We have been fortunate to set up a Sports Festival with Sports Inspired to end our term. The children in all classes, and some at home, enjoyed a full afternoon of physical activities including:
- Multi-sports ball skills
- Martial Arts
- Multi-sports games
As part of our work with the teams at Sport Inspired, the children take part in a weekly virtual sports session which takes place each Friday.
All children in school join in a 45 minute stretching session and those at home who want to join in do so online too.
What a great way to help keep the children active whilst focusing on their wellbeing.
Although we have some children working from home at present whilst others are in school, PE and physical activity is playing a vital role in our teaching and learning; particularly to promote children’s mental health and wellbeing.
The children in school are continuing with their weekly Ipep lessons and some classes are supplementing these with daily wake and shake sessions or mindful activities such as yoga.
At home, we have also been using the ‘Fitfun’ activities from Sports Inspired, Yoga, Joe Wicks and a variety of Wake and Shake or Brain Break activities.
Sports Inspired are starting a live online sports club consisting of a weekly virtual, interactive sports session which we will be joining both at home and in school. We will also be participating in their online multi-sports festival in the coming weeks.
Why don’t you try some of the activities at home! Click on the images to visit the websites.
Also, Andrew Mercer from Blackburn with Darwen has sent the following leaflet, there are some good links on here for you to try at home.
Here are a copy of the links which will direct you to the different pages:
PE around school during Spring Term
The children in Reception have been developing their ball skills. They have been throwing and catching, bouncing, rolling and pushing
Year 1 have also been working on their ball control. They have been dribbling the ball around the cones and practising their aim and throwing skills.
Year 3 have been looking at ‘Passing for Possession’ in their iPEP lessons. They have also enjoyed warming up their bodies at the start of the lesson following the online class.