In Convent Junior School we have been extremely busy as we have engaged in a wide variety of different programmes, ideas and initiatives which have inspired the children to become more active.
Convent Junior School promotes the full range of fundamental movement skills during break times and pupils are encouraged to run, play and to do ‘talking as you’re walking’. We have two daily playground breaks and our school yard is zoned and marked to allow children to engage in a variety of different activities.
All pupils engage in an extended classroom based physical activity break on wet days and short physical activity breaks during the day (Ten at ten, Go Noodle, Bizzy Breaks etc.).
Our school incorporates physical activity into school calendar events as we hold different seasonal activities and events which can be viewed in detail below.
On Wednesdays we have ‘Walk on Wednesday’ (WOW) to encourage children to be active on their way to school.
Finally all classes are participating in a non-competitive running initiative called ‘The Daily Mile’ this year.
Active Breaks in the Classroom/ Rainy Day Breaks
In Convent Junior School we try our best to get our 60 minutes of exercise a day. Sometimes when the weather is not good we have to stay indoors. We also take breaks between classes to help our brains to work to their optimum. We do activities like Ten at ten, Go Noodle, operation transformation and workout exercises. Go Noodle helps us with our coordination, body awareness and gross motor skills. One of our favourite guided dances is ‘pop see ko’.