Buttsbury RotaKids 2018 - Rotary Football competition
Buttsbury’s Year 6 boys football team lost in the final com peting in District Rotary's first five-a-saide football competition.thumbnail view
No Shame to Lose this Game
Buttsbury’s Year 6 boys football team lost a final but won great praise playing for the first time in a five-a-side competition. While the rest of Buttsbury were enjoying the last weekend of the Easter break, the Year 6 team were battling it out against older and stronger opposition in the tournament organised by the district Rotary clubs.
The boys travelled away to South Woodham Ferrers Sports Centre to compete in this Under 12’s tournament. Understandably, playing under five-a-side rules for the first time, the boys took a little time to settle into the mind-set of this new format.
First match up was against a club team from Maldon. In a fast-paced and exciting opening match. Buttsbury took an early lead and then absorbed several minutes of pressure where they held their nerve and kept a clean sheet. In the second half Buttsbury scored two further goals to win 3-0.
The second match saw Woodham play Maldon. It was evenly contested until Woodham broke the deadlock with two closely timed goals to win 2-0.
Buttsbury were then up against the home team of Year 7 boys and suffered through unfamiliarity with the rules despite a fast and frantic end-to-end game. They were penalised for entering the penalty area, conceded a direct kick and then gave away another goal two minutes later to lose 2-0.
Final Twist of Fate
By a quirk of the points system, the boys from Buttsbury faced this same Year 7 Woodham team in the final. Despite battling hard, Buttsbury conceded a direct free kick just before half time, which the more experienced boys quickly converted into a goal. By the final whistle, Buttsbury had narrowly lost 1-0.
Teacher-in-charge Debbie Marshall was full of praise for the boys on their outstanding performance against such tough opposition and thanked the parents for giving up their Saturday to transport the boys, especially when there was a venue and time change at the last minute!
Quilters RotaKids 2019 Achievements
Each Year we host our two RotaKids Clubs at Quilters and Buttsbury Junior Schools so they can present their achievements. This was Quilters' presentation.details
Buttsbury RotaKids 2019 Achievements
Each Year we host our two RotaKids Clubs at Quilters and Buttsbury Junior Schools so they can present their achievements. This was Buttsbury Junior School's presentation.details
Buttsbury Through the Hoops! 2019
Sponsored hula hoop challenge organised by the School’s RotaKids Club raises over £2400 for the RSPCA.details
Art in the Community
Children in all Primary Schools in the area including our RotaKids clubs worked on themes which conveyed pride in their local area, encouraged everyone to look after the environment and depict this in art form. That theme is “The Future is Bright".details
The Great Buttsbury Bake-Off raised over £1200 for Eric, eldest son of headteacher Lucy of Ciamanda School, Kenya. Eric who has leukaemia.details
Buttsbury Comic Relief 2019
RotaKids of Buttsbury Junior School sell red noses and dress up in pyjamas and onesies to raise money for Comic Reliefdetails
2019 New RotaKids
A new school year and new members are invested in the Quilters and Buttsbury RotaKids clubsdetails
RotaKids 2018 - Achievements
The start of a new tradition - both RotaKids clubs came to Rotary and presented their achievements to the whole club - to much applausedetails
Buttsbury RotaKids 2018 - Enterprise Day
The return of the school’s “Enterprise Day”. 30 minutes of competition to see which class in each year could raise the most money on their own initiatives from a £5 start to donate to charity.details
Quilters RotaKids 2-18 World Cup Day
RotaKids raise money for RNIB on the theme of the Football World Cup, all on the day that England play their first match.details
Buttsbury Skipathon 2018 - £4000 bonus
The money is all in - £4780.10 raised by the RotaKids Skipathon at Buttsbury Junior School. All to go to Great Ormond Street Hospital.details
Buttsbury Skipathon 2018 - What a day!
Buttsbury Junior School RotaKids supported their chosen charity (Great Ormond Street Hospital) by completing a sponsored skip.details
Quiltopia - Outdoor endeavour and learning 2018
After support from our Rotary Club, District Grant helps Quilters Juniors start their dream outdoor Gallery and Classroomdetails
Buttsbury - a great first few months!
Since its formation in February this year, Buttsbury Junior School RotaKids club has had a very active and highly successful first five months.details
Quilters - What a year 2017
A full year of activities and fund-raising come to a very successful enddetails
Buttsbury Fun Run
No Let-up for the RotaKids as their major fundraiser enjoys beautiful weather.details
Quilters RotaKids - Outdoor Classroom and Art Gallery
Stimulating creativity, imagination and learning with an outdoor learning centre and Art Gallery, all prodiced by teh children themselvesdetails
Buttsbury RotaKids is born!
The first meeting of the Buttsbury Junior School RotaKids and President Mike gave each club member their membership badges and each club Officer their badges of office.details
Buttsbury RotaKids is approved
Buttsbury Junior School will have a new RotaKIds club - our second in the town.details
RotaKids Induction 2016
The first meeting of the 2016-17 Quiltonians RotaKids at Quilters Junior School saw President Mike give each club member their membership badges and each Officer their badges of office.details
Quiltonians Fun(d) Day
RotaKids end the year with a fund-raising event for the Meningitis charity.details
Quilters Radio Fully Funded
President Ed Harrison presented a cheque for Â£2,480 to Quilters school"™s RotaKids President as the final instalment to fund its "Quiltonians" radio station.details
2015-16 New School Year New RotaKids
October saw the enrollment fo the new members of the Quiltonians RotaKids at Quilters Junior Schooldetails
Achievement Assembly 2015
A Quilters Junior School Assembly to celebrate the achievements of the 2014/15 Quiltonians RotaKids.details
Mad Hatters Day
RotaKids raise over Â£500 for Brain Tumour Research, AND, are visited by Lauren and Lewis Platt.details
QFM - Quilters Junior School Radio Station
QFM goes Live! New radio station pilot show is broadcast.details