Playground leaders from 6th class complete activities with 2nd and 3rd class every Wednesday at break time.Leaders use PE equipment to create a variety of games which allows everyone to join in and have some fun. The yard is zoned to allow children engage in a variety of games. Leaders also run a lunchtime Badminton Tournament for 4th, 5th and 6th class in term 2. In term 3 our playground leaders set up a Rounders League for the senior classes. Our Active Committee members from 2nd and 3rd class help playground leaders to set up a lunchtime league for 2nd and 3rd class in term 3.
Every class completed the “Active Break Every Day challenge ” over a period of 4 weeks in November.On wet days, extra time is given to movement breaks. This includes GO Noodle, Just Dance and classroom movement activities.
Annual Calendar Events
JFK incorporates physical activity into calendar events. We had fun completing activities for the European Day of Sport , Halloween, Christmas and Easter and our annual sports day.
Activity Reward Chart
Active Committee members developed a Physical Activity Reward Chart. The boys in each class work very hard to achieve their physical activity reward.
Activity Homework Challenge
Senior classes were given a 60 minute Physical activity homework challenge every term. boys were given a challenge chart to record their chosen activity and total minutes of daily activity.
Run Around Europe Challenge
each class chooses a European City(or two!!)and aims to reach their destination in 4 weeks. One lap of our Active Walkway is 2km and 1 lap of the hall is 1 km. We track our weekly progress on our Run Around Europe noticeboard.
We have a designated Walkway around our school yard . Each teacher has a map of the walkway and an ideas booklet on using our Walkway.