Giant Sing Spring Term 2017
Mrs Butler took a very excited choir to The Anvil Theatre in Basingstoke for The Giant Sing last week. They joined with choirs from several other local schools to watch and perform alongside the show Barnaby Bear Goes Around the World. The children sang enthusiastically and confidently to all the songs and had a great time. Mrs Butler was incredibly proud of their behaviour, they were impeccable!
There are a few photos on the school website which Mrs Butler managed to sneak in before photos were no longer allowed.
Spring term 2016
Choir Trip to Anvil Theatre
On Tuesday 1st March members of the school choir from Years 2-4 were invited to the mass vocal event at The Anvil Theatre in Basingstoke to take part in The Giant Sing. This was to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the musical The Selfish Giant, based on the short story by Oscar Wilde.
The children were all very excited as we set off on our VIP 5 Star coach! We sang with hundreds of other school children from a variety of local schools. The children were enthralled by watching the play unfold on the stage and enthusiastically joined in singing each song with the secondary school choir and live band who were performing alongside the dancers on the stage.
As you can see from the photos the children definitely enjoyed themselves and made Mrs Clements and Mrs Butler very proud!
Chess Mega-final tournament
On Sunday 15th May 2016,JJ and I went to a chess tournament. We had a bad start and both lost our games. The next round I redeemed myself by winning but unfortunately JJ lost, but he played a lot better. Unfortunately JJ lost his 3rd game but he did a very good job, I also lost my next game. The next round I lost but JJ won because his opponent didn’t turn up! The next round both me and JJ won. The next round I was lucky because I only had my king left but still managed a stalemate (a draw) and JJ won. The last round was a really good round because we both won. In the end everyone who attended got a certificate and I got a rosette. Unfortunately JJ was half a point away from a rosette. Unfortunately you needed 4 points to go to the next round but I was half a point away from going to the next round which was the big final for the whole of the south of England. We both had an amazing time.
Football Club – Tournament at Bar End, Winchester
Two weeks ago the Harestock football teams went to Bar End to play in the Arsenal soccer school football tournament. Both teams were nervous and also excited. Team A won all their five matches and won the final on sudden death penalties. Team B had never played together before and improved in every match but lost in their 3rd and 4th play off on a penalty shootout. Team A were delighted to win. It was a great experience for us, we feel more confident now and we look forward to the next tournament.
Football Club – Weeke v Harestock:
When we went to Weeke School we were all feeling nervous but very excited. When the match kicked off, Weeke scored after 5 minutes. We were disappointed but we kept our heads up. Then Ben threw the ball to Matt, who brilliantly crossed the ball to Louis, who smashed it in. 1-1!
The second half began and Harestock were playing very well. We were passing and keeping hold of the ball well. There were 7 passes before the ball got to Louis. He shot it into the top corner of the net – GOALLLLLL!!!! A Great team goal.
Weeke kicked off and straight away Jack tackled them. He passed to Harvey who then ran down the wing, who then passed to Ayush, who then gave it to Jack, who shot – GOALLLL!!!!! 3-1
In the closing stages of the game, Weeke were on the attack. They shot on goal, however Pranesh saved it.
This happened 3 times in a row. What great saves! The whistle went – FULL TIME.
3-1 GREAT WIN FOR HARESTOCK!!!!
Reported by Louis and Matt