Friday 9th March Dover and Deal Swimming Gala
This years annual gala was a successful morning for the River swimming squad. All of the swimmers put their heart and soul into swimming as fast as they could, never giving up! Stand out performances were Henry Smith 2nd (25m backstroke) Alfie Wynne 2nd (25m breaststroke) and James McLouglin 2nd (backstroke). The whole squad finished in 5th place overall- great swimming by you all!
Wednesday 21st February Dover Squash Festival
A team of year 3 and 4 children participated in in this squash festival for the first time. The team took part in a number of different games used to introduce children to the game of squash. Our whole team played really well, developing their squash skills throughout the tournament. The festival was played in a lovely, enjoyable and supportive atmosphere. When all the final scores had been added River finished in 2nd position! Well done to you!
Friday 8th December Sportshall Athletics
A team of year 5/6 children took part in this loud and exciting event! The competition is divided into track and field events for both boys and girls, to give an overall points tally. The track events are incredibly tense and exciting! All of the children tried their best and enjoyed all the encouragement supplied by their teammates. At the end of the competition River finished in 3rd position, well done everyone!
Tuesday 21st November Year 3/4 Football Tournament
It was the turn of our year 3/4 football team to attend the Dover and Deal football tournament today. The children were very proud to be representing their school, showing great sportsmanship and teamwork. They battled hard during the group stages to finish in 3rd position. They then played a very friendly and enjoyable match against White Cliffs which finished 0-0 to end the tournament! Well done to all of you!
Monday 20th November Year 5/6 Football Tournament
The football squad took part in our local football tournament today. In the group stages the B team battled hard, playing with determination and enjoyment. They were unlucky not to progress out of the group stage. Well done!
The A team started slowly in the group stages qualifying in 2nd place for the quarter-finals. At this stage the whole team upped their game beating Deal Parochial 1-0 - into the semis against St. Margarets. Playing a more fluent game of football River secured the victory 3-0, on the finals. In the final we played Charlton, this was a close, competitive game, the score at the final whistle was 0-0 - penalties! River certainly held their nerve winning 2-0 on penalties thus retaining the title of tournament winners for the 2nd year in succession! Well done to all who played.