Sow the seeds for good health

It’s that time of year again, where we are inviting all the residents of Redbridge to spruce up their front gardens and take part in our annual gardening competition Redbridge in Bloom. Our theme this year is `A garden for the senses’ raising awareness of mental health and general health and wellbeing. There are six …

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Meet Miss England semi-finalist at Fairlop Fair

Miss Redbridge, Krishna Solanki, is in the running to become Miss England after securing a place in the semi-finals. Having just finished her second year studying maths at Portsmouth University, she had to juggle the pageant with revising for her exams, which she finished just a couple of days before the heats. Krishna, who is …

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Holly Black and Emily Lockhart get the kids votes in the Redbridge Children’s Book Awards 2015

Reading for pleasure and creative writing is thriving in Redbridge schools.  On Thursday 25 June 2015, around 200 young readers, budding writers and their school librarians and teachers celebrated this year’s Redbridge Children’s Book Awards in a vibrant, exciting ceremony at Redbridge Town Hall. Students from 14 secondary schools and 9 primary schools across Redbridge …

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Handball Secondary School Competition

On Wednesday 23 April, the second Redbridge Schools Handball Competition washeld at SportHouse, the purpose built Olympic Handball training centre in Barking & Dagenham. Nine Schools (including three out of borough schools) attended with a total of 18 teams split across three competitions. Congratulations to all of those who took part.   Results: Girls mixed years 1st The Palmer Catholic …

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London Youth Games Inclusive Zone Basketball (IZB) Competition

Redbridge is getting ready for the London Youth Games Inclusive Zone Basketball (IZB) Competition next week at Crystal Palace! The team has been training at Frenford Club for the past 4 weeks and have been selected from Wheelchair Basketball Players who attend Frenford Falcons sessions or through the Falcons schools outreach programme. IZB is a …

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Frenford Falcons Wheelchair Basketball Club Win Their First Tournament!

Over the weekend Frenford Falcons Wheelchair Basketball Club had their first tournament as part of the National British Wheelchair Basketball Development League. The squad is made up of disabled and able bodied people who came together for their first proper competition yesterday. The team have two other tournament dates over the next few weeks and …

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Sportivate Handball Competition Results!

Yesterday Redbridge schools took part in a Sportivate Handball Competition. To find out more about the competition check out our earlier blog post. A massive well done to all who took part in the games! We’ve got the scores for you below: Girls Winners- The Palmer Catholic Academy Runners Up- Wanstead 1 Boys Year 9/10 …

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Battle Badminton! Let the Challenge begin…

Battle Badminton From the 4th of November the brave can separate from the feeble and step forward to enter a whole new realm of Badminton gameplay. Let Battle commence! Battle Badminton is a new informal, casual competition league with flexible rules, where players identify opponents and set up challenges online. Defeat your opponent and then …

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