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07 Dec Indoor Athletics Competition

The year 5 and 6 athletics team put on a fantastic performance at the Sobell centre on Tuesday. The boys and girls had a range of track and field events to compete in and they did themselves and the school so proud. For some children, it...

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02 Nov My Personal Best Challenge

Gillespie are one of the 21 schools in Islington to be taking part in the 'My Personal Best' study which is being carried out by the University of Aberystwyth and Premier Sport. The aim of the study is to assess the fitness levels of pupils, and...

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20 Oct The Future’s Bright…..

The year 4  boys could hardly contain their excitement on the way to the football competition today. They'd all woken up early and I am not sure Albert even slept! Having taught these boys last year I was also excited to be back with my...

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30 Sep Islington District Football competition

A brand new year and a brand new football team! With just a couple of sessions together before the competition,  I took the boys to Market Road for the Islington District preliminaries. For most of the boys it was their first taste of a competition but with Ethan...

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28 Sep Family Lunch

Sunday 25th October was the first Gillespie Family Lunch. Families were invited to bring their Sunday lunch to the playground and sit and share with others. It was a lovely opportunity for people to socialise together and to welcome new families to our school. People...

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18 Jul Year 2 mini Athletics

On Friday 24th June our budding young athletes in year 2 set off for William Tyndale school for a morning of sporting activities. The events were a mixture of track and field including: sprint, obstacle race and long distance for the track and long jump,...

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15 Jul Sports Day

We had the weather on our side last week for sports day and the sun shone all day at Clissold Park. KS1 headed over to the park in the morning and took part in a range of sporting events including; relay, hurdles, long jump target throw...

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15 Jul Islington Sports Awards

It's not often that we get invited to an awards ceremony but on Monday 11th July we were invited to two! The first one was the Arsenal Community Awards at the Emirates where the mixed football team were presented with certificates for representing Arsenal at...

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07 Jul Y2 visit Highgate Woods

First we walked a long, long way along a path. It took a long time but it was good for our muscles! Half way there we had our beautiful snack on the old train platform. When we got there we ate our lunch. It was...

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