Our summer term is a time to embrace Athletics, with all pupils getting an opportunity to try both track and field events. Track events consist of shorter distance races, with an emphasis on speed, running mechanics and starting technique. Training for longer distance events builds on the stamina developed as part of our cross-country unit from PE and the development of race tactics. In the field, we work on Shot Put, Discus, Javelin, Long Jump and High Jump and firmly believe there is an event that suits everybody’s skill set.
Athletics season culminates in arguably the best event of the year, Sports Day. An all school house event at the Millennium Arena in Battersea, and an opportunity for everyone to take part in an inclusive, but competitive event in front of peers, parents and teachers alike.