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Carnarvon were out in force for the Rushcliffe cross-country relay last Thursday. It was great to see plenty of ‘newbies’ representing the school and clearly enjoying the occasion. We had two thrilling, gutsy races, with the girls’ and the boys’ teams both winning gold. Tremendous stuff!


Well done to all children who turned up on Saturday and took part in the Berry Hill cross-country run. It was a cold and wet day, but well worth the early morning ‘get-up’. Marcus from 5C came 3rd, Maisy from 6M came 4th and Cameron from 6M was also in the top 10. Congratulations to the runners making their Saturday morning debuts - you all did us proud! Everyone enjoyed a much needed hot chocolate after the race!



On Tuesday 22nd May we held a cross-country event. The results are as follows:-

Year 3 boys - 1st Adam 2M, Year 4 boys - 1st Marcus 4A, 2nd Matthew 4C, Year 5 girls - 1st Maisy 5Ma, Year 5 boys - 1st George 5Mc, 2nd Cameron 5Ma

Year 6 boys - 2nd Joshua 6H.


Well done to all our runners.



A great afternoon of cross-country for our participating children at Rushcliffe Country Park last Wednesday. They competed in the Year 3-6 relay race. Well done to all of our runners.

Pictured below are some of the team with their well-earned medals for finishing in 2nd place. A fantastic result!!



sunny weather, four great races and a healthy medal haul made for a delightful afternoon at Wollaton Park last Friday. Year 4 boys picked up team gold, whilst Marcus and Henry also picked up individual gold and silver. Year 6 boys took team gold and Year 6 girls took team silver. Isabel from Year 6 and George from Year 5 finished in the top three too. The afternoon ended with giant cookies and juice all round. Perfect!!

Well done to you all!!






A great way to start the weekend, running in mud and rain at Wollaton Park! Pictured here are the boys who represented Rushcliffe in the County Championships. All four of them came in the top 25! Great effort boys! Also a huge congratulations to Joshua from 6H, who has qualified to represent Nottinghamshire in the forthcoming nationals!!



An early snowfall in Mansfield created some real wintry weather for the last race of the autumn season at Berry Hill on Saturday. Undeterred by the weather, runners attended in large numbers for some very competitive races in difficult conditions. It was a great way to finish the season though, as was the way in which our boys picked up winners' medals for the team event.





Our fastest five boys and girls in school took part in the qualifying race for the county-cross country event being held next term. Out of a total of 24 places available for boys and girls to represent Rushcliffe in the County event, 8 of them were taken by Carnarvon runners - an absolutely amazing achievement! Congratulations to all who took part!



On a beautiful crisp morning last Saturday, our runners were back in action again for the autumn cross-country league. Sienna ran on her birthday; Rahaan ran for the school for the very first time; the boys extended their lead at the top of the table and Abby lost her shoe in the mud near the start and ran the rest of the race in just a sock! A lovely way to spend a Saturday morning - well done team!



Rahaan's first race.


Where's Abby's shoe!!



Rushcliffe Competitions organiser, Chris Ballard (pictured) visited our assembly recently to present the gold medals to our winning boys’ and girls’ teams in a recent cross country event. A historic result for both Carnarvon and the competition itself! Amazing team running!



Last Saturday, in weather that was far too pleasant and dry for cross-country, a few of our stalwart Year 4,5 & 6's turned out for the school, for the start of the autumn cross-country league. Great running from our girls, whilst our boys put in a tremendous team performance, placing them at the top of the league table in the first of three events. Thanks for your efforts everyone. Same time next month then...



Incredible performances at Rushcliffe Country Park on Tuesday by all of our runners resulted in Carnarvon winning both the boys' and the girls' race - an amazing achievement! There were 30 teams involved in each race; our boys' B and C teams finished 10th and 11th and girls' teams 6th and 20th, showing the strength in depth of our teams.  Our runners are now looking forward to the Berry Hill League, which starts on Saturday 7th October…. Good luck everybody!!




place by quite some distance, in a race she jubilantly described stplace out of 34!), Carnarvon never looked back, literally! Comfortably holding the lead throughout the race from start to finish, Eleanor in Year 6 brought the team home in 1th and 4rd , 3nd, 2stWhilst the KS2 Rushcliffe relay is always a highlight on the Carnarvon calendar, it was made all the more memorable this year by such a wonderful performance from every single one of our 32 representatives in Tuesday's warm spring sunshine. After an amazing first leg by Year 3 boys Marcus, Ryan, Henry and Matthew (putting us in 1afterwards as; "Just the best race I have ever been in!"
An incredible afternoon in which every one of our children played a part - congratulations to all of you!!



Sunny weather and stunning Wollaton Park scenery last Friday afternoon was a great way to see in the weekend; fantastic team and individual results were merely a bonus! 4th place for Maisy-Year 4, 9th place for Sophie-Year 4 and 11th place for Louise-Year 4 in a strong field of runners was not quite enough to secure a team medal, although in the other Year 3/4 race, the boys finished a remarkable 1-2-3 (Marcus-Year 3, George-Year 4 and Cameron-Year 4) claiming all three individual medals plus the team gold (with Oliver-Year 4).
Isabel from Year 5 won, then raced at the same venue on Saturday to qualify to represent the County at the nationals next month! Cameron from Year 6 also claimed a medal in the Year 5/6 race then achieved a similar personal milestone in a swimming gala, achieving the fastest U11 50m breaststroke time... in the country! We have some extremely talented (and genuinely modest) athletes at Carnarvon who also work hard outside of our school through their training to achieve great things; they're an inspiration to us all!






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