Good to Great Games

St Teresa’s School held the Good to Great Games today Monday 4th July. The event consisted of a Good to Great Games opening ceremony followed by Reception, Years 1-6 taking part in four athletics disciplines; sprint, long distance, standing long jump and turbo javelin. The children have already competed in these events prior to today and looked to improve on this today. Pupils were then given the chance to try a range of sporting activities.

Each class had a team of five or six pupil’s representing a country from each continent.

Africa                    Gambia                  White

Americas               Brazil                    Yellow

Asia                      Japan                   Red

Europe                  France                  Blue

Oceania                New Zealand         Green

The Olympic and Paralympic Games are about much more than sporting excellence.  There are key values underpinning the games that could be applied to education and to society as a whole, as well as to sport itself. The key values displayed were:

Respect

Excellent

Friendship

Differences

Courage

Determination

Inspiration

Equality

The day concluded with a closing ceremony and the school celebrating the numerous PB’s achieved throughout the day.  Brazil sealed victory from the day.

A special thanks must go to Debbie Slack with the assistance of Richard Dawes and St Bernard’s students for making the day a success.

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