On Wednesday, the Sports Development officer came to the academy as part of Sportshall athletics to work with year 5 and 6 students and 10 of our sports leaders.
Sportshall athletics is an exciting indoor programme of adapted athletics activities. Sportshall provides fun ways to build core skills, gain British Athletics Sportshall Awards and is renowned for its exhilarating team competitions. Sportshall is the top school sports participation competition in the UK. Children from year 5 and 6 compete against other schools in a mix of track and field events. The winners of the Whitehaven round proceed to the Copeland final. The overall winners then go onto represent Copeland at the School Games County Final in Penrith at the end of March.
Sports leaders will be recoding the results from all the disciplines as well as coaching and encouraging the participants to do their best.