Bucklesham Primary School

'Working Hard, Aiming High'


 We love sport at Bucklesham! In fact we love it so much we have been a GOLD school for    sport Four years in a row!!!! This page will show you what we have been taking part in.smiley

School Games Gold

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On Thursday 10th October 2019, Esther Andrews took part in the Suffolk Cross Country Area Trials at the Royal Hospital School Holbrook.

Esther ran for the Ipswich and south Suffolk School Games Team, competing against Year 7 students! 

Esther came in the top 50, in fact she came 22nd out of over 200 girls!  Esther has progressed to the next round on Saturday 30th November 2019 at Ipswich High School. Fabulous achievement for Esther and Bucklesham!

Well Done Esther!

Superstar Runner!

On Monday 7th October 2019 year 5 children took part in bikebility. This is run by Suffolk Highways and is over two days.

The children learn how to use a bike correctly on and off the road.

I'm pleased to say all the children passed their level 2


Bikeability  1

On Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 18 children from Bucklesham represented us in the  cross country at Kesgrave High School.

Other schools that also attended were Birchwood, Health, Cedarwood, Gorseland and Waldringfield. Our children did very well with some exceptional performances! Esther Andrews coming 3rd in the year 6 girls race. The year 6 girls team coming 3rd overall!



On Thursday 19th September 2019, Years 3,4,5 and 6 took part in a badminton taster session.

The children had 50 minute sessions with Katie Hooper from community Badminton.

The children enjoyed their sessions.   

Badminton information letter

Foss Day 5th July 2019. Each class travelled to a different school apart from reception, within the Foss. [family of small schools].

All the children took part in different activities from circus skills, golf, football and street dance. Also meeting new friends at the different schools.

As a result of winner the athletics at Kesgrave High School Bucklesham were invited to Bury St Edmunds to take part in the invitational Quadkids competition. The children competed against different from Suffolk. We came 7th out of 10 schools, great achievement for Bucklesham. Events included 600m, 75m, standing long jump, vortex throw and then because we finished early they added a shuttle relay! Fabulous day! 
On Wednesday 3rd July 2019,nine girls represented  Bucklesham Ptimary in the county cricket final at Copdock Cricket Club. The girls showed some really good cricketing skills, beating some stiff competition coming 7th out of 13 schools. Well done to all the girls. 

On the 28th June 2019, ten children represented Bcklesham Primary in the school games Quadkids event at inspire Suffolk Ipswich.

This is an event that consists of four athletic events. 4000m, standing long jump, vortex howler and the 60m. We have never taken part in this before so it was a first for Bucklesham. The team did very well in all these events. Bucklesham coming 5th in our group.

Well done us! 



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On Thursday 27th June 10 children represented Bucklesham in the Rounders tournament at Ipswich High School Woolverstone.

The team played extremely well and had a good experience of a very big school!

On Wednesday 26th June 12 children represented Bucklesham in the Athletics event at Kesgrave High School. The events included: 60m, 200m, 400m, vortex throw, javelin, standing long jump, long jump, quoit throw. The children were excellent in all event

  WE WON THE EVENT! smiley 

On Tuesday 25th June eight children represented Bucklesham in the Tennis tournament at Kesgrave High School. They competed against other school from the pyramid. They all played extremely well coming 5th and 6th. Well done to all the children. 

Tennis Kesgrave High School.

Sports Day/School games day 


1ST HAITI 2ND MEXICO AND 3RD AUSTRAILIA. Well done to all the teams.

On Tuesday 18th June the whole school took part in Sports Day/ School games day. A combination of all the sports that Bucklesham has taken part in within the school games program and in school. Everyone did a fantastic job and tried their best in all the events including the running. smiley 


Cricket St Joes's College

On Friday 14th June 2019 in the afternoon eight girls from years 5 + 6 represented Bucklesham in the U11 girls cricket. at St Joe's College. They played against Sidegate and Cedarwood in their first two matches. They lost one and won one. The girls then went on to play St Joe's in the final winning this game to take them into the COUNTY FINAL in July!!! They also won the fair play team award 

Beating all the other teams! Very emotional afternoon, so so proud of all the girls and their hard work and commitment.

BRING ON THE FINAL!!!!! smiley

On Wednesday 8th May 2019, 16 children from Bucklesham took part in a swimming gala at Ipswich High School Woolverstone.

Ten schools took part in this special event all the children swam exceptionally well and we were very proud of them.  

Swimming Gala

 On Thursday 4th April 2019, Oak and Ash Classes took part in a special event. This was to do with Suffolk cricket.

 All Stars cricket programme which as been running for three years, with centres based at cricket clubs.

 The children had an half hour session showing them warming up skills and bowling techniques.

 All the children really enjoyed learning about cricket. 

 On Wednesday 3rd April 2019 22 children represented Bucklesham in the School Games Cross Country event at the Royal Hospital School Holbrook. This is a special event and we are very lucky to be able to take part.   

 The children all ran exceptionally well with good pace and determination. We are very proud of them all. Particularly Esther Andrews who came 7th in the year 5 girls race, which had over 180 participance.     

Football and Netball Tournament Kesgrave High School.


  On Wednesday 20th March 2019, 15 children represented Bucklesham School in the football and netball tournament at Kesgrave     High School. This is a pyramid schools event, which included Cederwood, Gorseland, Heath, Birchwood, Waldringfield,  


  All the children played extremely well with enthusiasm and team sprit. The football team came 6th overall.

  The netball team coming SECOND overall a marvelous achievement for Bucklesham, so proud of all the girls. smiley