SPORT AT PATHWAYS ACADEMY
At Pathways our aim is to create a high quality physical education environment, which offers our children the opportunity to develop fundamental skills that inspires all pupils to succeed in competitive sport in and out of school.
We endeavour to give children the platform to become physically confident, to embed values, respect and fairness and to encourage them to lead healthy active lives.
We Continue with Games!
Our PE lessons have continued to focus on Games this week with the younger children working outside on Ball Skills and Passing/Possession whilst Y3 and 4 have focused on Basketball and Y5/6 have looked at Handball. The children have embraced both sports and we look forward to competing in these areas against other schools. Speaking of which – our Y4 Basketball Team are due to play in an Arches Competition at Parkwood on Friday – a mini write up will be in next week’s newsletter.
Arches Y2 Sports Party
In the final week of term before our Easter break we took 26 Y2 children to an Arches Sports Party. This event was all about getting the children active in sports and games they might not have played before. We ran through tunnels, aimed at targets, played parachute games and took part in lots of races. Our children loved the experience and even got to meet Archie the Dog – the Arches mascot. Thanks to Arches SSP for another great event.
The last week of term also saw us launch a new project with the Sheffield Sharks Basketball Club. The project call RESPECT will run with 2 of our Y5 classes and will allow our children to work with professional players who will share their stories about how sport can be a vehicle to make the right choices. The project also involves the Fire Brigade and the Police Service who will explain why they feel it is so important for young people to make the right choices in life. There will be lots of Basketball involved too culminating with a Basketball tournament later in June.
Some Key Dates for the Summer Term!
Summer Term is here and the Sporting Competitions and events don’t slow down.
Here are some key dates to keep parents/carers updated:
Monday 20th May – Y4 Sheffield World Record Attempt, Sheffield Arena.
Tuesday 21st May – Y5/6 Sheffield Schools Athletics Competition, Woodbourn Road Athletics Stadium.
Friday 24th May – Y5 Parkwood PE Transition Morning – Parkwood Academy.
Tuesday 4th June – Y4 Arches Cricket Festival – Shiregreen CC.
Thursday 13th June – Y6 Arches Tri Golf Festival – Forge Valley School.
Friday 14th June – Pathways Move More Day.
Monday 17th June – Arches Orienteering Festival – Norfolk Heritage Park.
Friday 21st Y5 Parkwood PE Transition Morning – Parkwood Academy.
Thursday 27th June – Y6 Arches Partnership Games – Concord Sports Centre.
Friday 28th June – Y5 Parkwood PE Transition Morning – Parkwood Academy.
Tuesday 2nd July – Y3 Arches Athletics Festival – Forge Valley School.
Thursday 4th July – Pathways Sports Day.
Tuesday 9th July – Pathways Sports Awards Evening.
Thursday 11th July – Y2 Arches Football Festival – Concord Sports Centre.