After School Sports Clubs

At Spooner Row we offer a wide range of after school sports clubs. These provide opportunites for children to try new sports and are also a stepping stone to enable them to join local sports clubs and take part in school games competitions.

The following after school clubs are offered:

Monday - Athletics incorporating speed and agility. 

The SAQ continuum is used to help children improve coordination, speed and agility. The focus is on improving the basic body movements for sport. Children also practice jumping and throwing together with the sports hall athletics events. The sessions are run by Mr House who is a qualified athletics coach and also coaches at Attleborough Athletics Academy.

Tuesday - Gymnastics - Key Stage 1

Children are taught the basics of gymnastics covering balancing, travelling and jumping. The sessions also include developing and performing floor routines and vaults. These sessions support children to take part in the annual schools gymnastics competition which Spo…

South Norfolk Tag Rugby Tournament

Nine children from Spooner Row took part in the South Norfolk Tag Rugby tournament on Tuesday 10th March.

Racket Pack

The South Norfolk SSP in association with Badminton England delivered a badminton festival aimed at giving young children the opportunity to try the sport. Sports leaders from Long Stratton High School supported a series of individual activities aimed at developing the skills required for badminton. Each school team tried each of the activities.

Children from Fox Class took part in the morning

Badger Class children took part in the afternoon

Spooner Row School has now purchased the equipment to deliver badminton sessions in PE and Mrs Baker has received badminton coach training.

Thanks to Badminton England, Laura Goodsween (South Norfolk's School Sports Coordinator) and the school sports leaders from Long Stratton High for making it such a fun event.

If your child is interested in trying Badminton please go to the Badminton England Website for details of local clubs

Norfolk Cross Country Finals

Two children from Spooner Row qualified to represent South Norfolk at the Norfolk School Games Cross Country finals on Wednesday 4th March.

The competition was for children who had qualified from their cluster and regional competitions.

Both the Spooner Row children improved on their results from last year.

Congratulations to both children and thanks to Mrs Baker and Mrs Sparkes for their excellent weekly training sessions.

Tae Kwon Do Training

Children from Fox and Badger classes have been taking part in Tae Kwon Do training with coaches Lisa and Chris from NMAC Great Britain.

In the first session children were learning front stance.

The sessions will continue every Wednesday until the Easter Holidays.

In the Summer term an after school Tae Kwon Do club will be running on Monday evenings

NMAC offer a wide range of training days and dates should your child wish to continue with Tae Kwon Do. See below for further details:


South Norfolk Swimming Gala

On Tuesday 25th January, 6 children from Spooner Row represented the Wymondham Cluster at the South Norfolk swimming gala. The 6 Spooner Row children previously qualified from the Wymondham Cluster gala.

One of Spooner Row's year four girls won her race with a time that was also faster than the year 4 boys.

In a very close competition, Wymondham Cluster finished in third place behind Hobart and winners Framingham Earl.

Thanks to Ian Constance for managing the Wymondham Cluster team

Wymondham Cluster Swimming Gala

On 7th February 2020, 25 children from Key Stage 2 took part in the Wymondham Cluster Swimming Gala.

The children had a great day and swam really well.

Six Spooner Row children qualified to represent the cluster at the South Norfolk Gala which will take place on 26th February.