Great Preston VC C of E Primary School

Headteacher: Mrs Katie Pashley
Chair of Governors: Mr David Jordan

Preston Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 8AR

0113 232 0034

Sporting News

Sport Awards July 2018

12 children from across KS2 were nominated for a sport award, recognising their contribution to school sport, leadership skills or overall PE talent. The lucky children received their award at Brigshaw High School with other children from across the Partnership. A huge well done to everyone!

Sports Day June 2018

What a glorious day for Sports Day! All the children worked around a circuit of activities, earning points for their house team. This was then followed by the egg and spoon race and finally the running race. Thank you to everyone who joined us for this exciting day! 

KS1 winners: Red Calder

KS2 winners: Yellow Aire

Brownlee Mini Triathlon Event May 2018

We were lucky enough to be given a place at the Brownlee mini triathlon. 30 children from across KS2 travelled to John Charles centre to take part in the event. Everyone swam 30m, cycled 800m and then ran 300m, earning themselves a medal and a goody bag!


Bouldering May 2018

Molly, Connor, Layla and Alex travelled to The Climbing Depot in Pudsey on Wednesday to take part in a bouldering session with other children from our Trust.

Year 5 Bikeability April 2018

Well done to Year 5, who completed their bikeability cycle training this week. Children achieved their level 1 by practising their basic skills on the playground. They then moved onto learning how to cycle safely around our local area - even braving the rain to do this! 


Boxercise April 2018

Some of our KS2 children have started attending our new Boxercise club after school on Tuesday. Their first session had them being very active right from the start!

Dance in a Day March 2018

It was a tiring day for some of our Year 4 and 5 children today, as they spent the whole day dancing. The children were taught a new dance by the Year 10 sport leaders from Brigshaw and then performed this in the evening to a big audience. Well done everyone for working so hard!


Sports Hall Athletics Semi Final February 2018

After their afternoon of cycling, Year 5 and 6 children were even busier with the athletics semi final at Boston Spa School. Our team of 20 took part in different track and field events and earned points for our team. Ms Taylor and I were very proud of how supportive the children were of each other - well done!

Cycling Competition February 2018

Our Year 5 and 6 children had their second cycling session today, which involved competing against each other in various races - even involving the hill! Well done to everyone who took part but a special well done to the 8 children through to the final at Brigshaw:

George, Luke, Connor, Jesse, Ronnie, Alex W, Scott and Joey.

Year 2 Skipping Festival February 2018

Year 2 showed off their skipping skills today when they competed against other children from the Partnership. They competed in various events such as face-to-face, run jump out, speed bounce and many more. Miss Heald was so proud of how much the children had improved and even got to celebrate with the children earning so many awards; 3 golds, 4 silvers and 1 bronze. We are so proud of you Year 2!

Year 1 Multi Skills January 2018

A group of Year 1 children represented our school tonight at Brigshaw. They moved around a circuit of activities including jumping, running, dribbling and throwing, earning points for our team. The children were very supportive of each other and came away with 219 points. Well done!


Swimming Gala January 2018

Our Year 5 and 6 children had a busy start back to the year with our first swimming gala. 20 children walked to Kippax Sports Centre to compete against other schools in the Partnership. The standard of swimming was very impressive and this helped us to gain FIRST PLACE! Well done everyone! Our next swimming gala is coming up after Easter.

Badminton Festival November 2017

A group of KS2 children attended a badminton festival at Brigshaw tonight. They were taught basic skills and fun games by a Badminton England coach. These skills should help us in the competition later on in the year.

Cycling Taster Day October 2017

Most of our Year 5 and 6 children came to school with their bikes and helmets today ready for a cycling skills session. Children learned basic techniques like starting and stopping, cornering and group riding before taking part in mini competitions, games and fun challenges. We can't wait for the school competition in the Spring term.


Year 5/6 Sports Hall Athletics October 2017

Our Year 5 & 6 children had trained very hard for this event, which included various relays, jumping and throwing events. Ms Taylor and I were particularly impressed with the improved running skills everyone display. We came away with second place and are through to the plate SEMI FINAL!

Cross Country October 2017

A team of Year 5 girls took part in the cross country event at Brigshaw High school with lots of schools from across Leeds. The girls worked very hard in the cold, muddy conditions and we are very proud of them!