Lydgate Infant School

Sporting Events

Year 3/4 Athletics

On 29th March Year 3/4 took part in an athletics competition held at Southfields Academy. All of the children did exceptionally well and they should all be very proud of themselves. A special mention to Kyla Capobianco for overall winning the Triple Jump and Kyla Graham for overall winning the Vertical High Jump. 


FanFest @ Crystal Palace National Sports Centre

Congratulations to those children who took part in a fun day packed with lots of inclusive sporting activities such as; cricket, blind football, goal ball and sitting volleyball. We all had lots of fun!


Year 4/5/6 Netball Tournament

On Wednesday 7th February we took 8 children to participate in the Wandsworth Netball Tournament held at Burntwood School. The players all played very well and showed great spirit and teamwork. 

Year 5/6 Girls Football Tournament

On Wednesday 31st January Year 5/6 girls played their first football tournament at Southfields against other local schools. The girls won 4 out of their 5 games which was fantastic. Overall, Riversdale came second in their group which they should all be immensely proud of.







Year 6 'Play On Ref' Leadership Course

Play on Ref is a leadership course supported by Chelsea FC. The course encourages children to take up the challenge to referee small sided games and mini tournaments. It gives pupils the opportunity to gain experience and knowledge as a referee through a structured development pathway. Furthermore, the pupils are able to experience the enjoyment as a referee at an early stage of their development and enhance their leadership skills.



Year 5/6 Wandsworth Football Competition

On the 28th November, year 5 and 6 boys took part in a Wandsworth football competition against local schools. We played 4 matches; in our first match we lost 1-0, in our second match we unfortunately conceded a late goal in the last few seconds of the game. However, in our third match we won 3-0 and in our final match we won 6-0. The boys played exceptionally well and should all be very proud of themselves.



Panathlon Festival

On Thursday 2nd November we took 8 children to Southfields Academy to take part in the annual Panathlon Festival. The children were able to take part in lots of different sports which they all thoroughly enjoyed. Overall it was a great success and all of the children received a medal for their efforts!


Year 5/6 Football Competition

On Friday 6th October we took 10 children to Southfields Academy to take part in the annual Football Competition. The children put in some fantastic performances and the team’s determination and sportsmanship was amazing. Overall, we won 2 games, drew 1 and lost one; which meant we finished joint 2nd within our group. A big well done to all those involved who should be proud of their performances!


Year 5/6 Wandsworth Water Polo Tournament 

On Thursday 23rd February six children from years 5/6 represented the school at the annual Wandsworth Water Polo Tournament. It was a fun and relaxed environment in which the children played two friendly matches against Honeywell and Granard Primary School. Unfortunately we lost the first game to Granard but then won the second game 6-2 against Honeywell. Top scorer on the day was Uzair with around 10 goals and another stand-out player was our goalkeeper Ruweyda who made some fantastic saves throughout. Well done everyone!

Team: Ruweyda, Audrey, Alex, Dulukzhan, Jack, Uzair


Year 5/6 Wandsworth Netball Competition

On Wednesday 8th February we took 7 children to Burntwood School to take part in the annual Wandsworth Netball Competition. We started in a group of four schools and had to play three matches against the other schools in our group. We ended up drawing two games and losing one. The children put in some fantastic performances and were really unlucky not to make it through to the quarter-final stage. Every game we were actually winning at half-time. A big well done to all those involved who should be proud of their performances!


Team: Nana, Sophie, Azka, Ela, Saf, Uzair, Marvin


Year 5/6 Gymnastics Competition with Wimbledon Park

On Friday 27th January we held at Gymnastics Competition with Wimbledon Park for 12 girls and boys in year 5/6. The children had to compete in the vault and a floor routine, both of which they will have to perform at the Wandsworth Gymnastics Competition in a couple of months time. All of the team did an absolutely fantastic job, trying their best and winning lots of medals/certificates in the process. Well done to all involved! And a big thank you to all the helpers on the day who made the event possible.


Team: Isla, Sam, Audrey, Ella, Naomi, Kylah, Nana, Sarika, Louis, Daniel, Abisha, Erin


Year 4/5 Football Festival 

On Thursday 8th December nine Year 4/5 children played in friendly Football matches against various schools at Southfields Academy. They drew their matches against Sheringdale and Swaffield and lost one game against St Michaels. 


Team: Josh, Tom, Daniel, Sikander, Sameet, Ronnie, Mike, Dhimosten, Jack 


Year 4 Tennis v Swaffield

On Wednesday 30th November eight children in Year 4 took part in some friendly Tennis matches against children from Swaffield Primary School at King George’s Park. They thoroughly enjoyed themselves and there was some fantastic tennis on show!


Team: Krisi, Victoria, Eve, Erin, Alex, Ronnie, Felix, Tom


Primary Panathlon Competition

On Wednesday 16th November nine children represented the school at the annual Primary Panathlon competition held at Southfields Academy. They all had a fantastic day undertaking all the various sporting activities and were rewarded for their efforts with bronze medals.

Children: Jaren, Danial R, Charlie, Oscar, Ruby, Habil, Sajeel, Adem, Isabella


Year 5/6 Football v Swaffield

On Tuesday 15th November sixteen of our Year 5/6 children played two football matches against Swaffield Primary School. One of our teams won their game 5-0 with the other team winning their game 5-3. Well done!!

Team: Khalid, Daniel C, Alex C, Daniyal A, Josh, Jack, Dulakzhan, Saf, Uzair, Matthew, K-ci, Evan, Daniel L, Dhimosten, Tommy, Marvin


Year 3/4 Netball v Wimbledon Park

On Monday 14th November fourteen children in Years 3/4 did excellently representing the school in some small-sided friendly Netball matches with Wimbledon Park Primary School.

Team: Tom, Ronnie, Aalaa, Sophie, Lily L, Lily Q, Kiara, Chloe, Mahid, Marcelo, Victoria, Nabia, Iman, Julia

Year 3/4 Football v Wimbledon Park

On Friday 4th November twelve children in Years 3/4 did excellently representing the school in some small-sided friendly Football matches with Wimbledon Park Primary School.

Team: Umair, Danish, Basil, Stanley, Felix, Mike, Sameet, Tom, Marcelo, Ronnie, Rylie, Remzy


Year 5/6 Netball v Swaffield

 On Wednesday 2nd November nine of our children played a netball match against Swaffield Primary School and did amazing to win the game 5-3! 

Team: Nana, Sophie, Azka, Uzair, Naomi, Ruweyda, Isla, Ela, Audrey


Wandsworth Football Tournament

On Thursday 6th September we took a team of eight year 5/6 boys to play in the Wandsworth Football Tournament. With 32 primary schools competing, it was a tough tournament to play in with lots of strong teams. We competed in a group of eight schools and had to play seven matches altogether. We won three games, drew three games and lost one, only conceding one goal all competition. This meant that we finished 3rd in our group, just missing out on progressing through to the quarter finals (1st and 2nd go through). The boys did a great job, had a brilliant attitude throughout and should be proud of their achievement. Well done all!

Team: Uzair, Marvin, Jack, Josh, Subhan, Saf, Khalid, Abraham


Wandsworth Cross-Country Competition

On Wednesday 5th October seven children in years 5/6 took the trip to Tooting Bec Common to compete for the school in the Wandsworth Cross-Country Competition. They had to run 1500m in a race against lots of children from other schools. There were almost 100 runners in every race category: year 5 girls, year 5 boys, year 6 girls and year 6 boys. The children did a superb job at pacing their run to all come in the top half of all the runners competing. They showed fantastic teamwork, dedication and determination to do well, and should all be pleased with their performances. A special mention goes to Isla who came an amazing 7th position out of all 100 girls competing in the year 5 race. Well done all!

Team: Isla, Audrey, Ryan, Dinos, Liam, Alex, Charlotte 

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