Year 2 have been learning all about how to live a healthy lifestyle with their coach Adam from NUFC over the past two weeks. This week they learned all about the different food groups. They worked in teams to categorise foods into the different food groups, learned...
This afternoon we had our second Matchfit session with the NUFC. This afternoon we focussed on what healthy diet looks like and why it is important. Did you know we need to drink around 8 glasses of water a day?!
This week we had our first coaching session with the NUFC. During the session we focussed on our passing skills.
The whole school had a fantastic sports day today! Our Year 6 pupils did a great job running all the activities for the rest of the pupils. Thank- you to any parents/careers who came to support the children.
Reception had a fantastic time with coach Rachel perfecting their partner balances.
This week we have been working on our jumping skills. We have been practising jumping from standing on two feet to landing on two feet. We then attempted to beat the world record for a standing jump of 3.73m ( the green cone)! As you can see we didn't quite manage...
This week when Year 4 visited Gibside it was time for a campfire! Not only did they use flints and bow drills to create a fire but they were lucky enough to toast marshmallows too! There was enough time to build some camps and explore to keep everyone busy!
This week year 5 and 6 have been practising their relay racing techniques. We have been working on passing the baton and ensuring everyone in the team passes the baton correctly.
This afternoon in PE we have been practising our pacing when running. We did a few 2 minute runs and worked up to a 6 minute run! It it's a lot longer than it sounds and we really had to think about our pacing.
This week we started our outdoor and adventurous unit in PE. We are lucky enough to have 5 sessions at Gibside to explore and develop our outdoor skills! This week as it was our first week, we discussed safety in the outdoors which means looking after ourselves, each...
We have been continuing to develop our defending and attacking skills as well as our team work skills during our NUFC sessions this week.
Year 5 and 6 had great fun overcoming their fears on the high ropes course. It was great to see the children showing determination and encouraging each other to complete the course.