Chess Champions!

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L-R: Stephen Lock, Mr Gavin Lambooy (Headmaster), Luke van Niekerk
Laddsworth Primary School Chess teams participated in the Midlands Junior School Chess Championship at St. Nicholas Diocesan School on 29 May 2017. Luke and Stephen, both Grade 7 pupils, competed in the Senior Section (Grade 6 & 7). They both won their round robin matches and their semifinals and ended up playing against each other in the finals. Luke won and was awarded with the over-all championship trophy for the senior section. Stephen was awarded a certificate for runner-up. Well done boys, we are very proud of your achievement.

Omar races to Provincial Success

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Omar Wilson, a Grade 5 pupil at Laddsworth Primary School, took part in the KZN MTB XCO Provincial #3 race on Saturday, 3 June, at Cascades, Pietermaritzburg. By coming 4th in the first race (Omar crashed out but made a great recovery, coming from the back of the field to 4th) and then 1st in both the second and third races in the series, Omar has won the KZN MTB XCO Provincial Series in his age category – Male Sprog – which is the U12 category. Well done Omar!

Gymnastics Club Competition

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Laddsworth Grade 4 pupils; Kendra Tongue and Imogen Kirby, participated in the South African Gymnastics Federation, Club Trophy Coastal Competition held in Durban on Saturday, 27 May 2017. Kendra took part in the Freedance and Hoop Routines and was placed first in the Under 10 Category, receiving a Gold Medal and the prize for the highest mark in the Under 10 section. Imogen Kirby took part in the Rope-Apparatus ‘Ready or not’ and achieved a second place. Well done Girls!

Karkloof Classic

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Front Row L-R: Blake Francis, Matthew Hay, Louise Hay
Back Row L-R: Blake Frodsham and Sven van Zuydam
Laddsworth Pupils participated in the Karkloof Classic, which was held on Sunday 28 May in Karkloof.
Blake Francis (Grade 2), Matthew Hay (Grade 2) and Louise Hay (Grade 5) 20km
Blake Frodsham (Grade 7) came 17th in his age group, and 100th overall.
Sven van Zuydam, Grade 7 came 14th in his age group.

Royal Show

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L-R: Megan Gibbs and Sebastian Bezuidenhout
Grade One pupils from Laddsworth Primary School; Megan Gibbs and Sebastian Bezuidenhout took part in the Royal Show on Friday 26 May. Sebastian rode his pony ‘Toddy’ and achieved a placed, 2 fourth places and a third place. Megan rode her pony ‘Dolcoed Double Diamond’ known as ‘Dee-Dee’ and she achieved 2 third places and 2 fourth places.