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Rounders

Three teams from Bakewell Juniors travelled to Rowsley for the final cluster event of the year, the annual rounders tournament. Bakewell performed excellently, hitting some powerful shots and fielding effectively with great teamwork.

After a couple of victories each Bakewell A and B met in the final, with Bakewell A taking the trophy by the odd rounder.

 

Boccia, Beach Games, Sports Day and Kings Camp visit

On June 20th over 20 children from all year groups joined Stoney Middleton for the Cluster Boccia and Beach Games cluster event. Pete Edwards from Nottinghamshire Boccia showed all the children some seated Boccia, and they also enjoyed frisbee, archery, howler throwing and boules.

After a postonement on June 28th last Tuesday (July 5th) the weather played ball and everyone in the school joined in our annual sports day. The children were split into six Women's World Cup teams and first up were three personal challenges - football penalties, round the world tennis and gymnastic balance beam challenge - for which they earned stickers for excellent effort and determination. Following this we had scatterball tournament where the teams played each other in groups of three before a final decided the winners. The finale to the afternoon were sprint races and endurance races for each year groups which were fiercely contested but fun. 

On July 8th Kings Camp visited school to run sports sessions for year 5/6 and year 3, engaging all the children in these two classes in a variety of fun activities.

On Tuesday May 14th all the children in school took part in a tennis afternoon, with pupils from year 3-6 joining together in teams to play a 'round the world' tournament. The players aimed to keep their shots consistently in court to earn points for their team. All teams showed great teamwork and improved their shots throughout the day. Later that week on the Thursday year 4 travelled to Baslow Sports Field where most of the children took part in a circuit of tennis activities, while Jack, Charlie, Erin and Lucy participated in a mini-tennis tournament. They played singles and doubles matches against Baslow and Longstone, and won both games to win the trophy!

This week, on May 20 and 21, year 4 and 5 learned about diversity in sport, finding out about the variety of cultures and backgrounds of the players of the England men's cricket team. They discussed what it means to be 'English' and the issues and positives of players of different ethnicities playing alongside each other, then researched the diversity of three other successful sports teams: Manchester City FC, England Netball and Team GB at Rio 2016.

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  • Dodgeball Tournament

    Published 16/11/18
    Congratulations to our Year 4 Dodgeball team who came first at the Primary School Cluster Dodgeball tournament held on 15th November 2018.  A great example of team work and hard work, well done everyone!  Read More
  • Poppy Appeal 2018

    Published 27/10/18
    Bakewell Methodist Junior School (BMJS) welcomed the Bakewell British Legion to their Friday assembly to launch the poppy appeal 2018.  The school community, members of the British Legion and Bakewell's community came together to share poems, songs and memories to start... Read More
  • School Games Gold Mark Award

    Published 13/09/18
    We are delighted to announce that Bakewell Methodist Junior School (BMJS) has achieved the School Games Gold Mark Award for the 2017/18 academic year.  This is in recognition for our commitment, engagement and delivery of competitive school sport.  Our children have competed in many loc... Read More
  • "When I Needed a Neighbour"

    Published 16/07/18
    Thank you to everyone who was involved in the creation of the school’s well dressing. The children enjoyed developing ideas for the design of our theme “When I needed a neighbour” and all our children had the experience of working on the well dressing.  A fantastic effort... Read More
  • Come and Play with the Halle Orchestra!

    Published 26/06/18
    As part of the Derbyshire Music Partnership and our Wider Opportunities music programme, our brass players travelled to the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester to play with the Halle Orchestra.  Alongside other schools from across different counties they listened to Tchaikosky, sang to a carniv... Read More
  • Cricket in the Sunshine

    Published 12/06/18
    Our year 5 and year 6 cricketers travelled to a Kwik Cricket tournament at a sunny Stanton Cricket Ground. Congratulations to Bakewell on coming Runners up.  All our pupils were delighted to be awarded the self belief award for their continued belief in themselves and each other.  Wel... Read More
  • Sheffield Children's Hospital Snowflake Commemorative Plaque

    Published 22/05/18
    Earlier this year, Bakewell Methodist Junior School (BMJS) raised over £1,000 for the Sheffield Children’s Hospital Christmas Snowflake Appeal.  The school enjoyed a visit from a representative from the Hospital Charity to present a commemorative plaque to thank the school and... Read More
  • Year 2 Transition Parents Evening

    Published 22/05/18
    As part of our transition process for the Year 2 children, who will be joining us in September, an evening was held for parents to meet the staff, understand more about how the curriculum is taught and learn more about the school as a whole.  A big thank you to our Year 5 and Year 6 volunteers... Read More
  • Diversity and Democracy Day

    Published 30/04/18
    Our Year 6 children joined with Year 6 children from across the primary school cluster for Diversity and Democracy Day.  The event was held at Bakewell Methodist Junior School (BMJS) on 23rd April 2018. The day enhanced understanding and acceptance of differences and challenged prejudices throu... Read More
  • Story Telling Evening

    Published 22/04/18
    Bakewell Methodist Junior School (BMJS) held an evening of Story Telling on 22nd March 2018.  Members of the Methodist Church and students from Lady Manners shared their favourite stories and prizes were awarded for the story writing challenge that had been completed by the BMJS children. Congr... Read More
  • Sponsored Run raised over £1,000 for Sheffield Children's Hospital Snowflake Appeal

    Published 25/03/18
    Bakewell Methodist Junior School (BMJS) held a sponsored run on the 13th March 2018 to raise money for the Snowflake Appeal at the Sheffield Children's Hospital.  All the children took part in the sponsored run with some children completing a full 10k run for the charity. A huge thank you t... Read More
  • Easter Celebrations

    Published 25/03/18
    Bakewell Methodist Junior School (BMJS) visited Bakewell Methodist Church on the 21st March 2018, to participate in the Easter Service. The previous day, members from Bakewell Methodist Church and Bakewell Parish Church had visited the School to lead an Easter Experience Day.   Pupils p... Read More