Year 5s set pupils on the right track at Orienteering Event

July 13, 2019

Last week we hosted an Orienteering event for the schools in the Woodcote Partnership.  This popular event has a competitive element but it is also a learning opportunity for the participants.  Before the final competition, the teams complete three activities designed to teach the skills that are needed in Orienteering.  Our Year 5 pupils did a splendid job of teaching these skills and visiting schools were very complimentary about them.  Mr Jones from Whitchurch said this to them:

"I was very impressed with your leadership skills throughout the afternoon, particularly how well you explained the various activities to the younger pupils and encouraged them as they competed. I know that many of the children had not had any experience of orienteering before and so may have been a little nervous. However, as you were all so welcoming and friendly, the pupils immediately felt at ease and were able to not only enjoy a fantastic competition but learn a new sport"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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