Sainsbury School Sports Hambleton tag rugby final 04/07/2017

On Tuesday 4th July a mixed team of girls and boys took part in the Hambleton Area Tag rugby competition at Thirsk School. It was a very wet evening and a special mention should go to Megan who not only managed to carry on playing with completely water blurred glasses but also scored some amazing tries!

Well done to all the team who played fantastically well and came second overall and being denied a place in the North Yorkshire finals by only 1 try!!

Unfortunately there is no photo to go with this event but if you would like to see the full results, please click on the link below.

Sainsbury School sports Yr 3/4 hockey tournament 08/03/2017

On 8th March three teams of boys and girls from South Otterington competed in the Yr 3/4 hockey tournament at Northallerton school. All 3 teams played some fantastic hockey both against the other schools and each other. It was an intense competition. A huge Well done to you all for taking up 1st, 2nd and 3rd place and securing a place in the Hambleton finals.

Photos to follow..

If you would like to see the full results table please click on the link below.

Small schools Yr 5/6 hockey tournament 2017

On 27th March 2017, three mixed teams from South Otterington took part in the Yr 5/6 Small schools hockey competition at Northallerton. The game play and attitude from all three teams was outstanding even when the teams had to face each other. Extremely well done for coming 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Its a shame that North Yorkshire no longer do a Sainsbury Competition for the 5/6s as they would have been very strong contenders for a North Yorkshire final.

If you would like to see the full results table please click on the link below.

Sainsbury School sports Yr 5/6 Netball competition 14/02/2017

On 14th February 2017 a mixed team of girls and boys took part in the small schools netball tournament at Hambleton Leisure Centre. After a shaky (but still successful) start the team got better and better playing some very impressive netball and going on to win the tournament and taking home the trophy and a chance to compete in the Hambleton finals. Great play All, well done!!

For the full results please click on the link below.

Sainsbury school sports yr 5/6 football tournament 03/11/2016

On 3rd November 2016, two teams from South Otterington took part in the Small schools boys football competition at Northallerton School. It was a tough competition and the boys managed to finish in 2nd and 5th position. Well done all!

If you would like to see the full results table please click on the link below.

Sports Week – 23rd – 27th May 2016

What an amazing week we had for Sports week this year:

Day 1

Red Class spent a full day at Carlton Lodge participating in the High and Dry activities which included – High ropes, zip wire, problem solving and the climbing wall. The children were so brave and worked really hard encouraging each other.

carlton lodge and sports 509 carlton lodge and sports 513 carlton lodge and sports 519 carlton lodge and sports 546 carlton lodge and sports 600 carlton lodge and sports 654 carlton lodge and sports 680 carlton lodge and sports 698 carlton lodge and sports 703mrs umpleby photos 549

Day 2

Red Class spent their second day at Carlton Lodge participating in the Wet and Wild activities which included bush craft, archery, canoeing and raft building. Again all of the children threw themselves into the activities – some got very wet and some ate huge edible bugs!!

carlton lodge and sports 771

carlton lodge and sports 714 carlton lodge and sports 720 carlton lodge and sports 745 carlton lodge and sports 755 carlton lodge and sports 776 carlton lodge and sports 785 carlton lodge and sports 796 carlton lodge and sports 802 carlton lodge and sports 808 carlton lodge and sports 810 carlton lodge and sports 817 carlton lodge and sports 820 carlton lodge and sports 845 carlton lodge and sports 846 carlton lodge and sports 852

On Day 2, Yellow Class, Green Class and Blue Class were also very lucky to take part in a workshop with Butterfly Dance School.

Day 3

On day 3 we were lucky to have the Rock-it climbing company and all of the children in the school had the opportunity to climb the climbing wall and try their hand at archery, they all did exceptionally well in very cold and drizzly weather. Also in the afternoon Green, Red and Blue Classes each had an inspirational session of Tai Chi with Mr Williamson.








Day 4 / 5

Unfortunately sports day was postponed until Day 5. However sports day turned out to be a fantastic day for both key stage 1 and key stage 2. All of the children were absolutely great with lots of cheering and support and 100% effort in all that they did. Congratulations to Joe Tosh and Louisa Tann who won the trophies for the Year 6s with the most sports day wins and to the Puffins who were the winning House Team on the day. What a fantastic end to a happily exhausting week!!

South Otterington Intra school hockey tournament 13/04/16 – by Natasha Farley & Rafi Huby

On Wednesday 13th April 2016, we held a hockey tournament between 3 South Otterington teams. The teams included a Black team, Orange team and a Red team.

The first match started; Blacks vs Reds. An early goal from Joe Tosh capped a positive start for the Blacks. Shortly after, a constant attacking threat from the Blacks followed, consequently leading to a 4-0 victory for the Blacks, with goals from Joe Tart, Rafi Carus Huby and Alex Brigginshaw.  Immediately, the second game commenced; Reds vs Oranges. The game started off strong for the Reds with two goals from Rory Barningham. Suddenly, a third goal was scored by Cody Holmes, a close-range drive into the bottom corner. And in the dying moments of the game, a consolation goal was scored by Charlie Pickersgill. The third and final match started; Blacks vs Oranges. Attack after attack from the dominant Blacks saw the result almost done. Or so it seemed. A rapid counter-attack from the Oranges saw the only goal of the game scored by Charlie Pickersgill. And the table finished as followed;

1.Blacks     1 Win     0 Draws     1 Loss     GD: 3     P: 3

2.Reds       1 Win     0 Draws     1 Loss     GD: -2    P: 3

3.Oranges  1 Win     0 Draws     1 Loss     GD: -1    P: 3


By Rafi Carus Huby & Natasha Farley

Sainsbury School Games North Yorkshire Cross Country Final 17/03/16

xcountry final xcountry4 xcountry final 2On Thursday 17th March 2016, Megan Edwards and Lawrence Mason-Smith (both Year 3 children) and myself, Elena Edwards (Year 5), travelled to Dalby Forest to compete in the North Yorkshire cross country finals. Luckily it was a nice sunny day, so we had loads of fun!

The race track was set next to a park so all the other children could stretch and get ready for their race coming up.

We all did very well – Megan came 6th, Lawrence came 25th and I came 25th. It was great because the race went into a forest which helped us to cool down. We raced against different areas around the county including: Selby, Scarborough, Ryedale and Whitby, York, Richmondshire and Craven.

By Elena Edwards

Yr 5/6 Sainsbury School Sports Netball finals 25/02/2016 – By Rory Barningham & Charlie Pickersgill

20160225_135134-150x150[1] 20160225_134657 20160225_135134 20160225_135529 20160225_140854

On the 25th February South Otterington Primary School found themselves in the netball finals.


SCHOOL                         P     W    D     L     F    A      GD    PTS

Hutton Rudby               5      5    0      0     25   1      24    15

St Peters Brafferton     5       2   2      1     6    5       1       8

Brompton                       5      2     2       1    5    6       -1      8

Husthwaite                     5      2       1     2     8    8         0      7

South Otterington        5      1       1      3     5    10      -5     4

Knayton                         5       0       0      5     1      20    -19   0



Knayton     1       vs    5    South Otterington

St Peters Brafferton     1     vs     0    South Otterington

Hutton Rudby     7     vs      0    South Otterington

Brompton       1  vs   0    South Otterington

Husthwaite   0   vs  0  South Otterington



So as you can see it was a very tough tournament for South Otterington. Although it was very close (often we were only beaten by only one goal),South Otterington played well but were out played  this time round.


Yr 5/6 Swimming Small Schools Competition 09/01/2016 – by Anna Kingston & Sasha Lishman

IMG_0267Various children from our class got chosen to enter a swimming competition in Hambleton leisure centre. Many other schools came to the event; they were: Appleton Wiske, Kirkby Fleetham, Ainderby Steeple, East Cowton and South Otterington (us!). The first race was freestyle then breast stroke, back stroke, butterfly, medley relay last but not least the freestyle relay. We did a cannon relay but that was for fun and didn’t affect the scores. We won the back stroke, came second in freestyle, third in breast stroke, second in butterfly, first in the medley and second in the freestyle overall we came second and that’s the best we have ever done!