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Sport

At our school, children experience a variety of sporting opportunities, from football and netball to cricket and tennis, to everything in between!

 

      

 

The Curriculum

The teaching of PE is led by teaching staff as well as a specialist PE Teacher and coaches.  Coverage of the PE key objectives and core skills are ensured by the use of progression maps through each element and the use of the Raw Marsh scheme.

 

General sports
We welcome Tom Sykes to our team of sports coaches. He now coaches KS2 in a variety of sports and is organising a series of sporting fixtures with other local schools. Please see the News section below for updates!
Mr.Isaacs continues to work and support our KS1 students.
 
Swimming

From Year 3 – 6, children will go for swimming lessons taught at Blackbird Leys Leisure Centre on a rota basis throughout the year.

 

Tennis

We are very fortunate in having a tennis coach, Neil James, funded by a local charity, The Sheppard Trust, who comes in once a week to give tennis lessons to children in Key Stage 2 on a rolling programme.

 

On-site outdoors

Using government funding, we have invested in creating an Outdoor Orienteering Course and a climbing wall, customized with our school emblem, the owl!

 

Local competitions and tournaments

Other opportunities include Year 6 children taking part in a schools partnership competition called TopLink, hosted by Wheatley Park Secondary School and children from Years 3 -6 are selected, following Sports Day, to take part in the schools partnership “Area Sports” Athletics inter-school competition.
 

Extra Curricular Clubs

Tuesdays ~ After School Football coaching run by JSC Sports

Wednesdays ~ After School Tennis lessons run by Neil James, professional LTA tennis coach

Fridays – Multi-Sports Club for KS2, run by Tom Sykes

 

Outdoor Activities

We have the wonderful opportunity to use a local Outdoor Education Centre, The Jack Peers Centre, to help us fulfill the Outdoor Adventurous Activities and Problem Solving areas of the PE curriculum.

The Year 3 children have an annual team-building sleep over at The Peers Centre during the summer term and all year groups visit the centre regularly for a day of outdoor learning & fun.

Our Year 4 and 5 children visit residential adventure centres for 2-3 nights bi-annually where they participate in outdoor adventure activities. This academic year, our children will be attending the PGL Liddington Residential Centre in Swindon in March 2018.

We also host a “Key Stage 2 Camp Out” in our school grounds every September as an opportunity for families to get to know each other and catch up following the summer holidays.

 

News

 

Athletics

 

Eagle Owls & Hawk Owls recently took part in an indoor athletics competition at Wheatley Park School. They had a great day, were warmly hosted by former Great Milton School pupils and were noted for their team spirit and great sense of competition. Well done everyone!

 

Netball

Eagle Owls (Y5) recently joined other schools in the Wheatley Park Schools Partnership to develop their netball skills with Year 9 pupils. Everyone had a very positive experience and our children were great ambassadors for our school once again. Well done all!

 

Swimathon

Hawk Owls (Y6), five Eagle Owls (Y5), Mrs Nicholls and Mrs Dickson swam 789 lengths between them last week (November 2017) at Blackbird Leys pool for one of our school fundraising activities. This distance is an incredible 19, 725 metres, almost double the target they set for themselves! Amazing! Thank you to all of those who have sponsored the children for Mia’s wheelchair cause. We will update you on the amount raised as soon as we know it. There is still time to donate at Justgiving Get Mia Going

 

Football

On Wednesday 22nd November, a team of Year 5 & Y6 pupils (Eagle & Hawk Owls) will be taking part in the local stages of the annual Kids Cup football tournament run in conjunction with the English Football League Trust. This is a national competition with winners progressing next through to the regional finals. Best of luck! Follow the link for more information: EFL Trust Kids Cup

 

The team is sporting the brand new Great Milton C of E School football kit – they are looking ready!

See the review of our Sports Day 2017 and photos!

See the write up of our Fencing Workshops and photos!

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