Despite having little preparation, the GJS girls competed with skill, passion and pride against several other local schools and finished third place in their group.
Y5&6 MIXED BASKETBALL TEAM
A huge congratulations and well done to the GJS Basketball teams. Reigning champions, Godolphin Junior School, have won this competition for an unbelievable 4 years in a row and this years A team carried on the tradition by winning the competition again. Both teams showed their class throughout the tournament, with Team B just missing out in the group knockout stages.
In the final, the GJS team A came up against a very strong team from Marish Primary, with GJS running out 4-0 winners.
GODOLPHIN JUNIOR SCHOOL CELEBRATES OPENING OF NEW BUILDING
Please click on the link below to read the Slough Express coverage of the opening of our new building.
SPORTSHALL ATHLETICS, BISI AND Y3&4 FOOTBALL REPORT
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2015 SPORTS TEAMS DISPLAY
BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT - HARVESTING THE VEGETABLES
The new gardening club of 2013 have been harvesting the vegetables ready for our harvest box that we will be entering at Westminster Abbey this month. So far we have discovered onions, garlic, beetroot, carrots and potatoes! Yum!!
PRESERVING THE STRAWBERRIES!
HARVEST FESTIVAL BASKET WEAVING
Year 6 have been busy weaving an eco friendly basket for our home grown vegetables. The harvest basket will be travelling to Westminster Abbey on Wednesday 16th October for a special harvest festival!
Basket weaving (also basketry or basket making) is the process of weaving unspun vegetable fibers into a basket or other similar form. People and artists who weave baskets are called basket makers and basket weavers.
THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL VISITS GODOLPHIN JUNIOR SCHOOL FOR BRITISH FOOD FORTNIGHT
On Wednesday the 24th of April 2013, the Duchess of Cornwall visited Godolphin Junior School. This was to launch ‘British Food Fortnight’. She began her visit by going into the hall where she was greeted by Mrs Clark, our school Head teacher. The school choir sang the ‘Slough Song’ as the teachers gave a hand signal that she was approaching the hall. The photographers were very excited to see her; they climbed on each other, eager for the ideal photo. The school choir also was very excited as they sang beautifully. Camilla and a pupil from GJS planted a pea plant, which is still growing in the school’s garden.
BISI BADMINTON WINNERS!
The Godolphin Junior School year 3&4 BISI Badminton team again proved to be the no 1 team in the county, When they finished winners at the Berkshire school Games County finals for the second year in a row!
The Competition was held at Theale Community school in Reading, and GJS beat several schools from across the county to take the title for the second year in a row.
DAD'S IN THE LIBRARY
To view the Y3/4 football report, please click here.