On July 7th William Barnes hosted the annual aquathon competition; this consists of a team of four swimming 8 lengths of the swimming pool, a quick change and finally running a lap of the recreation ground.

The annual tag rugby tournament led to a third successive Tag cup win for William Barnes despite an extremely close finish. 

The children from year 2 to year 6 at William Barnes were thrilled to discover that author Gillian Cross had promised to spend a at the school at the end of the Autumn half term. 

Year 5 children have been teaching each other how to write code on an iPAD that controls motorised Lego models such as lunar landers and space probes.