St Wilfrid’s Sports
We have achieved the Gold Mark Award for the academic year 2017/2018, a massive well done to all of our children!
Welcome to our page dedicated to celebrating the fantastic sporting achievements of the children at St Wilfrid’s. Keep an eye out for updates on clubs and notifications of any upcoming events. As part of the Government’s funding initiative for school sports we are working on making our provision even more exciting in both curriculum time and after school. Look out shortly for photographs of the latest events and activities.
During the academic year 17/18 Year 3 children swim weekly for the whole year and Years 4,5 and 6 swim for 1 Term each.
Of our 34 children in Year 6:
87% are able to swim confidently, competently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres,
87% can use a range of strokes effectively,
87% can perform safe self-rescue in different water based situations.
After School Clubs and Curriculum News
Young Leaders Training
Children from Y5 have volunteered to undertake the young leaders training, following this they will be going into the KS1 playground during lunchtimes to run exciting activities for them.
Years 3 and 4 will be having football training with Morecambe football club on a Monday night 3:15-4:15.
Kids Fitness Zone
A club for years 5 and 6 on a Wednesday and Y1 and 2 on a Thursday 3:15-4:15 focussing on helping children having lots of fun with exercise.
Year 5 are going to be having coaching sessions with a specialist coach from Kirkby Lonsdale RUFC and Y4, 5 and 6 have the opportunity to attend an after school club on Tuesday 3:15-4:15.
Little boppers is a new dance club for Y1 and 2 3:15-4:15
Chance to Shine
St Wilfrid’s will be continuing our successful affiliation with the chance to shine programme this year and children will be benefitting from both curricular and extra curricular coaching.
Inclusion games will re-convene in the near future.
Cross country club will be taking place on Monday lunchtimes for Y4, 5 and 6, with the Windermere competition quickly approaching.
The children have just competed in our second meeting of the year, they are performing brilliantly. Watch this space for results.
This half term we are going to challenge the children to run the distance of a marathon, they have as long as they need to complete the challenge and once they do they will receive a certificate and medal. This is a great way of keeping healthy and taking advantage of our brilliant track.
As an incentive for children to participate in extra curricular sports clubs, there will be an exciting raffle held at the end of Spring Term. Winners will receive great sports related prizes. The more clubs you’ve attended this year the more chance you have of winning. Let’s get active together!
Young Adventurers club
A Reception club run by Mrs Long and Y6 volunteers on a Wednesday lunchtime.
Keep checking the page we have lots more exciting things to come!