It was a brisk Autumn morning as schools from across the borough descended upon Southend Rugby Club for the annual tag rugby tournament. There was an air of anticipation as each team sized each other up in the pre-group gathering, each looking to gain the psychological advantage on their potential opponents. Porters Grange were drawn into group D – perhaps a prelude to the determination that would be shown by the team throughout the day. With the battle lines drawn, the teams
The Year 5 and 6 girls' football team competed in the Southend Primary School Sports Association Girls' Football Competition on Friday 13th October 2017. The girls got off to a great start to the day in the group stage, winning all 4 games to put them top of the group and through to the super 10s.
West Leigh 2-0 Thorpedene
West Leigh 1-0 Our Lady Of Lords
West Leigh 1-0 Sacred Heart
West Leigh 1-0 Bournes Green
After lunch the girls played another 4 games. Conti
On Thursday 12th October, Friars held their Harvest assembly. Parents and careers were extremely generous and the food display looked superb! The assembly began with the song 'Cauliflowers Fluffy'. This was followed by a talk from the Rev. David Mayne, the minister at Shoeburyness and Thorpe Bay Baptist Church, who are a centre for foodbank distributions. He explained to the children what will happen to the food that they so generously donated. The assembly finished with the
Tag rugby has brought great success for West Leigh during the past ten years at the Year 5/6 Southend Finals and this year's team have continued this proud record.
During the course of a busy day, they played 10 games and impressively won all 10 ultimately being crowned champions.
In the morning, they played four games in the group stage:
West Leigh 5 - 1 Milton Hall
West Leigh 7 - 0 Thorpe Greenways
West Leigh 7 - 2 St. Blenheim
West Leigh 5 - 3 Fairways
On Friday 13th October 2017 the Porters Grange Gardening Club harvested their first crop of runner beans and potatoes ready to be cooked by the school kitchen and served on Tuesday 17th October. The children were eager to present their produce to a member of the kitchen staff and our very own caretaker Mr Hudson. The food grown by the Gardening Club will appear on the menu for the rest of the school to enjoy as and when it is ready in order to provide the school children with
Year 5 visited Old Leigh on Wednesday 27th and Thursday 28th September as part of their recent work on seascapes. The purpose of the visit was to gather natural materials from the beach, including shells, sand, seaweed and driftwood, as well as making quick sketches of the landscapes, to use back in school to create a selection of collages. Both days were sunny and dry, enabling us to collect some fantastic resources which have now been used within our art lessons.