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School Games Mark 2016-2017

We encourage our pupils to participate in a wide range of sporting activities.  In 2016-2017, we achieved the Silver School Games Mark.

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South Norfolk School Sports Partnership

Throughout the year, we have competed in a large number of inter-school competitions. We are part of the South Norfolk School Sports Partnership.  For more information click here.

Spring Term 2018

Sportshall Athletics

In January 2018, our Year 6 Team competed at the South Norfolk School Sports Partnership Sportshall Athletics Finals at UEA Sportspark.  The children participated in a range of field events and relay races, and performed brilliantly.  The boys finished 2nd in the competition and the girls finished 3rd.


Autumn Term 2017


In December, a team of Year 5 and Year 6 children competed at a swimming gala at Riverside Leisure Centre.  It was an amazing performance, and we finished 2nd out of 5 schools.  Thank you to Mrs Mancini and Mrs Clark for organising the team on the day.


In November, we enjoyed a taster day of karate delivered by ESKA.



In Year 1 and Year 2, the children have been receiving some specialist gymnastics coaching.  This is being funded by the School Sports Premium.  So far, the children have loved learning to perform on the beam, and to roll and handstand on the floor.


Cross Country

In October 2017, a large number of our pupils competed at the Cluster Cross Country at Framingham Earl High School.  Several of these runners qualified to represent Framingham Earl Cluster at the South Norfolk School Sports Partnership Cross Country Final at Fritton Lake.   Well done to Evie, Joseph, Elizabeth, Dylan, Harrison, Nick, Amelia, Chloe, Olivia and Georgia!

In November, Amelia, Harrison, Evie and Albie all qualified for the County Finals after top ten finishes at Fritton Lake!

Sportshall Athletics

In November, two teams of children entered the cluster Sportshall Athletics tournament at Framingham Earl High School. The children competed in a wide range of track and field events, culminating in the excitement of the relays. We are delighted to report that the Year 6 team finished as champions and the Year 4 team finished as runners up! Well done to all the competitors.


Summer Term 2017


In June, our High 5 Netball team finished 3rd in ‘The Plate’ event at the Norfolk School Games Finals.  Well done to all who took part!


In June, a team of Year 3-4 children enjoyed taking part in some cricket coaching and matches at the Tas Valley Cricket Festival.

Our Year 5 cricket team finished in 3rd place at the South Norfolk Kwik Cricket Tournament at Great Melton Cricket Club.  Thank you to Mrs Larsson and Mr Dean for supervising the team.


In June, Year 1 enjoyed attending a Dance Festival organised and led by students from Framingham Earl High School.


In May, our High 5 Netball Team finished as runners up in the South Norfolk School Sports Partnership Tournament on a very sunny day at the UEA Sportspark.  This means that they have qualified for the Norfolk School Games Finals next month!  What a fantastic effort from everybody involved!  Thank you to Mrs Clark and Mrs Baxter for organising the team.



In May, a team of Year 5 and Year 6 boys entered the Framingham Earl Cluster Kwik Cricket competition at Brooke Cricket Club.  The team played extremely well, finishing as runners up, and qualifying for the South Norfolk Kwik Cricket tournament in June.  Thank you to Mr Ringwood for organising the team.


Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

Year 5 have been busy exploring different land-based activities at Whitlingham Country Park, while Year 6 are currently enjoying activities on the water.  These trips are partly funded by the School Sports Premium.




Cross Country

Our Cross Country Team has been competing in the Norwich League, visiting courses around the local area.  Our Boys’ Team finished 8th overall, and Amelia finished 5th in the Girls’ competition.

Spring Term 2017

Football at Langley Prep School, March 2017

Mr Dean took Year 3/4 and Year 5/6 football teams to play at Langley Prep school. Year 3/4 played well but were defeated 6-0. However, Year 5/6 won 8-0. The match report on the Langley website says we were “very strong, experienced and ruthless. Poringland moved the ball quickly, played to their strengths and worked excellently as a team.”

Cross Country

In February 2017, 2 of our pupils qualified for the Norfolk School Games Cross Country Finals which was held at Gresham’s School in Holt.  A huge congratulations to Amelia who WON her age group. She beat 76 girls.  An honourable mention to Albie who came 22nd out of 72.


Netball and Basketball

In February 2017, Mrs Clark took two teams of children to represent Poringland at the Cluster Netball Tournament, and we finished 3rd and 4th overall.

We also entered the South Norfolk School Sports Partnership Basketball Tournament, finishing 4th.


In January 2017, three swimmers, Monty, Maya and Thomas, contributed to the Framingham Earl cluster victory in the South Norfolk School Sports Partnership Gala at the UEA Sportspark.  A special well done to Thomas, who went on to swim individually in the Butterfly event at the Norfolk School Games Final.


Autumn Term 2016

Cluster Tag Rugby

In November 2016, we entered a team of Year 5-6 pupils into the Cluster Tag Rugby Competition.