Today, our children have had lots of fun taking part in the Virtual School Games. Here are some photos showing our talents.
Durham County have organised a virtual school games day for Friday 3rd July. There are 5 competitions, all of which are designed to be accessible for everyone, using equipment usually found at home.
- The Keepy Up Challenge
- Target Practice
- Throw & Catch
- Gymnastics one foot balance
- Star Jumps
Details can be found here
For the more creative out there , you can take part in the Photography Challenge, based around the School Games Values, Determination, Honesty, Respect, Passion, Teamwork and Self Belief (see below).
A host of well know faces/celebrities on board and they will be helping promote the Games on the social media platforms Facebook & Twitter and on the County Virtual School Games webpage:
To try the activities and enter you results go to the Virtual School Games Webpage https://durhamcls-ssp.co.uk/vsg20
For every challenge completed and submitted by a pupil, 1 point is earned for our school – max of 6 points per pupil.
The Opening ceremony will take place on the Friday morning at 10am, followed by warm up videos from LK Health & Wellbeing and Joanne Banks Dancers. After this you will have until 5pm on Friday 3rd July to upload your results to the website www.durhamcls-ssp.co.uk/vsg20
The Association for Physical Education are working with educators to support parents to deliver PE related activities at home. The aim is to continue the development of pupils fundamental, cognitive and physical skills. Videos are posted at 1pm on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
You do not need to be in PE kit and don’t need sports equipment. All the videos will use things that you can find around the home. To view the videos, visit the youtube playlist below #ThisIsPE
Body Coach, Joe Wicks, today launches his live school work out PE lessons for children who are at home during the coronavirus outbreak.
Joe has vowed to become the ‘nation’s PE teacher’, while schools are closed under government coronavirus advice. His ‘PE lessons’ begin on Monday 23rd March at 9am on his YouTube channel. Go to The Body Coach TV on YouTube and simply join in the 30 minute challenges at any time of the day.
Why not complete your own activity log here – joe-wicks-exercise-log
BBC Supersavers also have some great activities to help children keep active while they learn https://www.google.co.uk
Our 3 Aldi Kits for Schools bags have arrived. Thank you to everyone for helping collect vouchers. The kits will help replenish our worn equipment.
A huge well done to the football team for a great first evening back.
We had an unlucky loss against Blackhall Primary School but pulled it back against Wheatley Hill with a 4-2 win.
Tyler scored 2 amazing goals and Jack and James also scored.
Well done boys, keep it up!
Class 4 had a great time this afternoon practising skills for the skipping festival.
Year 5 and 6 represented our school at the Athletics festival. They took part in a variety of field and track events, working as a team and individually.
Class 4 had a great time at the Beacon of Light today. We took part in dance warm up activities and learned two new dances to Christmas music. It was great fun and energising.