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Our Physical Activity Vision Statement:
Our aim at St. Luke’s School is to raise the excellence and enjoyment of Physical activities throughout the whole school through high quality teaching and learning via a range of strategies. We see physical development as a key factor in improving every child’s emotional wellbeing by developing independence, respect, team work, resilience, persistence and creativity through sporting opportunities. We aim to provide inspiring and instructive lessons during the school day, activities that are fun and stimulating during break times as well as competitive opportunities for children who thrive in challenging situations, in order to motivate all children to pursue a healthy and active lifestyle.

 

Extra Curricular Sport at St. Luke’s are detailed below.
For any extra details including cost, please contact the school office.

 

 

Judo

Judo clubs take place on a Monday before school (for both boys and girls) and is an excellent opportunity for children to develop self-confidence, co-ordination , strength and suppleness. Similar in style to wrestling, it involves no punching or kicking and is run by Adam Welford, a British Judo Association coach, who can provide a kit for your child to borrow at sessions free of charge. The children will learn many skills which are transferable to other sports such as agility and, balance and co-ordination. Competitions against each other take place throughout the year with medals awarded and a weekly award is given out in assembly. This is available for children in Years 2-5.

 

 

 

 

Gymnastics

Gym Club is a new club to St. Luke’s and is run by Premier Sports. It is an opportunity for children of all ages to learn new skills and put these towards Gym qualifications. The club takes place on Tuesdays before school (8.00-8.45) in the school hall. 

 

 

Many children have ambitions to play for their favourite teams or to set out on a path that might lead them to become the Olympic stars of the future.

SPORT Active introduces the skills, techniques, rules and regulations of a wide variety of sports and activities, from basketball to gymnastics, football and many more. Typically run in 60 minute sessions after school, all children are encouraged to take part to a level that suits them and through which they can see their skills develop into superstars of the future.

An essential part of training for all sports is learning to compete fairly and to win or lose with respect for other competitors. Children participating on this course will also learn to:

  • Develop key skills and techniques of specific sports
  • Develop the ability and attitude to compete fairly and ethically
  • Use tactics and strategies to increase chance of success individually and in teams
  • Understand the importance of healthy lifestyles
  • Engage and interact appropriately with other children
  • Improved control, coordination, balance, agility and flexibility
  • Communicate appropriately and effectively with others
  • Ability to follow rules and respect themselves and others
  • Set realistic challenges to achieve

At participating venues Children attending these activities can also work towards a Passport to Learning certificate, developed by the Children’s University.

As well as learning plenty of social skills, getting physically active and having great fun with friends, your child will also learn the key attributes to develop and sometimes excel in the sport.

Your child will learn the following key sporting skills:

  • Rolling
  • Jumping
  • Swinging
  • Balancing
  • Changing speed
  • Direction
  • Shape
  • Working alone/with a partner
  • Sequences
  • Performing
  • Using floor and apparatus

 

Its Current Run time is 

Monday 12th September - 10th October

Cost £17.50

Football 

Football club is run by ProActive Academy on Tuesday's after school. It is for year groups 2, 3, 4 and 5. Children have the ability to learn a range of football skills as well as competing in mini competitions and games. The club is often outdoors so make sure you bring warm kit! 

 

 

Cross Country

Mr Richards has kindly taken on the running of this club after all the success of last year! This club is an opportunity to increase your stamina and work and develop your fitness in a fun, competitive manner. This club prepares children for the local competitions. There is no charge for this club it runs on a Wednesday after school for Years 3-5. Please bring appropriate kit for outdoors. 

Basketball

Hotshots Basketball, takes place on a Thursday before school. This involves a number of games that develop basketball skills and teamwork. Children learn to encourage each other as well as move around the court safely, making the most use of court space, they develop their passing skills and of course practise their shooting. Extra competitions are available through Hotshots and details are given about these through the school club. Awards for the “star player” are given out weekly and also a termly award is also given. This club is available for both girls and boys in Years 2-5.

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