Laddsworth Hosts first 5-a-side Girls Soccer Tournament

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Laddsworth Primary School hosted its first Girls 5-a-Side Soccer Tournament on Saturday 29 July 2017. 322 girls in 46 teams from many schools around Pietermaritzburg and as far afield as Ixopo, Richmond, Treverton and Underberg, participated in a fun-filled morning. We would like to thank Hilton Quarry SUPERSPAR for sponsoring the tournament.
Results:
U9 Winner: Bisley, Runner-up: Clifton
U10 Winner: Clarendon Runner-up: Treverton
U11 Winner: Cowan House Runner-up: Clarendon
Opens Winner: Bisley Runner-up: Laddsworth

Man and Machine Enduro

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Connor Potgieter, a Grade 5 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, took part in the 2-day Man and Machine Enduro at Boston from 28 to 29 July 2017. Connor, who is only 11 years old, was the youngest rider to enter this extremely tough Enduro on his KTM 85. The course covered 95km each day, with rocky terrain and tricky river crossings. Connor’s bike, seized on the home stretch, but the Marshall was able to take him over the finish line to claim his trophy.
Well done Connor, we are very proud of your achievement!

Howick Highlander

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Front Row L-R: Irie-Mae Bailey, Matthew Rawson, Rex Harley, Matthew Hay, Jamie Humphrey
Back Row L-R: Brady Bullock, Louise Hay, Jack Harley, Ryan McKean, Matthew Bisset
Laddsworth pupils took part in the Howick 1st Cubs and Scouts Howick Highlander on Sunday 30 July 2017, in the Umgeni Valley.
Louise Hay, Matthew Hay and Matthew Rawson did the 20km mountain bike ride.
Irie-Mae Bailey, Jack Harley (placed 6th) Rex Harley, and Matt Bisset (8th) did the 10km Mountain bike ride.
Jamie Humphrey and Ryan McKean (2nd Under 11) did the 5km trail run.
Brady Bullock came 1st in the 20km Trail Run.
Well done boys and girls!

Fury Raffle

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Laddsworth Primary School would like to thank the Midlands community for supporting the “Fury” Raffle this year. An amount of R37 173 was raised for our school. We are very grateful for The Fury Motor Group sponsorship and we look forward to their continued involvement with the school in the future.

Congratulations to the following prize winners for the most tickets sold:
1st Prize : Isabella Riggien won a Mountain Bike
2nd Prize : Patrick Gibson won a Digital Camera
3rd Prize : Tayla Kleynhans won an 8GB MP3 Player

Laddsworth Pupil aces FGASA Pangolin course

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Amy Robertson, a Grade 7 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, completed the FGASA (Field Guides Association of South Africa) Pangolin Bushveld Course to become a ranger over the July holidays. Amy Achieved 98% for Bushveld Pangolin, 93% for Pangolin Desert, and 90% for Pangolin River. Due to the high marks Amy achieved, she will do a talk for FGASA on the 12th August 2017 in Johannesburg.