We have places available in some year groups! Please contact us for more details.


Y3-4 Mini Red Tennis success! Congratulations to our team for coming runners-up last week! All four players grew in confidence throughout the tournament showing great strength and determination!

Are you looking for an exciting day out for your child? Then look no further than the Boston United Football Fun Day! Join us for a day filled with football, games, and fun activities that will keep your child entertained and active.


This half term fun day promises to be bigger and better than ever before, with a range of activities for kids of all ages. From penalty shootouts and ball mastery and BUFC’s own spin on the UEFA Champions League, there's something for everyone.


Please see the attached flyer for all the information.

Spaces are available now at, so don’t delay and secure your child’s spot for a day of fun and football. We look forward to seeing you there!


Best Wishes,

All the staff at BUFC

Our Year 3 and 4 New Age Kurling Team finished as RUNNERS-UP in the Elite Sports Academy Virtual League! Well done!


Next Term The Virtual League changes to Tri-Golf. Year 3 and 4 can sign up for this via the Term 5 Club Letters.


Netball Development - 16th March 2023

Ten children from Years 3 and 4 had the opportunity to practice their skills at a Netball development event at Boston High School. This was part of the Boston and District School Sports Partnership. Boston High School students led the children through a number of practices which looked to develop shooting, passing, defending and dodging. Our children focused well and tried extremely hard to get the most out of the exercises. Towards the end of the event, the children played in some friendly games against other schools. Having had a taste of Netball today, our children are keen to continue practicing at school in the hope of building a school team!


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Our Amazing Cross Country runners, ran in The Boston and District Sports Partnership Event in less than desirable conditions! Even with wet, windy and cold sleet to contend with, all of our runners finished and should be incredibly proud of themselves. If you can run in conditions like that, you can run in anything! Thanks to Mrs Tyler and Miss Blackford for taking the children and keeping them motivated.

Ten children from Year 3 had the opportunity to attend a Gymnastics Development event through the Boston Sports Partnership at Boston High School yesterday with Mrs Ingamells. Students from Boston High School had planned a circuit of activities for the children to take part in. This included practising dismounts from a trestle table, jumping using a springboard, artistic gymnastics with ribbons and hoops, beam work, and floor work including forward rolls, straddle rolls and bridges. The range of activities was a great showcase for getting involved in gymnastics. The children really enjoyed themselves and represented the school brilliantly.

Amazing hula hooping!

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Exploring different hula hoop skills! Can you skip with one too?

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Well done to our after school club Kurling team for recently winning both of their matches vs. Staniland and Wyberton. We are now top of our group league table! You can view the league tables through the link below.


SILVER MEDALLISTS!!! Well done to our Year5-6 Athletics Team competing in the Sportshall Athletics Large Schools event this morning! Mrs Ingamells was very proud of your determination and encouragement to one another! Teamwork!

KS2 children had a great time at the Change 4 Life event last week. They learned new skills whilst enjoying taking part in games such as crab football, seated volleyball, tail-tag and many more! They all tried everything and have taken away some great experiences to try back at school with their friends!


Last two rounds of the




Round 6 

Boston St Nicks- 82-62 Staniland Academy 

Butterwick Primary 94-60 Wyberton Primary 

Hawthorn Tree 40-56 Staniland Academy 



Round 7 

Hawthorn Tree 76-114 Boston St Nicks 

Carlton Road Academy - 66-36 Wyberton Primary 

Helpringham Primary- 76-45 Butterwick Primary 

See if you know what all of the information is...

Children were given the chance to watch and support England in their first World Cup match of 2022 Vs Iran today. Some of our Year 6 brought in flags.

Round 4 and 5



Round 4

Wyberton primary 36-70 Boston St Nicks 

Butterwick Primary 64-94 Staniland Academy 

Carlton Road Academy 64- 64 Helpringham Primary 

Hawthorn Tree - Bye


Round 5 

Wyberton Primary 48- 76 Hawthorn Tree 

Carlton Road Academy 68 - 110 Staniland Academy 

Helpringham Primary 56-102 Boston St Nicks 

Butterwick - Bye



The results of the first 3 rounds of the

Year 3-4 VIRTUAL ARCHERY COMPETITION run by Elite Sports Academy are below. 

Congratulations to our competitors so far for winning all of their rounds!!! 

More rounds to follow this term. Keep it up!

Round 1 

Boston St Nicks Academy  48- 88  Butterwick Primary


Carlton Road Academy   32- 78  Hawthorn Tree 


Helpringham Primary  21-30  Staniland Academy 


Round 2 

Wyberton Primary  80- 112  Staniland Academy 


Hawthorn Tree  82- 44  Helpringham Primary 


Carlton Road Academy 30- Butterwick Primary 78 


Round 3 

Boston St Nicks Academy  70- 64  Carlton Road Academy 


Butterwick Primary  56- 96  Hawthorn Tree Primary 


Helpringham Primary  50 - 46  Wyberton Primary 





Y5-6 Football Tournament and Boston United Stadium Tour - 3rd November

If you have a sporting achievement from outside of school, we would love to know about it!

We want to recognise the passion, self belief, determination, honesty, respect and teamwork you have to be a Sports Star! 

Come and see Mrs Ingamells whenever you achieve something in your sport that you are proud of. Be an inspiration to others smiley

I love it when children come to see me with their sporting achievements outside of school. Congratulations Alexia for your achievements at ACADA for your dancing and acrobatics! A 'sports Star' certificate is coming your way.

Sports Report - written by Daisy, Isla and Lucy - Girls Football Development Day 6th October

Girls Football Development Day for Y5 and 6 at Boston United - 6th October #GirlsCan #GirlsOpportunities

Our Year 5 Play Leaders and Year 6 Storytime Leaders for 2022-2023 have come forward. Congratulations on your new roles! It is great that you want to have a positive impact with our KS1 children.

Our Sports Ambassador Applications close Monday 12th September! This is a role open to Year 6. Please see your class teachers or Mrs Ingamells for more details.

With a great summer of sport....what are you raring to try this new school year?!


Please come and see me and let me know how you have stayed active this summer! We went on lots of walks as a family and played lots on our trampoline. On hot days we also had lots of fun with water in our garden!

Our Year 6 TOP-UP Swim Programme is underway this week, supported by Boston and District School Sport Partnership and Geoff Moulder Leisure Complex.


Our children in need of this opportunity go swimming every day this week, aiming to work towards being able to swim 25m.


All primary schools must provide swimming and water safety lessons in either Key Stage 1 or 2.

Each pupil is required to be able to do the following:

  • Perform safe self-rescue in different water based situations
  • Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres
  • Use a range of strokes effectively, for example, front crawl, backstroke and breaststroke.

Welcome back! I hope you had a great Easter holiday and kept active! Come and tell me what you have been up to!

Year 3 and 4 Netball Development Event at Boston High School - Wednesday 2nd March

Some of our Year 3 and 4 children had the chance to have a go at netball at the Boston and District Netball Development Event on Wednesday 2nd March. Boston High School Sports Leaders put them through their paces, introducing them to passing, shooting and movement skills used in the sport of netball. Our children really enjoyed themselves and are keen to continue giving it a go when they get back to school!

Cross Country Saturday 4th February

Great way to start a weekend... Committed Hawthorn Tree Runners showcased their efforts this weekend at the Boston Primary Schools Cross Country Event. Our highest finishing boy was Charlie W, in 7th place and Nicole M, in 13th place. Amongst a large number of competitors of a mixed age range, all of our runners did extremely well. #Proud


Thanks to Mrs Tyler for being their to support the children on the day.


Both our Y5/6 and Y3/4 Sportshall Athletics Teams competed recently in their Boston and District School Sports Partnership Events! Y5/6 came 2nd in their event and Y3/4 came 4th! All children represented the school brilliantly, giving their best efforts and supporting one another tremendously!

Happy New Year!

The new year is a great time to think about the New things you want to try this year.

Trying a Club can bring lots of benefits.

My TOP 5 benefits are:


It is good to be ‘on the move’ always! It boosts metabolism and improves blood circulation. It also improves stamina and mental alertness. It improves energy levels - ACTIVE BODY; ACTIVE MIND


Learning to work well and together in a team from a young age can be very beneficial. 


Taking part in group activities is a great way to make friends. You will meet each other regularly and have common purpose, and later, this gives you a sense of belonging. 


Even young children fall pray to stress at times! Apart from good sleep, extra curricular activities play a key role in busting this stress. They cool the mind down and remove the tension.


Doing things gives you a feeling of self-worth. Becoming more aware of your capabilities and gaining more exposure and experience, makes you more knowledgeable, versatile and independent in the process, which can all raise your self-esteem.





HAWTHORN TREE YEAR 5'S TOOK PART IN A NATIONAL SANTA DASH THIS WEEK! Check out the Year 5 class pages for all of the fun!

On Friday 3rd December, 9 children had a great opportunity to practice their teamwork at Boston and District School Sports Partnerships Change 4 Life event. A variety of games were played with challenges set for the team to work together. They represented the school brilliantly. Well done Team!

If you are a Year 6 and wish to apply for a Sports Ambassador role in school. Submit your application in to Mrs Ingamells by 18th October.

Sports Leadership Roles at Hawthorn Tree are valuable to enabling further opportunity in school, encouraging the power of pupil voice.

Mrs Ingamells asked staff members a question about their Active Travel to and from school. 


"Why do you choose to travel actively to school and why would you encourage

others to do the same?"


Music Teacher, Mrs Cooper replied, "I enjoy the fresh air and exercise. It's definitely quicker than the car on the way home because of all the school traffic near where I live". 


Mr Mitchell said, "I enjoy walking to and from school because it helps clear my mind. I am able to let my mind flow with all my worries and stresses and I can organise what I am doing in those issues and situations. It also keeps me exercised and fresh".


Can you think about what positive impact it would have on you?



"Regular" active travel means 3 or more times a week


Help yourselves by helping Hawthorn Tree have as many children as they can 'regularly' travelling to school in an active way. 


We really want to aim high to help our school community achieve this award.

Can you Actively travel to school 3 or more times each week? Walking, scooting, cycling, parking further down Toot Lane so you can benefit from a little more activity...Give it a go!

Wider benefits to society for Active Travel - lets really think how we can help.

Hawthorn Tree are doing the Lincolnshire Schools Active Travel Award - Are you travelling in an ACTIVE way to school? Could you?!


TOP TIP 1: Park further away and walk that little bit further to and from school!


Term 5 clubs...keep signing up!

Term 5 Club letter - return the slip if you would like to do any of our clubs!

Term 5 Clubs available!

real PE at Home - using the platform to keep active. Login to Jasmine and use these suggested activities each week for your PE lessons

Create Development Privacy Policy - for our real PE learning platform 'Jasmine'

PE at HOME is here! Login using your unique username and passwords

Other Great ideas for keeping Active at Home together:

No Sports Equipment...No worries! Look at these great ways to stay active with things you may have around the house...

smiley Balance on a cushion

smiley Keep a balloon in the air or play balloon tennis!

smiley Use objects from around the house to make obstacle courses!

smiley Create your own exercise challenges!

smiley Make a hoopla using paper plates!

smiley Make your own target game using rolled up socks or teddy bears and a washing basket!

smiley Use ribbons or string to make other target games!

smiley Use the washing line to hand targets!

Join the Movement - Get active at home with the kids!

LIVE Cricket sessions with Chance to Shine - Wednesdays 2pm-2.45pm

Cricket Session Catch up Videos:

Chance to Shine LIVE! | Cricket Taster Session | 13 January 2021

Session will run 2.00-2.45PM on Wednesdays every week

Our Top Movers were: Teddy C, Charlie A and Nathan K

They kept great records of their activities!

Examples of how they did 60+ minutes of extra exercise each day included:

  • walking the dog 
  • practising their skills for football and gymnastics
  • playing tig with their sibling
  • running up and down the stairs 
  • helping out at the allotment
  • being active on the wii 
  • bike ride
  • setting up a circuit


Sit Less: Move More Challenge


Sofia asks "What kind of a Mover will you be"?


SuperMega or Magnificent?!


(The challenge is open 23rd Nov. 2020 - 14th Dec. 2020 -Complete your Mover Minute Records/ logs sent home and via parentmail to track your minutes!)



Sit Less: Move More Challenge

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Sofia in Year 2 challenges everyone to get moving in their own time...

Sit Less: Move More Challenge Nov. 23rd - Dec14th

Why not use the YST Virtual after school club to get some mover minutes each day?!

Virtual After School Club!

The After School Sport Club will be led by Athlete Mentors from different backgrounds, abilities and sports. Every day at 5pm from 16 November until 18 December, children and young people can join in with the live broadcast for free on YST YouTube channel. 
YEAR 5 ORIENTEERING AND YEAR 6 ORIENTEERING TRIPS (Tuesday 13th October) ARE POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. We will do our best to re-arrange this much anticipated year group visit smiley

It is important to keep your mind AND bodies active whilst learning from home. Use the activities below to keep moving:

25 Ways to get Moving at Home -

Fitness 31 day challenge...Quick and simple daily exercises to get the blood pumping around your body!

Pizza-Party Challenge...Create your pizza and do the exercise to balance the input Vs Output for your body!

Tower Climb Challenge - Which Tower can you climb?!

Exercise Board Game

National Fitness Day
The annual National Fitness Day takes place on Wednesday 23rd September, celebrating the importance of physical activity to our health and wellbeing. The day will kick off with a live-streamed workout from Bear Grylls, and there are lots of other online workouts to enjoy.


It is important we all keep active...what will you do?!


Thank you for completing the Physical Activity survey, please find the results below. We will be reviewing the results and looking at what opportunities we can put into place.



KS1 -

1st Green - 1360
2nd Yellow - 1222
3rd Blue - 897
4th Red - 727


KS2 -
1st Blue - 1201
2nd Green - 1110
3rd Red - 980
4th Yellow - 978


Overall -
1st Green - 2470
2nd Yellow - 2200
3rd Blue - 2098
4th Red - 1707


A huge well done and thank you to everyone who took part and emailed in their results.

Which House will win?!
Send in your scores to

Getting started video...!

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Example demonstration measuring the ‘Jump in your socks’ event.

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It is easier to use a standard tape measure to see how far you have thrown or jumped but for those of you who don’t have one, please watch this video to see how I used a one meter length of string and a ruler 👍

Sock Throw Demonstration

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Sock Catch Demonstration

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Sock Keepy Uppies Demonstration

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Sock Basketball Demonstration

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Sock Bowling Demonstration

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Sock Jump Demonstration

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Rainbow Sock Throw Demonstration

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Jump in your socks Demonstration

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INTER-HOUSE SOCK OLYMPICS...Have you got your pair ready?!

Sock Olympics replaces Sports Day this year!


Please watch the demonstration videos and use the activity and score cards to submit your results! All entries for your house are to go to We will add all entries for each house together and announce overall Key Stage winners before the summer break!

IDEAS TO KEEP ACTIVE AT HOME...Follow the links below:

Govenor Mrs Lines came into our Sport Relief assembly on Friday to explain how the school games values were playing a part in her training for the London Marathon.

School Games values explored during Sport Relief Week

SPORT RELIEF WEEK - Children explored the School Games Values and together sent 6 batons on a journey around our school field. The batons altogether traveled the distance of THREE marathons!!!!

Cross Country at William Lovell - 27th February

Swimming Gala Splashes success!

A Special mention should be made for Milana R who was our only female runner in the same Cross Country event! Well done for completing the 2K run!

Boston Primary Schools Cross Country Success!

A huge congratulations to our team of 18 Year 5/6 athletes who finished third in the Sportshall Athletics final, earning Bronze medals. Their attitude, effort and behaviour was impeccable. Congratulations to St Thomas' primary who won.

Good luck... our two Boccia teams going to the BSSP event on Tuesday 10th December!

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New date will be made!

The Boston Schools Cross Country will be re-arranged from its cancellation this weekend...we will inform you of the new date as soon as we know it! Keep running in the meantime! smiley

Sports Ambassadors 2019-2020

Our Sports Ambassadors have had their termly meeting and will be working on a Sports Ambassadors Challenge that you can join in this space!

Photo highlights of our 2-1 home defeat to Butterwick. Post match interviews available on the video channel

SPORT events Week beginning 18th November:

Tuesday 19th November Football Vs Butterwick @ Home KO 3.30pm
Thursday 21st November

Football Vs Tower Road @ Home KO 3.30pm (Woodthorpe Cup)

Change 4 Life Event 10-12 noon





Well done to the Athletics team who finished 3rd in the morning session of the Athletics qualifying competition!

Sport update -  Boys Football result, 12th November 2019

Hawthorn Tree beat Carlton Road 3-0 this evening in their first match of the season. Full report to follow but post match interviews can be watched on our video resource centre.

Collecting ALDI Team GB stickers now! We have a collection point at the school entrance. Thank you for your support!

We have already managed to collect 300 stickers and will receive an exclusive sports kit! Please keep sending the stickers into school so we can fill another chart and have an extra chance of winning £20,000 for our school!

Why not try out some of the 150 healthy challenges as part of the ALDI Kits For Schools Campaign? Find them on our gigantic poster where we are collecting the Team GB stickers!

Photo highlights from our friendly matches on Thursday 3rd Oct: Butterwick A 2-3 hawthorn Tree A; Butterwick B 0-5 Hawthorn Tree B