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Winners of Inter-Schools 'B' Gala

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Laddsworth Primary School’s Girls Swimming Squad won the Inter-Schools ‘B’ Gala, held at Pine Street Pool in Pietermaritzburg on Wednesday 7 March 2018. Our Team broke two records: Under 10 Girls 4 x 25m Mixed Medley in a time of 1:28,69 and the Under 12 Girls 4 x 25m Breaststroke in a time of 1:24,77 The Laddsworth Girls team now regain their spot in the Inter-School’s ‘A’ Gala in 2019.
Well done to our swimmers and coaches for their hard work and determination this season.

Inter-Schools ‘A’ Gala hosted by Laddsworth Primary School

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Laddsworth Primary School hosted the Inter-Schools ‘A’ Gala on Tuesday 6 March 2018 at Pine Street Pool in Pietermaritzburg. The event was a huge success, and our Laddsworth Boys team enjoyed their best ever result with a third place at the ‘A’ Gala.
Congratulations to Merchiston Preparatory School who have won the Boys ‘A’ Gala for 55 years consecutively, and to The Wykeham Collegiate for winning the Girls ‘A’ Gala for 21 years in a row.

Laddsworth Primary School turns 115 Years old

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Laddsworth Primary School turned 115 years old on 1 March 2018. Miss Daisy Ladds opened Laddsworth Primary School on 1 March 1903, she started the school with 12 pupils on the verandah of her home. Today Laddsworth has over 550 pupils and continues to ‘Aim High’ by upholding the strong values and ethos which are a hallmark that our school has been building on for so many years.

3rd in KwaZulu-Natal in 1200m

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Jodi Moreno, a Grade 5 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, participated in the 1200m event at Pietermaritzburg Central Athletics Trials on Tuesday, 13 February 2018, where she came first. Jodi was then selected to run the 1200m event at the District Selection Athletics in Durban on Friday, 16 February and came third.
Well done Jodi, we are extremely proud of you.

Far North Cricket Selection 2018

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Daniel Holtzhauzen, Grade 7, Ryan McKean, Grade 6, and Colin Robertson, Grade 6, have been selected for the Far North Cricket team.
They will be taking part in Midlands Cricket Trials at the Under 12 and Under 13 Central District Cricket Festival at St Charles College in Pietermaritzburg on Friday 2 March & Sunday 4 March 2018.
We wish them all the best!

Bowled out!

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Jack Holtzhauzen with his hat trick ball and a trophy ball for the 6 wickets
Jack Holtzhauzen, a Grade 5 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, took 6 wickets for 16 runs against Howick on Saturday 10 February 2018. Jack plays for the under 11A team and bowled a hat trick as part of his outstanding bowling attack.

Midmar Mile 2018

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Congratulations to our Laddsworth pupils who completed the Midmar Mile on Saturday 10 February 2018.
Ross Anderson, Grade 5
Georgina Francis, Grade 6
Ella Shuttleworth Grade 6
Cameron Heafield, Grade 6
Callum Pollard, Grade 7

Wartburg Mountain Bike Classic

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Laddsworth Pupils took part in the Wartburg Mountain Bike Classic on Saturday 10 February 2018 in Wartburg.
Emlyn May, Grade 1, was placed 2nd in the 10km, under 12 age group
Annay May, Grade 3, was placed 3rd in the 10km, under 12 girls age group
Matthew Rawson, Grade 3, placed 2nd in the 25km under 12 boys age group.
Well done to our cyclists!

5 Wickets

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Adam Tilbury, a Grade 5 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, took 5 wickets for 11 runs on Saturday 3 February 2018, when the Under 11A Team played against Pelham in Pietermaritzburg. Laddsworth won the match by 8 wickets.

Midlands Championship Gala

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Laddsworth Primary School hosted the Midlands Championship Gala held at The Wykeham Collegiate School on Saturday, 27 January 2017.

Congratulations to the following Laddsworth pupils who were awarded medals:
Justin van der Merwe, Grade 4 Under 10 50m Freestyle Silver
Patrick Lamb, Grade 5 Under 11 50m Freestyle Bronze
Ella Shuttleworth, Grade 6 Under 12 50m Breaststroke Bronze
Under 12 100m Breaststroke Bronze
Reilly Shuttleworth, Grade 6 Under 12 100m Breaststroke Bronze
Rebecca Winterton, Grade 7 Under 13 400m Freestyle Silver
Thomas Truter, Grade 7 Under 13 50m Breaststroke Gold
Under 13 100m Breaststroke Gold
Under 13 200m Breaststroke Gold

Laddsworth Dux 2017

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L-R: Dr Mark Manley (Guest Speaker), Mrs Dana Ross, Grace Ross, Callum Ross, Mr Jonty Ross, Mr Gavin Lambooy (Headmaster)
Laddsworth Primary School held their Annual Prize Giving on Tuesday 4 December 2017. Grace Ross was awarded Dux for 2017. Grace also received the Collins’ Cup for Mathematics, the Gould Cup for English, the Natural Sciences Trophy, the Technology Cup and the Julie Martin Trophy for Creative Writing.
Congratulations Grace, continue to Aim High in your high school career!

CF Tennis KFC Tournament

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Laddsworth pupils excelled at the CF Tennis KFC Tennis Tournament at Kershaw Park in Pietermaritzburg on 2 and 3 December 2017. Blake Francis, Grade 2, was the Under 8 Singles Champion. Adam Tilbury, Grade 4 was the Under 10 Singles Champion. Twins Adam Tilbury and Joshua Tilbury, Grade 4, were the Under 10 Doubles Champions.

Capital K

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Front Row L-R: Cameron Heafield, Georgina Francis, Ella Shuttleworth, Leah Stewart, Patrick Lamb, James Gotte, Matt Bissett, Michael Benadie
Back Row L-R: Emily Wedge, Callum Pollard, Aaron Ward, Thomas Truter, Rebecca Winterton

Laddsworth Pupils took part in the Capital K at Midmar Dam on Sunday 3 December 2017.
Some of our pupils swam 500m and others swam the full 1kilometre.

Cricket Award

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Patrick Mbofana, a Grade 2 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, received a certificate of excellence from the KWY Cricket Academy, on Saturday 2 December 2017 in Pietermaritzburg.

KZN MTB Provincial Colours

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Omar Wilson, a Grade 5 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School received his KZN Provincial Colours on Saturday 24 November 2017. Omar was placed first in the Under 12 Sprog category.

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy

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Front Row L-R: Madison Thorne, Hannah Burton, Thato Manoko, Rachel Wheeler, Rethabile Manoko
Back Row L-R: Robyn Gilbert, Kylie Rushworth
Laddsworth Pupils received certificates and trophies from the Helen O’Grady Drama Academy on Friday 24 November 2017.