School Life

Rebecca Roberts World’s Strongest Woman

On Wednesday 12th December 2018, we were lucky enough to have a visit from Rebecca Roberts who is the World’s Strongest Woman four times over!  She inspired us with her life story and her message of never giving up even when times are hard.  She lifted some really heavy weights and even crushed a frying pan!  Rebecca and her coach Paul, were interviewed by Year 6 as part of their journalistic writing topic and visited lots of classes to tell their amazing story.


Rebecca left the children a personal message along with her autograph (see attachment below):

Rebecca Roberts message and thank you

Children in Need 16th November 2018

Thank you to everyone for supporting our ‘2p challenge’ event in aid of BBC Children in Need.  On Friday morning Miss Wilson and 4 children delivered £372.00 in 2 pence pieces that were donated by the children and staff to Pudsey Leisure Centre.

We also collected £283.28 in donations for wearing non uniform to school.

This made a grand total of £655.28 donated to Children in Need.

Well done everyone!


Nursery Stay and Play October 2018

Parents were invited to ‘Stay and Play’ in Nursery with the children, look at the fun we all had.

Nursery Trish Cooke Visit October 2018

Nursery had a visit from Trish Cooke Author on Thursday 25th October 2018.  Trish read us one of her stories whilst we listened carefully.  Thank you Trish.





Inclusive Sports Hall Athletics

On Friday 19th January, a Year 6 pupil and a Year 3 pupil attended the Leeds ‘Come and Try’ Primary Inclusive Sports Hall Athletics School Games Event at John Charles Centre for Sport. It was a really fun event where the children rotated around a circle of activities to challenge their skills based around throwing, movement, hand-eye co-ordination and balance. Our children really enjoyed the target throw and throwing the javelin.

A big “well done”to the y5/y6 Football teams who played in tw0 rounds of the Leeds Rhinos Cross Cluster Football Tournament in horrible weather conditions. The boys really did us proud,showing excellent team work and resilience. 

Pudsey Bolton Royd Primary School has been awarded the Youth Sport Trust GOLD Quality Mark for its commitment to physical education (PE), physical activity and school sport. The Youth Sport Trust is a national charity that is building a brighter future for young people through the power of sport.

The Quality Mark is an online self-review tool which provides schools with a nationally recognised award for the quality of their PE and school sport. The tool supports schools to audit their PE provision and identify priorities for their development.

Rachel Redmond from Youth Sport Trust validated the nationally recognised award for the quality of their PE and school sport. Rachel stated “The School has an embedded ethos and culture for PE, Sport and Physical Activity and this is evident right through the school staff community. The pupils that I met were a credit to the school and not afraid to share their thoughts with me. I saw and listened to many wonderful things at Pudsey Bolton Royd.”

Alex Reddish, PE subject leader at Bolton Royd said: “Being assessed by Youth Sport Trust was a really positive experience both for myself as PE Subject Leader and for the school. It gave me a chance to consolidate all the amazing work our school does from Nursery to Year 6 and show someone what a fantastic job we are all doing! It gave the children, through pupil voice, a chance to explain to an outsider what goes on at our school and celebrate our achievements. When I identified our areas for improvement, Rachel gave me very useful advice which she had seen work at other schools and I will definitely act on. “


A big well done to the Y5/6 Sports Hall Athletics Team who achieved second place in the competition at Priesthorpe Co-operative Academy on 21st of November.  Great effort everyone!

Gold School Games Mark Award 

Congratulations to Pudsey Bolton Royd for achieving the Gold School Games Mark Award for the Second year running! This shows that we provide high quality PE and fantastic opportunities for our school to take part in sports clubs and competitions;  as well as providing sports leadership opportunities and lots of physical activity throughout the school day!


Our New Active Slogan!

In July, all the children in KS1 and KS2 were asked to design a new active slogan for PE, School Sport and Physical Activity in 2017-18. We received lots of fantastic entries, but the winner was designed by a Year 5 pupil. The new slogan really encompasses the commitment from both staff and pupils to make our school more active this year; in lesson times, lunch and break times and after school.

‘Commit To Be Fit’

Congratulations! to the Year 4 & 5 Tennis Teams

Well done to our Year 4 & 5 Tennis Teams, who won an amazing 21 out of 24 matches at the competition before half term.

They are now through to the area final.


Schools Games Mark

Gold Award

The School Games Mark is owned and created by the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and is implemented and developed by the Youth Sport Trust and Sport England. The Mark rewards school for their commitment to and the development of competition, school sport and physical education and was first launched in June 2012 via the School Games website.

Pudsey Bolton Royd has achieved the highest award for 2015/16 because we offer our children high quality PE lessons, most of our children attend after school sports clubs; we support talented children and provide opportunities for all children to develop their potential.

We also enter many competitions both within our school and against other schools at different levels.  We give our children opportunities to lead within sport and offer many different types of physical activity throughout the school day.

Congratulations to all the staff and children at Pudsey Bolton Royd. What a fantastic achievement!