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Primary Physical Education: 

Record Breakers 2010

Published Wednesday, April 28, 2010.

Record Breakers Athletics Take Two sees many Primary School Records Take a Tumble

During the first week back after Songkran we took the opportunity to run our previously cancelled Primary Record Breakers Athletic event. Record Breakers is about giving those students who enjoy their athletics the opportunity to record times and distances over a range of running, jumping, and throwing events. The 50+ children from Year4, 5 and 6 who participated will now have a set of personal best results as a marker to try and beat in the future. There are also those Primary School Records some of which have stood since 2001 to try and break as a great incentive to give that extra drop of effort.

On the Wednesday afternoon, we completed the track events and on Thursday the age groups rotated around the field events of high jump, long jump, three springs jump, Tee Ball Throw, Basketball chest push, and quoit throw. Well done to all those who took part and congratulations to everyone who beat or created a new personal best. The following children are all new Record Holders although in some events several children broke the existing target.



Previous Record Holder


New Record Holder



Y6 Girl Chest Pass

Momoko Tsubouchi   2008

12.24 m

Celine Almond

12.27 m


Y6 Girl Quoit Throw

Molly Frain  2008

24.37 m

Olivia Almond

25.80 m


Y6 Boys Tee Ball Throw

David Gist  2009

39.98 m

Liam Fryer

42.07 m


Y6 Girls 3 Springs Jump

Kate Wattanavekin  2009

06.27 m

Angelina Siddons

06.48 m


Y6 Boys Chest pass

Hein Htet MacArthur

14.35 m

Tristan Wallace

15.02 m




Previous Record Holder


New Record Holder



Y5 Girls 3 Springs Jump

Angelina Siddons  2009

05.76 m

Ja Ja Umpujh

05.88 m


Y5 Girls Chest Pass throw

Katie Lawrence-Smith  2008

11.53 m

Catherine Veasey

11.64 m


Y5 Boys 3 Springs Jump

Hein Htet MacArthur 2008

05.98 m

Handel Dale Gonzales

06.15 m


Y5 Boys Chest Pass Throw

David Gist  2008

13.26 m

Robbie Hines

14.10 m


Y5 Boys Tee Ball Throw

Taran Muthukumaran  2009

37.60 m

Joshua McGovern

37.70 m


Y5 Boys Quoit Throw

Ciaran O’Kane 2009

25.10 m

Joshua McGovern

27.64 m




Previous Record Holder


New Record Holder



Y4 Girls Chest Pass throw

Olivia Almond 2008

08.20 m

Rhea Poonevala

09.60 m


Y4 Girls Quoit Throw

Eva Smiley  2008

13.40 m

Zahra Poonevala

18.96 m


Y4 Girls Tee Ball throw

Helena Marten  2006

22.55 m

Christine Smits

27.34 m


Y4 Boys Chest Pass Throw

Ciaran O’Kane 2008

11.00 m

Christopher Siddons

11.65 m


Y4 Boys  60 m Race

Michael Tyrell  2002


Benedict Winyard



Y4 Boys 3 Springs Jump

Tom Fisher  2007

05.55 m

Benedict Winyard

05.62 m


Y4 Boys High Jump

Tom Fisher  2007

01.14 m

Benedict Winyard

01.17 m

To see 18 Schools Records Broken over the two afternoons was very rewarding after the disappointment of the original events cancellation. A huge thank you to all of the staff and parents who helped out as timekeepers or event marshals as without your help events such as these would not be possible.

For those who think that they can run faster, jump higher/further, or throw further remember to sign up for next year event in Term 2.

There is currently an athletic conditioning session on Tuesday and Thursday morning from 7am to 7.30am which is open to anyone from Year 4 to 6 on the Primary Back Field. Please just turn up in your kit if interested in joining in.

Mr. Andrew Tatam

Head of Primary Physical Education




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