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Coaching for Classes

Spring Term 2 ~ 2019

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Year 3 & 4 have been working on net/wall games this term.  They are working with the tennis coach who is preparing the children for a tennis tournament which will take place in the Summer term.  

 

Key Stage One have been working with Mr Atkins, the Badminton coach. They have been working with the Badminton equipment; shuttlecocks and rackets. They have been taking part in lots of fun, exciting games to develop their throwing skills.  They also work with a partner to practise hitting the shuttlecock or pom pom with the racket. 

 

Year 5 & 6 have been working with Helen, the gymnastic coach. They are developing core strength by holding a variety of gymnastic positions.  The children have been working in pairs to develop a balance which involves one of the children supporting the other children's strength.  They will also be putting these balances into a routine by incorporating other ways of moving such as cartwheels and leaps. 

Year 5 & 6 have been receiving coaching from Lancashire Cricket club.  The coach has been very impressed with the enthusiasm shown by the children and has been working with the children to develop their striking and fielding skills.

Spring Term 1 ~ 2019

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EYFS have been working with Miss Katie the dance coach. They have been learning a variety of dances to some familiar tunes.  The children are getting very good at remembering the dance routines and love showing off their skills.

 

Year 3 & 4 have been working on striking and fielding games. They have been playing rounders and cricket.  Skills they are using involve developing hand/eye coordination to help them to hit the ball and to aim at a target.  The children are also building up their stamina to allow them to run and move around the pitches quickly.

 

Year 5 & 6 have been working with Mr Atkins, the Badminton coach. They have been working with the Badminton equipment; shuttlecocks and rackets. The children have been competing in team games during the session and thinking about how to work with a partner for doubles matches.

 

Key Stage One have been working with Helen, the gymnastic coach. They are developing their skills by using a variety of rolls.  They are also using the large equipment to climb and balance on.  The children are learning a variety of gymnastic poses such as the straight shape, tuck shape, straddle shape and are beginning to incorporate these into their gymnastic work.

 

Autumn Term 2 ~ 2018

Year 5 & 6 have been working with Miss Katie the dance coach. They have been learning street dance routines to some very catchy tunes. The children have also been working with partners and in groups to develop their own sequences and adding them into a class routine.

 

Key Stage One have been working with Mr Cooper learning football skills. They have been dribbling, passing and shooting at a target.  The children have been developing lots of skills.

 

Year 3 & 4 have been working with Mr Atkins, the Badminton coach. They have been working with the Badminton equipment; shuttlecocks and rackets. The children are developing their understanding of the rules of the game and competing in team games during the session.

 

EYFS have been working with Helen, the gymnastic coach. The children have been working hard to improve their physical literacy.  They have been jumping using two feet, they have been moving along a bench in different ways.  The children have been thinking about safe ways to land when they are jumping off large equipment.  Helen has used the springboard to encourage children to think about bouncing. The children have been learning how to do a forward roll and are getting very good at this.  They have also used the large PE equipment to improve their balance and coordination.

 

Autumn Term 1 ~ 2018

Key Stage 1 have been working with Miss Katie the dance coach. They have been learning street dance routines to some very catchy tunes. 

 

Year 5 & 6 have been working with Mr Cooper learning about Dodgeball. Our school enter a Dodgeball tournament in the Spring term so it is helpful to get lots of practise in.

 

EYFS have been working with Mr Atkins, the Badminton coach. They have been working with the Badminton equipment; shuttlecocks and rackets. They have been practising their throwing skills by competing in a very competitive game of asteroids at the end of the sessions! 

 

Year 3 & 4 have been working with Helen, the gymnastic coach. The children have been working on shoulder stands, handstands, forward rolls, backward rolls and holding a bridge position. The children are working really hard to develop a strong core to help them achieve and succeed during these sessions.

A snapshot of Year 5 & 6 during their yoga lesson.